Most CVBs and DMOs have downloadable information and interactive maps for meeting planners to provide to their clients and conference attendees.
Hotel brands such as Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts offer loyalty programs for meeting planners to be able to earn and redeem points for groups, meetings conferences and events.
Set aside a couple minutes by yourself or with coworkers to be mindful before walking into a business meeting.
Meeting planners can give attendees access to specific information, prizes and downloadable materials to help draw them into a specific trade-show booth or presentation located just a few feet away.
Educate not just attendees, but also speakers, exhibitors and sponsors who have a lot to gain from using the app.
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.
Four rising meeting trends are positively impacting meetings productivity, efficiency and effectiveness. Do you know what they are?
For meeting planners who didn’t attend our NY Visionary Summit, here are seven reminders and words of advice about health and safety risk management to consider when organizing a global event.
Tips on liquor liability from insurance experts
When booking F&B for a group's afternoon break, be sure to ask for "pop on consumption"—you only want to be charged for what is consumed.
Planners are partnering with local restaurants and culinary suppliers, such artisanal purveyors, whiskey distilleries or craft breweries.
As the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers,” and that sentiment is what makes parasols or umbrellas a fun, themed decoration.
While speakers should definitely take precedent during educational sessions, encourage them to build a quick networking component into their sessions.
Make sure to schedule an event debrief as soon as possible so that feedback on the event is fresh on all team members’ minds.
LEDs have the ability to be dimmed, giving meeting planners ultimate control over light, color and distribution during any part of an event.
"What the world needs now are change agents, and that starts by questioning everything.”
In August, Scottsdale, Ariz.’s resort rates drop significantly as demand is down during the destination’s hotter months.
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."
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.
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.
It's important to evaluate each potential crisis situation in terms of location, area, transport travel route, city, or country.
With overfishing dramatically disrupting the balance of life in our oceans, here are 5 ideas for incorporating sustainable seafood into your event:
Bandwidth can vary dramatically around the world by availability, quality and cost.
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.
“Companies should not be comfortable with even 90 percent of respondents agreeing risk is being mitigated properly.”