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MPI Promotes Upcoming Face-to-Face Event in Nevada as Governor Announces Full Reopening

April 23, 2021

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced that Nevada will fully reopen at 100% capacity on June 1, and some counties could decide to fully reopen by the beginning of May.  With this update, MPI further promoted its face-to-face World Education Congress (WEC) taking place at CAESARS FORUM conference center from June 15-17.  This will be the […]

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New Rosen Aquatic & Fitness Center Impacts Orlando Meetings and Tourism

April 15, 2021

Southeast’s Largest Competitive Swim Facility And Workout Center Will Host More Than 50 Meets Annually and Individual Orlando Visitors with Daily/Weekly Passes April 13th marked another milestone in the storied career of hospitality industry icon and philanthropist Harris Rosen. And provides a beacon of hope that Orlando’s tourism and meetings industry is another solid step further toward recovery. While hotelier Harris Rosen is known primarily as the owner and […]

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BIOMEDevice Boston is Facilitating its Expo Face-to-Face and Virtually

February 25, 2021

BIOMEDevice Boston, a regional event that brings together cutting-edge engineers, innovative thinkers, and business leaders who impact the progression of the world’s biotechnology, is holding its event over two different periods this year.  Covering topics such as digital health, 3D printing, software and security, and surgical robotics, this event will be taking place face-to-face in […]

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COVID and Clinical Trials: A Look at Research and Conferences in the Time of COVID-19

October 1, 2020

Clinical trials are an often-overlooked segment of the medical meetings and events industry. They operate behind the scenes, slowly contributing knowledge and testing drugs or devices over years or even decades, leaving some to dismiss the incredible impact they have on the industry. However, in recent months, clinical trials have gained international attention over the […]

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‘Green Rush’ Creates New Market for Planners and Venues

July 27, 2020

New Cannabis Culture Brings Need for Education and Expos By Stacy Ross Just a couple of years ago, most people had not heard of CBD, let alone tried it, and they certainly did not know where to buy it. Today, you can find CBD gummies and body lotion and a roll-on for arthritis. You can […]

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The World of Medical Meetings: Data, Perception, and Regulation

July 27, 2020

By Kaitlyn Wallace As we all know, industries everywhere are under enormous strain from the current COVID-19 pandemic. The meetings and events industry, hotels, caterers, and other suppliers have been hit particularly hard. So, too, has the medical industry been under enormous strain. The failure of modern pharmaceuticals to treat and cure COVID-19 has been […]

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Pharmaceutical and Physician Scandals Convey Necessity of Medical and Healthcare Compliance

July 27, 2020

60 Minutes recently released a report about how pharmaceutical sales representatives at multiple Big Pharma companies bribed doctors to prescribe fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid. Insys Therapeutics is one of the Big Pharma companies that faced significant legal issues due to their methodology in promoting and selling fentanyl to vulnerable physicians.  Subsys, a fentanyl spray […]

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Tech Talk: Augmented Reality, Facial Recognition, and Happy Maps

July 27, 2020

Augmented Reality Virtual reality (VR) is one innovation that has already started to become more mainstream at meetings and events.  However, VR’s similar counterpart, augmented reality (AR), has distinguishing variations that allows this technology to convey information differently than VR. While VR only displays computerized graphics, and VR is limited to visual and auditory projections, […]

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The Top 5 Business Strategies Leaders Must Adopt During Times of Crisis

May 6, 2020

By Shelley Armato Entrepreneurs, business owners, and company leaders in every industry are living in a state of overwhelm right now. The rules of business have changed seemingly overnight, and many are struggling to adapt to the new normal of our current reality. The number of decisions business owners and leaders need to make daily […]

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U.S. Hotel RevPAR Maintains the Same Low Over the Past Week

April 16, 2020

Reflecting the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. hotel industry reported significant year-over-year declines in the three key performance metrics during the week of 5-11 April 2020, according to data from STR. In comparison with the week of 7-13 April 2019, the industry recorded the following: Occupancy: -69.8% to 21.0% Average daily rate […]

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