During the winter holiday season, giving thanks and sharing our blessings with others becomes a daily practice, but nonprofit organizations rely on charitable donations year-round. That is why meeting and event planners often are called in to help organize fundraising events. Here are four ways you, as a nonprofit event planner, can help elongate the […]
IMEX will make its U.S. debut in Las Vegas, Oct. 11-13, 2011 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. This worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events has been bringing together global buyers and trade suppliers for eight years in Frankfurt. The U.S. version will target 2,000 hosted buyers from the association, corporate and […]
Questions at the table included: How do you attract new business? How do you introduce your services to planners? and How do you get planners to book with you?
Questions discussed at this table were: What can you do to distinguish yourself and rise above the competition? and How can you get creative with small budgets without selling your services short?
Questions asked at this table included: What is the best way to target the corporate market right now? and How do you develop and nurture business when your clients are hurting/canceling events?
Questions asked at this table included: How are you filling the void left by canceled business? and What is your biggest challenge, and solutions you’ve found?
From Kristi: At every industry event I’ve been to in the past year, I’ve met recently laid off meeting planners. With the current unpredictable state of affairs and the rising unemployment rate, many people are wondering what they’re going to be thankful for next year. So I thought it would be worth sharing career coach […]
More than 21 million visitors flock to San Antonio every year. The city’s strong convention and tourism business combined with the relatively inexpensive cost of land has made San Antonio America’s fastest-growing hotel construction market; this year alone, construction will begin on 7,360 new rooms in 44 hotels.