Iowa Event & Party Planning Tips | Event Trends for 2018

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10 Meetings and Events Budget Tips To Save Your Bottom Line

Tips and Trends | January 29, 2020

Mention budget preparation to most meeting planners and their eyes glaze over with boredom or widen with trepidation. Read more...

3 Event Tech Trends to Watch in 2020

Tips and Trends | January 29, 2020

As we launch into a new decade, the meetings industry is on the cusp of transformative technology that will impact how business is conducted and how its events are planned. Read more...

Meeting Planner Resort Fee Negotiation Strategies

Tips and Trends | January 29, 2020

Last year, both Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International were under fire for allegedly deceptive pricing in their advertisements of hotel room rates. Read more...

2020 Meetings and Events Industry Forecast

Tips and Trends | December 31, 2019

Optimism remains, despite economic headwinds. Read more...

Nonalcoholic Cocktails on the Rise

Tips and Trends | December 31, 2019

Catering to the growing ranks of sober attendees Read more...

6 Healthy, Sustainable Food & Beverage Trends

Tips and Trends | December 31, 2019

Vegetarian delights, mock meats and zero-proof cocktails will dominate meeting menus in 2020. Read more...

Top 10 of 2019 Event Design Ideas

Tips and Trends | December 31, 2019

Recognizing 10 of the top event design ideas encountered this year, as selected by The Meeting Professional staff. Read more...

Your Step by Step Guide to Finding the Best Small Event Venues

Tips and Trends | December 31, 2019

A true event planner will know that parties and events come in all shapes and sizes. Sure, there’s the big blow-out wedding or company extravaganza, but there’s a wealth of smaller, more intimate events that deserve their own focus too. Read more...

New Report: Hotel Rates Rise, Occupancy Stagnates

Tips and Trends | July 16, 2019

Hotel consultancy TravelClick has published its latest North American Hospitality Review. Read more...

Laws Governing Service Animals at Meetings: What Event Planners and Facilities Need to Know

Tips and Trends | May 27, 2019

Laws regulating the use and admissibility of service animals can be confusing for meeting planners and the facilities in which they hold their events. Read more...

5 Trends Financial and Insurance Meetings

Tips and Trends | March 27, 2019

The financial industry, and its meetings, show growing budgets, larger groups and new site-selection priorities. Read more...

Top 10 Meeting Trends to Watch in 2019

Tips and Trends | March 27, 2019

Benchmark has announced its "Top Meeting Trends for 2019," as observed by its portfolio of properties. Read more...