These three organizations for independent planners are addressing the commission cuts issue, and providing education and contacts to make up the difference.
In dealing with a crisis, it’s helpful to use the RACI model: Who is Responsible for decisions? Who is Accountable? Who should be Consulted? And who should be Informed?
Allergens can lurk in the most unsuspecting places. Avoid these foods if you have attendees with food allergies. During MeetWell in Las Vegas, Prevue's joint...
Sample emergency plans for medical and fire emergencies
Recent current events—ahem, GDPR and the Mark Zuckerberg testimony—certainly have meeting planners rethinking their own data security plans.
We trolled the internet and social media to find these 7 free downloads—so you don't have to.
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
It’s better to go overboard and have too much signage than risk attendees being lost and continually asking for directions.
Here are 6 duty of care questions raised in a new iJET white paper. Knowing the answers will help keep your attendees safe.
Sharing your budget out of the gate may enable a venue to help you get more for your money.
Across the country, hotels and meeting venues are offering hot deals for meeting planners to save on group rates and added-value packages.
And now, a few words of wisdom women-to-women from some of the most successful business women of our time.
This year, The Dorchester hotel in London will entice attendees with more than its iconic history.
The following career advice from our 2018 Editorial Advisory Board members will get you thinking.
When it comes to professional growth, research shows that 80 percent of millennials feel there is no replacement for coming together.
The same principles used to create live events should be applied for virtual planners whose responsibility is to plan the AI and virtual reality (VR) aspects of meetings.
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.
Some outsourcing partners are brought on to assist internal meeting planners on a single project. Others can be a permanent extension of the staff.
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.
For a fully customized and personalized event experience, consider buying out the hotel.
Here are five key factors for meeting planners to consider when planning multigenerational meetings.
The goal of hotel points is to reward loyalty, but do they influence decisions—and if companies accept them, how do they put them to use?
Several Marriott resorts throughout the Caribbean and Mexico are offering the “Carry-on Charity” deal for group travel.
Here are nine tips Matthias Schultze, managing director of the German Convention Bureau, suggests for meeting planners looking to make meetings more accessible.
These top event decor trends—from mixing rustic and metallic to splashing the room with gold— will shape the look of special events in 2018.