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Five Things Savvy Planners Always Do

By |2019-11-15T15:36:53+00:00November 11th, 2019|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

And that you can start doing today.Aiming for a near-perfect event? Innovative organizers have a few tricks up their sleeves. We’ve taken note and gathered a few of our favorites.1.  Make technology work for you. Event management apps promote cohesive coordination and clarify the expectation of who’s doing what—and when. Even complex events are made [...]

Swag Sense

By |2019-11-15T15:37:48+00:00July 10th, 2019|Sustainability, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

To swag or not to swag—and how to green your goodie bag if you do Conference freebies. They’re almost a given—as well as a $19.4 billion industry, according to Event Manager. But if you’ve seen discarded tchotchkes at a meeting’s end, you know that poorly chosen giveaways waste budget and natural resources. What can you [...]

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How to Avoid The Seven Most Common Technology Pitfalls

By |2019-11-15T15:38:48+00:00July 8th, 2019|Meeting Services and Coordination|

“Technical difficulty.” It’s the stuff of nightmares for event planners. Our onsite audio visual (AV) technical experts share the seven most common tech-related pitfalls that haunt planners and how to avoid those problems in the first place. Pitfall 1: The wrong connectors Solution: Laptops and displays feature several types of connecting ports. With laptops getting [...]

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Beyond Branded Pens and Water Bottles

By |2019-11-15T15:39:18+00:00May 16th, 2019|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Ten smart goodie-bag ideas for your corporate event. There’s no shortage of swag options out there. While no one wants to drag home cheaply made stuff—which is why it ends up in the trash—event attendees do appreciate useful branded items. Luckily, there are plenty to choose from. We picked five of our favorite giveaways [...]

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Emergency Preparedness for Planners

By |2019-11-15T15:40:21+00:00March 19th, 2019|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Stay cool by expecting the unexpected Being ready for anything. It’s part of what elevates good event planners to great. Still, it can be overwhelming to imagine every possible emergency scenario and how to react. In fact, there are entire companies that do only that! But even without the help of a pro, you [...]

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What Millennials Want in an Event

By |2019-11-15T15:40:52+00:00February 5th, 2019|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Millennials - four ways to engage this influential group Millennials, who make up one third of the U.S. population, have a surprise for the rest of us. Despite their stereotype as “kids glued to their phones,” 75 percent of these 18- to 34-year-olds say they value experiences over things, according to Eventbrite. That makes millennials [...]

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