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  • Meetings Mean Business Coalition goes global

    American-led coalition will work with international partners to unite the meetings industry around the world The Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMB), a cross-industry communications and advocacy initiative, is introducing a platform for industry professionals in every corner of the globe to better advocate for the power of face-to-face meetings. A newly created licensing agreement will allow partners in countries and regions outside of the United States to use MMB branding, messaging and research to form one strong, cohesive voice for…

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  • Meetings yield healthy return on investment for small business owners, especially in tech sector

    New survey shows small business owners continue to prioritize investments in face-to-face meetings Small business owners report that in-person meetings facilitate and enhance their ability to innovate, engage and collaborate, according to a new survey released by the national coalition Meetings Mean Business (MMB). As a result, 91 percent of small business owners plan to spend as much or more on travel for meetings in 2017 as they did in 2016. “The small business owner community is a critical contributor…

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