Best Practices

5 things to do right now to get better hotel deals (FREE WEBINAR)

Sourcing hotels can be a huge drag on your already busy schedule. How do you get your meeting requests noticed? How do you ensure that you’re getting the best deal? More

30 ways to enhance the value of meetings, events
30 ways to enhance the value of meetings, events

With so many conferences in competition, event organizers need to become more savvy about the value they offer. More

Site visits: Don’t lose sight of the details
Site visits: Don’t lose sight of the details

If your site inspection begins when your CSM greets you in the lobby, you’re leaving things undone. More

Design thinking for meetings and events

What would happen if meetings and events were designed to answer attendees’ needs instead of corporate mandates? That’s the question behind design thinking for events, a process intended to create more effective, relevant and enjoyable learning environments and experiences. More

The view from the ballroom chair, Part 4: The social event
The view from the ballroom chair, Part 4: The social event

Replace the predictable conference cocktail party with dine-outs, a ticketed event, a tour or private dinner. Be creative! More

The many ‘R’s of being green (reduce, reuse, recycle …)

By 2025 there will be an estimated 9 billion people on the planet. All will be consumers of goods, energy, food and resources. More

Crafting a solid project plan is a critical first step

This attention to detail separates the most successful planners from the rest of the pack. More


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