Organizing a meeting of fewer than 100 people? You can now use Pathable’s innovative technology for free. Pathable is an online community-based platform that becomes a mobile app for events. Users import a list of attendees from an Excel spreadsheet or Eventbrite (if used for registration), and an automated message walks attendees through the process of setting […]
The best meeting industry venues, destinations and service providers – according to the magazine’s readers – are out in the August issue of PCMA’s Convene. Readers were asked to nominate their favorite CSR initiatives, technology tools, F&B programs, social-media uses, off-site venues, destination videos, meeting apps, high-tech properties, places for small meetings, and room sets. Convene editors […]
PCMA Convene magazine has published its second annual issue listing of the best meetings industry venues, destinations and service providers.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif., is targeting groups in the 10- to 250-person range through a new coalition that includes the city of Carmel, the chamber of commerce and the Carmel Innkeepers Association. Together, they’ve created an entity called the Carmel Hospitality Improvement District. Its goal is to promote the town’s attractions, events, lodging properties and meeting venues. […]
Last month, I met a Charlotte, N.C.-based meeting planner who was having difficulty getting the level of service she felt her group deserved. The sales contact was not responsive to her needs and she felt as if the in-house service providers were taking advantage of the fact that she had to work with them…