Planners Corner

Zap the lonelies with a little help from an app

Traveling for work can get lonely, right? A few new digital services can help hook you up with a colleague or cultural experience. More

Forbes gives Houston’s Hotel Derek 4 stars

The 10-year-old Hotel Derek in Houston has received its first Four-Star rating from the Forbes Travel Guide.  More

Beta-testing new technology and event ideas in San Francisco

We're thrilled to be back in San Francisco for March 27's PYM LIVE Event. Here's how you can be a part of the show even if you're not with us in person. #yaypym More

DoubleDutch, on the future of event apps

There’s an app attack brewing in the meeting and events industry, but for now it’s just a tiny takeover, according to Lawrence Coburn, CEO of mobile event application provider DoubleDutch.  More

Atlanta ad campaign wins 2 Adrians

Atlanta’s Convention & Visitors Bureau has won platinum and bronze Adrian awards in recognition of its “I AM ATL” advertising campaign, which includes an action-oriented film series titled "ATL Files." More

PYM LIVE know-before-you-go info

Before you come to a PYM LIVE Event, make sure you read these useful tips. They will help you make the most of the experience and prepare you for some of our on-site experiments. More

Experiments in meeting design in Atlanta

The first PYM LIVE Event of the year kicks off today in Atlanta. We have a whole new series of ideas and experiments we're incorporating into our Sites & Bites program. Among them: Social media competitions, on-demand fitness breaks and bite-sized accredited education on contract negotiations and food and beverage for advanced and intermediate-level meeting/event planners who are responsible for site selection. Can't be with us, but would like to follow along? Use the hashtag #yaypym. More