JT Long

JT Long is content chief at Smart Meetings. She brings 25 years of experience in journalism and community-building and has written books on management and motivation.

Bonus Material: Answers from Strategic Meeting Management Webinar

Strategic meetings management (SMM) means controlling costs of an event from end-to-end. That requires managing a lot of moving pieces. To help event professionals get a handle on some of the variables to be considered, we invited Betsy Bondurant, a San Diego-based consultant, to share some of the best practices that make everything from stakeholder […]

Bonus Material: Answers from Live-Event Best Practices Webinar

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5 Event Professional Lessons from DMAI’s Opening Session

Destination Marketing Association International President and CEO Don Welsh launched his organization’s new Destinations International brand and strategic mission in front of almost 1,500 people at the opening session for the organization’s 2017 annual convention in Montreal on June 12. It included some lessons that could help all event architects build better meetings. 1. Do […]