Event Design & Decor

Budgeting tips, guidelines, pitfalls

The next time you plan the perfect setting for an event, think beyond what guests will see, think also about what they'll hear. More

Make sense(s): The power of soundscaping

The next time you plan the perfect setting for an event, think beyond what guests will see, think also about what they'll hear. More

2014 trends: It’s a matter of yin and yang

Design trends in 2014 are all about pairing the old and the new in fresh ways. More

Case study: High-end reception on a cheap-beer budget

For planners, creativity is the most valuable form of currency. More

Site visits, Part 2: What to know before you go
Site visits, Part 2: What to know before you go

Check out everything you can, from the time you arrive through your stay. Test housekeeping, room service, cell service, the Internet and more. It's our job. More

Site visits: Don’t lose sight of the details
Site visits: Don’t lose sight of the details

If your site inspection begins when your CSM greets you in the lobby, you’re leaving things undone. More

Design thinking for meetings and events

What would happen if meetings and events were designed to answer attendees’ needs instead of corporate mandates? That’s the question behind design thinking for events, a process intended to create more effective, relevant and enjoyable learning environments and experiences. More


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