Sidebar Blog

Welcome to the Sidebar Blog – a place for MMB coalition members and industry partners to discuss industry trends, major events and advocacy efforts.


Telling our value story is an integral part of the work we do. By partnering with MMB to write a Sidebar Blog post, you can help bring the coalition’s key messages and proof points to life. Contact to learn about authoring a post.

What’s Worth Meeting About to Me December 14, 2017 | By Meetings Mean BusinessLast month, we unveiled our first Worth Meeting About case study. Our author, Claire Repass shared personal examples of how face-to-face meetings... READ MORE
Meetings Make the World Spin November 21, 2017 | By Meetings Mean BusinessTo highlight the meetings industry’s role in driving progress, innovation and economic impact, we're working with industry professionals across the... READ MORE
How Deloitte Optimized Its Office Space to Boost Collaboration October 19, 2017 | By Meetings Mean BusinessCompanies are hungry for ways to support positive workplace culture and increased productivity. It’s led many to embrace the value of face-to-face by... READ MORE
7 Tips for Planning Your Next Meeting September 13, 2017 | By Michael Dominguez, Senior Vice President & Chief Sales Officer for MGM Resorts International I’ve attended many meetings over my career ranging from the well-organized brainstorm to internal meetings where the attendees spend more time... READ MORE
Working with a CVB to Make the Most of Your Meetings August 31, 2017 | By Neha Shah, Director at the Pittsboro-Siler City Convention & Visitors BureauConvention & Visitors Bureaus (CVB) are resourceful. Regardless of size, they proactively seek collaborations and continuously aim for efficiency... READ MORE
How to Advocate for the Meetings Industry with 6 Simple Words August 18, 2017 | By Meetings Mean BusinessThe Worth Meeting About campaign is back – this time, with an expanded lens. We’re using major world events, case studies and stories to highlight... READ MORE