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Pre-conference pricing institute.
For those of you who deal with a box office day in, day out, keep your eye out for Steven Roth, Alan Brown and Tim Baker and The Pricing Intitute . Their session laid out the fundamentals to analyzing ticket buying patterns and maximizing that data to increase revenue. Talk about priming the pump!
As they said in the presentation, don't leave money on the table.
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The hotel has a great pool and terrace on the 24th floor. If you're here be sure to check them out.
What the hotel doesn't have is great internet connectivity. Maybe I'm being a little West Coast centric, but I've come to expect wireless in conference hotels. Ethernet in the rooms is surprising to me and not being able to log on during sessions is a let down. So I'm left to post at the end of the day rather than in realtime, chrono order be damned!Read More