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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...

Big Deal — Negotiating the Best Hotel Rates

Big Deal — Negotiating the Best Hotel Rates

Ask the Expert | Sean R. Schuette, CMP | September 26, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How to negotiate the best hotel rate. Read more...

Fun and Games — Fun-for-Everyone Activities at Resort Retreats

Fun and Games — Fun-for-Everyone Activities at Resort Retreats

Ask the Expert | Kelli Wawro, Sr. Event Planner | August 31, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some fun activities to engage your group offered at resort retreats? Read more...

Trim the Sails - How to Fit a Cruise into a Tight Budget

Trim the Sails - How to Fit a Cruise into a Tight Budget

Ask the Expert | Kris Decker, Content Editor | July 26, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How do I fit a boat charter cruise into a tight budget? Read more...

Tee up - How to Plan a Successful Golf Tournament

Tee up - How to Plan a Successful Golf Tournament

Ask the Expert | Jenny Stendahl, Golf Operations Manager | June 27, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How do I plan a successful golf tournament? Read more...

Free for All — Ten No-Cost Services CVBs Offer

Free for All — Ten No-Cost Services CVBs Offer

Ask the Expert | Kris Decker, Content Editor | May 23, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some no cost services CVBs offer? Read more...

Get Personal — Branding Your Banquet

Get Personal — Branding Your Banquet

Ask the Expert | Kris Decker, Content Editor | April 26, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some ways I can brand my event? Read more...

Eeny Meeny Miny Moe — To Which Venue Should You Go?

Eeny Meeny Miny Moe — To Which Venue Should You Go?

Ask the Expert | Cookie Coleman, Co-Creative Director & Executive Producer | March 28, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How do I choose the perfect venue for my event? Read more...

Healthy Choices — Menu Planning for Every Appetite

Healthy Choices — Menu Planning for Every Appetite

Ask the Expert | Kris Decker, Content Editor | March 03, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: Healthy Menu Choices for Every Appetite. Read more...

Meet Your Match — How to Write an Effective RFP

Meet Your Match — How to Write an Effective RFP

Ask the Expert | Kris Decker, Content Editor | February 02, 2017

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How to Write an Effective Event RFP Read more...

Food for Thought — How to Work Around Guests’ Food Sensitivities

Food for Thought — How to Work Around Guests’ Food Sensitivities

Ask the Expert | Geri Wolf, Sr. Event Designer | December 27, 2016

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How do I work around guests' food sensitivities? Read more...

Good PR — How to Get Low-Cost, No-Cost Publicity for Your Event

Good PR — How to Get Low-Cost, No-Cost Publicity for Your Event

Ask the Expert | Emily Bertram, Social Media & Marketing Specialist | November 30, 2016

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some ways I can get low or no cost publicity for my event? Read more...

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Life of the Party — Wisconsin Conference and Convention Centers

Life of the Party — Wisconsin Conference and Convention Centers

Spotlight | Kris Decker, Content Editor | November 16, 2017

These days, conference and convention centers are stepping up the amenities they offer. Read more...

SPIN Announces Inaugural 40 Over 40 Winners: Industry’s First Recognition Solely for Veteran Planner

SPIN Announces Inaugural 40 Over 40 Winners: Industry’s First Recognition Solely for Veteran Planner

Press Release | November 16, 2017

SPIN: Senior Professionals Industry Network announces the 2017 recipients of the industry’s first recognition for veteran meeting planners - SPIN:40 Over 40. This new initiative was created to recognize and honor planners who are industry role models, influencers, innovators, and pioneers. Read more...