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Sweet Talk — Popular Dessert Trends

Sweet Talk — Popular Dessert Trends

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | October 30, 2018

Gooey, sweet, crunchy, chocolatey, fruity…you name it. When it comes to choosing dessert for your event attendees, there’s a lot to consider. But you simply cannot go wrong when you pick these popular new favorites for your guests with a sweet tooth. Read more...

Perfect Plan - 10 Tools Every Planner Should Use

Perfect Plan - 10 Tools Every Planner Should Use

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | September 26, 2018

Since we launched our new website in July of 2017 we’ve been getting great feedback about all the new features. If you've haven’t taken advantage of the amazing functions on our site, you’re missing out on some of the best tools you can use to make your job faster, easier, and more organized. Here’s a refresher on ten meetingpages tools planners tell us they love. Read more...

Have No Idea? Discover the Hottest Event Themes this Season

Have No Idea? Discover the Hottest Event Themes this Season

The Scoop | Sheree Bochenek, Creative Director | August 29, 2018

From fun to fashionable, paleo period to midcentury modern, event themes are all the rage this season. Check out some of the best here and get inspired for your next event! Read more...

What’s Cooking? What’s Hot in Catering This Season

What’s Cooking? What’s Hot in Catering This Season

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | July 31, 2018

Want to make your event a culinary conquest? Turn to these catering trends for a triumph in tastiness this season. Read more...

Smooth Moves — The Best Transportation Trends

Smooth Moves — The Best Transportation Trends

The Scoop | Nicole French, Vice President of Sales and Marketing | June 26, 2018

Meeting and event planners know that managing transportation is the foundation for a successful event. At the very least, planners understand that if they don’t get people from point A to point B, there is no event. Smooth execution of transportation sets the tone for an amazing attendee experience. These transportation trends can play a significant role in that experience. Read more...

All Systems Go - Tech Trends for Meetings & Events

All Systems Go - Tech Trends for Meetings & Events

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | May 22, 2018

As technology becomes increasingly inseparable from our every day lives, it’s only fitting that tech gurus develop technology that’s industry-specific. Read more...

That’s the Spirit! The Benefits of Brew Pubs, Vineyards & Distilleries

That’s the Spirit! The Benefits of Brew Pubs, Vineyards & Distilleries

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | April 26, 2018

No, it’s not your imagination … the number of brew pubs, tap rooms, vineyards, and distilleries have skyrocketed in the last decade or so. Read more...

In Fashion — Décor, Linen, and Lighting Trends

In Fashion — Décor, Linen, and Lighting Trends

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | March 27, 2018

Spring is coming (we swear it is!). Whether you’re planning an indoor or outdoor event, it’s critical that your surroundings make a lasting impression on your guests. Read more...

Flower Power — The Best Winter Florals

Flower Power — The Best Winter Florals

The Scoop | Kari Gronseth, Event Specialist | February 27, 2018

While winter can be bleak, it doesn’t mean your floral arrangements have to be. Read more...

Set the Right Tone — 2018 Color Guide

Set the Right Tone — 2018 Color Guide

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | January 31, 2018

From linens to lighting, décor to dishes, signage to seating, this year’s color trends will feature more soothing, cool tones with an homage to the past, as well as a nod to the future. Read more...

Yum! — Trending Holiday Party Meals

Yum! — Trending Holiday Party Meals

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | December 26, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially when it comes to food! Read more...

Tech Tools — Which Ones are Critical to Your Conference?

Tech Tools — Which Ones are Critical to Your Conference?

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | November 28, 2017

On December 14th, the College of Continuing and Professional Studies is hosting a networking event at the University of Minnesota’s Continuing Education and Conference Center called Confident Presence for Networking: How to Build Relationships Anywhere You Go. The event promises to be extremely informative. While we all know that networking is crucial to career-building, we also know it’s not the easiest thing to do. Read more...

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Spotlight | November 15, 2018

When it comes to picking a hotel, it’s nice to have choices. Especially when those choices allow you to choose the hotel you want with the services and amenities you need. Whether your guests are simply stopping over for one night, or in town for the week, these Iowa hotels are more than accommodating. Read more...

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Tips and Trends | October 30, 2018

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