How to keep staff motivated, tailor your product to the economy and meet event planner expectations were some of the solutions discussed at this event, held on Feb. 24, 2010 in Austin, Texas, which gathered current PYM partners together to discuss current sales and marketing challenges in the meetings industry.
Engaging attendees using Twitter, multi-year contracts and budget challenges were among the topics tackled during the educational session at 2010 PYM LIVE Austin, held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on the University of Texas campus today. Jeff Rasco (@JeffRasco) and Marla Werst (@ChicGeekGirl) helmed the roundtable discussion, which was inspired by our […]
At 2pm CT/3pm ET today, PYM partners are gathering to discuss the State of the Industry. Join them via live webcast from the AT&T Executive Education Conference Center at the University of Texas in Austin by clicking the item below or visiting http://220.127.116.11:8080/attconference. PYM Town Hall Austin: State of the Industry Live webcast of 2010 […]
So we’re kicking off our 2010 series of PYM LIVE Events today. New format, new whitepapers, new destinations and exhibitors. Atlanta’s Jan. 7 show promises to be very exciting, and not just because it may end with some snowfall. Here’s a transcript of what we were up to (start at the bottom and read up […]
The holidays are upon us. This month’s planner profile introduces us to Erica Prewett, a true superwoman of planning social events, as well as a person who keeps the spirit of “giving back” in her heart and mind throughout the year.
Erica Prewett, owner of A Big To Do Event, has been in the business of creating memories through events since 1999. Organizations such as IBM, AmeriCorps, Habitat for Humanity, United Way of Mississippi, as well as individual families, have experienced stress-free social and corporate events because of this “Checklist Queen.”
Recently, I began a keynote presentation at PYM LIVE in Atlanta by quoting from the book “Everything I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.” Sad, but relatively true, especially the concept of leaving things as you found them. “Greening” or sustainability is not really difficult to grasp. Plan for the future, because whether […]