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."
Staff can even bring their hobbies to the event program by teaching a pre-event yoga class or encouraging attendees to “paint” event topics that bring relevancy and creativity to the event.
While interacting will help get attention for your personal brand, so will creating communities related to your professional industry.
Sure, we could have skimmed through the depths of Martha Stewart's blog for decoupage ideas but where's the fun in that?
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
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.
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.”
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.
If the Chinese New Year is too much to celebrate, maybe Gung Haggis Fat Choy will be more up your alley.
Today's meeting attendee, just like the Eataly customer, is increasingly sophisticated and has the same high expectations.
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.
“Even in space, there’s a double standard.”
Social media isn't an option any more, it's a natural extension of your meeting brand.
“We are humans. There is a finite end to this life, and we’re all going to face it and a little silliness can help.”
Leave it to John Lennon and Yoko Ono to turn a war protest song into a Christmas classic.
You have the power to create an event that leaves attendees forever changed.
Predictable ballroom and boardroom meetings are being shaken up, as meeting planners find more creative ways to engage attendees and transform event spaces.
Wharton believed that the fewer colors used in a room, the more relaxing the space would be.
Martha Stewart was said to have lost at least 10 pounds in prison, and that’s likely because she cut out her famous gluten-loaded sweets and pastries.
The Netflix original, Stranger Things, centers around a 12-year-old boy, will, who goes missing.
Like Charlie Brown realizes, sometimes stats reveal an unwanted truth that can eventually be beneficial.
The Wi-Fi question becomes more and more important for groups, especially any group involved in the tech industry.
If you've ever wanted to know how to become a mystic sorcerer capable of delving into distant dimensions with a determined gaze and swirl of a hand, don't bother reading this.