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The new Indiana law allows businesses to deny service to patrons if providing the service would violate their religious beliefs. Critics claim it legalizes discrimination, and the backlash could affect future events coming to the state. Read More

6 Questions with Matt Reed, Team San Jose

Reed, an East Coast native, said it was love at first sight when he touched down in San Jose. He spoke with Connect Sports about what his industry does best, what it needs to improve upon and where it’s headed. Read More

How To Be Your Own Boss

Branching out and starting a business can be rewarding, but it’s hard work. To be your own boss—and a good one at that—you need to set some ground rules. Read More


A vibrant, walkable destination, Indianapolis offers the country’s most complete and connected event package. Read More

Lake Lanier is one hour north of downtown Atlanta, with direct access off Interstate-85. With a wide variety of world-class sporting venues, our destination hosts a myriad of events from horseback archery to dragon boat races. Read More

Your attendees are putting their time, money and energy into attending your event, so follow these five tips to maximize their ROI. Read More

Survey feedback can give a detailed picture of your attendees and what motivates their decisions. Read More

Use these ideas to launch an online member community that will help you achieve sustainable engagement. Read More

Explore these three ways to make attendees feel like the event was worth their time and money. Read More

Selecting panel members is the most important and most challenging aspect of planning panel discussions. Read More

Keeping track of the massive amount of documents for an event can be a challenge for even the most organized planner. That’s where digital workspace application Evernote comes in. Read More

Getting press coverage isn’t a magic bullet to growing your event, but leveraging public relations can be. Read More

For event planners who travel often, working from the cloud gives everyone involved access to the latest versions of files anywhere, anytime. If you’re not cloud computing yet, you should be. Read More

After Expedia’s purchase of Orbitz, questions are being raised about whether what’s good for the company is good for the many travelers seeking a bargain. Read More

You have an event and want to get sponsorships for it. Expert Jason SurfrApp is here to help you get started. Read More

Becoming a thought leader involves proving to the public and your industry that you are a valued leader with creative, innovative ideas. Here are several hard-hitting tactics to get you thinking about your own path. Read More

Stacy Pepitone, meetings manager of the American Chiropractic Association and certified trainer, gives some travel tips. Read More

Charlotte has a new tool for drawing youth sporting events to the Queen City as Carowinds is set to debut the world’s largest and fastest giga roller coaster, Fury 325. Read More

Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, paints a positive picture in his state of the industry address, noting the sector’s “dynamism” was visible across the board last year. Read More

A turf war has begun in Delta’s backyard. Read More