The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) is pleased to announce two changes to its Visitor Services department.
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There are a lot of little things that can really make the difference between a mediocre event and something truly memorable. One of the small things I always make sure to do is have a little something to give to keynote speakers that take time out of his or her schedule to speak and present in Greater Lansing. Depending on your role in the industry, maybe you're not giving gifts to speakers but in the course of an event, there is usually someone you need to thank. Smart planners are also considerate and thoughtful people. Because of this, I'm often asked, "what are good gifts to give to speakers?" To this I usually reply, "I'm glad you asked!"
February 26, 2018 by Brendan Dwyer, CTA
The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) held its annual meeting on February 22nd, and announced both good news for the local economy and recognized numerous individuals with awards for vision, dedication and loyalty throughout the year.
Back in 2016 I embarked on a professional journey. I knew it would be full of new challenges, exciting opportunities and a lot of work for me to do. I was going to be a student again, but without the fun parties and youthful energy I had for late-night studying in my 20’s. I have a few different professional designations that provide professional networks and training and lots of benefits - but for the next step in my career I really wanted to acquire the CDME designation.
Take a minute and ask yourself a couple of questions. Do you belong to a club, team or organization that could host an event in Greater Lansing? Do you ever leave town to attend conferences, conventions or sports tournaments? If so, you could be the next Greater Lansing Community Champion! What does that mean? Allow me to explain.
December 13, 2017 by Nate Reens
A strong culture brings out the best in businesses, community groups and charitable organizations. Employees and team members feel motivated and valued. The mission statement and goals are clear. Everyone feels like someone has their back.
December 8, 2017 by David Buckenberger, CMP, CMS, CTA
Several weeks ago, I had the pleasure of hearing a great presentation by Dean Savoca, of Savoca Performance Group a well-known speaker and presenter on topics surrounding effectiveness and leadership in the business world.
December 1, 2017 by Brendan Dwyer, CTA
The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) is proud to announce its was recently awarded Best Large CVB by the members of the Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) at its Annual Association Choice Awards held last November at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place in East Lansing. This is the second year in a row the honor has been bestowed upon the GLCVB.
November is fast-becoming well-known as the month of gratitude and recently I have been reflecting on that very thing.
A few weeks back I experienced the loss of my father and although it has been incredibly sad, I have also found a way to set aside my grief long enough to count my blessings.
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