Peerspace Update

Full Disclosure: Peerspace will be a sponsor of the All Things Meetings 16th Annual Silicon Valley Reception & Trade Show on July 26, 2017 at Forager, the new downtown venue in San Jose. I am VERY big on keeping the editorial part of my blogs and newsletter separate from any conflicts of interest. Can I still write about them?

Yes. (Because) I had written about Peerspace in one of my first blogs, long before the sponsorship thing. And why had I written about them? Because it’s a cool idea. Why am I writing an update? Two reasons… 1. it’s still a cool idea and 2. I would not have found Forager, a very cool, new venue, if it wasn’t for their listing on Peerspace. I went to the site, looked around, said hey, I never heard of that, looks good, and booked it without a problem. Since they “did good” once again, now’s a good time for an update. So… here’s the story…

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Very Cool San Francisco Venues You Have To Know About

I have always had a special place in my heart for the academics and philosophers of the 18th Century French Enlightenment called the Encyclopedists. Led by Denis Diderot, their intention was to provide a complete alphabetical treatment of the whole field of human knowledge. Although there may be some serious flaws in that approach, I definitely give them an “A” for effort.

When it comes to modern life, and all of the info and resources now available, even just for meeting planners… well, forget it. There is just way too much information. Googling something and have it appear on Page 1 doesn’t make it the best (or even true).

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