Whether you’re an event planner organizing an incentive trip or a team-building facilitator planning an executive retreat, what you do will determine each event’s success.
Planning high-level executive meetings can be some of the most challenging and stressful events you are asked to produce. While board meetings or executive retreats aren’t necessarily the largest or most complex meetings, they are loaded with opportunities and challenges you have to anticipate and accommodate. Follow these guidelines to ensure a successful event for […]
Most people would argue that best seat on a Boeing 757 is not 19-C, and that any seat in first class would be better. But what do those seats offer that seat 19-C does not? Free drinks? If I am flying out at 10 a.m., do I really need a cocktail? More leg room, you […]
When planning a retreat, what you forget can be more important that what you remember. Here are 11 “sins of omission” you should seek to avoid. 1. Not coming to a clear agreement with the client about expectations What are your client’s expectations for you, and what are yours for your client? Do you and […]
There are many reasons why executive retreats are necessary, but executives tend to come together for three reasons. “The first one is they want to work on their strategic vision and plan for their future as an organization, and do that without being distracted by phones ringing at the office and e-mails,” says Mike Whitehead, […]