PYM LIVE Dallas 2012 was special for a number of reasons. Jeff Hurt of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting led a fascinating session about how meeting planners can become more innovative. Zentila’s Jamie Murdock shared why hotels sometimes bump your business or won’t budge on your requested concessions. The discussion that followed really helped planners figure out […]
The Dallas CVB has launched an online booking engine for groups needing 25 rooms or less. Users can compare a large inventory of hotels and meeting venues, and secure rooms immediately.
The Dallas Arboretum is a stunning meeting facility. On May 12, we had an interesting conversation about meeting innovations here with @Jeff Hurt. Take a look at the venue: And here’s our story, archived from the social media conversation, courtesy of Storify: [View the story “PYM LIVE Dallas 2011” on Storify]
Every Christmas for the past 10 years, the Hyatt Regency Dallas has given the homeless a special gift: the chance to wake up somewhere safe and warm. In recent years, the hotel has partnered with SoupMobile Inc.’s founder David Timothy, aka “The SoupMan,” to provide a Christmas Eve banquet and housing for as many as 500 local homeless men and women.
It’s not unusual for winter events to be threatened by snow. But in Atlanta and Dallas? That’s just weird. Luckily, word on the street is that we haven’t had any cancellations for today’s PYM LIVE Event in Dallas, and we’re expecting some walk-ups. In case you aren’t able to make it, a transcript of the […]
Carrie Ferenac and her company Convention News Television have done a fabulous job covering the 2010 PCMA Convening Leaders conference in Dallas this week. Check out some of the highlights on this sizzle reel: I’m returning to Atlanta today, bringing all my notes, some video images of the opening session and its behind the scenes […]