"At the end of the day, it's not about the money, it's about facilitating conversation and building community."
A Joint Study on Multigenerational Programming by Prevue Meetings & the Incentive Research Foundation.
MGM Resorts International Director of Sales Mike Dominguez saw that the sales incentive program that was intended to incentivize his team wasn't working—so he revamped it.
"We are trending toward cash or credit card stipends to manage incentive program budgets. This way, attendees can enjoy a unique and memorable lunch or dinner in the destination, but a per person stipend helps to control spending."
“Companies should not be comfortable with even 90 percent of respondents agreeing risk is being mitigated properly.”
"Competition has made resorts adapt to the luxury concept by raising the bar on their offerings; including entertainment, F&B, service and amenities."
Anticipation is swelling over the grand opening of the 349-room Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort on Hollywood, Florida's, bustling boardwalk.
"Starlab isn’t necessarily changing our meetings business, but it is changing the way we have business meetings."
In this InFocus, Prevue had the opportunity to chat with CMM John Cruz, SR. corporate meeting planner, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, North Carolina to learn how planners could add value in conventional and out-of-the-box ways to meetings & incentives.
"If our clients feel connected to us and we offer them a committed and caring client experience, their loyalty to us will lead to more referrals."
The newest member of the FICP board shares some of his meeting planning experiences, from ways to save money to top experiences not to be missed by groups.
"Destinations and venues are working in tandem to be more attractive to event organizers to retain and grow group business, which is an important economic driver and often generates more profitable revenue for venues."
“Everybody said it was one of the best events we ever did,” says Gorton. “They were awestruck at Universal and couldn’t believe we brought in the sand for the first night’s event. Everybody kept saying we outdid ourselves.”
We spoke to Laura Robles, CMP, director of group sales for Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun, about how new innovations are enhancing the experiences of meeting attendees.
When Allison Mitchell began planning the Pennsylvania Automotive Association’s 2011 Fall Conference, the group hadn’t held a big meeting in two years. For the 140-pax,...
“What’s your super power?” was the theme of the digitalNow 2017 conference held at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort within Universal Orlando Resort.
"This fundamental philosophy [of innovatioon] continues today with the introduction of modern developments and trends—particularly in the area of sustainability and protecting our natural resources."
Wellness is on the agenda at the Terranea Resort: Q&A with Senior VP of Sales/Marketing Agnelo Fernandes.
An interview with Business Events Manager Paul Griffin on how planners are finding value in Australia.
The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in Southwest Florida has been providing a nurturing environment for creativity, team building and inspiration for centuries,...
Nestled in the mid-Atlantic, the island of Bermuda carries an array of award-winning accommodations for any size group or budget.
Bermuda is an ideal destination for meeting and incentive travel.
El Conquistador is Caribbean's most grand stage.
Self-defining experiences are largely shaping attendees' view of luxury. We spoke with Teddy Bouroncle, complex executive chef for the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino to see how the resort is delivering on this trend.
Prevue caught up with IMEX Group CEO Carina Bauer to discuss the She Means Business initiative.