Logistics

Case study: Creating a 100 percent virtual event

A few years ago, Cisco Systems Inc. hosted about 20,000 employees at its Global Sales Experience meeting in Las Vegas and treated them to a private Aerosmith concert. This year, 20,000 employees went to work and attended the meeting by watching video screens as executives gave speeches and handed out year-end awards. Did Cisco get the [...] More

How to conduct site inspections

Table of contents for Best PracticesThe ABCs of RFPsWhen you start your site inspection from the back seat of a limo …Introduction to strategic meetings managementProve your worthEssential planning tips: from blueprints to budgetsEight meeting planning steps that will save you moneyNegotiating your best deal starts with a strong RFPHow to conduct site inspectionsContract negotiation [...] More

How to save time and money with CVBs

Table of contents for PYM Knowledge SeriesIntroducing the PYM Knowledge SeriesHow to save time and money with CVBsTeam-building tips and ice breakersWhere has the relationship gone? How meeting planners and suppliers can best work togetherBetter planning through technologyContract tips and trapsFood and beverage: The good, the bad and the ugly, Part IF&B: The good, the [...] More

Negotiating your best deal starts with a strong RFP

Table of contents for Best PracticesThe ABCs of RFPsWhen you start your site inspection from the back seat of a limo …Introduction to strategic meetings managementProve your worthEssential planning tips: from blueprints to budgetsEight meeting planning steps that will save you moneyNegotiating your best deal starts with a strong RFPHow to conduct site inspectionsContract negotiation [...] More

Stuck with the bill

Table of contents for You want me to pay what?!You want me to pay what?! Part IYou want me to pay what?! Part IIYou want me to pay what?! Part IIIStuck with the bill“What’s the most outrageous thing a venue has ever attempted to charge you or a client for?” It seemed like an innocuous enough [...] More

Eight meeting planning steps that will save you money

Here are a few simple steps that can positively impact your bottom line. More

Essential planning tips: from blueprints to budgets

Table of contents for Best PracticesThe ABCs of RFPsWhen you start your site inspection from the back seat of a limo …Introduction to strategic meetings managementProve your worthEssential planning tips: from blueprints to budgetsEight meeting planning steps that will save you moneyNegotiating your best deal starts with a strong RFPHow to conduct site inspectionsContract negotiation [...] More


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