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 [...]
There are two kinds of meetings: important ones and really important ones. And considering that your entire sales team may get together only once a year or more, the sales conference is often the highest-profile meeting you plan.
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 [...]
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 [...]