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The power of an unexpected meeting place

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:18+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

A meeting space can mean the difference between a good meeting and a great one. The environment in which you host a meeting can help encourage creativity and revive energy. Sometimes the beige walls of a hotel conference room just don’t offer the inspiration needed to ignite thoughtful conversations. Find four inspiring options below to [...]

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Experience a Revitalized Monona Terrace

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:19+00:00 February 10th, 2014|Location Considerations, Sustainability|

Something’s different about Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis. After about a month’s worth of work, the community and convention center reopened its doors at the beginning of February, welcoming guests to check out its newly renovated features. Many of these updates aren’t purely for looks – they offer real advantages for guests who use the venue [...]

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Certifiably Sustainable: The importance of an earth-friendly venue

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:19+00:00 December 27th, 2013|Location Considerations, Sustainability|

It’s not often event venues make sustainability a priority. Creating an energy-efficient environment takes time and, well, energy. It’s an undertaking that requires patience and understanding of the newest green technologies. Many large buildings choose to stick with what they know, rather than explore other options. Monona Terrace is ahead of this trend. With five [...]

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Five Traits of a Successful Event Planner

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:19+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Planning events and ensuring they run smoothly calls for a certain set of skills. These skills allow you to navigate the sometimes unpredictable waters of scheduling, coordinating and troubleshooting. The good news is as a working professional, you probably already have a great handle on these abilities. Here are some helpful reminders of the skills [...]

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Safety and Security at Your Event

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:20+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Safety and security issues at events can take many forms, from a food allergy to a tornado to wireless Internet security problems. While it’s impossible to predict every scenario, there are fundamental steps you can take and questions you should ask during the planning process to help you prepare for potential problems that may arise. Doing [...]

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Destination: Mad Town

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:25+00:00 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 [...]

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Seven Steps to Find The Perfect Venue for your Event

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:29+00:00 February 20th, 2013|Location Considerations|

Whether you’re an event planner by vocation or necessity, selecting the right venue is vital to the success of your event. Narrowing down the best location may seem like an overwhelming task, even for the most seasoned event planners. But, it doesn’t have to be. Keep the following checklist in mind as you move through your [...]

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10 Tips to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck When Booking Your Event

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:31+00:00 August 29th, 2012|Location Considerations|

When it comes to thinking about your conference budget, it’s important to ensure that each dollar spent by your company goes as far as it can and provides a maximum return on investment. Get the best value for your dollar by considering these 10 event planning tips: Set a date early. Setting a date and [...]

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Pinpoint the Perfect Location for Your Next Corporate Event

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:33+00:00 June 27th, 2012|Location Considerations|

Are you in charge of planning the next corporate event? You already understand the importance of choosing the right location, so after determining the goals and objectives of your meeting, one of your first tasks should be to select the city and venue that will host your event. Selecting the right host city can significantly [...]

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