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  • Evolution of Conference Center Dining

    Forget about that college dining hall. There was a time when conference center dining was a slightly more sophisticated version of the cafeteria at your college dorm. Both were focused on feeding hundreds of people in a short period of time so they can get back to class or their meeting. Quality was usually second to quantity. If your perception…   Read More >

  • With IT and A/V, you have to know more than your ABCs.

    Avoid the epic fail  If you’ve been in the meetings business as long as many of us at Q Center have, you remember the days when A/V consisted of 35mm slide shows and overhead transparencies. Technology glitches were limited to burned-out projector bulbs and slide trays that wouldn’t advance.  Meetings in the 21st century are…   Read More >

  • New Technology Makes Events More Memorable

    New DSLR cameras provide a variety of options Meeting planners are always trying to devise ways to close their meetings with something fun and energizing. Q Creative, our in-house events and media team, frequently creates montages from photos of attendees as they participate in sessions and special events. Showing the montage at a closing…   Read More >

  • Cooking up a Great Team Building Activity

    Let's make dinner! Cooking shows are hugely popular – so much so that there are TWO American cable channels devoted to food and cooking. From Top Chef to Iron Chef to America’s Next Great Restaurant, it seems you can always find a commercial kitchen on TV. Chefs are the new reality stars. So how can you use the popularity of food and cooking…   Read More >

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Tim Brouillette, UHY LLP

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