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Big day for big hires: 3 startups made executive hires on Tuesday

Big day for big hires: 3 startups made executive hires on Tuesday

Built In Chicago

Tuesday was a busy day for Chicago tech’s top brass. On top of three funding rounds for a combined $73 million, three well-known startups announced new executive hires. The newly minted executives include veterans from LinkedIn, the automotive industry and the world of venture capital.

Tuesdays with Talia: Innovators vs Status Quo

In our industry, there’s a battleground that some people don’t even notice: Innovators vs. the status quo. Attend a conference and ask the simple question, “are you willing to invest and partner to solve your problems or is what you do and how you do it okay for now?”...

Tuesdays with Talia – The Problem with the Meeting Card

Talia sheds light on one of the top challenges of the event industry, paying suppliers, during this week's Tuesday's with Talia. One of the things that I’m asked about often and when I talk to companies and hear is one of the top challenges is the topic of paying...

Evolve With Eved: Three Departments. Three Goals. One Solution

  My name is Bob Solomon and I’m a Board Member of Eved. I’ve spent the last 6 years consulting to B2B software platforms and networks. Prior to that I spent 10 years building and managing the Ariba Network, which helps connect suppliers and buyers for major...

Spend Analysis Reports for the Meeting and Event Industry

Following are seven spend analysis reports you need to successfully analyze and act on your meeting and event spend. Whether you're in corporate procurement and experienced with procurement but may not be as well versed in the nuances of meeting and event spend, or...

Your Meeting & Event Business Shouldn’t Rely on Email & Word

Too many companies in the meeting and event industry still rely on outdated technology to run the business under the mistaken belief that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." Microsoft Word launched in 1995, while its companion Outlook arrived on the scene in 1997. That...

Optimizing your Spend Management for Meetings and Events

My colleague, Teran Andes, US Practice Leader, Procurement and Operations Advisory, Health Care Life Sciences at KPMG, wrote a compelling article on the significant cost savings and benefits of implementing a spend management solution for the meeting and event...

The 3 Main Challenges to Managing Event Spend

Each year, finance and procurement professionals are met with the same challenges and pressures — save money, reduce risk and improve efficiencies. Your meeting and event category may just be the diamond in the rough that can help you achieve significant wins in each...

Cost of Paper Checks in the Meeting and Event Industry

This LinkedIn article was forwarded to me and I got to thinking about how this information related specifically to the meeting and events industry. Goodyear Tire & Rubber says the cost of writing a check is as much as five times that of an electronic payment, but the...

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