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.

Acting Now Matters: How MMBC is Driving Efforts to Pave the Way for Recovery April 22, 2020 | By Nan Marchand Beauvois, MMBC managing directorWhat unprecedented times we’re living in right now. I’m not sure any of us could have predicted this crisis or the extent to which industries would... READ MORE
Twitter Chat: Industry Professionals Talk Community Action and Advocacy Amid COVID-19 April 20, 2020 | Meetings Mean BusinessOn Thursday, April 16, the Meetings Mean Business Coalition co-hosted a Twitter Chat with Smart Meetings. The chat was well-attended, with industry... READ MORE
10 Coronavirus Crisis Communication Tips March 11, 2020 | By Alex Plaxen, Vice President at Nifty Method Marketing & EventsThe coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is evolving rapidly, making clear communication between industry professionals, attendees and all those impacted... READ MORE
MMB Ambassadors: Advocating for Our Industry’s Value in 2020 January 31, 2020 | By Trina Camacho-London, Vice President of Global Group Sales at Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Co-Chair of Meetings Mean BusinessAs we begin 2020, an election year in the U.S., advocating for face-to-face meetings and events is all the more important. We know that storytelling... READ MORE
Adding Industry Advocacy to Your New Year’s Resolutions December 19, 2019 | Meetings Mean BusinessAs we close 2019 and open the door to a new year, and decade, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the wealth of possibilities and opportunities... READ MORE
3 Simple Steps to Sharing Our Industry’s Value October 30, 2019 | Meetings Mean BusinessStorytelling – it’s a skill that everyone, from children to seasoned professionals, utilizes day-to-day. Stories that captivate an audience and share... READ MORE