If you are facing the challenge of planning a meeting in an unfamiliar destination you might be struggling with where to begin. If your first thought is to turn to the Internet for information, you might be quickly overwhelmed by all the data available to you and still not have the type of information you […]
It might seem like a gamble to plan a meeting at a casino, but with the proper planning it can be a hit. The planning and logistics are much the same as planning a meeting at a resort. Here are seven reasons why your best bet may be to choose to meet at a gaming property.
The job of a planner involves a lot more skill than choosing chicken for a banquet menu. But does corporate America know that? In other words: Can event and meeting planners leverage their skills to climb the corporate ladder? Absolutely, says Amy Giglio, manager of talent acquisition for Columbus, Ga.-based Aflac, a supplemental insurance provider […]
After years of ignoring the hit TV show “Lost,” I decided to tune in for the series premiere last night. It was interesting, but I felt utterly adrift. Evidently, it was filled with all sorts of people and bits of information that I would have gotten had I been plugged into the TV show over […]
With reduced budgets for corporate and association meetings, event planners need the best bang for their buck. For many, that means a cruise. There are pros and cons to having a meeting at sea but there is no argument over the cost advantage. “Having a cruise meeting versus a land meeting costs about 30 percent […]
As a planner, you expect something (or many things) will go wrong during the course of an event, and you’re an expert at putting out fires while producing seamless events. But no matter how experienced you are, handling controlling or overbearing clients or employers can be a challenge. In an ideal world you’d have full […]