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Elevating Your Virtual Event Experience

Elevating Your Virtual Event Experience
Monday, August 3, 2020

There is an increased need for attendees to be able to connect and engage with each other in new, innovative ways. Virtual activities are a great way to accomplish this and while the experience may be different than attending an in-person event, virtual activities play a major role in elevating the overall event experience.

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Planning for Your Physical Health – Part 2

Planning for Your Physical Health – Part 2
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

In this blog post, Carlin Putman provides suggestions for taking care of your physical health during these challenging times. 

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Planning for Your Mental Health – Part 1

Planning for Your Mental Health – Part 1
Thursday, June 25, 2020

In this blog post, Carlin Putman provides suggestions for taking care of your mental health during these challenging times. 

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Learning Fast: Why an Agile Learning Mindset Is Essential in a Post-Pandemic World

Learning Fast: Why an Agile Learning Mindset Is Essential in a Post-Pandemic World
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

For more than a decade, we have talked about accelerated change. More than any other factor, the pace of change in technology, the economy, and society are reshaping the future of work. Yet even as forward-thinking leaders have pondered effects of accelerated change on their organizations, actual transformation has been, paradoxically, slow. That is, until now.

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Answering the Burning Question for Your Meeting: Rebook, Go Virtual/Hybrid or Cancel

Answering the Burning Question for Your Meeting: Rebook, Go Virtual/Hybrid or Cancel
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

As you’re considering your options for the rest of the year, you have three choices for most events: postpone and re-book at a later date, go 100% virtual or re-work your meeting as a hybrid between virtual and in-person, or cancel the meeting altogether.

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Meetings Professional Case Studies: Virtual Events

Meetings Professional Case Studies: Virtual Events
Monday, June 22, 2020

We are still just scratching the surface when it comes to implementing virtual events, as the next year of meetings and events will likely prove, but already FICP meetings professionals are delivering education, networking and entertainment through a variety of virtual delivery methods. Check out these case studies. 

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Career Development: Taking the Next Step

Career Development: Taking the Next Step
Friday, June 19, 2020

In an environment where every day seems to bring more bad news, meetings professionals and hospitality partners alike are focused on demonstrating new ways they can add value to their organization and pivot through innovation. In this blog post, Amanda Brennan, CMP shares new ideas and strategies to take the next step in your career during this difficult time.

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The CMP Journey: A Supplier's Experience Earning a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Designation

The CMP Journey: A Supplier's Experience Earning a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Designation
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

While there are many great designations to pursue in the meetings and events industry, the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation has the broadest appeal and covers just about everything you might come across during your career.

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5 Tips to Becoming a Better Communicator

5 Tips to Becoming a Better Communicator
Monday, May 18, 2020

Regardless of your role within an organization, it is imperative that you represent yourself and your company in the best way possible. Here are five tips that I find to be helpful for my team and myself.

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Spring 2020 Pulse Survey: COVID-19 Focus

Spring 2020 Pulse Survey: COVID-19 Focus
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Learn how meetings professionals and hospitality partners are being impacted by the global pandemic in this new report.

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