Kimpton Hotels in Florida is joining the fight against breast cancer by donating money to research for every group function booked through October.
Marriott Caribbean & Latin American Resorts gives meeting planners a reason to take groups to the beach with its Imagine That promotion.
Rihanna seems to be particularly popular right now, and a lot of that can be attributed to her ability to make classic events, movies and songs cool again.
Meeting planners need to educate themselves in the differences between dietary restrictions. Some are preferences, others religious beliefs and the most critical are full-blown disorders.
An important aspect of duty of care is to share travel safety tips with your attendees.
The experts at meetingjobs.com suggest that experienced meeting planners trade in terms like "seasoned professional," "wealth of experience" for specifics on related experience.
Who knew the US government had so much insight to offer meeting and incentive planners.
When a huge snow storm hit the East Coast, Kimmel cooked up a "I Served a Snowball in Bed” challenge, having viewers videotape themselves bringing a snowball (or more) to their family member while asleep.
Ask your app provider what new mobile features are being used to increase engagement.
Take away the classroom setup and create an open lab-like space for attendees to interact and engage with different tools.
If your meeting has any kind of flexibility in dates, it’s essential to include a list of dates in order of preference in your RFP.
Patty Jenkins just became the highest grossing female director in Hollywood history for “Wonder Woman.” And you can jump on the bandwagon.
Nothing can provide more comfort to minority attendees than having event staff members who are the embodiment of the woke message you’d like to convey.
Even Tinder itself is becoming more group oriented after launching Tinder Social last year.
Simply walking the property’s grounds, featuring the original 1927 Czechoslovakian crystal chandeliers and Fresco-style oil paintings, takes attendees back to a bygone era.
Every month, ConventionPlanit.com holds an incentive-driven contest for meeting planners that results in valid tips for other planners.
The longer the itinerary, the more complimentary nights a meeting planner can receive.
If incentive travel in general or a certain destination in particular did not have appeal, the channel incentive program is less likely to succeed.
Meeting planners should make sure that they have all the app equivalents of the programs they use most on their computers.
Green meetings are on the rise, the verdict is still out on whether they, and other global sustainability initiatives, can help catch the rising tides.
There are more than a few holes in the old adage that “the customer is always right.”
How exactly does duty of care apply to international travel and meetings?
Meeting planners who have a do-it-yourself attitude and get creative by, say, using colorful food displays as centerpieces are invaluable.
The Connect 2 Meetings promotion gives meeting planners double the rewards points and an up to 5 percent discount on food and beverage.
But a control freak’s need to de-clutter his or her environment leads to enhanced focus and efficiency.