Four out of five event professionals report that their roles have become more stressful today than before the pandemic. Plus, they are not being supported.
Navigating the Legal Middle Ground
Since joining Maritz Global Events in 2017, Jill Blood has tackled everything from international privacy laws to the legality of renting blimps. Blood's artful navigation of the legal middle ground is as thrilling as it is crucial.
Banning the Boycott, or Not
This year, more anti-LGBTQ bills are brewing in the U.S. than ever before. While boycotting may seem morally logical, new LGBTQ+ meetings and hospitality association Global Diversity Alliance, encourages planners to seek other alternatives.
Leadership Shake-Up at U.S. Travel
U.S. Travel Association is restructuring and, in its wake, has created a new position to increase group travel to the United States. Ishma Haider, director of convention marketing at Visit Orlando, will assume this new role.