Destination: Mad Town

By | June 19th, 2013|Location Considerations|

There are a variety of decisions that go into planning for a successful meeting or event. One of your biggest is the actual location. Safety, adequate lodging, walkability and budget are concerns and should be part of your decision-making process. Also headlining the list of important items is how location will impact the success of your event and your attendees’ experience. Photo credit: Steve Casey By thinking outside of the box of typical convention towns and hotel meeting rooms, you provide your attendees with a more unique meeting experience. This can help in stimulating creative and thoughtful discussions and an overall improved event experience. […]

The Impact of Going Green at Your Next Meeting

By | June 5th, 2013|Sustainability|

As a meeting planner, it’s important to stay ahead of the sustainability curve by presenting attendees with venues and services that are held to the highest environmental standards. Many measures once considered mere eco-friendly trends are now expected by event attendees. Not only is Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center the first convention center in the United States to receive the LEED-EB silver level certification, but our own Monona Catering is extremely environmentally conscious as well. […]