Logistics

Navigating speakers when travel is an issue

Flexibility is key. Consider drive time and a backup plan.  More

Survey: 91 percent in industry want one-to-one contact

In a world with technology that connects people in every way possible, there’s still something to be said about face-to-face contact. That’s the message of a survey from Certain Inc. in San Francisco. More

Industry challenges Part 2: Economic, government obstacles

Meeting planners can't keep the Euro from collapsing or prevent a double-dip U.S. recession. But they can prepare to be their own best advocates. More

Multiyear contracts: Do your homework, plan ahead

If the circumstances are right, the idea of a multiyear contract should be embraced. More

Put all events in focus — including nonprofits, NGOs
Put all events in focus — including nonprofits, NGOs

One of my favorite quotes from Harvey Mackay is, “If you don’t have a destination, you’ll never get there.” How true this is for our client’s events More

When outsourcing can save you money — and some sanity

Does this sound familiar? You’re facing an overwhelming amount of work and can’t possibly get it all done between now and when it’s due. You don’t have enough people (or anyone) to delegate to and you are overwhelmed. As if that’s not enough fun, I bet some of the events you’re being asked to plan are [...] More

Entrepreneurial spotlight: Writing a business plan

Moving from the cube to the corner office is the dream of any budding entrepreneur. But what does is really take to get to the top and build something spectacular? More