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There’s an ancient parable about a wise farmer who went through different trials and tribulations with the same response: “Good or bad? Hard to say.”
Here are nine tips Matthias Schultze, managing director of the German Convention Bureau, suggests for meeting planners looking to make meetings more accessible.
Take note from Clark Griswold in “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on ways to avoid the holiday chaos during these last events of 2017.
As meeting planners continue to expand their staffs with employees from this younger generation, it’s important to remember these key ways to attract and retain top millennial talent.
For planners, the most appealing perk of tech may be its ability to help save money at meetings and conferences.
The messages behind folkloric tales still ring true today—so much so that meeting planners can use them to navigate the enchanted forest of negotiation.
Using these three methods of social proof will help give your attendees the confirmation they need from others.
Here are just a few of the new tech advantages meeting planners should consider when determining which iPhone to buy next.
Rihanna seems to be particularly popular right now, and a lot of that can be attributed to her ability to make classic events, movies and songs cool again.
Lackluster attention to the “what if” scenarios of event planning can quickly toss your event into its own version of the "Gilead Period,” a dour reality imagined in author Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid's Tale.”
As managers of Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers, millennials have found themselves in the interesting predicament of managing older staff members who have been working much longer.
“The powerful have always preyed on the powerless; that’s how they become powerful in the first place.”
Who knew the US government had so much insight to offer meeting and incentive planners.
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.
Even Tinder itself is becoming more group oriented after launching Tinder Social last year.
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.
Warm bright colors—like the red used by Coca-Cola—are eye-catching and associated with a friendly, energetic nature.
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?
Buffalo Bill was a famous showman with his touring Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show that glorified the American West, but even a celebrity like Buffalo Bill surely found it difficult to meet people he didn’t know.
“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.”
You have the power to create an event that leaves attendees forever changed.
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.
Like Charlie Brown realizes, sometimes stats reveal an unwanted truth that can eventually be beneficial.
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