"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.”
"Starlab isn’t necessarily changing our meetings business, but it is changing the way we have business meetings."
"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.
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.
"At our hotel, guests rarely hear 'no' as an answer."
When you need a place with a proven track record for brilliant meetings, the smart choice is Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and The...
Las Brisas Ixtapa, with its impressive Mexican Contemporary architecture, is the preferred destination for those who enjoy nature and elegant spaces. The hotel’s ambience...
You’ll find a great group dynamic at Oasis Hotels & Resorts
Surrounded by fascinating mangroves, powdery white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters and a magical atmosphere, the Mayan Riviera serves as the perfect stage for the premium level Barceló Maya Beach Resort.
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.
"Club Med’s resorts have often been the first properties developed in the destinations. As a result, Club Med resorts sit in awe-inspiring locations in iconic destinations around the world."
"From the bohemian boutique, Isla Mujeres Palace and ultra-luxurious AAA Diamond Le Blanc Spa Resort to our signature property Moon Palace, the largest in Cancun, there’s truly something for every group—no matter the size or needs."
Prevue asked Stephanie Boyd, Pennsylvania Convention Center's VP of Sales, Marketing and Convention Services, her thoughts on culture and creativity trends for 2011. Q: What...
See how one DMC in NYC is riding the changing tides of today's meetings trends.