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Small Budget – BIG Impact Events

Small Budget – BIG Impact Events

Ask the Expert | Casey Romano, Publisher | April 29, 2021

The post-pandemic economy has made it a challenge to plan events on a tight budget. Want to know how to save money, while still creating a memorable event? Read more...

Face to Face - Why Virtual Should Never Replace Live Events

Face to Face - Why Virtual Should Never Replace Live Events

Ask the Expert | Casey Romano, Publisher | March 31, 2021

While virtual and now that we are slowly beginning to meet again, hybrid events, have become increasingly popular, something is lost when we meet virtually instead of face-to-face, human connection. Read more...

Growing Your Business In a Post-Pandemic Economy

Growing Your Business In a Post-Pandemic Economy

Ask the Expert | Casey Romano, Publisher | February 25, 2021

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some ways I can grow my business in a post-pandemic economy? Read more...

Crisis Management - How to Handle Security Issues at Your Event

Crisis Management - How to Handle Security Issues at Your Event

Ask the Expert | Casey Romano, Publisher | January 28, 2021

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How do I develope a crisis management plan? Read more...

Class Act 5 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring Entertainment

Class Act 5 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring Entertainment

Ask the Expert | Casey Romano, Publisher | December 30, 2020

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What 5 questions should you ask when hiring entertainment? Read more...

7 Ways to Ensure the Success of Your Event Venue

7 Ways to Ensure the Success of Your Event Venue

Ask the Expert | Ryan Farquharson, Co-founder & CEO | November 02, 2020

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some ways to ensure the success of your event venue? Read more...

Survey Says ... 10 Follow Up Questions to Ask Attendees

Survey Says ... 10 Follow Up Questions to Ask Attendees

Ask the Expert | Casey Romano, Publisher | September 30, 2020

You’ve just finished laying out your annual sales meeting or conference but before you are finished, you know a successful event strategy is not complete without identifying what questions you will ask your stakeholders after the virtual, hybrid or in person event is over. Read more...

Squad Goals — The 6 Most Important Objectives of Team Building

Squad Goals — The 6 Most Important Objectives of Team Building

Ask the Expert | Casey Romano, Publisher | August 05, 2020

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are the 6 Most Important Objectives of Team Building? Read more...

Contingency Plan — How to Respond When Your Event Gets Canceled

Contingency Plan — How to Respond When Your Event Gets Canceled

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | March 17, 2020

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How do I respond when my event gets cancelled? Read more...

Dynamic Duos — Are These Wildly Popular Pairs on Your Menu?

Dynamic Duos — Are These Wildly Popular Pairs on Your Menu?

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | February 21, 2020

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some new event food trends? Read more...

Buzzworthy Bash - 10 Tips for Making Your Meeting Memorable

Buzzworthy Bash - 10 Tips for Making Your Meeting Memorable

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | January 28, 2020

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are 10 Tips for Making your Meetings Memorable? Read more...

Instant Event — A Guide for Last-Minute Party Planning

Instant Event — A Guide for Last-Minute Party Planning

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | December 31, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: Planning a Party Last Minute. Read more...

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Hotel Industry and Workers Union Unite to Support the Save Hotel Jobs Act

Hotel Industry and Workers Union Unite to Support the Save Hotel Jobs Act

Press Release | April 29, 2021

The new legislation seeks urgent support for hospitality employees who have been disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more...

Save Up! 5 Tips That Will Impact Your Bottom Line

Save Up! 5 Tips That Will Impact Your Bottom Line

The Scoop | April 29, 2021

Challenged by your client’s champagne taste but limited by their beer budget? Game on! There are dozens of ways to make your event or gathering glitter without spending a ton of gold. Read more...