February 01, 1999
Meetings & Conventions: Short Cuts February 1999 Current Issue
February 1999 Short Cuts - Tips for Work, Home and Life

EDITED BY LOREN G. EDELSTEIN


CHANGING LANES
The popularity of bowling is on the rise across all ages and socioeconomic groups. Get a strike by planning an event at a bowling center.

A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER
Battling evil competitors is the theme, Medieval Times is the kingdom. Groups around the country motivate sales forces with an evening of jousting.

HEALTH BEAT: SWEET BURGERS
Ground beef doesn't spoil as quickly when cherries are thrown into the mix. The fruit's antioxidants do the trick.

FOR THE BOOKSHELF
We review two books full of industry tips: Planning Successful Meetings and Events by Ann J. Boehme and More Secrets of Successful Exhibiting by Susan A. Friedmann.

FAST FORWARD
Panasonic's PalmTheater makes movies portable.

WEB SITES WE LIKE
Shopaholics unite at Shopguide, EventSource expands its features and Leading Authorities helps planners find speakers.

ETC.
Wyndham introduces Personal Vacation Planners...U.S.News & World Report's "1999 Career Guide."


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