Dear friends, We hope this letter finds you safe and whole. We know many of you may still be without power or unable to go to work. With hotels in and around New York still housing people displaced by Hurricane Sandy, it seems frivolous to take those rooms for an event and inappropriate to pretend […]
The relationship between hotels and meeting planners doesn’t have to be antagonistic. But it’s easy for conflicts to form when both parties are operating under different assumptions of what has value during contract negotiations. That’s why Michael Dominguez’s educational presentation at PYM LIVE Atlanta II 2012 focused on defining what the “new abnormal” in the […]
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What a fantastic welcome we had in Austin — and record-breaking attendance! Stormi Boyd, CMP, CMM taught planners how to replace their conference binders with iPads and Mike Mason from Zentila gave excellent tips on negotiating with hotels. In case you weren’t with us at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center May 16, here’s […]
Earlier this year, we had the pleasure of meeting Stormi Boyd, CMP, CMM (@stormisee) at Southwest Showcase. She was participating in a “Going Mobile” panel our editorial director was moderating. When she mentioned during that session that she’d replaced her 10-lb. conference binder with an iPad, you could hear a pin drop. We realized that […]
They don’t call it the Windy City for nothing. Wind speed around the corner from our final 2011 PYM LIVE Event venue was clocked at 60 mph. But that didn’t deter our hardy meeting and event planners from tromping out to take in the spectacular views the Signature Room at the 95th had to offer. […]