10 lbs. of meeting in a 5-lb. box: Can or should it be done?

Remember this: The amount of time people spend in one room listening to content doesn't translate to how much they learn. And this: If you partner with the right team, mountains can be moved and venues transformed into wonderful opportunities. More

Your instructions: Join me, and things will go smoothly

Better trips begin with attention to the details. The more you share with your attendees in advance, the better their experience will be. More

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

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