Minnesota Event + Party Planning Tips | Event Trends for 2017

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Benchmark Shares Its 2017 Culinary Trends

Tips and Trends | August 11, 2017

Benchmark published its annual top 10 list of food and dining trends, eschewing some of the gimmicky (and expensive) F&B requests for more practical items that are also relatable to meetings and events. Read more...

Benchmark Hospitality Reveals Top 10 Food Trends of the Year

Tips and Trends | August 11, 2017

Benchmark Hospitality, based in the Woodlands, Texas, has compiled its annual list of food-and-beverage trends. Read more...

Why Tech Marks the Spot When it Comes to Meeting Planning

Tips and Trends | August 11, 2017

Meeting planners are turning to cities that are attracting new business sectors and investing in innovation. Read more...

Meeting Planners Sound Off on Their Biggest Challenges

Tips and Trends | August 11, 2017

The challenges being faced by meeting planners are as wildly divergent as the events they plan. To succeed, they need to be informed, nimble, and tough. — Jaimie Seaton Read more...

This startup wants to modernize the hotel industry

Tips and Trends | August 11, 2017

Calling for room service is kind of annoying, though it’s one of the most first world-type of problems one could have. But that’s just to say the hotel industry is behind, technologically speaking. Read more...

One-way airfare purchases have soared

Tips and Trends | July 24, 2017

An ARC study has found an increasing trend of one-way ticket purchases, a finding ARC called a "major shift in traveler behavior." Read more...

Airline and hotel costs to increase worldwide next year, study says

Tips and Trends | July 24, 2017

The declining airfares over the last two years in the U.S. look like they are about to become a happy memory. Read more...

New Findings on What Drives Meeting Attendance

Tips and Trends | June 27, 2017

Latest "Decision to Attend Study" finds leisure experiences key to attracting attendees. Read more...

New Study Reveals Branding Value of Events

Tips and Trends | June 08, 2017

Sensory brand experiences—encompassing everything from events, tradeshows and sponsorships to virtual or augmented reality experiences and cutting-edge pop-ups—are increasingly being emphasized and invested in by brand managers and event planners, according to a new survey by Freeman and SSI. Read more...

ILEA Quick Tips For Event Planners: May 2017

Tips and Trends | May 11, 2017

Tips and tricks for working with tents. Read more...

5 LinkedIn Tips You Should Be Using (but Probably Aren't)

Tips and Trends | April 26, 2017

Because just filling everything out isn't enough. Read more...

4 Ways Technology Is Changing the Events Industry

Tips and Trends | April 19, 2017

How mobile ticketing and new apps are revolutionizing an age-old business. Read more...