By coordinating energizing group activities to facilitate connections, or incorporating the scenic outdoors to create a memorable event, planners are using distinctive experiences to ensure the success of their meetings and create a lasting impact for their attendees.
Keeping the emphasis in focus creates meetings that warrant rave reviews.
For many meeting planners, the program is all about what happens from the time the attendees enter the convention center for breakfast or first session until the last session or dinner. With so much focus on functionality, event décor can often fall by the wayside. To prevent that from happening, simplify the process with these […]
Atlanta Metropolitan Publishing Inc. walked away from the GAMMA Awards luncheon a big winner. Both its publications took home honors from the Magazine Association of the Southeast (MAGS). Encore Atlanta, the official arts publication of the Fox Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Opera and Alliance Theatre won an Honorable Mention for Best Custom Publication for […]
Award-winning designer Ira Mitchell-Stern, executive director of creative for All Over Miami, advises planners to comb home magazines and home furnishing stores like West Elm, Target (which recently introduced a new line of home furnishings from Dwell Studio, including pillows featuring yellow and gray palettes), and K-Mart for trends and ideas that can be applied to events.
Hotels pull out all the stops with new packages, initiatives and design.
Ramsey Potts is no stranger to all-inclusive beach resorts. The state sales director for Aflac Insurance of West Virginia has taken his top-selling insurance agents on an annual sales-reward trip to exotic beaches more times than he can count. But last year, Potts decided to ditch the beach, opting instead to take his 40 associates to Rancho de los Caballeros in Wickenburg, Ariz.