The pace of change and the level of pressure have never been greater in the medical meetings sector.
"There is no absolute value in certification. If you are in the market for a job or have growth opportunities at an organization, it's a great way to stand out."
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.
Mercurial, highly regulated and compliance-driven, the complexities of healthcare and pharma industries are a pressure cooker for large-scale planning.
From guided journeys through the Alaskan Wilderness to the latest in smart technology, we take a look at the latest luxury offerings from Celebrity Cruises and Seabourn Cruise Line.
Close to 150 association planners from 32 countries gathered in Fukuoka, Japan, this past month for the International Congress and Convention (ICCA) Association's Association Meetings Program (AMP).
Sleep deprivation to spa days, meeting planners give the scoop on event stress before, during and after an event.
Last month, the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) held its 24th Annual Education Invitational conference in Maui, Hawaii, and wowed over 200 incentive planners.
Every month, ConventionPlanit.com holds an incentive-driven contest for meeting planners that results in valid tips for other planners.
Groups can get more interactive with the Cosmic Quest, a team tournament mission that encourages attendees to build Martian habitats, launch rockets and even redirect asteroids.
There are more than a few holes in the old adage that “the customer is always right.”
Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) showcases the positive impact that meetings, conferences, conventions and incentive travel have on local economies.
A private, five-mile stretch of the Tarryall River summons tranquility, clarity and a bit of nostalgia and the groups who embark on this fly-fishing retreat at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs are likely seeking just that.
Sustainability is a narrative of many languages, according to “Sustainable Meeting and Event Practices: The State of the Industry,” a new study commissioned by the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC).
Discover the culture and traditions of New Mexico's Tamayame people by booking an event or corporate retreat at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in the Sandia Mountains.
The final evening event took the Country Music theme to the highest level with a super-friendly and energetic live performance by Phil Vassar.
Devitt views the “meeting stylist” as a new position and career path, comparing it to photo stylists in the fashion world, or artistic directors in theater.
Prevue's upcoming Visionary Summit August 11 and 12 in Chicago will feature some of the top thinkers in the industry in the area of meeting strategy.
The Marieta Island's famous Hidden Beach is set to close for two months to undergo an essential environmental conservation program.
“I genuinely feel that this place is an inspiration and spectacular space to have your imagination stimulated."
The Mob Museum is about to get even more interesting with the introduction of "Moe-Bot," an innovative robotic device that makes virtual tours of the museum possible from almost anywhere in the world.
Not only will the conference center feature floor-to-ceiling windows in almost every meeting room, it will be anchored by a multipurpose conference hall with seating for up to 750 attendees.
“We want to continue to enhance our unparalleled wellness experience, and Jason is the perfect addition to our focus on fitness.”
Amid all that glitters, Las Vegas has a soft side that abounds in cultural and historic experiences for groups who know where to look.
“The Olympics really left everyone thinking of what they could do that hadn’t been done. Some interesting ideas came out of it—much of it had to do with reimagining unexpected space or looking at things from a creative, right-brain perspective.”