Staying up-to-date on current events is considered cool in the corporate world, so buying a subscription to The Economist, The New Yorker or The Atlantic could benefit anyone in the workplace.
Some companies are starting to create specific incentive programs based on the interests of millennial travelers who are looking for more immersive and cultural experiences when traveling.
Where in the past brands and labels might have been important to winners, this generation of younger attendee prefers to choose his or her pillow gifts at an amenity bar.
Some resorts or convention bureaus are starting to use drones to give meeting planners and their clients virtual site inspections from a remote location.
Most attendees and exhibitors will expect some type of Internet access throughout your event, and if it’s a tech event, they’ll expect to be able to connect multiple devices.
“Companies should not be comfortable with even 90 percent of respondents agreeing risk is being mitigated properly.”
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Always jeep a lightweight pair of walking sneakers, workout leggings and an top in your suitcase so you have something to exercise in or just walk around in if there are travel delays.
If you are with a group, the most important member of the group typically enters the meeting room first. This same individual should also lead the meeting.
For events where there is a lot of learning and buzz, creating an event hashtag makes sense. For others, it might not.
Groups planning a meeting or event in the Caribbean can now take advantage of Hilton Worldwide's Caribbean Summer Sale.
Meeting industry speaker and consultant Kare Anderson offers suggestions for immersing attendees in planned sequences of memorable moments that involve the 5 senses: smell, taste, sound, sight and even “touchable” experiences.
Rapid advancement in technology have placed droves of apps and innovations into the hands of meeting planners in recent years.
Life with a smartphone has become commonplace—so much so that now more than two-thirds of business travelers carry one.
When it comes to entertaining Millennials, your concepts must be magnetic for maximum attraction.
Millennials are accustomed to frequent recognition and respond positively to it—just make sure it’s earned.
A 15-minute yoga session or Zumba class can provide a much-needed boost of energy that will last longer than a shot of espresso.
If you’re having a no-show problem, make sure to analyze the results from past events to see who is not showing up.
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By bringing less conventional elements into a corporate event such as colorful visuals or hands-on activities, visual and kinesthetic learners will respond more productively to the content.
By keeping branding generic—no specific date, venue or hash tag, for instance—that means that banners, staff uniforms and other signage can be used year after year without having to be replaced.
If the Chinese New Year is too much to celebrate, maybe Gung Haggis Fat Choy will be more up your alley.
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.
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