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

The Latest From Alex

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How to Add Sponsorship Opportunities to Virtual Events
Finding sponsors is an essential step to successfully monetizing virtual meetings. Consider these... Read More
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How to Keep Wellness Top of Mind at Meetings
The impact of Covid-19 will continue to drive health and wellness practices at in-person gatherings... Read More
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How to Extend the Life (and Value) of Virtual and Hybrid Events
Events Specialists’ Mahoganey Jones shares tips for leveraging audience data, monetization... Read More
How to Plan Virtual and Hybrid Events More Strategically
How to Plan Virtual and Hybrid Events More Strategically
John Nawn explains how creating impactful hybrid and digital events requires thorough analysis well in... Read More
How to Use Technology to Enhance Your Hybrid Event Strategy
How to Use Technology to Enhance Your Hybrid Event Strategy
Experts share their tips for getting more out of your meetings technology platform partners — for... Read More
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How to Maximize DMC Partnerships
A new white paper from ADMEI lays out ways meeting planners can strengthen their relationships with... Read More
How to Ensure Attendee Safety at In-Person Meetings
How to Ensure Attendee Safety at In-Person Meetings
Mary-Ann Urbanovich discusses how the Pandemic Compliance Advisor designation makes health an enduring... Read More
How to Host an Effective Hybrid Event
How to Host an Effective Hybrid Event
Industry experts share 10 tips for creating a meeting that will wow both in-person and remote... Read More
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How to Maximize Revenue Opportunities With Hybrid Meetings
MeetingPlay's Joe Schwinger discusses how to get the most value from events with both in-person and... Read More
How to Incorporate Wellness Into the Meeting Agenda
How to Incorporate Wellness Into the Meeting Agenda
Global Wellness Institute’s Nancy Davis discusses how the pandemic has transformed the way we think... Read More
How to Bring Greater Inclusion to Meetings
How to Bring Greater Inclusion to Meetings
Hiring diverse speakers for your events is only the beginning.... Read More
How to Engage Online Attendees
How to Engage Online Attendees
Whether hybrid or fully digital, connecting with remote attendees requires creative thinking.... Read More
How to Celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day 2021
How to Celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day 2021
The annual day of advocacy is being recognized with both virtual and in-person events.  ... Read More
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Three Days in Columbia, South Carolina
Great southern food, fascinating history and adventurous activities await.... Read More
How to Engage Attendees at Virtual and Hybrid Events
How to Engage Attendees at Virtual and Hybrid Events
Meeting experts share their tips for getting more out of hybrid meetings, improving online networking... Read More
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How to Assess Event Risk and Prepare for Civil Unrest
Security experts share their tips for enhancing event safety during protests.  ... Read More
How to Improve Networking at Virtual Events
How to Improve Networking at Virtual Events
Boost engagement and interaction among remote attendees with these 12 creative suggestions. ... Read More
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How to Enhance Event Security
IAVM's Mark Herrera discusses lessons learned from the Capitol riot and how risk assessment for... Read More
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How to Calculate Sales Tax for Digital Events
Experts break down sales-tax considerations for virtual and hybrid meetings.... Read More
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How to Leverage AI for Digital and In-Person Events
Corbin Ball explains how artificial intelligence will help enhance meetings in the years ahead.... Read More