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Even the F&B echoed the theme, with opportunities for attendees to design their own grilled cheese sandwiches, make their own smoothies and shake their own salads.
Duty of care was a hot topic at the ANavigating International Meetings Summit, held in Houston in May.
The host hotel for Prevue's Navigating Global Meetings Summit, The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria, rolled out the red carpet for the group of 30 meeting planners.
Meeting planners need to educate themselves in the differences between dietary restrictions. Some are preferences, others religious beliefs and the most critical are full-blown disorders.
There are literally hundreds of charms and crystal and stones to choose from for the build a bracelet experience, as well as the option to customize.
An important aspect of duty of care is to share travel safety tips with your attendees.
Keynote speakers at the Global Business Travel Association Convention, including former General David Petraeus, Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC and Expedia Barry Diller and Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian, all touched on current political uncertainties.
Crowne Plaza's new Plaza Workspaces are flexible lobby-based meeting areas for solo workers or groups of up to 10 people.
May saw the opening of the long-awaited Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, the first property to open in the long anticipated Baha Mar Resort. But this isn't the only things groups visiting The Bahamas can look forward to.
The experts at meetingjobs.com suggest that experienced meeting planners trade in terms like "seasoned professional," "wealth of experience" for specifics on related experience.
When a huge snow storm hit the East Coast, Kimmel cooked up a "I Served a Snowball in Bed” challenge, having viewers videotape themselves bringing a snowball (or more) to their family member while asleep.
Attendees at our Global Meetings Summit at MEET on Bowery applauded us for trading a Midtown location for a venue in this hip part of the city.
Special event guru Michael Cerbelli wowed the audience at Meeting Professionals International's WEC in June with a hands-on extravaganza featuring his top picks for...
The new convention center space will include a new 5,500-sf outdoor courtyard, 49,000-sf ballroom, 32,000-sf ballroom and additional smaller ballrooms and meeting rooms, and is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2018.
The 495-room Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa offers an intriguing all-inclusive experience across more than 400 tropical acres.
There's some valuable career advice for meeting planners to be found in The Devil Wears Prada.
The theme of this year's Meeting Professionals International WEC was, "Stop planning meetings, start designing experiences."
"Designing an effective channel incentive strategy needs to reinforce the sales processes, highlight product information and reinforce the sponsoring company’s value proposition. It’s about helping channel partners and their salespeople sell effectively, while answering, 'What's in it for me?'"
Summer festival organizers know how to build a passionately loyal following. Here are some ideas from three top events.
Financial & Insurance Conference Planners has five live events a year focused on industry-specific education.
Make sure attendees traveling from the affected airports are aware of the new regulations so that they arrive at the airport with electronic equipment appropriately stored in hold luggage.
Meeting planners report getting turn-downs or pressure from hotels to commit and limited hold times.
If incentive travel in general or a certain destination in particular did not have appeal, the channel incentive program is less likely to succeed.
Thanks to current politics, Saturday Night Live has been on a roll in 2017.
Some meeting planners, mostly the CMPs in the group, spoke up for the professionalism of the role. Said one: "How about everyone just know you are a Meeting Professional? Why? Because you deserve that respect!"