The Boston Consulting Group suggests that by 2019 APAC will surpass North America as the world’s wealthiest region. That’s a powerful prediction. Given there are emerging economies to consider as well as a determined China – an entity unto itself – GDP rates are strong. That means business is robust With GoldSpring Consulting being a […]

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Foreign Ownership of U.S. Based Airlines

Recently I participated in a panel discussing foreign ownership of U.S. based airlines. In order to prepare some thoughts on this, I held some private discussions with some of my airline contacts and we also prepared a short survey, which many of you were kind enough to participate. Putting that all together, what did I learn?

Best Practices to Get GDPR Ready

May is here and the deadline, May 25th, for compliance of General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) is upon us. If you still require some guidance on the subject it is not too late; below are somethings you must do before the deadline as well as extra resources on GDPR.

Strategic Meeting Management for Small Meetings

By: Garth Joplin Strategic Meetings Management has developed significantly in last few years and is on the cusp of even more change, in both planning and onsite management/engagement technology.  On the planning side, companies are recognizing that there is a vast, untapped set of meetings:  simple and small. The value proposition is to provide a […]

GDPR Readiness: U.S. vs EU

GDPR is one of the most important changes facing our industry today as it is set to radically change the way events and meetings all over the world collect, process and protect the personal information of people coming from the EU. But with just over a month to go until the May 25th deadline, how […]

GoldSpring Consulting Announces Spin-Off of Dots and Lines, Its Marketing-Related Product Line

Winston-Salem, N.C. – April 2, 2018 – GoldSpring Consulting LLC, an independent travel management consultancy, today announced that its partners have unanimously approved a plan to spin-off the company’s Dots & Lines product line. Launched in July of last year, Dots & Lines provides marketing consulting services including marketing strategy, public relations, brand management, and event marketing. Effective […]

Why GDPR Is an Unprecedented Opportunity for Global SMMP Compliance

The countdown is on to May 25, 2018, when the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect. Now’s the perfect time for global strategic meetings management program leaders to finally get visibility and oversight of all rogue meetings and events spend emanating from and in the EU and U.K.

SMMP Compliance Will Get Real with GDPR

The countdown to May 25, 2018, is set for compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. Strategic meetings management program leaders can leverage the opportunity to get visibility and oversight of rogue meetings and events spend.