Minnesota Event & Party Planning Tips | Event Trends for 2018

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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...

Champagne on a Sparkling Cider Budget – Part One

Tips and Trends | March 27, 2019

Here are five Ways to maximize your F&B dollars. Read more...

Event Contract Trends: What’s Old May be New Again

Tips and Trends | March 27, 2019

Today’s hotel meeting contracts are getting longer and longer and that would certainly indicate more specificity, if not more complexity. Read more...

5 Experiential Trends to Enhance Corporate Events

Tips and Trends | February 26, 2019

With the lines between consumer and corporate events continually being blurred, attendees are increasingly demanding highly unique, high-touch environments. Read more...

Hotel Supply in Top 25 U.S. Markets to Outpace Demand

Tips and Trends | February 26, 2019

While planners have experienced a persistent seller's market in the hospitality realm in recent years, that could begin to change in some major cities in the United States in 2019. Read more...

4 Healthy F&B Strategies to Infuse Into Meeting Agendas

Tips and Trends | February 26, 2019

From plant-based and hyper-local to gut-friendly and booze-free, culinary wellness is here to stay, and it’s having a huge impact on attendee expectations at events. Read more...

SmithBucklin Outlines 20 Association Trends for 2019

Tips and Trends | February 26, 2019

Celebrating its 70th year in business, association management firm SmithBucklin has released its 16th annual Circuit publication, which includes 20 association trends for the new year. Read more...

5 Questions to Ask Every Event Caterer: ILEA Quick Tips for Event Planners

Tips and Trends | February 26, 2019

There are no stupid questions when it comes to coordinating your event's catering, but don't forget to ask these five. Read more...

Event Planners: It’s Time to Set Boundaries With Your Clients

Tips and Trends | February 01, 2019

When I transitioned from working for hotels to independent meeting and event planning, I wish I would have known it was OK to set boundaries or charge your clients for additional services. Read more...