Advice & Best Practices

Quick poll: How CVB-savvy are you?
Quick poll: How CVB-savvy are you?

Do you know what a CVB is? Hint: It stands for “convention and visitors bureau.” Take this quick poll and see how savvy you are. The answers might surprise you.  More

Beware of death-by-PowerPoint
Beware of death-by-PowerPoint

The core message that's been lost on some meeting planners is that adult learners have short attention spans when they are in a passive mode of learning. So don't be passive. More

Even in the worst of times, planners come through
Even in the worst of times, planners come through

I've never been so proud of the skills that make me a planner and the people who make it all happen. More

6 tips for first-time board members, congratulations!
6 tips for first-time board members, congratulations!

No matter where you are in your career climb, you’ll likely decide at some point to add volunteer work to your resume. What can you expect? We have a few thoughts to share with first-time members. More

Are you a human being or a ‘human doing?’
Are you a human being or a ‘human doing?’

Lacking a balance between responsibility and respite, "getting things done" can become an end-all. We begin to draw a link between executing the items on our "to do" lists and our feelings of self-worth. More

3 reasons why your RFPs go unanswered
3 reasons why your RFPs go unanswered

The best step toward better RFPs is having experienced people on the both the sourcing and supply side proactively educate the next generation. More

3 smart steps toward your date with reality
3 smart steps toward your date with reality

Wasn’t it just six months ago that we all had lofty goals about where we were headed? Perhaps June should be designated as the time to get real about what we’ve accomplished and what we have not since Jan. 1. More


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