In short, creative brainstorming sessions require unabashed full frontal thinking.
The night before a major meeting or event is almost always likely to come with it’s own set of snafus.
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).
Staff can even bring their hobbies to the event program by teaching a pre-event yoga class or encouraging attendees to “paint” event topics that bring relevancy and creativity to the event.
Companies are putting a much greater emphasis on finding employees who fit their company’s culture instead of necessarily hiring the most qualified person for the job.
The late Leonard Cohen gave much to the world in the way of lyrical storytelling, and oddly enough, contract clauses, as these lyrics will attest.
Check out the first-ever survey that assesses the dynamics of the hotel-planner relationship
Millennials have grown up with TV cooking shows and a world of ingredients to experiment with, and consider themselves to be foodies.
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.
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.
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.
How the rise in popularity of silent discos, silent seminars and silent auctions also harness quiet engagement.
Pay particular attention to fish and tropical fruit. These can significantly increase the carbon footprint of your menu.
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.
With an average of over 18 years of experience, the planners in attendance were highly seasoned and conversations overflowed with shared experiences and advice.
"A team made up of people of different ages can have combined benefits. For example, the younger generation may have a better command of new technologies and the older generation could have a better understanding of a well-anchored corporate culture.”
It can be difficult for speakers to focus on their presentations and also monitor what is being said in the Twitter channel.
Sensitivity toward art and design have always been defining features of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. A recent partnership with the Variety Studio: Actors on Actors...
Visionary Summit attendees learned not to assume anything, including that there will be heat in winter at your hotel in the middle of Morocco's Atlas Mountains.
Despite making up roughly 60 percent of the hospitality workforce, inequality still runs rampant for many women in travel and tourism. Although easily claiming roles as travel agents, tour operators and meeting and event planners, the glass ceiling becomes increasingly visible at the managerial level, a statistic that Accor is doing its part to change.
Italy is gearing up for Expo Milano 2015, a universal exposition with “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” as its central theme.
The annual Society of Brain Mapping & Therapeutics conference illustrates how to create a social legacy for events.
“We’re seeing an overall recovery in budgets, and a reversal of budget trends from flat to growing."
The $30 million launch of SPG Pro is Starwood’s largest and most expensive B2B marketing program in its history
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