It’s no secret that the economy affects the events industry. When event budgets are slashed, event attendance drops, attendees are less willing or able to travel, and those attendees who do show up feel the effects of the economy. Even in good economic conditions, exhibitors are being forced to scrutinize every detail to prove the […]
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 […]
With soft targets becoming increasingly vulnerable to attacks it is extremely important for event planners to heighten their vigilance.
When you handle the day’s biggest challenge as early as you can, the long-term odds of success are in your favor.
Five steps toward better RFPs, and the advice comes straight from hotel salespeople.
There are lots of reasons people cancel at the last minute. Aside from a work or family emergency, most can be thwarted in advance.