Let’s face it Sunshine, your awards banquet has seen better days. Basically, it sucks and everyone knows it. You have been pedaling the same boring food, the same crappy venue, the same suckity, suck-fest for years and quietly, even you would rather go grocery shopping than sit at that table up front, sipping that crap […]
At our last PYM LIVE Event, Plan Your Meetings experimented with hybrid technology for the first time. Because our educator, Joan Eisenstodt, is an industry thought-leader, we figured her session would be a perfect test case. We partnered with Telenect and Active Production and Design to create a live webcast of her session and broadcast […]
Several years ago, I helped found a women’s rugby football club in New York City. For those first few years, as we struggled to build a strong team, we often felt like the Bad News Bears. Now, the Village Lions RFC Women’s Side features players who represent the United States in international play and is […]
When it comes to building awareness and driving attendance to your event, e-mails are still one of the best, fastest, cheapest methods. However, most planners struggle with building an e-mail campaign, especially when it comes to two very basic parameters: How many e-mails are the “right” number of touches? How often should e-mails be sent, […]
It might seem like a gamble to plan a meeting at a casino, but with the proper planning it can be a hit. The planning and logistics are much the same as planning a meeting at a resort. Here are seven reasons why your best bet may be to choose to meet at a gaming property.
In “Meeting technology 101,” I discussed some technologies that save meeting planners time. Now I’d like to look at some of the tools that can save you money…