Periods of uncertainty also create anxiety for employees. In the corporate world, town halls and executive briefings to address employee concerns directly are far more likely to be beneficial than comfort animals. Corporate event planners can play a vital role in organizing these interactive meetings.
The PYM State of the Industry roundtable was a dinner held in San Francisco, with national and local meeting industry professionals, in October 2012. Click here to download a transcript of the meeting. In attendance: Corporate planner (global business services) Corporate planner (global business services) Corporate planner (technology company) Corporate planner (technology company) Independent/third-party planner (various industries) […]
The PYM State of the Industry Roundtable was a dinner held in Austin, Texas, with national and local meeting industry professionals in May 2012. Click here to download a transcript of this session. In attendance: Director of in-market sales for an international hotels and resorts company Program director for a national insurance research agency Senior […]
On April 29, 2011, meeting planners and suppliers came together in Atlanta to discuss the State of the Industry. Here is a summary of their findings.
The PYM State of the Industry Roundtable was a luncheon held in Aspen with local meeting industry professionals in August 2010. In attendance: 1. President/CEO of a local chamber/tourism bureau 2. Director of Sales of a resort hotel with condo and vacation rentals 3. Director of Sales and Marketing for a family owned hotel 4. […]
What do meeting planners want? What makes them choose one city over another? And what can convention and visitors bureaus, destination marketing organizations and tourism boards do to make their destination the obvious choice? The easy answer is they want you to customize your sales pitch to address their needs and concerns, offer added value […]
How to keep staff motivated, tailor your product to the economy and meet event planner expectations were some of the solutions discussed at this event, held on Feb. 24, 2010 in Austin, Texas, which gathered current PYM partners together to discuss current sales and marketing challenges in the meetings industry.
At 2pm CT/3pm ET today, PYM partners are gathering to discuss the State of the Industry. Join them via live webcast from the AT&T Executive Education Conference Center at the University of Texas in Austin by clicking the item below or visiting http://220.127.116.11:8080/attconference. PYM Town Hall Austin: State of the Industry Live webcast of 2010 […]
The PYM Town Hall: State of the Industry was a partner appreciation event hosted by Plan Your Meetings and held at the 755 Club at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga., on Feb. 5, 2010. The event was designed to be a group “think-tank” session between PYM advertising partners, representing hotels, convention and visitors bureaus, restaurants, […]