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The Value of Celebration

By | 2017-09-14T19:44:26+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Examining the importance of corporate year-end parties For some company leaders, hosting a holiday party is tradition and they wouldn’t dream of canceling it, even in “down” years. Other executives, however, need a little convincing that it’s worth the investment—even in “up” years. To help you persuade them that holiday parties make good business sense, [...]

IN SEARCH OF AUDIOVISUAL (AV) EXCELLENCE

By | 2017-06-26T13:42:25+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Four things your AV partner wants to know before your event begins Can you even imagine hosting an event without the expertise of AV professionals? Neither can we. These talented folks (also known as super heroes) often make the difference between a flawless event and one riddled with missteps. Unbelievably, though, some small- to medium-sized [...]

Five Ways to Drive Meeting Attendance

By | 2017-06-01T15:53:53+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

IT’S ALL IN THE NUMBERS If only a well attended meeting was as simple as “plan it and they will come.” While there’s no magic formula for sky-high registration numbers, there are a few simple things you can do to drive attendance. Here are five to get you started and planning tips to make your [...]

Considerations for Generations

By | 2017-03-20T13:18:24+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Tips for hosting meetings for 20-somethings to grandparents Every 20 years or so, a generation gets a new label and researchers detail the differences among us. But while we certainly see life through different goggles, we also share something in common: Most of us are still working. As a result, meeting planners are often tasked [...]

How to choose a destination that inspires on every level.

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:09+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Location Considerations, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

“We’re so dialed in here. This is a place that embraces our vision and where we can make almost anything happen, logistically and creatively.” Laurie Koch Trek Bicycle An inspiring event starts with an inspiring location. One that opens up possibilities—both for your event and your attendees. THE IDEAL LOCATION COULD BE [...]

Getting Started on Going Green

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:09+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Sustainability, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Checklist: Getting Started on Going Green Most event planners today want to “green” their events. But if you’re just getting underway, the commitment can seem overwhelming. Where do you begin? To get you started, we’ve assembled a list of 12 easy actions to help you infuse sustainability into your planning process. Food and Beverages 1. [...]

Here’s What’s Hot:

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:10+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Weddings|

The Wedding Trends The Pros Are Seeing Right Now Wedding magazines love predicting what’ll be hot — and certainly what’s not — each year. And that made us wonder: Just what are the trends that event planners at Monona Terrace are seeing right now? Here’s what one had to say. Vintage Rustic is Replacing Straight-Up [...]

Five Questions Your Venue Rep Will Ask

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:10+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination|

Five Questions Your Venue Rep Will Ask Planning the perfect event begins with finding the perfect venue As a meeting or event planner, you know that finding a sales representative who asks the right questions—and actually listens to your answers—can save you countless hours and headaches. […]