Hidden travel fees are on the rise from every direction, with recent estimates from IdeaWorks showing a near $68 billion annual profit for global airlines just from ancillary fees.
No one ever talks about the best ways to exchange business ideas while simultaneously dipping strawberries into a Wonka-esque chocolate fountain.
Warm bright colors—like the red used by Coca-Cola—are eye-catching and associated with a friendly, energetic nature.
Five of the seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels are currently offering deals for meetings looking to explore the new waterfront Disney Springs area.
Virtual events can quickly get boring for attendees, so keep them engaged by using images and video clips or asking questions throughout your presentation.
Now that the shock has worn off, let’s see what we can learn from this mother of all whoops-a-daisy Oscar moments.
Subscribers who receive welcome messages from a brand show 33 percent more long-term engagement with that company.
Work with your event planner to create a focal point for your theme party. Not only can you use it for promotion, but it will help keep the event in the minds of attendees long after it ends.
“In our case, Zika did not fall under force majeure. We ended up staying with our original resort and moving the meeting to September, which is the end of winter there."
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.
One of the easiest ways to get hacked is by connecting to a hot spot that looks correct—i.e., has the airport or café name in it.
While interacting will help get attention for your personal brand, so will creating communities related to your professional industry.
Sure, we could have skimmed through the depths of Martha Stewart's blog for decoupage ideas but where's the fun in that?
Think of your sponsors as the spokespersons for your event and partner with them every way you can, from including them in planning focus groups or committees to having them hand out awards
No matter what side of the political argument you and your group supports, the key thing that all meetings industry professionals can do is monitor policy issues that impact the industry.
She’s on a roll. Whether jive talkin’ as a TV fortune evangelist or headlining some of the brilliant political spoofs of “Saturday Night Live.”
You can’t have a Lady Gaga performance without some serious costume changes, and her white, football-themed crop top was definitely unforgettable and well themed.
Channel Marlon Brando if you must and realize that there is always a solution. Don't offend the individual who put you in the stressful situation or freak out on those who can help you get out of it.
If the Chinese New Year is too much to celebrate, maybe Gung Haggis Fat Choy will be more up your alley.
Buffalo Bill was a famous showman with his touring Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show that glorified the American West, but even a celebrity like Buffalo Bill surely found it difficult to meet people he didn’t know.
Inspired by the property’s natural surroundings, the spa treatments feature natural and organic products that are specifically created to enhance the body and mind.
Today's meeting attendee, just like the Eataly customer, is increasingly sophisticated and has the same high expectations.
Advice from the fiction novels of five of 2016’s bestselling authors on understanding and navigating your way through the good, bad and ugly of human behavior.
“Even in space, there’s a double standard.”
Social media isn't an option any more, it's a natural extension of your meeting brand.