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Airline workers share their 22 best tips for making travel less painful

Tips and Trends | August 24, 2017

Successfully and painlessly getting from one part of the world to another can be difficult. Read more...

Airports (Like Carriers) Use Twitter to Ease Travelers’ Concerns

Tips and Trends | August 24, 2017

Before arriving at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Joe Carella, the assistant dean of executive education at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona’s Phoenix campus, checks the airport’s Facebook page. Read more...

Social Tables Launches Free Planning Tools

Tips and Trends | August 24, 2017

Social Tables, the collaborative online platform that features room diagramming, check-in and more, has introduced a set of free essential tools for planners. The package offers basic versions of three Social Tables tools: Diagram, which allows planners to create diagrams with real-time collaboration and more than 700 custom objects, including 3D details; Check-In, a mobile app for guests' arrival, with analytics to evaluate event attrition; and Destination, a new venue search engine featuring accurate floor plans for each entry. The suite of free tools is offered for one user, for up to five events with as many as 50 guests each. One floor plan is included per event. Read more...

2017 Green Venue Report Trends Positive

Tips and Trends | August 24, 2017

Greenview, a sustainability consulting and research firm, released its fourth annual Green Venue Report showcasing “The State of Convention and Exhibition Center Sustainability.” The 2017 report includes data for 66 venues from 14 countries, which it said is a 50% increase from last year (up from 44 venues in 2016). Read more...

Ask These 5 Questions Before Planning Your Next Meeting

Tips and Trends | August 24, 2017

How meeting planners can prioritize what matters most to their organization in planning their next event. Read more...

How to Leverage Mobile Technology at Events

Tips and Trends | August 24, 2017

Better engage attendees through video, SMS, and apps Read more...

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...

Snapchat for Events: Why It’s Time for Corporate Planners to Start Using the Platform

Tips and Trends | April 13, 2017

Each year as a corporate event planner I like to take some time to kickback and think about what I believe could be the next big event trend. Read more...

Best travel gadgets of 2017

Tips and Trends | April 13, 2017

Tech can quickly fill up your suitcase, so what tech should you take abroad? We round up the best travel gadgets to take on holiday in 2017. Read more...

Wellness a Priority for Most Incentive Travel Planners

Tips and Trends | April 13, 2017

Yet budget support for health and wellness strategies lags behind. Read more...

IRF Study Reveals Insights on Wellness

Tips and Trends | April 13, 2017

The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) shared the results of its first survey on the topic of wellness in the meetings and events industry as fielded in January 2017. Read more...

12 Things Only Eventprofs Understand

Tips and Trends | April 13, 2017

No one understands eventprofs like other eventprofs. The following twelve truths may seem weird to those in other industries but they’re our norm. Read more...

5 tech tips that pro travelers use

Tips and Trends | March 27, 2017

Luggage? Check. Wallet? Yep. Tech? You bet. Read more...

Benchmark Reveals Top 10 Meeting Trends

Tips and Trends | March 13, 2017

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels announced its "Top Meeting Trends for 2017" as observed by its properties. Read more...

5 Ways to Improve Intergenerational Interaction

Tips and Trends | March 07, 2017

“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.” Read more...

Report: Planners Seek Customizable Venues

Tips and Trends | March 07, 2017

Convene research finds interest in virtual tour offerings and high-touch service Read more...

Best practices for medical and pharma meetings

Tips and Trends | March 07, 2017

In its “Pharma Medical Affairs 2020 and beyond” report, leading global consultancy McKinsey & Company describes “a rapidly changing world for medical affairs,” with a greater emphasis on defining “what value means from the perspectives of a broad spectrum of healthcare stakeholders” among the trends reshaping the healthcare landscape. Read more...

To Court Millennials, Hotels Are Rolling Out the Yoga Mat

Tips and Trends | March 07, 2017

James Giannantonio does not consider himself a fitness maniac. Read more...

Report: Nontraditional Meeting Venues on the Rise

Tips and Trends | February 27, 2017

Convention centers, conference rooms, and hotel ballrooms are standard fare for meetings and events. More and more groups, however, are seeking venues that scream "special" instead of "standard," according to event ticketing platform Eventbrite and venue booking site Peerspace. Read more...

Small Meetings Are Big Business at Boutique Hotels

Tips and Trends | February 12, 2017

With unique meeting spaces and dedicated service staff, properties are making "small" smart Read more...

How to Keep Your Event Secure, But Engaging

Tips and Trends | February 02, 2017

Planners must balance freedom and security at their events. Read more...

How to Choose a Meeting Venue That Millennials Will Love

Tips and Trends | February 02, 2017

Like a plant without water, meetings that grow stale eventually will wither and die. Read more...

5 Fun Food Break Ideas for Meetings

Tips and Trends | January 24, 2017

Your parents probably told you not to play with your food, but these meeting breaks are another story Read more...

7 Food Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2017

Tips and Trends | January 16, 2017

Kale is finally, really out. Read more...

10 Hotel Trends That Will Shape Guest Experience in 2017

Tips and Trends | January 05, 2017

“What’s the biggest trend in ______ you’re seeing these days?” Read more...

Eleven Fancy Food Trends You'll Face in 2017

Tips and Trends | December 28, 2016

From the rise of charcoal in your cocktails to Filipino food on your plate, this is the future you need to prepare for. Read more...

Six Trends in Experiential Learning for 2017

Tips and Trends | December 27, 2016

The National Conference Center—one of the nation’s largest conference centers and the largest on the East Coast—with its partner The Browne Center, shared “Six Trends in Experiential Learning for 2017.” Read more...

How planners use tech to create engaging events

Tips and Trends | December 20, 2016

Developments in meetings technology, everything from mobile event apps to beacons and live streaming, are revolutionizing the way planners are surmounting physical barriers and delivering personalized and interactive experiences at conferences and tradeshows. Read more...

Hotel Consolidations to Play Out in 2017

Tips and Trends | December 20, 2016

In 2016, the global hotel industry witnessed another round of unprecedented consolidation, as the race for increased market share set off a stampede of high-profile mergers and acquisitions. Read more...

U.S. Airport Satisfaction Has Risen, Despite Crowds

Tips and Trends | December 20, 2016

Traveler satisfaction with U.S. airports improved in 2016, even though many larger airports' traveler volumes are higher than their intended capacities, according to J.D. Power's 2016 North America Airport Satisfaction Study, based on responses from almost 39,000 North American travelers. Read more...

Law and the Planner 10 Tips for Better Meetings in 2017

Tips and Trends | December 20, 2016

The new year beckons. As I look back over the last couple of years, some things come to mind that are important but often overlooked. So, in welcoming 2017, here are some thoughts for you to consider. Read more...

Kindred Resorts & Hotels Forecasts Top Meeting Trends of 2017

Tips and Trends | December 20, 2016

Outdoor activities are in and formal receptions are out. Read more...

5 Social Media Personas for Which to Be Thankful

Tips and Trends | December 20, 2016

And two that should scare you. Read more...

Kindred Resorts Shares 2017 Event Trends

Tips and Trends | December 14, 2016

As 2016 winds down and planners begin scheduling for 2017 meetings, Kindred Resorts & Hotels, a collection of independent hotels and resorts focused on the group and meetings market, has announced its findings on 2017 event trends based on the results of a survey of the brand’s 64 properties. Read more...

Five Ways to Incorporate Wellness Into Your Meetings and Events

Tips and Trends | December 14, 2016

A healthy attendee is a happy attendee and here are just a few ideas to get you started. Read more...

Good Grief! Etiquette blunders to avoid at holiday office parties

Tips and Trends | December 14, 2016

How will you avoid excessiveness at the office holiday party? Read more...

Destination Hotels Reveals Planner Trends

Tips and Trends | December 14, 2016

Destination Hotels, a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the U.S., now part of Two Roads Hospitality, released key findings on 2017 meetings trends from its fifth annual “State of the Meetings Industry” survey. Read more...

2017 Predictions from the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry

Tips and Trends | December 14, 2016

Industry experts consider what could be on the horizon in the year ahead. Read more...

4 Unexpected Questions Every Event Planner Should Ask Conference Venues

Tips and Trends | November 21, 2016

Gain insights that reduce stress and increase revenue at your event. Read more...

GBTA Reveals Biz Travelers' Tech Habits

Tips and Trends | September 12, 2016

Business travelers commonly use hotel apps according to a new study released today by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the GBTA, in partnership with Best Western Hotels. Read more...

10 Bad Habits of Event Planners (and How You Can Fix Them)

Tips and Trends | September 06, 2016

Are you guilty of any of these common bad habits of event planners? Stop it. Now! Read more...

Hotel companies get hyper-focused on wellness

Tips and Trends | August 17, 2016

Staying fit both physically and mentally has become second nature in recent years, and several hotel companies continue to cater to the ever-busy, wellness-focused traveler, including meeting attendees. Read more...

Tips for Ending Food Waste at Events

Tips and Trends | August 17, 2016

You want to cut back food waste at your events. Read more...

10 quick ways to boost the attendee experience

Tips and Trends | June 08, 2016

by Maria Lenhart With audience engagement a pressing priority these days, it’s little wonder if traditional approaches to everything from tradeshow set-ups to teambuilding exercises are getting turned on their heads. Read more...

Select-Service Hotel Boom: Pros & Cons

Tips and Trends | May 09, 2016

In 2014 and 2015, select-service rooms accounted for 70 percent of all rooms added to U.S. supply, according to STR. Read more...

6 Key Traits of a Professional Meeting Planner

Tips and Trends | May 03, 2016

It takes a certain type of person to plan a successful conference, meeting, or event. Do you have these six traits of successful meeting planners? Read more...

Benchmark Unveils Meeting Trends for 2016

Tips and Trends | April 27, 2016

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels announced its "Top Meeting Trends for 2016" as observed by its properties. Ted Davis, chief sales & marketing officer for Benchmark made the announcement. Read more...

10 areas of site selection to question and learn

Tips and Trends | April 13, 2016

Each meeting, and the circumstances under which it is created, is different. There is no one-size-fits-all site selection checklist. Read more...

Chicago Marriott Launches Fit Meetings

Tips and Trends | March 23, 2016

The Spa at JW Chicago, located inside JW Marriott Chicago, announced the launch of the hotel’s first-ever wellness program, specifically tailored for meetings and events. Read more...

20 Tips for a More Accessible Event

Tips and Trends | March 23, 2016

Event organizers have a legal and moral obligation to ensure their experience can be equally enjoyed by all. Read more...

10 Must-Dos Before You Launch a Meeting Planning Business

Tips and Trends | March 11, 2016

Jennifer C. Squeglia, CMP, founded RLC Events Inc. nine years ago (the initials are those of her late father, Robert Lee Colburn). Read more...

Hands-on Teambuilding on the Rise

Tips and Trends | March 01, 2016

Putting the “build” in teambuilding, some properties are offering groups truly hands-on activities that use communication, trust and camaraderie to work together and create a final product. Read more...

How to Plan a Party Like Event Designer David Stark

Tips and Trends | February 18, 2016

Follow these tips and your guests will still be talking about the soirée days later. Read more...

E-RFPs: What Needs Fixing, the Tool or the Users?

Tips and Trends | February 18, 2016

The planners and hospitality partners who gather at Financial & Insurance Conference Planners events could hardly be a more congenial group. Read more...

What #Eventprofs Say About the Meeting-Planning Process

Tips and Trends | February 05, 2016

A new study by Bizzabo reveals how meeting planners market their events, use technology in their meetings, and measure event success—as well as their biggest pain points. Read more...

6 1/2 Practical Steps to Emergency Preparedness ... Right Now!

Tips and Trends | January 31, 2016

Right, there are many more steps that should have begun at the destination and site selection phase and while you planned your program. Read more...

Event experts weigh in with cost-saving tips

Tips and Trends | January 27, 2016

Saving money never goes out of style, regardless of the current economy or the budget you’re working with. Read more...

How to make meetings more effective

Tips and Trends | January 21, 2016

Business meetings are either a critical element of an organization’s success or a waste of valuable time and resources. Here’s how to make the most of all your meetings. Read more...

Tips for Providing Proper Medical Care at Events

Tips and Trends | January 14, 2016

What industry professionals need to know to keep guests safe and sound. Read more...

10 Trends You Need to Know for 2016

Tips and Trends | January 14, 2016

Do you know what the 10 trends for the meeting and event industry are? Read more...

Top Five Reasons to Use a Professional Meeting Planner

Tips and Trends | January 14, 2016

Really, how difficult could it be to set up a gathering of a few hundred people, serve them some food and have them listen to a few speeches? Read more...

How to Create an Event With a Sense of Style

Tips and Trends | November 05, 2015

You know if you have it. You know if someone else has it. And, you know if some places and things have it. Read more...

The Top 10 Innovations set to transform the global meeting and events industry

Tips and Trends | October 28, 2015

ibtm world has announced the Top 10 Innovations set to be showcased in this year’s Innovation Zone. Read more...

Local food on the rise at corporate events

Tips and Trends | August 19, 2015

While the local food movement is not a new trend, it has recently started to trickle into the corporate event space. Read more...

Red Flags: 4 Signs Your Event Planning Business Might Be In Trouble

Tips and Trends | June 19, 2015

One of the best things about our industry is the independent planner – someone who finds a passion in event planning and makes a career out of it. Read more...

IACC Reveals the Top 10 Meeting Tech Trends for 2015

Tips and Trends | June 15, 2015

Following extensive research among the 355 members of the International Association of Conference Centres, the association released its Top 10 Meeting Tech Trends for 2015, which are influencing meeting planners and venue operators across the globe. Read more...

PCMA: Meeting Planner Salaries On the Rise

Tips and Trends | June 15, 2015

This month, PCMA Convene magazine published the results of its annual Salary Survey, with information provided by 340 association, corporate, and independent meeting professionals in March — reveal that their average salary is nearly $81,000, compared to under $76,000 in last year’s survey. Read more...

New kind of golf cart adds extreme element to the game

Tips and Trends | June 02, 2015

A western Wisconsin golf course is the first in the upper Midwest to offer GolfBoards for players interested in a more extreme way to get down the fairway. Read more...

12 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Next Event Without Attendees Even Noticing

Tips and Trends | October 21, 2014

Event budgets are often under scrutiny and Event Managers are constantly under pressure to deliver amazing results on shoestring budgets. Read more...

IACC Shares 10 Insider Tips for Meeting Planners

Tips and Trends | September 01, 2014

The International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) has released its top 10 "insider tips" for meeting planners. Read more...

Planning a party? Get some tops tips from experts

Tips and Trends | June 16, 2014

PLANNING a special party? Whether it’s an 18th, 21st, 40th or 50th, Papillon Events has got it covered with these top party-planning tips. Read more...

Trends and New Technology in Hospitality for 2014

Tips and Trends | June 11, 2014

The potential of technology knows no bounds. Read more...

Checking into the hotel sector

Tips and Trends | May 28, 2014

The Twin Cities hotel market has been growing with a full head of steam the past few years, and despite a slower start in 2014, the pace appears to be continuing. Read more...

Show Your Exhibitors How Much You Appreciate Them

Tips and Trends | May 20, 2014

Associations sometimes spend more time worrying about their meeting attendees than their exhibitors. But some are starting to realize that offering additional benefits to exhibitors can lead to not only greater loyalty but also higher nondues revenue and engagement that extends beyond the meeting. Read more...

The 4 Ps of Effective Event Marketing

Tips and Trends | April 27, 2014

Microsoft’s events chief shared his strategies for creating a positive experience for attendees. Read more...

Calculating The Real Value Of The Meetings Industry

Tips and Trends | March 05, 2014

As the meetings industry works to articulate the true value of face-to-face conferences, the Convention Industry Council has released a new study that highlights just how much meetings mean to the United States economy. Read more...

Go Get getplanning

Tips and Trends | March 03, 2014

A tool that helps planners communicate more efficiently Read more...

Certification for event planners 'more important than ever'

Tips and Trends | March 03, 2014

Economic change has made certification for event planners more valuable than ever before, says MPI UK & Ireland chapter president, Miguel Neves. Read more...

Wedding trends for 2014: Unusual venues, food trucks, colorful cakes

Tips and Trends | February 21, 2014

It's wedding planning season, and there are plenty of decisions to be made on vows and rings, gowns and reception venues. Read more...

If Meeting Planning Were an Olympic Sport

Tips and Trends | February 12, 2014

We aren't saying you need to put on your tightest spandex before you hit the floor at your next event but there are definitely some similarities between meeting planning and the Games. Read more...

Starwood swapping room keys for mobile phones at two hotels

Tips and Trends | February 06, 2014

Starwood plans to roll out refreshed SPG apps that can unlock your guest room later this quarter. Read more...

YOU and the Details of Event Planning

Tips and Trends | February 06, 2014

It’s all in the details. Read more...

Event Planning: Ensure you maximize resources and have a lasting impact

Tips and Trends | February 06, 2014

Too often nonprofits become enslaved to their traditional events, saying “This is how we’ve always done it,” or “We’ve always used that company as our [printer, video, caterer, venue].” Read more...

How to Increase Participation at Golf Events

Tips and Trends | February 06, 2014

How to Plan a Meeting on the Green. Read more...

Luxury hotel trends to watch

Tips and Trends | February 06, 2014

Technology is changing the way the hospitality industry works, but so are the environment and comfort. Read more...

Some luxury hotels will begin offering free Wi-Fi

Tips and Trends | February 06, 2014

Loews Hotels and Hilton Worldwide will roll out tiered Wi-Fi programs, offering slower-speed Wi-Fi for free and high-speed at a cost. Read more...

Denver hotels performed better in 2013, but growth was modest

Tips and Trends | January 22, 2014

Denver hotels booked their best performance in years during 2013, approaching — but not yet surpassing — pre-recession peak levels for room rates. Read more...

Hot Issues for Incentive and Meeting Planners in 2014

Tips and Trends | December 18, 2013

Crucial topics for the coming year include the rising costs of hotels and air travel and the need for strategies to address future political controversies. Read more...

How to Make Your Events Easier for Attendees with Disabilities

Tips and Trends | December 11, 2013

Conferences and large-scale events can prove especially challenging for attendees with disabilities, whether the disability is obvious or hidden, permanent or temporary. Read more...

7 Holiday Event Planning Tips

Tips and Trends | December 11, 2013

The Do's and Don'ts of Holiday Event Planning Read more...

Planners Struggle with Hybrid Meetings

Tips and Trends | December 04, 2013

Hybrid meetings and conferences are still not very widespread and remain difficult to run effectively, but they are becoming more and more important to corporate and convention planners, according to a recent survey by Successful Meetings. Read more...

Five 'Megatrends' Shaping the Meetings & Conventions Industry

Tips and Trends | October 16, 2013

The German Convention Bureau has released findings from “Meetings and Conventions 2030: A Study of Megatrends Shaping our Industry.” Read more...

Cancel Your Meeting, Plan an Event

Tips and Trends | May 06, 2013

The goal of most corporate meeting departments is to plan programs that get high marks from attendees and save money in the process. Read more...

Sandra Bertsch Weighs in on 2013 Event Planning Trends

Tips and Trends | March 08, 2013

A recent “Destination Hotels & Resorts” survey conducted among event planners’ reveals some of the trends to be expected in the industry this year. Read more...

Team Building Trends – What’s Ahead for 2013

Tips and Trends | January 24, 2013

As companies formulate their plans for 2013, the good news is that team building is re-appearing on the corporate agenda. Read more...

'Meeting Planner' Named One of the Top 100 Jobs of 2013

Tips and Trends | January 11, 2013

It's good to be a meeting planner. So says U.S. News & World Report, which has ranked "Meeting, Convention & Event Planner" No. 66 on its list of the 100 best jobs of 2013, and No. 14 on its list of the best business jobs. Read more...

Explore the Winter Wonderland with a Team Building Activity

Tips and Trends | November 01, 2012

Celebrate holiday lights for the Greater Mankato Area that builds on past traditions while promoting the community raising food donations for those in need. Read more...

Greater Mankato Now Offering Adventure for those who've Done it All

Tips and Trends | November 01, 2012

Looking for a new team building activity for an adventurous group who thinks they have done it all? Read more...

WSAE Summit Explores New Pathways to Innovation

Tips and Trends | October 10, 2012

Thinking of ways to repurpose toilet paper as a path to innovation? Read more...

Business travel outlook: Meetings to be shorter, smaller, closer to home

Tips and Trends | December 21, 2011

Although planning professionals expect an increase in the number of business meetings next year, they predict them to be shorter, smaller, busier and closer to home, according to a survey recently released by the meetings and events division of American Express. Read more...

27 Meeting Competencies

Tips and Trends | January 13, 2011

Cynthia Vannucci, Ph.D., CHME, CHSP, CMP, CHE and Professor, Director Events Management at the Department of Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management at Metropolitan State Department College of Denver shares the 27 Meeting Competencies that all event planners should be aware of. Read more...

Finding Your Way Through the Mall or the Airport, With a Cellphone Map

Tips and Trends | October 13, 2010

Mobile phone maps have guided people through streets and alleys around the globe. But when those people step into a sprawling building, they can get lost. Read more...

The Value of Advertising During an Economic Downturn

Tips and Trends | June 11, 2009

History has proven companies that maintain or increase their advertising investments in periods of economic downturns increase their sales and share of market, both during and after the downturn. Read more...

10 Ways to Make Your Next Event Greener

Tips and Trends | May 11, 2009

“Greenify” your next event and you’ll not only help the environment, but you’ll enhance your organization’s image and maybe even cut expenses. Read more...

Event Marketing Basics

Tips and Trends | July 30, 2008

Looking to attract a crowd to your event? Tracey B Smith, CMP, CMM, from Garrett Speakers International, Inc., shares the basics of event marketing Read more...

Musings of an Event Designer

Tips and Trends | July 30, 2008

Want to learn the tricks of designing a unique and memorable event? Ryan Hanson of BeEvents offers his musings of an event designer Read more...

Association Involvement and Certification Opportunities

Tips and Trends | July 30, 2008

Want to grow in industry knowledge and professionalism? Ruth Wikoff-Jones, Business Development Planner - Engagement & Events, Carlson Marketing, discusses association involvement and certification opportunities Read more...

How to Hit the Ground Running

Tips and Trends | July 30, 2008

New to the industry or starting your own business? Claire Terrones, Partner at Envision Events, shares how to hit the ground running Read more...

A New Spin on Event Planning

Tips and Trends | July 30, 2008

Striving to create the ultimate guest experience? Geri Wolf, Partner at The Style Laboratory, puts a new spin on event planning Read more...

How to Hire a Speaker

Tips and Trends | May 13, 2008

Hiring a speaker for your event can be a daunting task. Read more...

How to Hire an Entertainer

Tips and Trends | May 13, 2008

Hiring an entertainer for your function can be a daunting task. Read more...

How to Make Your Event Memorable!

Tips and Trends | May 13, 2008

Some people dread going to organization gatherings. Read more...