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Laying the Foundation for Your Event Social Media Strategy
Incorporating social media into your event involves the consideration of many details that, amid the hustle-and-bustle of planning, are often left to the last minute. This problem occurs when the...Read More >
Revealed for 2014: Most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean
Planners take note: Cvent has revealed its annual list of the 100 most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean.  “Resorts remain a popular and desirable choice among meeting...Read More >

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Event Horror Stories: Mobile Madness!
Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! We are living in the midst of the mobile era. If you’re attendees aren’t walking around...Read More >
How Mobile Event Apps Can Prevail Where Business Cards Fail
With all the electronic gadgetry we have in our possession 24/7, it’s amazing that business cards are STILL an important networking tool. A few years ago, business cards’ demise seemed almost imminent...Read More >

What's New

Laying the Foundation for Your Event Social Media Strategy
Incorporating social media into your event involves the consideration of many details that, amid the hustle-and-bustle of planning, are often left to the last minute. This problem occurs when the importance of social media is overlooked and developing a strategy for using it at your event isn't even considered. But the benefits of increasing social media engagement before, during and after your event can include:  Free...
Revealed for 2014: Most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean
Planners take note: Cvent has revealed its annual list of the 100 most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean.  “Resorts remain a popular and desirable choice among meeting planners for group business because of their all-in-one capabilities that are attractive for planners and attendees,” said Eric Eden, vice president of marketing for Cvent. “Providing an environment designed for conducting business...
Corporate Event Venues with Speciality Dining Concepts
Some venues make one or two specific foods the star and create a menu to showcase them fully. Here are 2 very venues that have successfully executed this concept. Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres Two months ago, this innovative dining concept opened at SLS Hotels, Las Vegas' newest resort and casino. Meat and potatoes are a traditional favourite. James Beard Award-winning Chef Jose Andres presents a celebration of game meat in all...
Laying the Foundation for Your Event Social Media Strategy
Incorporating social media into your event involves the consideration of many details that, amid the hustle-and-bustle of planning, are often left to the last minute. This problem occurs when the importance of social media is overlooked and developing a strategy for using it at your event isn't even considered. But the benefits of increasing social media engagement before, during and after your event can include:  Free...
Revealed for 2014: Most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean
Planners take note: Cvent has revealed its annual list of the 100 most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean.  “Resorts remain a popular and desirable choice among meeting planners for group business because of their all-in-one capabilities that are attractive for planners and attendees,” said Eric Eden, vice president of marketing for Cvent. “Providing an environment designed for conducting business...
Corporate Event Venues with Speciality Dining Concepts
Some venues make one or two specific foods the star and create a menu to showcase them fully. Here are 2 very venues that have successfully executed this concept. Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres Two months ago, this innovative dining concept opened at SLS Hotels, Las Vegas' newest resort and casino. Meat and potatoes are a traditional favourite. James Beard Award-winning Chef Jose Andres presents a celebration of game meat in all...
Questions to Ask When Choosing a Property for Your Business Conference
A successful business conference can be just the boost your organization needs to improve employee morale, unveil a new product line, or strategize ways to bring in more clients or members. The first step in orchestrating such a conference is finding the right property to accommodate you and your guests. Hotels and resorts are ideal for conferences and other business events because guests can stay where events are being held,...
How Far We've Come: Event Tech in 2014
It's hard to believe, but we are already coming to the end of 2014. It seems like just yesterday I was predicting technology trends for the year and now it's time to reevaluate and see what has really come to fruition. Consider this a lesson for all of you who have felt disconnected from technology this year and want a little catch-up course to find out all the things you may have missed.  Email Marketing The concept of email...
Is TMC Global Consolidation the Right Answer?
We have seen in the past a push to consolidate the TMC services to a global player, so all or at least the majority of locations in a corporation are utilizing the same provider. There are many benefits to this model – leveraged TMC fees, consistent processes and more consolidated data. But I am wondering if this is truly the best approach. With technologies that can help us to still achieve some of these same benefits could...

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Event Horror Stories: Mobile Madness!
Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! We are living in the midst of the mobile era. If you’re attendees aren’t walking around...
How Mobile Event Apps Can Prevail Where Business Cards Fail
With all the electronic gadgetry we have in our possession 24/7, it’s amazing that business cards are STILL an important networking tool. A few years ago, business cards’ demise seemed almost imminent...
The Backlash Over Facebook Messenger
While we are used to downloading and using apps, there has been some backlash over Facebook having the messenger feature outside of the social media channel. For those of you who may not be "in...

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