Corporate event planners can flex their secret ninja skills and unleash the inner power of fledgling employees through strategic use of Legos.
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
While speakers should definitely take precedent during educational sessions, encourage them to build a quick networking component into their sessions.
Nothing can provide more comfort to minority attendees than having event staff members who are the embodiment of the woke message you’d like to convey.
How exactly does duty of care apply to international travel and meetings?
But a control freak’s need to de-clutter his or her environment leads to enhanced focus and efficiency.
For a fully customized and personalized event experience, consider buying out the hotel.
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.
There are tons of tools out today that can help you manage and automate a lot of the repetitive email tasks you may have gotten used to—and many of them are free.
"Take deeper dives into content and discussion points after the conference by creating documents that everyone can contribute to."
Tips from Cinderella’s sidekicks for launching a staunch “boo” at ill-fated political banter.
By being flexible with destinations and dates, planners can offer groups top-notch events at half the price.
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.
While interacting will help get attention for your personal brand, so will creating communities related to your professional industry.
Driven by the trend among consumers valuing experiences over material things, meetings are undergoing a profound transformation and becoming more experiential.
Who knew the US government had so much insight to offer meeting and incentive planners.
Airplane food is never great, so some of your attendees may have not eaten for a solid 15 hours.
Planners risk the possibility of feeling a glimpse of that loss of control at events, as robots and drones can be difficult to maneuver.
It really pays to have that credit card, frequent flyer card and maybe pay a bit more for an earlier flight to avoid airport hassles
This year’s Oscar nominations speak truth to the power of the feminine spirit and the universal obstacles that passionate, career-driven and pioneering females face.
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.
"What the world needs now are change agents, and that starts by questioning everything.”
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.
Educate not just attendees, but also speakers, exhibitors and sponsors who have a lot to gain from using the app.
These five must-have apps can make the international meeting planner's job that much easier.