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Bill Cosby, My Brief Encounter

Back, around 1970, when I was around 27, while still a student of sorts, I also worked as a cocktail waitress in Los Angeles.  Being temporarily unemployed.   546 more words

Los Angeles

Crash Notes: Freaky Friday News

Paying For the Revolution

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher of state secrets who remains holed up in the embassy of Ecuador in London, has signed on with an Icelandic licensing agent to sell Assange-branded high-end clothing, shoes and various household goods in India and much of Europe, and is negotiating to put his logo on apparel in Japan and the U.S. 1,313 more words

What are you doing with all the data?

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Barry Siskind

UFI’s Community Manager

At UFI’s recent congress in Bogota, I had the opportunity to attend the researcher’s meeting.  We heard from Christian Druart, UFI’s Research Manager, Ana Maria Arango, Executive Director of AFIDA, Mark Cochrane, UFI’s Asia/Pacific Regional Manager and Dr. 201 more words

Events

Do Sports Metaphors Translate to The Management of Business Teams?

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Barry Siskind

UFI’s Community Manager

Gerard Houllier is the Global Sporting Director for Red Bull Soccer, France. During his illustrious career he was also the head coach for many winning soccer teams. 220 more words

Events

How healthy is the exhibition industry?

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Barry Siskind

UFI’s Community Manager

I am looking forward to attending this year’s Congress in Bogota, Columbia. It will be my fifth Congress. One of the highlights for me has always been Jochen Witt’s overview of the exhibition industry.  389 more words

Events

Are you Fit to Compete in Latin America?

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Barry Siskind

UFI’s Community Manager

Marcos Giberti is a partner at the venture capital firm, Vesuvio Ventures. He is also a former President of Reed Exhibitions, Latin America. 408 more words

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An event for HR professionals in the exhibition industry

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Barry Siskind

UFI’s Community Manager

HR Professionals in our business face some unique challenges with very few opportunities to vent their concerns with peers and experts. 418 more words

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