Attendees Are Drawn to Live and Interactive Activities at Events By

Orchestrating entertainment at any meeting or event can be challenging.

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Skills That Drive SuccessDecember 11, 2018
It Takes More Than Experience and Creativity to Plan a Winning Meeting By

The skill set of the successful meeting planner includes effective communication, attention to detail, organization, time management and multitasking. But many of the skills in the event-planning trade go beyond basic logistical abilities and are no less important.

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

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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Fun and GamesDecember 11, 2018
Gaming Resorts Offer Meeting Attendees More Than Just Casino Action By

Now that the stigma of going to a gaming resort has eased, companies are free to focus on the many benefits they offer.

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Planning With PurposeDecember 11, 2018
Designing Education Sessions is a Thoughtful, Deliberate and Scientific Process By

The when, where, why and how of education sessions has changed, and innovation keeps coming. Much of the current philosophy related to delivering content has evolved not from education theory but from the world of design.

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Planners Have Countless Ways to Bring Lifestyle Into Meetings By

The idea of incorporating elements of health and wellness into meetings is no longer out of the box or trendy.

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Meeting Budgets GrowingDecember 11, 2018
Careful Calculating and Negotiating Can Help Planners Achieve Event Goals By

Planning event budgets can be challenging. However, the more planners know about formulating, tracking and managing budgets, the more they can stretch spending.

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Destination Immersion and Recreational Offerings Deflect the ‘No-Frills’ Stereotype By

Indeed, the conference center stereotype is that of a devoted, “no-frills” training facility. Yet there is no reason why a full-fledged conference center can’t be coupled with robust destination appeal and recreational offerings.

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What Planners Need to Know to Calculate Strategically By

The 2019 Global Meetings and Events Forecast gives planners and stakeholders in the meetings industry reason for optimism.

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The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful By

Despite the fact that more than 80 percent of businesses now have some type of non-cash rewards and recognition programs, a recent study by the Incentive Research Foundation found that managers in this field do not have the same benchmarks and resources to rely on as managers in other industries.

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