There was a lot of news this past week. Here are some stories that caught our eyes.
Lessons in Event Planning From a Rock Concert
“Every planner wants his or her next meeting to have the same hype and entertainment value as a concert. Steal these five ideas from a recent concert to make your next event a sellout.”
Is Broadway Being Destroyed by Hollywood?
—The Daily Beast
“Yes, it’s quite possible we are only a few years away from Breaking Bad: The Musical.”
New CEIR Report Indicates Attendees Spend Nearly $45 Billion, Exhibitors Close to $25 Billion at Events
—Trade Show News Network
“The findings are based on the more than 11,000 exhibitions that CEIR tracks from 3,000 net square feet and have at least 10 exhibiting companies to the largest exhibitions in the U.S.”
Bizarre Viking food? Andrew Zimmern Working on Menu for New Stadium
“How do you think Vikings fans would like uncurdled tofu soup? Fried caiman tail? A frog smoothie?”
Happy People are More Productive—Especially if You Give Them Chocolate
“Economists at the University of Warwick have found happiness increases productivity by around 12%.”
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