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The Rise Of Conference Culture
The Convention Industry Council says that conferences attract more than 200 million attendees a year--that's a lot of lanyards. Everyone seems seduceable, from music lovers and techies (South by Southwest kicked off this week in Austin, Texas) to overachievers looking for epiphany (one attendee at last month's TED tweet-preached, "If you're not leaving your cynicism at the door, you're doing it wrong"). The Wall Street Journal 03/08/13
Posted March 11, 2013 04:46 AM

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