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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

‘Tis the party season! Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, people have incredibly busy schedules, but somehow, you must entice them to put your holiday party on their calendar. That’s why we’ve pulled together some expert tips on how to do just that! Read more...

Take Part — Best Practices for Keeping Attendees Engaged

Take Part — Best Practices for Keeping Attendees Engaged

Ask the Expert | September 24, 2019

You’ve chosen your venue, planned accommodations, the menus, transportation and more. Now that your attendees have arrived, how do you get them engaged and keep them that way? 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

The set up and execution of a large-scale gala can be a logistical nightmare. When your team is scattered across a large area and you need to talk to everyone NOW, what can you do? 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...

New Direction - Top Five “Up North” Meeting Theme Ideas

New Direction - Top Five “Up North” Meeting Theme Ideas

Ask the Expert | Jodi Wegge, Group Sales Manager | March 27, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are 5 Up North Meeting Theme Ideas? Read more...

All Smiles — How to Create Happy Clients

All Smiles — How to Create Happy Clients

Ask the Expert | Kelli Wawro, Catering & Planning Manager | February 26, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some tips for creating happy clients? Read more...

Smart Money — Meeting Market Outlook for 2019

Smart Money — Meeting Market Outlook for 2019

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | January 31, 2019

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What is the meeting market outlook for 2019? Read more...

Goodness Sake — Maximize Giving at Your Charity Event

Goodness Sake — Maximize Giving at Your Charity Event

Ask the Expert | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | December 27, 2018

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are some ways I can maximize giving at my charity event? Read more...

Perk Up-What Are Venues Doing to Earn Your Business?

Perk Up-What Are Venues Doing to Earn Your Business?

Ask the Expert | Lisa Schetinski, CMP, Director of Sales and Marketing | November 27, 2018

Meeting and Event Planning Tip: What are venues doing to earn your business? Read more...

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Cambria Hotel holds grand opening in downtown Milwaukee

Cambria Hotel holds grand opening in downtown Milwaukee

Comings and Goings | November 08, 2019

Cambria Hotels celebrated the arrival of its first Milwaukee location with a grand opening celebration this past week. Read more...

Marvelous Motifs — 7 Ideal Ideas for Themed Events

Marvelous Motifs — 7 Ideal Ideas for Themed Events

The Scoop | Samantha Hoffer, Senior Account Manager | October 30, 2019

Themed events are always fun, but they’re not the standard events of the past. Here are seven ways events are changing with the times Read more...