In today's game of "I'll show you mine if you show me yours," the meeting gurus on MeCo have been sharing their favorite meeting planning hot spots. Here are a few to check out:
Tiny URL: http://tinyurl.com
Makes long web addresses short.
Diagram rooms on the fly
You Send It: www.yousendit.com
Send large files without clogging up anyone's inbox. Great for sending graphics intensive Powerpoint presentations.
APEX Glossary: www.conventionindustry.org/glossary
Event Management Body of Knowledge
Use this to check spelling and accent placement on menu words.
Blog Search: http://blogsearch.google.com
Not only looks for blogs, but finds postings from keywords.
Search Engine: www.google.com
No explanation needed
You can look up any aircraft flown by any airline and it will show you the configuration of the cabin, best & worst seats, recline angles, legroom, and where galleys, restrooms, drop-down screens and seat power ports are located.