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Details that Delight: Making Your Meeting Memorable

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:26+00:00 May 10th, 2013|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Planning an event isn’t just about selecting a venue and coordinating schedules. It’s also about creating a positive experience for attendees. Adding just a few details can give your meeting that “extra special something.” These elements don’t need to be complex and often require minimal extra investment. The experts at Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis. [...]

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Simplify Your Event Planning Process With These 5 Apps

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:26+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

There are dozens of tasks that go into planning an event to ensure it runs as smoothly as possible: you need to book the right location, coordinate schedules, send out the invites, keep track of RSVPs, manage refreshments or catering, and more. The complexities of event planning make a helping hand (even one that operates [...]

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Catering to Special Dietary Needs

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:29+00:00 March 20th, 2013|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

An increase in health-conscious eating and a better understanding of dietary restrictions and allergies has meant event planning has become slightly more complicated. Catering to attendees’ individual needs now requires more preparation than in the past when a one-size-fits-all approach was still appropriate. Guests with allergies and other special dietary needs often feel slighted if [...]

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Power On: Ensuring A/V and Technology Success at Your Next Meeting

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:30+00:00 November 12th, 2012|Meeting Services and Coordination|

There is no meeting blunder more noticeable than a glitch in A/V or technology. Microphones that don’t work, projectors that can’t display a presentation and lighting malfunctions: we’ve all experienced these speed bumps during what should be a great event or meeting. Ensure your A/V and tech needs are met by following these simple guidelines [...]

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Working Together To Achieve a Green Meeting

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:30+00:00 October 23rd, 2012|Meeting Services and Coordination, Sustainability|

Recycling receptacle, Monona Terrace rooftop As a meeting planner, your number one priority is to make sure that your attendees are happy and satisfied. However, meeting planners also feel a growing obligation to be environmentally-conscious, choosing meeting options that leave a smaller carbon footprint on our planet. Working with an eco-friendly meeting facility like Monona [...]

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Menu Planning: The Sizzle Is in the Detail

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:31+00:00 September 28th, 2012|Meeting Services and Coordination|

Craving an event menu that will satisfy attendees’ appetites and minds? Catering to both can be creative and budget friendly. Consider these four tips to please and impress attendees: Make special dietary needs a focus of your menu. Gluten free and vegetarian options are just two examples of special arrangements that may need to be [...]

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Plan Powerfully with a Dedicated Meeting Professional by Your Side

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:31+00:00 August 3rd, 2012|Meeting Services and Coordination|

You’re charged with planning the next corporate event or conference, and there is a long list of things to consider: attendees, location (venue), catering, hotel stay, meeting content, etc. Deep breath. The great news is you’re not alone in the planning process. Often venues will provide the support of a dedicated meeting professional once you [...]

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Tasteful Impressions: Four Catering Tips to Impress and Energize Guests

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:33+00:00 May 17th, 2012|Meeting Services and Coordination|

Meals and breaks are times to refresh and recharge your business event attendees while keeping them engaged. Whether sharing an elegant sit-down dinner or a cup of coffee and a fresh-baked pastry, your catering choices create a backdrop for sharing insights and camaraderie. Follow these four catering tips to plan the perfect food and beverage [...]

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