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Sara Bell

Feeling Overwhelmed? 4 Tips to Avoid Burnout

While the beginning of a New Year can serve as a fresh start for many, with inspiration everywhere you turn, for me it marks the start of a hectic and sometimes overwhelming event season. Coming back from a brief break over the holidays leads to an

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Holiday Party Tips

With the holidays just a couple short weeks away, parties will soon be in full swing at many offices.  While they are often a little more relaxed than other office events, parties still require sufficient coordination for success.  Attention to

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Group Favorites: Maui

If you’re looking for a destination with beautiful weather year-round, notable accommodations, and unique entertainment and adventure options for your next group, Maui should be at the top of your list! Hawaii’s second largest island, Maui boasts a

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A Local’s Guide to Houston

Houston has all the things you’d expect from the fourth largest city in the nation: great restaurants, ample venues, world-class shopping, and several professional sports teams, among much more. While you can Yelp just about every type of business,

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Expedited Airport Security Programs: Are They Worth It?

As a frequent traveler, I like to spend the least amount of time possible sitting in the airport. I give myself enough time to get through security without feeling rushed, which usually amounts to arriving at the airport just over an hour before the

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Overheard at the September 2015 EMA

At the September 2015 EMA earlier this week at La Cantera Resort, I heard several common thoughts from attendees. From their impression of the event, the venue, and their experiences in general, here are a few notable sentiments. “The EMA is unlike

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Four Things I Learned From the EMA (on Day One!)

As a first time Elite Meetings Alliance attendee, I really didn’t know what to expect. I figured it would be like your typical networking opportunity, with some standard educational sessions throughout. I have attended a handful of industry events

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Helpful Out of Office Courtesies

Frequent traveling can either be a perk of planning or a troublesome interruption depending on your preparedness. Your travels can affect not only you and your customers, but also coworkers, vendors, and others who depend on your consistent services.

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Explore San Antonio

Home to the famed River Walk and a very pedestrian friendly downtown, San Antonio offers meeting planners and attendees convenience with the ultimate in Southern hospitality. If you’re looking for a destination that’s easy to reach and provides

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