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  • Emerging leaders in the corporate meeting and events industry

    Life is cyclical isn’t it? As I begin to reach the end of my 30 year career as a conference planner, I’ve been spending time looking around at those coming up and proving their value in our profession. You all know who they are: They are the young men and women who you see at industry events and think, ‘Wow, watch out for them!’ They are the ones who are encouraging the old guard (me!) to learn new things –…

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  • Average travel management salary up 3.4 per cent over 2011

    The average salary for travel buyers has increased by 3.4% in the past year, according to new research being released today from the GBTA Foundation’s 2012 Travel Management Compensation and Benefits Survey. Sixty-three per cent of travel buyers are satisfied with their overall compensation and benefits. These findings are based on the responses of 529 corporate travel and meetings managers working in the United States and Canada. “We are encouraged that salaries and job satisfaction remain high in the travel…

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