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.”
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.
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.
Millennials are accustomed to frequent recognition and respond positively to it—just make sure it’s earned.
If you’re having a no-show problem, make sure to analyze the results from past events to see who is not showing up.
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.
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.
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.
For events where there is a lot of learning and buzz, creating an event hashtag makes sense. For others, it might not.
The legendary Turnberry Isle Miami (formerly Fairmont Turnberry Isle) has become an independent property once again. Our owner, also the family who originally developed...
Guests will save 50% on pre & post night accommodations for a meeting booked in 2013 or 2014.
This year, The Dorchester hotel in London will entice attendees with more than its iconic history.
Booking more events at one time—either one annually recurring event, or multiple events in one year—allows you to take advantage of significant rate discounts, rebates and bonus amenities.
Driven by the trend among consumers valuing experiences over material things, meetings are undergoing a profound transformation and becoming more experiential.
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.
When you are taken care of as a participant, your ability to make connections to other humans, and to the learning you are experience is stronger.