Meeting planners need to educate themselves in the differences between dietary restrictions. Some are preferences, others religious beliefs and the most critical are full-blown disorders.
An important aspect of duty of care is to share travel safety tips with your attendees.
The experts at meetingjobs.com suggest that experienced meeting planners trade in terms like "seasoned professional," "wealth of experience" for specifics on related experience.
Who knew the US government had so much insight to offer meeting and incentive planners.
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.
Take away the classroom setup and create an open lab-like space for attendees to interact and engage with different tools.
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.
Patty Jenkins just became the highest grossing female director in Hollywood history for “Wonder Woman.” And you can jump on the bandwagon.
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.
Every month, ConventionPlanit.com holds an incentive-driven contest for meeting planners that results in valid tips for other planners.
Meeting planners should make sure that they have all the app equivalents of the programs they use most on their computers.
Green meetings are on the rise, the verdict is still out on whether they, and other global sustainability initiatives, can help catch the rising tides.
There are more than a few holes in the old adage that “the customer is always right.”
How exactly does duty of care apply to international travel and meetings?
Meeting planners who have a do-it-yourself attitude and get creative by, say, using colorful food displays as centerpieces are invaluable.
But a control freak’s need to de-clutter his or her environment leads to enhanced focus and efficiency.
By being flexible with destinations and dates, planners can offer groups top-notch events at half the price.
Tips from Cinderella’s sidekicks for launching a staunch “boo” at ill-fated political banter.
Planners risk the possibility of feeling a glimpse of that loss of control at events, as robots and drones can be difficult to maneuver.
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.
No one ever talks about the best ways to exchange business ideas while simultaneously dipping strawberries into a Wonka-esque chocolate fountain.
Virtual events can quickly get boring for attendees, so keep them engaged by using images and video clips or asking questions throughout your presentation.
Now that the shock has worn off, let’s see what we can learn from this mother of all whoops-a-daisy Oscar moments.
Subscribers who receive welcome messages from a brand show 33 percent more long-term engagement with that company.
“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."