We all know what rhythm is — whether you have any or not — but what does it have to do with meetings?
Why is it acceptable for meeting attendees to play a round of golf, but not to play with toys? Why is the idea of play so looked down upon? Joan Eisenstodt questions our assumptions about common meeting practices and challenges meeting organizers to plan uncommonly exceptional events in this interactive session, recorded at the Georgia […]
Recently, I read an article that discussed negotiating with hotels, and there was a very strong bias to the meeting planner. I am a planner, but it angered me that both sides were not presented. I believe we all want to achieve the best deal and that the real goal is to come away with […]
One of the great things about PCMA’s annual Convening Leaders conference is the innovative way they approach engaging their audience of convention management professionals and supplier partners. At this year’s show, new features include a Supplier Showdown, where tech companies offering similar products make their case to audiences side by side; a Learning Lounge, where […]
By the end of 2009, meeting cancellations and postponements are estimated to cost hotels, destinations and other industry suppliers $2.5 billion in lost revenue. But canceling or rescheduling meetings doesn’t only affect people on the supply side…