The Wi-Fi question becomes more and more important for groups, especially any group involved in the tech industry.
Four rising meeting trends are positively impacting meetings productivity, efficiency and effectiveness. Do you know what they are?
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.”
For planners, the most appealing perk of tech may be its ability to help save money at meetings and conferences.
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.
Planners risk the possibility of feeling a glimpse of that loss of control at events, as robots and drones can be difficult to maneuver.
In the Middle East for instance, some women feel uncomfortable shaking the hands of men they don’t know, even in professional settings.
There are more than a few holes in the old adage that “the customer is always right.”
Bandwidth can vary dramatically around the world by availability, quality and cost.
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.
Here are just a few of the new tech advantages meeting planners should consider when determining which iPhone to buy next.
As meeting planners take attendees to more exotic destinations, it’s important to know the specifics of what’s required to travel abroad before signing a contract.
If you're not using social media to enhance your events by now, you've likely fallen way behind your colleagues in the "internet of things."
Meetings and events that increase attendee engagement will dominate the coming year, according to the 2015 Event Industry Trends report.
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No one ever talks about the best ways to exchange business ideas while simultaneously dipping strawberries into a Wonka-esque chocolate fountain.
How exactly does duty of care apply to international travel and meetings?
LEDs have the ability to be dimmed, giving meeting planners ultimate control over light, color and distribution during any part of an event.
If your meeting has any kind of flexibility in dates, it’s essential to include a list of dates in order of preference in your RFP.
“In our case, Zika did not fall under force majeure. We ended up staying with our original resort and moving the meeting to September, which is the end of winter there."
Meeting planners can glean inspiration from Kevin McCallister’s methods by giving into event technology and realizing how helpful it can really be.
Airplane food is never great, so some of your attendees may have not eaten for a solid 15 hours.
You have the power to create an event that leaves attendees forever changed.
When a huge snow storm hit the East Coast, Kimmel cooked up a "I Served a Snowball in Bed” challenge, having viewers videotape themselves bringing a snowball (or more) to their family member while asleep.
While interacting will help get attention for your personal brand, so will creating communities related to your professional industry.