Speaker TrendsApril 1, 2017
From TED Talks to Interactivity, Today’s Approach Is Innovative and Impactful By

Over the last few years, what defines a successful presentation has changed.

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Get a ‘Relative’ Boost in Attendance and the Bottom Line By

Here’s how five cities and associations make balancing business and family easy.

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The Nation’s Venue Scene Is Varied, Versatile, Ever-Changing and Expanding By

Where planners have found a great match for their association’s meetings and conventions.

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Leading by Example in Sustainability and Community Service By

Green and socially responsible meetings show that the association cares — a key to attracting millennial members.

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Trends and Tactics to Boost Traffic and Build New Business By

New tech tools and floor strategies to create a more personalized and interactive experience.

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The Name of the Game Is to Get Them in the Door With the Right Value Proposition By

The pressure is on planners to show why theirs is THE meeting to attend over others.

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The Art of F&BFebruary 1, 2017
Trends and Best Practices for 2017 By

Meeting planners are charged with staying on budget while providing ever more creative themes and menus.

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Coping With StressFebruary 1, 2017
A Guide to Surviving and Thriving in a Meeting Planner's World By

“Meeting planners are high performers — we put a lot of pressure on ourselves, but that’s our nature.”

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Above Average Experiences at a Below Average Cost By

Cities where planners can leverage less obvious costs to meet their bottom line.

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From 'Bathroom Bills' to Open Carry By

Social and political issues can cause meeting planners to avoid certain cities and states, and hotels.

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