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Koloa Landing - Newest Addition to Autograph Collection + Expansion Completion

Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu is proud to announce the expected completion of their remarkable $100 million dollar expansion in fall of 2016. Managed by Azul Hospitality Group, the property’s expansion will position the resort to compete for group and meeting business with amenities and facilities that offer a distinct… Read more

Trouble with (And Potential Solution To) Hiring and Promoting

The internet, digital media, and technology advancements have changed the way we live and work so dramatically that life without these tools is often hard to imagine. However, when it comes to hiring and promoting employees, even major companies have trouble fully utilizing the tools and information available to them. Read more

Jillian Michaels to Deliver Cvent CONNECT Keynote

We are incredibly excited to announce that Jillian Michaels will deliver the keynote speech at this year’s Cvent CONNECT conference. Jillian Michaels is a bestselling author, daytime Emmy nominated television personality, entrepreneur and one the nation’s leading health and wellness experts.  She is also considered one of the most inspiring… Read more

Does social media have a place in your professional development initiatives?

"Sharing knowledge for more effective meetings and more productive individuals;" it's right there at the top of our website. Social media sounds tailor-made for sharing knowledge, doesn't it? But does it work in our world of meetings and professional development? We surveyed CMPD members about their current usage of social… Read more

What Makes for Good Internships?

Designing internships that build competencies is key to securing tomorrow’s talent. Also: You need to pay them. Read more

Surprises Inside

How this week's PRSA Travel and Tourism Conference made a centerpiece into an interactive experience — and whetted participants’ appetites for next year’s event at the same time. Read more

Lessons From the Chewbacca Mask Mom

A viral video begs the question: Just what is it about laughter that we find so engaging? Read more

Coming Soon: CrowdPlanner App Push Notification Management

If you’ve ever used push notifications onsite, you know how valuable they can be. Immediate, customizable alerts sent straight to your attendees’ phones? Yes, please.But what about when you’re juggling a million other onsite tasks, someone asks you to reschedule a push notification, and your laptop is all the way… Read more

How to Onboard Millennials

What do you need to teach your Millennial interns and new employees about the inner workings of the meetings industry? Read more

New CrowdCompass Feature: Activity Feed Launch Icon

The Activity Feed is like the heartbeat of the app – it’s where your attendees go to find out what’s happening, what their peers are thinking, and share their experience of the event. It offers attendees three streams of content – an inclusive look at all event activity, a personalized… Read more

ATD Recognizes Excellence in Talent Development

During its 2016 International Conference & Exposition held in Denver, CO, the Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, recognized organizations and individuals for their excellence and contributions across the talent development field. The event was held at the Denver Performing Arts Complex on May 23.“The ATD Awards Ceremony is… Read more

Tracking the Smallest Meetings

Groupize looks to corporate meetings to expand its reach. Read more