Iowa Event + Party Planning Tips | Event Trends for 2018

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Get Ready for the Most Expensive Driving Season in Years

Tips and Trends | May 22, 2018

Get ready for a little bit more pain at the pump this summer. Read more...

Strong Group Travel Drives Spring Hotel Performance, TravelClick Reports

Tips and Trends | May 22, 2018

Hotels in North America are poised for a promising spring, according to hotel consultancy TravelClick, which this week published the results of its April 2018 North American Hospitality Review (NAHR). Read more...

7 Essential Meetings Negotiation Considerations

Tips and Trends | April 27, 2018

Getting the best value for your dollar is job No. 1 for most meeting and event planners, and arming yourself with some basic knowledge about hotel and facility profit centers is key to striking a favorable deal for your organization or client. Read more...

10 Easy Ways to Stress Less, Eat Better and Feel Awesome

Tips and Trends | April 27, 2018

It's a fact of modern life: We're all too busy, struggling to meet a long list of personal and professional demands. That pressure leads to stress and all of the health-defeating effects it can cause. Read more...

Top Trend: Preventing Food Waste at Events

Tips and Trends | April 20, 2018

Even when wowing attendees, squandering food is not cool. Read more...

5 Wellness Trends to Work Into Your Next Meeting Agenda

Tips and Trends | April 11, 2018

There’s no denying it: Wellness has become a mega trend and the way people are incorporating it into their lives is ever-evolving. Read more...

8 Ways to Limit Alcohol Liability at Meetings and Events

Tips and Trends | April 10, 2018

Consumption of alcohol sometimes seems like a foundation of meetings. After all, who doesn’t want to have glass of wine and relax with one’s colleagues or newfound networking contacts after a day in meeting sessions? Read more...

Business Travelers Report Spending Frugality

Tips and Trends | April 10, 2018

A survey by cash back app Dosh has found a frugal streak in United States-based business travelers who travel at least once a month. Read more...

How Airlines Are Doubling Down on Comfort to Woo Business Travelers

Tips and Trends | April 10, 2018

In 1944, Jean-Paul Sartre wrote that hell is other people, a maxim that perhaps most accurately describes the current state of commercial air travel, what with the long lines for security, overbooked flights, questionable “emotional support” animals, and the guy in 14F who can’t keep his elbows to himself. But for those lucky or savvy enough to fly in first or business class, hope is on the horizon as airlines double down on experiences and amenities for their most-prized clientele. Read more...

BCD Travel Predicts Rising Airfares, Hotel Rates

Tips and Trends | April 10, 2018

The cost of business travel is set to rise this year thanks to a strengthening global economy. Read more...

Virtual Reality in Event Planning – A Competitive Advantage for Venues

Tips and Trends | March 23, 2018

We work with a host of clients, helping them bring sometimes massive spaces at a single location or distributed over the globe into the digital world. Read more...

7 Site Selection Concerns to Consider Right Now

Tips and Trends | March 23, 2018

Safety and security, engaging spaces, ethics and more Read more...