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.”
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.
Visit Orlando's annual event begins with a preview week August 25 and benefits the Foundation for Foster Children.
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.
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.
Groups planning a meeting or event in the Caribbean can now take advantage of Hilton Worldwide's Caribbean Summer Sale.
For 2014: Meeting planners who hold a meeting at New Orleans Marriott between Jan. 1, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2014 can take advantage of the...
This summer, meeting organizers find beachfront value in South Florida at Solé on the Ocean with its new Summer Meeting Package
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.
Who you partner with ultimately reflects your business, so it’s important to make sure you partner with a company that your attendees support and know.
In the Middle East for instance, some women feel uncomfortable shaking the hands of men they don’t know, even in professional settings.
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.
Woodstock now symbolizes the best of the “hippy” counter-culture movement of the 1960s, while also being known as one of the worst-executed events in pop culture history.