According to the latest survey from Penton Research, 81 percent of responding event planners expect 2015 to be as good or better for them as 2014. All told, 45 percent say they expect to stage more events in 2015 than they did in 2014, while 36 percent say they will likely stage the same number. Only 5 percent […]
What’s in store for meetings this year? I thought about renting a crystal ball but decided it’d be easier just to go from my gut. After all, I spend the year attending, planning and writing about meetings. Because PYM’s focus is always on how meeting and event planners can put innovative ideas into practice, I’m […]
Working on your 2012 budgets? Make sure you increase travel estimates for air, hotel and ground transportation. American Express Global Business Travel’s latest global forecast projects escalating costs across the board. According to American Express Global Business Travel’s eXpert insights Business Travel Monitor, costs for flights and accommodations in 2011’s second quarter were 4 percent […]
The future is here, along with more technology, more networking opportunities, more budget demands… in fact, more demands for everything, including your time. 2008 may be more of 2007, but pick up the tips from our planners and you’ll be ready for a (somewhat) fresh start.
Atlanta-based Affairs to Remember Caterers celebrated its 30th birthday with the opening of a new Midtown West facility, the burial of a time capsule, and predictions for the catering and events industry 30 years from now: