Sometimes just doing a good job isn’t good enough. If there’s one lesson meeting planners have learned in recent years, it’s that putting together a meeting or an event can have a positive or negative impact on the client’s organization, its employees and the surrounding community. By staying focused on designing the meeting to […]
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.
From planner-supplier relationships, AV management and safety, here are more industry challenges and solutions.
The No. 1 problem meeting planners have today is getting hoteliers to respond to their requests for proposal (RFPs).
Within 24 hours of an event’s cancellation, King, El Gazzar and Kaufman sent out a press release announcing that they’d be repurposing many of the keynote speakers for a new experience they called Ctrl+Alt+Del (#ctrlaltdel).
In order to plan an effective meeting, you need to understand why it’s happening and what would make it successful. That’s where your meeting stakeholders come in.