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Common Traits of Top Planners

by Louise M. Felsher, CMP, CMM | April 01,2014
Highly effective event professionals share these critical strengths.

Salary Survey

2012 Salary Survey

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 01,2012

This is an updated (from our last survey in 2010), comprehensive look at salaries and job satisfaction specific to association, corporate and -- a new feature this year -- independent/third-party meeting planners.

Your Career

Common Traits of Top Planners

Highly effective event professionals share these critical strengths.

Breaking Through the Gray Ceiling

Strategies for finding a new job after age 40

Positioning Yourself For a Better Job

How to keep the momentum going in your professional development.
Planner Basics

What Does Force Majeur Really Mean?

Many planners are misinformed as to what this clause allows. Here's the scoop.

Organizing the On-Site Office

How to create a practical workplace at your meeting venue.

How to Plan a Multicultural Event

Creating programs that enable everyone to engage

Adding Muscle to Your Negotiations

How to use history and flexibility when working with hotels

Webcasts

October 2014 Webcast: The Comprehensive RFP

October 22 | 2:00pm EST What does a thorough request for proposal look like? What information does the hotel need in order to understand your group's...

September 2014 Webcast: CSR on a Budget

September 17 | 2:00 pm EST Description: Corporate social responsibility is a growing trend in the meetings world. Experts share ideas for charitable...

Planner Opportunities

Independent Planner Education Conference

April 13-16, 2014, San Antonio, TX, Are you an independent planner? Meet one on one with suppliers to discover what their destinations offer for your...

Global Interact

May 3- 6, 2014, Cartagena, Colombia Apply to attend Global Interact 2014. Complimentary to qualified planners.
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