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  • How to determine your event's ROI ... and grow it

     
    Photo By The simplest way to measure it is to look at which marketing vehicles enabled you to fill seats in the fastest, most cost-efficient way possible. 
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    http://planyourmeetings.com/2015/09/03/how-to-determine-your-events-roi-and-grow-it/
  • To keep your head in the game, 'clear the mechanism'

     
    Photo By We can do a better job if we “clear the mechanism." We should resolve small issues that might otherwise, even in the most miniscule way, impair our performance. 
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    http://planyourmeetings.com/2015/08/31/to-keep-your-head-in-the-game-clear-the-mechanism/
  • 6 top tips for making working at home work

     
    Photo By There are many reasons people need office space at home these days. In every case that means being professional and serious about your surroundings. 
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    http://planyourmeetings.com/2015/08/25/6-top-tips-for-making-working-at-home-work/
  • A dozen ways to put the ‘leisure’ back in your life

     
    Photo By True leisure — when you get to enjoy rewarding activities free from work and preoccupation with work — is vital.  
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    http://planyourmeetings.com/2015/08/18/a-dozen-ways-to-put-the-leisure-back-in-your-life/

PYM Advice & Best Practices

How to determine your event’s ROI … and grow it

The simplest way to measure it is to look at which marketing vehicles enabled you to fill seats in the fastest, most cost-efficient way possible.

To keep your head in the game, ‘clear the mechanism’

We can do a better job if we “clear the mechanism.” We should resolve small issues that might otherwise, even in the most miniscule way, impair our performance.

6 top tips for making working at home work

There are many reasons people need office space at home these days. In every case that means being professional and serious about your surroundings.

A dozen ways to put the ‘leisure’ back in your life

True leisure — when you get to enjoy rewarding activities free from work and preoccupation with work — is vital.

Are your events secure? 4 conversation starters

If you’re like most planners, this isn’t only a scary topic but a necessary discussion that takes us into unknown territory.

You asked, we answer: Nutrition labeling on hotel menus

As meeting planners, we order the food for our attendees, so we must be conscious of what we’re serving during our watch.

Note to former self: Advice I wish I’d had on my 1st job

It’s official. You’ve just landed a great gig as a meeting planner. Your first. Congratulations. You’re going to learn a lot …

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Planner's Corner

FAM trip melts myths about mountain meeting destinations

If you’re like many meeting planners, you associate mountain destinations with cold weather. That’s why the Mountain Meeting Alliance, a Colorado-based consortium, brought planners in for summer FAM tours.

California’s The Ranch boot camp opens to small groups

The Four Seasons Westlake Village, near Malibu, recently opened what it calls The Ranch 4.0 as a meeting destination for groups of less than 20 and corporate takeovers.

NYC’s High Line Hotel lets you roll with bicycles

New York City’s High Line Hotel, which has more than 8,000 square feet of meeting space, is partnering with Shinola to give guests complimentary access to bicycles and helmets.

California’s Portola Hotel goes with 1 gigabit Internet

The Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay in California has introduced a full 1 gigabit (Gbps) Internet connection to support meetings and events.

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