A successful meeting, conference or special event all rely on one major component — registration. That’s because almost every aspect of an event is determined by the number of attendees, including: Hotel guest rooms Food and beverage for all functions and breaks Meeting space for general session, breakouts and other functions Registration hand-out material Printed […]
Here are a few simple steps that can positively impact your bottom line.
Does your company have a strategic meetings management (SMM) program in place? If not, it may be missing an important opportunity to cut costs and control meeting spend. SMM programs define a company’s standard operating procedure for planning meetings and events. Some companies require every meeting request be registered with the strategic meetings management department. […]
Individual travelers have an advantage over meeting planners when it comes to finding great package deals on hotels, airfare and activities. Leisure travelers have any number of e-mail alerts they can sign up for with individual properties, airlines and convention and visitor bureaus (CVB). But meeting and event planners also have options. Here’s a look […]