Iowa Event & Party Planning Tips | Event Trends for 2021

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Wellness in Travel 2023 – What to Expect

Tips and Trends | January 19, 2023

The wellness industry is continuing to boom with consumers looking for and prioritizing experiences and products that improve their health, fitness, nutrition, appearance, sleep, and mindfulness. Read more...

The Experience Mantra: More Important than Ever

Tips and Trends | January 19, 2023

Making the case for prioritizing experience design, elevating interaction with creative formats, and attending a new MeetingsNet collaborative event. Read more...

7 Tech and Travel Trends That Will Shape the Hotel Industry in 2023

Tips and Trends | January 19, 2023

From inflation, to cybersecurity, to the rise of mobile and mixed travel, here are the major trends that will affect hotels and their guests in 2023. Read more...

5 trends that will shape the future of work in 2023

Tips and Trends | January 19, 2023

It’s impossible to completely predict the future, but 2023 stands to be a pivotal year for the future of work. Read more...

Executive Q&A: The Corporate Travel Trends Hospitality Brands Can’t Ignore in 2023

Tips and Trends | January 16, 2023

As work and leisure travel blend together, hospitality brands must adapt to this new landscape and evolve to meet shifting demands. Marriott International is leveraging its wide-ranging brand offerings for corporate and meeting customers, using its strength in technology, loyalty, service, and unique benefits to support today’s business travelers. Read more...

Ask the expert: what can event organisers do about rising inflation?

Tips and Trends | January 16, 2023

Rising costs are being pinpointed as the leading challenge event planners will face in 2023, says Live Group senior account manager, Sophie Cox, and with good reason... Read more...

Six Hospitality Industry Trends for 2023 and Beyond

Tips and Trends | January 16, 2023

As well as being a member of our expert guest faculty, Mariana Palmeiro is a consultant to the global hospitality industry, specializing in the spa, wellness and health segments. Thus she’s perfectly placed to highlight six key trends she believes could most influence the business of hospitality in the coming year… Read more...

5 Tips for Eating Healthy on the Road

Tips and Trends | October 20, 2022

All-you-can-eat buffets, heaping spreads of more food than you could imagine and open bars throughout the evening are common sights to see at nearly every meeting and event, and while alternative food options like vegan and gluten-free have become standard, finding healthy choices at every meal remains a challenge. Read more...

9 Things That Annoy Frequent Event Attendees

Tips and Trends | October 20, 2022

Is there any harsher critic of a gathering than someone who plans events for a living? We asked 22 event planners to dish on their biggest pet peeves when they attend as a guest. (Top tip: Don't skimp on your signage!) Read more...

A Sneak Peek at Planner Salaries

Tips and Trends | October 20, 2022

A recent survey reveals pay ranges for mid-level planners in North America, Europe, and elsewhere. Read more...

3 Things the Smartest People Do That Make Them Incredibly Effective

Tips and Trends | October 20, 2022

Some choices you make will lead to success, a productive life, and very few regrets. Read more...

What Makes A Great Leader? 12 Executives Weigh In

Tips and Trends | October 20, 2022

When you are searching for the best candidate to lead your team, they don't always need to be the most knowledgeable but they do need to possess the ability to make complex decisions with the clarity and confidence to move the company and its people forward. Read more...