Within these cost-saving tips, you’ll find some ideas that can act like a sun-filled glass of Florida orange juice—bright, eye opening and refreshing.
It’s December, the party season is revved up and ready to go, and anything that hasn’t been planned already will have to take shape ASAP. With limited planning time, your best bet will be something that’s easy to implement, has an element of fun and engages attendees. Here are some ideas to help you get […]
Want a quick snapshot of the current state of corporate America (and society at large, for that matter)? Look no further than your local team-building organization. The wave of the future: team building in cyberspace? David Goldstein of Massachusetts-based TeamBonding, predicts that traditional team building is going to evolve in some surprising ways as clients […]
While we sat together at a local restaurant, a client told me about an event she was doing involving a Champagne toast. The event was in a part of the world that had some amazing atmosphere, but to be honest “Champagne” just didn’t fit the location or the purpose of the dinner.
Traffic congestion is a problem nearly everywhere you go. As a result, there are more inventive solutions and modes of transport than ever before. Here’s a look at some creative ways to get your attendees to and from the airport:
F&B expert Claire R. Gould offers her tips on shaking up holiday carving stations.
Meeting South of the Mason-Dixon? Consider leaving attendees a packet of Night Y’All sleeping powders as an in-room pillow gift.
Let attendees get French with La Crêpe Party.
A clever takeaway that’s full of holiday spirit.
Tips on creating menus for vegans from F&B expert Claire Gould.
Do you find yourself eagerly going to trade shows, grabbing the sponsor’s free bag and filling it up with as many goodies as you can, like a kid at Halloween? Do you automatically expect certain “perks” from businesses you negotiate with to service your meetings? If you do, you’re no different from most of your fellow meeting planners or, in fact, most people doing business today. But Dr. Bruce Weinstein, “The Ethics Guy,” says its time to say no to freebies and the marketing come-ons that, he contends, hurt businesses in the long run.