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.
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.
Visit Orlando's annual event begins with a preview week August 25 and benefits the Foundation for Foster Children.
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.
Groups planning a meeting or event in the Caribbean can now take advantage of Hilton Worldwide's Caribbean Summer Sale.
Rapid advancement in technology have placed droves of apps and innovations into the hands of meeting planners in recent years.
Millennials are accustomed to frequent recognition and respond positively to it—just make sure it’s earned.
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.
If you’re having a no-show problem, make sure to analyze the results from past events to see who is not showing up.
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.
For events where there is a lot of learning and buzz, creating an event hashtag makes sense. For others, it might not.
Meeting and incentive travelers staying at Sheraton properties around the globe can now take advantage of Sheraton Free Weekends.
Sit behind the wheel of a Lamborghini as part of the latest Waldorf Astoria-Lamborghini partnership.
Airplane food is never great, so some of your attendees may have not eaten for a solid 15 hours.
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.
To promote Marriott’s new Red Coat Direct meeting services app, the hotel brand is giving meeting planners who book a meeting with 75 cumulative rooms over select value dates an iPad Mini.
This summer, meeting organizers find beachfront value in South Florida at Solé on the Ocean with its new Summer Meeting Package
The longer the itinerary, the more complimentary nights a meeting planner can receive.