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“Over the long run we have the power to fill our lives with the things that deserve to be there.”
Meeting planners share their New Year's resolutions and how it can impact their life in the hospitality and meetings industries.
"Meeting planners need to focus on how to do more meetings with less travel and out-of-the-office time."
Face recognition systems are already available to determine someone’s gender, age, ethnicity and even mood.
"Meditation experts suggest that the most ideal time to meditate is post-workout."
"Steve Jobs—truth be told—was only strong at a few things (mega-strong) and was very wise to always surround himself with people that could see and do things he couldn't."
The microphone is designed to enhance audience engagement because it can be tossed from participant to participant, creating more interactions.
Here are three simple ways to make your event more welcoming for LGBT and minority attendees.
At the very core, attendees have basic human needs that need to be satisfied before moving to the next step.
In this What I Know, industry professionals discuss how they've anticipated diversity.
"We created a small honeybee safe haven located on our South Tower’s third-floor rooftop."
Keep your event from melting by addressing three key meeting elements: attendance, enthusiasm and exciting topics.
Forming a mentor-mentee partnership can be beneficial to both parties.
"We recommend that meeting planners speak directly to potential host hotels about their experiences with LGBT groups and the diversity training their staff has had to ensure a high comfort level for attendees."
"If you’re a technology company, why give out lollipops or a tin of paper clips? Event giveaways should be relevant to both your company and your audience."
In this meeting planner confession, planners share their most creative events to date.
Las Vegas is one of the key destinations with dedicated staff working to attract and serve LGBT meetings and events.
Thomas Roth give advice to meeting planners who want to accommodate a more diverse audience.
Liz King, CEO of Liz King Events, weighs in on how she manages stress and engages millennials.
The combination of food abundance and food problems increases the need for creative spirits now more than ever.
Are you making the most of the public spaces surrounding your event?
"Cruising, including river cruising, has never been more popular among consumers, and we’re finding a growing market in incentive travel clients as well."
Inviting people from all career stages will greatly increase gender and ethnic diversity.
"LGBT meeting planners do care about the LGBT–friendly reputation of hotels and destinations they choose for their meetings."
In this meeting planner confession, planners share what they needed to learn, or often unlearn, both professionally and personally.