Meeting Trends

Face to Face is SafeFebruary 24, 2022
Planners Are Doing More to Ensure Safe Meetings By Mark Rowh

Ensuring the safety of attendees is one of the four basic roles for any event manager. Fortunately, today’s planners have shown they are up to the task, thanks in part to insights gained over the long months of dealing with COVID-19.

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2022 OutlookDecember 16, 2021
Industry Leaders Remain Steadfast in Their Hopes for a Strong Rebound By Henry Fitzgerald

We asked three of these leaders for their thoughts on how the industry can continue to improve in 2022.

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Planning Meetings & Events in an Online World By Maura Keller

As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, meeting and event planners are asking, “How is this pandemic going to permanently alter our industry?”

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Be Productive By J. Elise Keith

Every organization has to figure out how to make meetings productive. It’s a complex challenge.

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Creative ThinkingAugust 30, 2018
The Ins and Outs of Planning a Meeting With a Theme By Cynthia Dial

Guided by such parameters as goals, budgets, demographics and destinations, the lengthy and detailed procedure is demanding and sometimes overwhelming. But it need not be.
Armed with the following input from in-the-know players of some of the nation’s top DMCs, the future for theme-plotting planners can be simple. So relax, enjoy the process and find inspiration in the words of Albert Einstein: “Creativity is intelligence having fun.”

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Motivation MattersJune 1, 2018
Personalized Sales Training That ‘Lights the Internal Fire’ By Keith Loria

Motivational sales training is evolving from an event to a continuous process.

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Q&A With FICPDecember 1, 2017
FICP Executive Director Steve Bova Reflects on the State of the Industry With a Look to 2018 By Steve Bova, CAE

From regulatory and other challenges to trends for the coming year.

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New Rules, New Administration and New Challenges Around the Corner By Todd Zint

The financial and Insurance meetings industry will continue to tread cautiously among economic pressures as well as domestic and global uncertainties.

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FICP Rocks NashvilleNovember 1, 2016
Awesome Annual Conference Attracts Record Attendance By Nicole Lewis

FICP’s five events each year help planners develop skills to leverage their positive impact and value in their companies and beyond.

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No matter what the trends are, at the end of the day it’s all about making sure to deliver a memorable and rewarding customer experience.

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