Planning 101

All meeting planners want for Christmas is …

This list is meaningful and could have a big impact on business if a few of these wishes could be fulfilled. More

How effective is your pre-con?

Savvy planners know that scheduling a pre-con is in everyone’s best interest and, if run correctly, can make or break their success. More

Know your terms: A hierarchy of unwanted events

Here's one way to classify intrusions and impediments to our workdays. Do you have a favorite? More

How to be a workaholic in 8 easy steps

Look at some of the worst workaholics within your meeting planning community and start doing what they do. Read on! More

Grandma knew best: Work comes before reward

Much of human behavior can be explained by the phrase "behavior that is rewarded is repeated."  More

Planners, pay attention to things you can’t control

Doing your homework -- around weather, customs, politics and more -- will ensure your event is memorable for all the right reasons.  More

Successful strategic planning keeps it simple, specific

Strategic planning is a tool. Make sure it's something you can live with, not something you'll avoid. More


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