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.
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.
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.
For events where there is a lot of learning and buzz, creating an event hashtag makes sense. For others, it might not.
Some destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico have drastically different airfares to and from the U.S. because of their popularity.
She’s on a roll. Whether jive talkin’ as a TV fortune evangelist or headlining some of the brilliant political spoofs of “Saturday Night Live.”
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.
These Ideas for getting attendees talking and networking originated from a working group at MPI's 2015 European Meetings & Events Conference—but they apply to all meetings.
Four rising meeting trends are positively impacting meetings productivity, efficiency and effectiveness. Do you know what they are?
Wharton believed that the fewer colors used in a room, the more relaxing the space would be.
CWT's 2016 Meetings & Events Forecast
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.
In August, Scottsdale, Ariz.’s resort rates drop significantly as demand is down during the destination’s hotter months.
Even just a quick five-minute neck rub can get attendees back on the field and achieving their best in no time.
Planners risk the possibility of feeling a glimpse of that loss of control at events, as robots and drones can be difficult to maneuver.
If table wine is to be served with a meal, place only one wine glass on the table and schedule wine to be served after the salad plates have been cleared.