All posts by Maura Keller

Like everything in the meeting and events arena, incentive travel has transformed to meet the changing demands of the market.

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Like everything in the meeting and events arena, incentive travel has transformed to meet the changing demands of the market.

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Native American, Mexican and Western Cultures

Nestled between four mountain ranges, Tucson is the second-largest city in Arizona. Its temperate climate, stunning vistas, and year-round outdoor lifestyle make it an ideal meeting and event destination.

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Native American, Mexican and Western Cultures

Nestled between four mountain ranges, Tucson is the second-largest city in Arizona. Its temperate climate, stunning vistas, and year-round outdoor lifestyle make it an ideal meeting and event destination.

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For Amanda Houston, director of corporate events at INNOVATX Events, when her clients consider utilizing conference centers today, she knows what they are looking for — namely flexibility and leading-edge amenities and upgrades in both accommodations and meeting spaces.

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For Amanda Houston, director of corporate events at INNOVATX Events, when her clients consider utilizing conference centers today, she knows what they are looking for — namely flexibility and leading-edge amenities and upgrades in both accommodations and meeting spaces.

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Interactive Technology Boosts Attendee Experience

From using smartphones to measure steps walked during a wellness conference to participating in event-wide “competitions” among attendees, the gamification of corporate events and meetings management has taken center stage. Gamification, or gaming strategy, is the utilization of technology to entice meeting attendees in various ways. Social media and interactive networks are increasing daily, and […]

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Interactive Technology Boosts Attendee Experience

From using smartphones to measure steps walked during a wellness conference to participating in event-wide “competitions” among attendees, the gamification of corporate events and meetings management has taken center stage. Gamification, or gaming strategy, is the utilization of technology to entice meeting attendees in various ways. Social media and interactive networks are increasing daily, and […]

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The Convenience of These Streamlined Properties Lures Planners

All-inclusive resorts offer a full range of restaurants, activities, gyms, spas, shopping and, in many cases, excellent food. Meeting rooms are adjacent to the resort, there is no need to leave the property, making it easy on the event planner to keep all of the activities contained in one space.

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The Convenience of These Streamlined Properties Lures Planners

All-inclusive resorts offer a full range of restaurants, activities, gyms, spas, shopping and, in many cases, excellent food. Meeting rooms are adjacent to the resort, there is no need to leave the property, making it easy on the event planner to keep all of the activities contained in one space.

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Practice Makes Perfect to Deliver a Great Presentation

Many meeting and event planners within the financial and insurance arena understand the issue of stage fright. That’s because in this industry, where presentations are extremely common, planners often need to work with speakers on delivering a solid presentation that keeps the audience coming back for more.

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Practice Makes Perfect to Deliver a Great Presentation

Many meeting and event planners within the financial and insurance arena understand the issue of stage fright. That’s because in this industry, where presentations are extremely common, planners often need to work with speakers on delivering a solid presentation that keeps the audience coming back for more.

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Attendees Are Drawn to Live and Interactive Activities at Events

Orchestrating entertainment at any meeting or event can be challenging.

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Attendees Are Drawn to Live and Interactive Activities at Events

Orchestrating entertainment at any meeting or event can be challenging.

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Be Thorough and Outline All Requirements in This Key Component With a Venue

Writing a request for proposal (RFP) can be one of the most time-consuming and difficult challenges an event planner faces. So what is the best way to create an RFP that streamlines the process of receiving estimates in writing and helps establish a strong sales relationship?

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Be Thorough and Outline All Requirements in This Key Component With a Venue

Writing a request for proposal (RFP) can be one of the most time-consuming and difficult challenges an event planner faces. So what is the best way to create an RFP that streamlines the process of receiving estimates in writing and helps establish a strong sales relationship?

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Job Effectiveness and Client Satisfaction Keep Planners Racing Against the Clock

Americans are experiencing stress like never before. Unfortunately, the meetings and events environment is one of the highest stress-inducing industries in which to work.

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Job Effectiveness and Client Satisfaction Keep Planners Racing Against the Clock

Americans are experiencing stress like never before. Unfortunately, the meetings and events environment is one of the highest stress-inducing industries in which to work.

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Interactive Meetings and Events Help Build Professional Relationships

These days, teambuilding activities are the “name of the game,” with companies and organizations of all sizes investing time, resources and energy into building better teams with fun, interactive, creative meetings and events.

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Interactive Meetings and Events Help Build Professional Relationships

These days, teambuilding activities are the “name of the game,” with companies and organizations of all sizes investing time, resources and energy into building better teams with fun, interactive, creative meetings and events.

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