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Hybrid Events - Wondering Where to Start?

June 4th, 2020

What is a hybrid event? A conference, meeting, tradeshow, seminar, workshop or other type of event that combines a "live" in-person event with a "virtual" online component. For example: A live, 1,000 person conference that brings together attendees from over 20 cities to one destination is...

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How Countries Are Preparing For Groups

May 8th, 2020

Many meeting and event planners are asking about market preparedness and which countries will be ready to host groups, events, incentives and conferences once travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders ease up due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Global DMC Partners President and CEO, Catherine Chaulet...

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Meet GDP's 2019 Global Planner of the Year: Kim Hester

October 31st, 2019

...an industry veteran who is inspired by helping people make memories and fulfilling their dreams. Kim Hester is Vice President of Sales at JNR Incorporated. She was named Global DMC Partners' 2019 Global Planner of the Year due to her passion for events and meetings, her customer loyalty to...

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Is This the Beginning of the End of Low Cost Carriers?

September 30th, 2019

BY: CATHERINE CHAULET - PRESIDENT & CEO, GLOBAL DMC PARTNERS Catherine Chaulet St. Augustine once said, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” Yes, travel enriches, it transforms, and as Jack Kerouac said, “the road is life,” so travel and travel more. Isn’t it...

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Meet GDP's 2018 Global Planner of the Year: Kuba Piotrowski

August 21st, 2019

...a Global Conference & Event Manager whose favorite part of his job is meeting new people, experiencing cultures, and visiting new destinations that his programs take him to. Pictured: Sebastian Kubin, Kuba Piotrowski, Catherine Chaulet Kuba Piotrowski is a Global Conference & Event...

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 2018 Rising Star: Fagel Baer

Meet GDP's 2018 Rising Star: Fagel Baer

June 26th, 2019

...a Corporate Meeting & Events Planner who says the favorite parts of her job are the travel opportunities and the people she gets to work with Pictured: Shelley Meixell, Fagel Baer, Catherine Chaulet Fagel Baer is a Corporate Meeting & Events Planner at Ferguson. A young professional, she...

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What is Ramadan?

May 3rd, 2019

Don't know much about Ramadan except that it starts in May? With our partners Activ'Travel Morocco , we put together a quick guide of five key things to know about the month-long holiday. What is Ramadan? Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is the holy month of fasting, spiritual...

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