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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

As event planners, one of our mantras is to, “Expect the unexpected.” And while none of us could have predicted the onset of a global pandemic, we want to encourage you to not panic! 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...

Lodging in Luxury — 6 Tips for the Best Hotel Experience Ever

Lodging in Luxury — 6 Tips for the Best Hotel Experience Ever

Ask the Expert | Andrew Finsness, General Manager | November 27, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some tips for the best hotel experience ever? Read more...

Foolproof Festivities — Top Tips for Holiday Party Planning

Foolproof Festivities — Top Tips for Holiday Party Planning

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | October 30, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some tips for holiday party planning? Read more...

Take Part — Best Practices for Keeping Attendees Engaged

Take Part — Best Practices for Keeping Attendees Engaged

Ask the Expert | September 24, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are the best practices for keeping attendees engaged? Read more...

Safe & Sound — The Role of Two-Way Radio in Event Security

Safe & Sound — The Role of Two-Way Radio in Event Security

Ask the Expert | Gary Range, Director of Sales & Marketing | August 28, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What role do two-way radios play in event security? Read more...

Happy Returns — Increase the ROI for Your Event

Happy Returns — Increase the ROI for Your Event

Ask the Expert | Jennifer Braun, CMP, CSEP | July 31, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are the best practices for increasing ROI for your event? Read more...

What’s Happening — How to Plan an Event Experience

What’s Happening — How to Plan an Event Experience

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | June 25, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How do I plan an event experience that extends beyond the event itself? Read more...

Profitable Promos — How to Get the Most for Your Money

Profitable Promos — How to Get the Most for Your Money

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | May 30, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How do I get the most for my money from promotional products? Read more...

Plan B — Taking Action When Things Go Wrong

Plan B — Taking Action When Things Go Wrong

Ask the Expert | Nicole Coon, Meeting & Event Manager | April 30, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: How can I take action when things don't go as planned? Read more...

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Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club sells for $11 million to general manager

Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club sells for $11 million to general manager

Comings and Goings | June 23, 2020

David Penn is the new owner of the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club following an $11 million sale of the 600-acre event venue and recreation area in Prior Lake. Read more...

Greater Ottumwa CVB launches Welcome Back to Ottumwa Marketing Campaign

Greater Ottumwa CVB launches Welcome Back to Ottumwa Marketing Campaign

Press Release | June 23, 2020

Ottumwa, Iowa (June 8, 2020) – The Greater Ottumwa CVB has launched a comprehensive marketing plan to bring visitors back to Ottumwa in the wake of the COVID 19 Pandemic. Read more...