Best Practices

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

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

Remember, spreadsheets are our friends

Also keep in mind that procurement is a verb, and that means it requires action on your part.  More

Get yourself organized with Operation Clean Sweep

You have an opportunity to get meaner, leaner and more focused. Repeat as needed. 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

Virtual viewers’ needs explained further, Part 2
Virtual viewers’ needs explained further, Part 2

Keep this question in mind: Would you rather your virtual audience watch and walk away or participate and stay? More

Don’t get burned when booking a caterer (enter our contest)

What's wrong with this picture? Read this month's morsel on "Hiring an outside caterer" and, if you can answer the red flag question, you'll qualify to win a Starbucks gift card. More

How social media can invigorate your event

From Facebook to Pinterest and every channel in between, go surfing and promote your event to its fullest. More


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