Bucking Trends, National Guard Association Will Meet in Honolulu

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Back in 2008, before the GSA and IRS conference-spending scandals and the sequester made headlines and led some groups to rethink meeting locations , the NGAUS board approved Honolulu as its 2013 conference destination.

A convention odyssey

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APA’s meeting was in Honolulu (insert JayZ’s Hard Knocked Life here) and ASAE was in Atlanta. The Honolulu Convention Center is centrally located and there’s at least 10 hotels within a four-block radius.

Hawaii’s Optics Problem: A Travel Hotspot Struggles With Meetings Business

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In May, hundreds of public pension employees stayed away from the National Conference of Public Employee Retirement Systems’ annual meeting in Honolulu. The National Guard Association of the United States booked its 2013 conference in Honolulu in 2008 and chose to stay.

Las Vegas, Other Resort Cities Bear Brunt of Federal Travel Cuts

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Major decreases were also seen in Honolulu (down 88 percent) and Orlando (down 100 percent). In September, the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) held its annual conference in Honolulu. “We’re DC''s Booking Boom It looks like other cities’ losses may be DC’s gain.

News Revenue Hub Expands as Journalism Membership Programs Grow

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” The first five members of the group were InsideClimate News , NJ Spotlight , Honolulu Civil Beat , The Lens , and PolitiFact.

Where’s ASAE?

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I have attend ASAE Annual Meetings in Philadelphia, Nashville, Chicago, Denver, San Diego, LA, Honolulu, and the Technology Conference in Baltimore. Let’s play a little “Where’s Waldo” with ASAE. We know where ASAE’s Annual Meeting & Expo are scheduled for the next 7 years: St.

Roundup: Ballot Initiatives Make Breakthroughs on Election Night

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The measure succeeded despite one of the most costly campaigns in the state’s history, which Honolulu Civic Beat notes drew nearly $8 million in spending from opponents alone. “I

The Headaches of Thanksgiving Travel: Could They Happen Year-Round?

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Kennedy International (JFK), Orlando International (MCO), Las Vegas’ McCarran International (LAS), San Diego International (SAN), Honolulu International (HNL), and Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International (FLL)—all could experience delays twice a week at the Thanksgiving Wednesday level by 2016.

Air Transporters Urge Better Tracking in Wake of Missing Flight 370

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In a recent expedition from San Diego to Honolulu conducted by the Sea Education Association, 38 scientists, sailors, and students hand-counted nearly 70,000 pieces of plastic and other debris gathered from 118 net tows along the way. A Watery Dump?