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Join us for Association Day 2011
April 18, 2011
Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Drive, Hurst, Texas



This full-day event is a great way to network with experienced colleagues and mentor new colleagues in your field to Learn, Lead and Share. You will have opportunities to attend education sessions, enjoy a networking lunch and participate in a roundtable discussion on industry issues. You won't want to miss our trade show immediately after lunch. For additional information and to sign up online, please go to www.dfwae.org.




3 simple presentation tips for leaders
Great Leadership    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
While there are hundreds of definitions of leadership, most would agree that one of the important characteristics of a great leader is the ability to inspire others to change. Unfortunately, some leaders seem to lose sight of that objective when they have the opportunity to speak to an audience. The following are some simple yet effective presentation skills advice from frequent Great Leadership guest blogger Paul Thornton that will help a leader inspire their audience to take action. More

Landmark research details economic significance of meetings, events industry to US economy
PR Newswire    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Convention Industry Council recently released a new study: "The Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy," revealing that the U.S. meetings industry directly supports 1.7 million jobs, a $106 billion contribution to GDP, $263 billion in spending, $60 billion in labor revenue, $14.3 billion in federal tax revenue and $11.3 billion in state and local tax revenue. The study, conducted by PwC U.S., assisted by a team of industry researchers, spanned more than a year in research and analysis and is the first-ever study of the size and scope of its kind. More

Leading as one: Generating collective behavior
Leadership Now    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The challenge facing any leader is turning individual action into collective power. In short, getting people to act as one. "As One," by Mehrdad Baghai and James Quigley, is the result of a two-year research project conducted by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited to understand this common leadership challenge and to answer the question, "What leads to effective collaborations in a wide range of fields?" Not just working together, but working as one. More

Financial impact of meetings industry in US is revealed
Focus on Travel News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Convention Industry Council released a new study: The Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy. The study is revealing that the U.S. meetings industry directly supports 1.7 million jobs, a $106 billion contribution to GDP, $263 billion in spending, $60 billion in labor revenue, $14.3 billion in federal tax revenue and $11.3 billion in state and local tax revenue. More

40 seconds to failure — or is it success?
Wired 4 Leadership    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Innovation is defined as the introduction of something new — a new idea, method or device. It is a large scale problem for leaders. Which innovation does one embrace? In a world of increasingly scarce resources, organization leaders are faced with a dizzying array of choices. More

Creating the iEvent: Technology tools for audience engagement
Midcourse Corrections    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Today's conference and event audiences are hungry to be engaged and involved in the experience. They want to participate in a variety of ways. They are willing to try new things. More

Leadership: It's about the people
N2Growth    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When you closely examine the core characteristics of what really makes for great leadership, it's not power, title, authority or even technical competency that distinguishes truly great leaders. Rather, it's the ability to both earn and keep the loyalty and trust of those whom they lead that sets them apart. More

Trade shows start to see better times
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Around the country, the trade show and convention industry seems to be dusting itself off after taking a drubbing during the Great Recession. While both attendance and the numbers of events hosted at the convention center have dropped over the past three years, "I feel good about the number going forward," said sales director Tracy Armstrong. More
   
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