At PYM LIVE New York, an executive assistant who planned several of her company’s meetings shared her biggest challenge: finding time to work more efficiently. With so many meetings coming in at the last minute, her boss suggested that she look into giving some planning tasks to an outside contractor.
CVBs thrive on repeat business built on relationships with clients — including meeting planners.
A monthly roundup of new hotels, award-winners, renovation projects and other destination news, both domestically and internationally.
A quick look at who’s been hired, promoted or won awards in the meeting and hospitality industry.
A run-down of new hires, promotions and award-winners in the meeting and hospitality industry.
If the rash of newly re-named tourism authorities is any indication, “convention and visitors bureaus” are on the way out. In their stead is an assortment of organizations urging leisure and group business to “visit” or “discover” their destinations. Take, for example: Visit Oakland (formerly the Oakland, Calif., Convention & Visitors Bureau) Discover Torrance (a […]
Get off to a great start with your next event with these helpful tips from industry experts on how to minimize risk, save money and avoid contracting pitfalls. In this PYM Knowledge Series video, PYM’s panel of expert planners and suppliers look at contract negotiations from both sides of the table and share their list […]
After all the layoffs, cutbacks and economic challenges companies weathered last year, team building is more important than ever. But how do you align your company’s objectives with activities that will build strong teams, raise morale and motivate sales to generate revenue? Tune in to this 37-minute educational video on “Team-building tips & ice breakers” […]
What exactly can convention and visitors’ bureaus do for meeting planners? How can they save you time and money? And what is their future role in the events industry? Join our panel of experts as they talk about the old-school and new-school benefits of tapping into this free planning resource. This 40-minute video is part […]