Experts Jean-François Benard and Marc Lieber of BC&A answer 3 important questions about the European value-added tax.
Devitt views the “meeting stylist” as a new position and career path, comparing it to photo stylists in the fashion world, or artistic directors in theater.
Make sure to schedule an event debrief as soon as possible so that feedback on the event is fresh on all team members’ minds.
When it comes to entertaining Millennials, your concepts must be magnetic for maximum attraction.
During an event, corporate event planners should only use push messaging to send out important information such as schedule or location changes.
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.
Advice from the fiction novels of five of 2016’s bestselling authors on understanding and navigating your way through the good, bad and ugly of human behavior.
Set aside a couple minutes by yourself or with coworkers to be mindful before walking into a business meeting.
Life with a smartphone has become commonplace—so much so that now more than two-thirds of business travelers carry one.
Sure, we could have skimmed through the depths of Martha Stewart's blog for decoupage ideas but where's the fun in that?
Four rising meeting trends are positively impacting meetings productivity, efficiency and effectiveness. Do you know what they are?
Your event hashtag needs to be short and memorable so that it’s easy for people to use before, during and after the event.
The benefit of attracting repeat event attendees not only helps build customer loyalty, but it can be six to seven times more costly to gain a new customer than to retain one.
Every month, ConventionPlanit.com holds an incentive-driven contest for meeting planners that results in valid tips for other planners.
Planners risk the possibility of feeling a glimpse of that loss of control at events, as robots and drones can be difficult to maneuver.
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.
Think of your sponsors as the spokespersons for your event and partner with them every way you can, from including them in planning focus groups or committees to having them hand out awards
Your brain can get stuck in old ways of thinking. "In order to create and innovate," says one expert, "you've got to fool your brain."
Sensory experiences such as color and music can help enhance attendee participation.
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.
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.
With overfishing dramatically disrupting the balance of life in our oceans, here are 5 ideas for incorporating sustainable seafood into your event:
From their industry involvement to their company values, here are a few considerations when searching for a DMC.
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.
These five must-have apps can make the international meeting planner's job that much easier.