Be courageous. Embrace change. People want a different experience. Now give it to them.
Event strategists create experiences. To do so, we must understand attendees’ customs, habits and preferences.
It’s our job as planners to specify the plate size and give our guests the food we have purchased.
Small businesses today host 13 to 14 events per year, thanks to innovations in event management technology and social media.
Listen to attendees. Their collective wisdom is greater than any one presenter.
Sourcing hotels can be a huge drag on your already busy schedule. How do you get your meeting requests noticed? How do you ensure that you’re getting the best deal?
Smart speakers exchange crucial information with the meeting arranger as soon as they’ve been booked.
We’re glad you asked. Our 2013 PYM annual guide is filled with several augmented experiences just waiting to be unlocked with your mobile device.
How does it work?
You know what a QR code is, right? A bar code that you scan to make something happen. With QR codes, the actions are fairly simple: You’re taken to [...]
What kind of value do associations offer? Why should bosses let employees travel to conventions? How do you explain the value of face-to-face events to a generation that lives online?
Those are some of the questions our Austin PYM AllStars posed last month, and which we will tackle at PYM LIVE Austin June 5. Taking place [...]
Here’s a Clean the World shoutout to North Carolina’s Aloft Charlotte Uptown. The hotel replaced a wall full of paintings with a collection of photos from the nonprofit’s soap distribution trips. Clean the World collects, recycles and distributes discarded soaps and other hygiene amenities to communities in need around the world, with the help of hotel partners. Orlando-based Clean the World [...]
A focus group held last month in San Francisco revealed that audience engagement ranked among local event designers’ biggest challenges. At the first-ever PYM LIVE San Francisco, being held today at the Westin St. Francis San Francisco, a hybrid panel will discuss strategies for engaging audiences through better meeting design from 4-5 p.m. PST. A [...]