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Alex Palmer

Alex Palmer

Deputy Editor

Alex manages digital and event content across the brands Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Incentive and Meeting News. He manages NMG's webcast and podcast programs and editorial awards, including Motivation Masters and Passion Made Possible. He has covered the MICE industry in some capacity for more than a decade, most recently as managing editor for Successful Meetings and Incentive, and has freelanced for Esquire, Smithsonian, Vice and the New York Daily News. He is also the author of five nonfiction books, including the New York Times bestseller The Santa Claus Man, a true crime tale about a Jazz Age con man (and Alex's great granduncle). He counts his favorite travel experience as a month spent in a converted fishing shack in Newfoundland.

What Alex Covers

In the United States: Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri

Internationally: Canada, Asia (minus Japan)

Industry Segments: Trade shows, airlines, financial/insurance

Alex's Featured Stories

The Latest From Alex

Sarawak Malaysia Meeting Event Planner Guide 1
Sarawak, Malaysia
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China's Meetings Growth Spotlighted in New Report
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How to Prevent Gift Card Fraud
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How to Create a Better Gender Balance Onstage at Meetings
How to Create a Better Gender Balance Onstage at Meetings
As new research reveals that almost two-thirds of event speakers are male, experts offer tips for... Read More
Best Practices for Medical and Pharmaceutical Meetings (Podcast)
Best Practices for Medical and Pharmaceutical Meetings (Podcast)
Why planning a successful event for health-care workers means focusing on more than compliance.... Read More
Webcast: How to Increase Audience Engagement
Webcast: How to Increase Audience Engagement
Wed, May 13, 2020 2:00 PM EDT... Read More
How to Use WhatsApp to Market Meetings and Events
How to Use WhatsApp to Market Meetings and Events
The messaging app can be a useful tool for connecting with attendees before, during and after a... Read More
Partner Spotlight
Partner Spotlight
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7 Ways to Build Buzz for Your Program
The messaging around an incentive program can have a major impact on its effectiveness.... Read More
Cost-Saving Tips for Corporate Holiday Parties
Cost-Saving Tips for Corporate Holiday Parties
Seven ways to create a meaningful event without breaking the bank.... Read More
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Where Do Meeting Planners Think the G7 Should Be Held? The Broadmoor Gets Top Votes
Northstar survey finds the Colorado resort the favorite for the high-profile gathering.... Read More
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Webcast: Redefining the Attendee Experience
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6 Tips to Cut Your Event F&B Costs
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Check out some of the spookiest properties in the Centennial State.... Read More
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Best Restaurants Near Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Here are five top eateries for groups looking to grab a meal between meetings.... Read More
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This classic European destination continues to evolve.... Read More
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Adding More Meaning to Luxury Meetings
How business event planners are creating luxury rooted in an organization's larger goals.... Read More
At SMF, Industry Leaders Urge the Need for Creating Connections
At SMF, Industry Leaders Urge the Need for Creating Connections
Singapore MICE Forum showcases opportunities for business events in a changing world.... Read More
Incentive Industry Roundtable: Predictions for the Year Ahead
Incentive Industry Roundtable: Predictions for the Year Ahead
In the third and final installment of Incentive's annual Industry Roundtable, panelists discuss trends... Read More