Exploring the challenges planners face when seeking to include live music in an event’s schedule and the state of the festival scene in the U.S.
Within these cost-saving tips, you’ll find some ideas that can act like a sun-filled glass of Florida orange juice—bright, eye opening and refreshing.
So you don’t have the budget, time and/or inclination to set up a costly live online video stream of your event. So what. Free and inexpensive solutions abound that utilize hardware you’ve already got.
New clauses popping up in hotel contracts are cause for concern. Here’s how you might want to respond.
Christmas in July? You bet! Seasoned planners know now is the best time to act.
The question that sparked this series – “What’s the most outrageous thing a venue has ever attempted to bill you for?” — was obviously loaded; I knew that when I posted it to several LinkedIn groups. My intention in asking it was to give planners and event producers an opportunity to vent their frustrations, which […]
“What’s the most outrageous thing a venue has ever attempted to bill you or a client for?” It seemed like an innocuous enough question when I posted it to about five of the meetings and events-related groups I belong to on LinkedIn. When I subsequently received more than 500 comments — nearly 400 on the […]
Despite talk of the recession being over, controlling event expenses remains a top concern for meeting professionals. At the 2010 PCMA Convening Leaders conference on January 12, Plan Your Meetings led a “Making Cents” roundtable between planners and suppliers designed to help them discover win-win solutions to current budgetary challenges. What follows is a summary […]