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Blog posts March 2015

Why It Is Still Relevant To Buy Local

March 31, 2015

“Keep your money local.” Everyone has heard that slogan – but what does it really mean, especially as we approach this holiday season?

According a recent survey, 76% of Americans say they would rather buy from a local, small retailer than a large chain. Yet, 90% of small retail business…

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Sleep Apnea Treatment Options: You Do Have a Choice!

March 30, 2015

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is caused by an obstruction of your upper airway passage. It is characterized by repetitive pauses in breathing during sleep. These pauses in breathing, called "apneas" (which mean without breath), typically last 20 to 40 seconds per interval.

If left untreated, obst…

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CVBs and DMOs: A 5-Point Checklist to Market Your Destination

March 29, 2015

Group organizers and meeting planners are reliant on your CVB and DMO staff to sell them on all the things your city and region have to offer. Besides the convention space and guest rooms, what else do you need to do for marketing  CVBs online? The answer is: plenty!

Here is a step-by-st…

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Eliminate Indoor Air Pollution with Kiln Dried Firewood

March 28, 2015

 

If you are like most of us in the New York City and Connecticut area, you are spending a bulk of your time inside enjoying a fire in your fireplace or wood burning stove. And while you know fire can cause some indoor air pollution, did you know if you don’t use the right wood a fire coul…

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3D Printers Will Change The Way We Think & Create

March 27, 2015

Imagine this: You access a Computer Aided Design (CAD) program, create some gizmo, store your file on the cloud and make it accessible to anyone with a 3D printer. Seems farfetched right? Not really.

3D printers, for the first time ever, are allowing individuals to customize and print produc…

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Toledo Spain, a Great Place for MICE

March 26, 2015

 

If you are Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Events (MICE) professional and looking to take a large group to a European destination, please consider Toledo as one of your choices. 

Where is Toledo and Why Consider it? 

Toledo is in central Spain approximately 40 miles south of…

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Top Technology Equipment For The Entertainment Industry

March 25, 2015

If you are involved in the production of movies, television or the recording of live performances, you are acutely aware of the need for state-of-the-art technology equipment that can set your work apart from all the others. In addition, because shooting and editing schedules are often so tight,…

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Streamlining Macs and PCs at Your Next Conference or Event

March 24, 2015

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Congratulations! You have made the decision to go green at your next meeting by letting attendees Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to run conference apps and participate in paperless surveys.

Although this all sounds like a natural way to enhance a meeting, the BYOD process requires careful pl…

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How To Stop Workplace Bullies From Winning

March 23, 2015

How many of you have experienced these situations:

  • You are in a meeting and one person constantly interrupts and/or talks over someone else. They are the focus of attention and no one can get a word in edgewise.
  • You are pitching a new idea to the team and your boss tears it apart in fron…

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How Large Hotels can Bring Boutiqueness to Their Brand

March 20, 2015

 

If you have traveled as much as I have, you have stayed in all type of venues - from bed and breakfasts to hotel chains with hundreds of rooms. While each niche has its own benefits, it is fair to say that boutique hotels usually bring a sense of charm and personal touch to the guest experien…

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