Kristi Casey Sanders

Kristi Casey Sanders is the VP of creative/chief storyteller of Plan Your Meetings. In addition to being an award-winning journalist who has covered meeting industry trends and destinations since 2003, she is a popular speaker on the topics of technology, sustainability, community building, engagement and proving ROI. Prior to joining the PYM team, she was a corporate trainer/performer with Boom Chicago Comedy Theatre in Amsterdam, where she taught multinational groups soft skills through improv. In her spare time, she is site selection chair for the Society of American Travel Writers’ Eastern Chapter, a big-time geek, and loving mom and wife. Not necessarily in that order. Follow her on Twitter @PYMLive or @KristiCasey. And check out her videos on PYM's YouTube channel.

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30 ways to enhance the value of meetings, events
30 ways to enhance the value of meetings, events

With so many conferences in competition, event organizers need to become more savvy about the value they offer. More

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The future of event engagement

A focus group in San Francisco revealed that audience engagement ranked among local event designers’ biggest challenges.  More

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A how-to: Using Google Hangouts, Hangouts on Air

Today you can log on to Google, push a button and stream content directly to YouTube, where it's archived after the event. For free. More

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How do you create safety plans for events, attendees and yourself?

In a PYM Google+ Hangout on Air just a week after the Boston Marathon bombing, our panel of meeting and event planners shared real-life case studies and discussed how to work with vendors and clients to develop plans, communication strategies and security measures planners should consider.  More

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Trying new things in Chicago

Well, things are always interesting around Plan Your Meetings and today is no exception. The PYM LIVE team is in multiple places, which means today’s event is happening simultaneously in Chicago; Columbia, S.C.; the Netherlands; several regions of California; and Atlanta. Because some of our panelists have to join via mobile devices, we won’t have [...] More

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Discussing the future in Dallas/Irving

As the March 19 PYM LIVE Dallas/Irving unfolded, attendees and exhibitors experienced a lot of new things: the LEED-certified (and unconventional) Irving Convention Center, augmented reality, networking-focused conference apps, virtual panels and digital daydreaming. But the focus was — and will continue to be — on taking these new technologies and integrating them in face-to-face events so [...] More

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Case study: Installing temporary Internet for meetings and events

When our venue lost Internet days before our event, it required MacGyver-like action. More


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