Taking your contingency plans to the next step
The booking window for your event may be last-minute, but you don’t have to lose your cool. Here are some tips for staying on top of the work.
From order takers to trusted advisors: How to make your in-house event team more valuable to your clients.
Follow this framework and you’ll be on the path to hosting a successful event.
Did you realize there are 33 essential skills you must master to be an efficient and effective event organizer? Here’s a preview of PYM’s newest educational series.
A recent study found that 91 percent of mobile users keep their device within arm’s reach 100 percent of the time.
Marketing is often seen as a one-trick pony — to drive attendance to the event — and therefore it is utilized almost exclusively in the pre-event phase. Yet marketing is capable of doing so much more. Post-event marketing does three things extremely well: It maintains momentum for the next event. It encourages and supports the […]
By the end of 2009, meeting cancellations and postponements are estimated to cost hotels, destinations and other industry suppliers $2.5 billion in lost revenue. But canceling or rescheduling meetings doesn’t only affect people on the supply side…
When meeting industry veteran Ben Novack Jr. was killed last month in his hotel room during a conference his company was managing in Rye Brook, N.Y., it sent shockwaves through the industry. It also served as a wake-up call for planners to think about their own safety. From hotel room security precautions to the best course of working with local authorities and the media, here are insights from industry professionals about what planners should do in case of an emergency…
The Strategic Meetings Management Suite by SignUp4 provides planners with digital tools to organize and manage all aspects of meetings and events, from budgets and registration to travel. No HTML knowledge is necessary. The suite allows planners to create Web sites, generate reports and send invitations intuitively. — Taylor Dahl