Archive | Issue #7


Planning and Design by Lena Malouf

PARTIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS: Planning and Design by Lena Malouf: is a "must have" professional book for every event, banquet and catering professional. PARTIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS is the number one event design and management book, the professional "bible" for the event and banquet industry. Order your copy now: or by fax: 979 […]

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Retail Container Traffic to be Up 16 Percent in September

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to be up 16 percent in September over the same month last year, but 2010 has already hit its peak and numbers will decline through the remainder of the year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National […]

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Start a New Holiday Tradition with Bow Stickers

Bow Stickers are eco-friendly gift bows that can be recycled along with your gift-wrapping paper McNaughton Incorporated wants everyone to remember Mother Nature this holiday gift-giving season by using new Bow Stickers instead of standard ribbon bows.  Unfortunately, common gift wrapping fundamentals carry a high eco-price in the form of plastics and harmful chemicals in […]

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Don Barrucci

Donald D. Barrucci – A loss to our Industry

 It is with a heavy Heart that I write to you all in regards to the very sudden death of Don Barrucci.   Don died Thursday December 17th.   Don and his loving Wife Bernie, have been involved in our great industry for many many years.   Veterans to many IBAC conventions and participants of many Industry events […]

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12 Biggest Mistakes Salespeople Make in Their Presentations

Salespeople are incredible. Like Hollywood actors, whenever they open their mouths, they are putting themselves and their company on the line, taking a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome. Just like actors, even the best, most experienced salesperson can use some coaching and polishing now and then. Here are the 12 most common […]

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