Inherently, planners are leaders. That makes us wonderful assets to clients. The challenge is when you put us in a room together.
The reasons people don't reply can be summarized by the phrase "fear of commitment."
Room advances are common among planners who want to make sure that VIPs find their lodging in perfect condition. Here are some things to watch out for.
A whoopee cushion is probably not your best choice for a business gift at the holidays. You must also be mindful of IRS rules, cultural etiquette and your reputation.
Whether you welcome or abhor the holiday season, there's some end-of-year protocol that needs your attention.
Listen to attendees. Their collective wisdom is greater than any one presenter.
As meeting and event planners, you are incredibly powerful. But, to quote Stan Lee's Spider-Man, "With great power, comes great responsibility."