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For Rent — What’s Trending in Party Rentals

For Rent — What’s Trending in Party Rentals

The Scoop | Sheree Bochenek, Creative Director | October 25, 2017

As seasons change, so do trends. Are you up-to-speed on what’s in and what’s out? Read more...

All the Rage — Trending Destinations

All the Rage — Trending Destinations

The Scoop | Kris Decker, Content Editor | September 26, 2017

So many places to see, so much pressure to choose just one. Start planning your corporate retreat, team-building event, or company get-away with this handy guide to the hottest hot-spots in the country. Read more...

Play the Market-The Five Best Ways to Promote Your Business

Play the Market-The Five Best Ways to Promote Your Business

The Scoop | Kris Decker, Content Editor | August 31, 2017

You’re an expert at staging an event space. You’ve got an eye for color, a keen palate, and an intuition for choosing the perfect theme for every gathering. But perhaps what you might be missing is the knowledge to really boost your business in the marketplace. Read more...

What's new? The Latest Trends for Team Building.

What's new? The Latest Trends for Team Building.

The Scoop | Shannon Timmerman, CMP, Director of Sales | July 26, 2017

Team Building has been a trend for meeting and events from as far back as I can remember, but the perception of what is a good team building experience has evolved a great deal over time. Read more...

Center of Attention — Promotional Items for Your Tourney

Center of Attention — Promotional Items for Your Tourney

The Scoop | Carrie Chavez, Banquet Manager | June 27, 2017

Looking for something unique and different to include in that tourney goodie bag? Look no further than these hot trends. Read more...

Tech Trends — What to Watch For

Tech Trends — What to Watch For

The Scoop | Kris Decker, Content Editor | May 23, 2017

Every day it seems there’s some new tech emerging that’s going to make meeting and event planning easier, faster, and more engaging for attendees (including our very own, soon-to-launch, refreshed website with even better features and functionality). Read more...

Flavor of The Month — Food Fads

Flavor of The Month — Food Fads

The Scoop | Kris Decker, Content Editor | May 16, 2017

What food fads and trends should you be serving up this year? Consider these ten food fads when you’re making up the menu for your meeting. Read more...

Light It Up — Lights, Décor, Drapery and more

Light It Up — Lights, Décor, Drapery and more

The Scoop | Sheree Bochenek, Creative Director | April 26, 2017

There are currently several exciting and unique trends in lighting and décor. Read more...

Be Our Guest — What are Hotels Doing to Earn Your Business?

Be Our Guest — What are Hotels Doing to Earn Your Business?

The Scoop | Kris Decker, Content Editor | March 28, 2017

There are literally thousands of choices when it comes to booking accommodations for your guests these days. Read more...

True Colors — What’s Hot for 2017

True Colors — What’s Hot for 2017

The Scoop | Kat Minks, Owner | February 02, 2017

With so much going on in everyday life — and let's face it, the world - it is getting increasingly more difficult to not only give meeting attendees an experience they've never had before, but to do so in a way that captivates their attention at the beginning, middle, and end of an event. Read more...

Catered Affair — What to Look for in a Catering Company

Catered Affair — What to Look for in a Catering Company

The Scoop | Kris Decker, Content Editor | December 27, 2016

There is certainly no shortage of excellent caterers out there, ready, willing, and able to prepare fabulous fare for your event. Read more...

By Design — Most Effective Tradeshow Booth Designs

By Design — Most Effective Tradeshow Booth Designs

The Scoop | Sydney Wolf, Sales Manager | November 30, 2016

An effective trade show booth design goes beyond flashy signage and exciting swag. Read more...

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Safe Side — Travel Safety Tips for Groups

Safe Side — Travel Safety Tips for Groups

Ask the Expert | Ruth Wikoff-Jones, Sr Event Purchasing Manager | October 25, 2017

Group travel for business presents a host of complex challenges — budget, logistics, booking venues, etc. But in addition to all these considerations, these days planners must factor in the safety of their group. Read more...

104-year-old Des Moines landmark to become city’s newest hotel

104-year-old Des Moines landmark to become city’s newest hotel

Comings and Goings | October 31, 2017

A 104-year-old downtown landmark office building will soon be the city’s newest hotel. Read more...