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House Committee Passes Modified Government Travel Language

Courtesy of ASAE’s Public Policy Department Thanks to all of your efforts, the House Committee has passed modified government travel language.  In the wake of the GSA scandal, we have been encouraging you as citizens employed in the hospitality/travel industry … Continue reading

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Congress Puts New Limits on Government Travel to Conferences

At Experient, we’ve been closely following the fallout from the infamous 2010 GSA training conference in Las Vegas and the impact of recent legislation on the travel and meetings industries. In a just few short weeks, there have been a significant … Continue reading

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Transparency and Accountability: Keys for Government Events

Post authored by Mark Decker, Director of Government Events at Experient Congressional hearings taking place this week in the House and Senate underscore the need for transparency and accountability in government spending on conferences and events. The GSA scandal that broke … Continue reading

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The recipe to avoid $16 muffins

In August 2009, the Department of justice held a legal training conference at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. More than two years later, on September 20, 2011, the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General issued an internal audit … Continue reading

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