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February 17, 2017
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Americas: 3 Sharing Economy Platforms to Watch Now


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While the term “sharing economy” itself is a bit of a misnomer—sharing means giving something away, not exchanging something for money—there’s no doubt that it’s a growing trend meeting managers are keeping their eyes on, if not already using to some extent.

Ride-sharing platforms such as Uber and Lyft, and peer-to-peer housing platforms such as Airbnb, may already be making inroads with meetings and events, but many planners still have reservations, said Padraic Gilligan, managing partner at SoolNua, which offers meetings, incentives, conferences, and events marketing, training, and strategy for destinations, venues, and hotels, at the Financial and Insurance Conference Planners annual conference last fall.

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