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The Value of Interns Can Benefit Both Workers and Mentors Alike

Whether or not you've seen the movies “The Intern” (starring Robert De Niro) or “The Internship” (starring Vince Vaughn), you know one thing is for certain: Experience never gets old. In both of these Hollywood films, the main characters try to get back into the workforce in varying industries. The interns are slightly older than what you would normally expect, but, nonetheless, they prove that interns are an important and integral part of a successful business.

Make Your Emergency Action Plan

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) recommends having a formal, written plan in place that identifies potential emergency conditions and what procedures will be followed to minimize or prevent the loss of life and property.

Emergency Planning Tips Every Planner Needs to Know

Visualizing success is a powerful way to achieve it. Before guests’ jaws drop upon entering a whimsically decorated gala, and before they walk away buzzing about an engaging meeting, that unforgettable event first unfolds in the mind of a planner. But planning for perfection also means giving thought to the emergencies we don’t want to imagine, and to the disruptions that are unforeseeable.

Brush Up on Industry Trends with Expert Advice for Staying on Top

With a new year comes new trends, but staying in the loop can be exhausting. Things leave as fast as they come in. Just as soon as you grow accustomed to something, it goes out of style and you’re left in the dust.

New Drink Trends are Raising the Bar

Cocktail and drink trends come and go, but what we can always count on is an ever evolving scene that gets more creative with every passing year. Whether it’s variations on the classic cocktails or a completely new concoction, the drink trend is headed for another overhaul this season.

How to Avoid Hidden Costs in Venue and Supplier Contracts

It doesn't matter if you are brand new to the meetings industry or a seasoned veteran, venue and supplier contracts can seem overwhelming at times. They are full of conditions and many legal terms you may or may not be familiar with.

If you are like most planners, you are working on your event several months, if not years, ahead of time. People come and people go, but the event carries on.

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