Sidebar Blog

Welcome to the Sidebar Blog – a place for MMB coalition members and industry partners to discuss industry trends, major events and advocacy efforts.


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Paving the Way Forward January 30, 2019 | By Trina Camacho-London, Vice President of Global Group Sales at Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Co-Chair of Meetings Mean Business2018 was a banner year for the Meetings Mean Business Coalition. In 2019, we’re building on our successes and reinforcing our mission of promoting... READ MORE
Success in 2018 December 21, 2018 | By Meetings Mean BusinessAs 2018 comes to a close, join us in reflecting on our success this year. For MMBC, 2018 was all about advocacy. With your help, we delivered on our... READ MORE
The Antidote to Today’s Divided World: Meeting Face-to-Face October 11, 2018 | By Anita McBride, senior advisor to the George W. Bush InstituteWhen I look back on my experiences in three different presidential administrations, some of my best memories are of meetings. No, not the sorts of... READ MORE
From Passion to Advocacy September 7, 2018 | By Missy Johnson, Principal at MJMeetingsAdvocacy is a word that has been on my mind for several weeks now. With the sharp divide in our nation’s current political climate, the news I read... READ MORE
4 Tips for Overcoming Communication and Language Barriers August 22, 2018 | By Meetings Mean BusinessInternational meetings have become a staple of the meetings and events industry, acting as the platform for exchanging a variety of thoughts and... READ MORE
England Wins More than Just a Match with the 2018 World Cup July 26, 2018 | By Meetings Mean BusinessWhen England beat Sweden to reach its first World Cup semi-final in 28 years, some reported on the benefits of having fans from across the country... READ MORE