Talk to any planner or hotel sales person and they will tell you that the meetings industry is a relationship business. We teamed up with the Incentive Research Foundation to put that statement to the test with the first-ever survey asking both sides the same questions about how they work together.
When American film director John Waters took the stage last year at the Rhode Island School of Design to give what should have been the usual “go get ‘em” commencement speech, the crowd grew quiet with the wrong kind of anticipation.
See why Jerry Wilson & Associates Inc., an independent manufacturers representative firm, feels lucky enough to have hosted its annual sales conference four times in Hawaii since 2004.
See how Fiesta Americana is helping attendees connect to the destination in creative and meaningful ways.
Each Fiesta Americana bar has a signature drink; grape caipiroska for Live Aqua Cancun, to the craft beers from Argentina to Belgium featured in Fiesta Americana’s Cielito Lindo.
Monaco’s Marché de la Condamine, an indoor/outdoor farmer’s market, can be privatized for special events, with food stations featuring local seafood, organic products and French and Italian desserts.
"The center’s architecture is indicative of San Antonio’s personality with a gorgeous limestone exterior, enhanced by public art installations."
Prevue's new meeting planner advisory board, which includes corporate, association and independent planners from every facet of the industry, will serve for a one-year period.
Big or small, high-tech or low-key, inside or outside—meeting facilities in Bermuda come in all shapes and sizes.
Tech companies continue to raise the meetings and events industry bar, with DJs spinning contemporary beats, eclectic venues providing artsy backdrops and artisanal F&B menus becoming industry standard now. The Tableau Software event in Seattle last May was no exception.
How one meeting planner seamlessly leveraged culture in Jamaica for a truly memorable and hyperlocal group experience.
How will event entertainment change in 2016? We spoke with Kapow’s CEO and VP of Partnerships, Marc Halpin and Nicole Lavin, to glean insights on the entertainment trends they’re seeing.
“Companies should not be comfortable with even 90 percent of respondents agreeing risk is being mitigated properly.”
"At the end of the day, it's not about the money, it's about facilitating conversation and building community."
"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."
Foodies attending Catersource’s Art of Catering Food conference Aug. 9 to 12 got a taste of Salt Lake City’s rising food and beverage scene.
Prevue sat down with Leslie Menichini, VP of Sales & Marketing for Rosen Hotels & Resorts to talk innovation and what Rosen is doing to stay ahead of the curve in this regard. Here's what she had to say.
How the rise in popularity of silent discos, silent seminars and silent auctions also harness quiet engagement.
A Joint Study on Multigenerational Programming by Prevue Meetings & the Incentive Research Foundation.
Darren Green, senior VP of sales for the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, discusses LA's downtown renaissance.
Pay particular attention to fish and tropical fruit. These can significantly increase the carbon footprint of your menu.
Meeting in art-centric Santa Fe, N.M., might seem out of character for a group of neurotrauma scientists, but the city offered the perfect balance of right- and left-brain activities for attendees.
As one of the fastest growing trends in travel, voluntourism, or social impact travel, has become a viable option for groups seeking immersive, hyperlocal experiences in exotic destinations.
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.
With an average of over 18 years of experience, the planners in attendance were highly seasoned and conversations overflowed with shared experiences and advice.