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The Future of Mobile Apps
It has been said that a smartphone is like having a mini-computer in your pocket. How many of us, upon waking up, reach for our phone? (I almost find it irritating when I receive a call on my phone -...Read More >
Foreign Site Inspections on a Shoestring
When selecting venues, photos on websites and YouTube videos can only go so far. Site inspections are extremely important to ensure that there are no surprises. With many organizations continuing...Read More >

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The Future of Mobile Apps
It has been said that a smartphone is like having a mini-computer in your pocket. How many of us, upon waking up, reach for our phone? (I almost find it irritating when I receive a call on my phone -...Read More >
The Route to Mobile Event App ROI [Infographic]
Measuring the performance of your mobile app is critical to evaluating the success of an event. But too often planners just look to hard numbers to tell the story. App success goes far beyond download...Read More >

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The Future of Mobile Apps
It has been said that a smartphone is like having a mini-computer in your pocket. How many of us, upon waking up, reach for our phone? (I almost find it irritating when I receive a call on my phone - since I am in the middle of doing something else.) And while we have multiple apps on our phones, 80% of our time is spent with only five. But even with these stats, apps continue to be developed. So, where is the future of the...
Foreign Site Inspections on a Shoestring
When selecting venues, photos on websites and YouTube videos can only go so far. Site inspections are extremely important to ensure that there are no surprises. With many organizations continuing to face budget constraints, foreign site inspections aren't always possible. Despite the risks of omitting this phase of the site selection process, some organizations simply don't have the budget. Here are some options to explore:...
4 Truths You Need to Know Before Talking to a Food Distribution Company
By Brian Heider Many people experience a career-defining moment that sheds light on their true passion or calling. For me, this moment came after I took a job as a personal chef for fraternity and sorority chapters in Denver. I’d been in the restaurant industry for 10 years, gone to culinary school, and worked as the executive chef at a bistro.  I also took on the responsibility of ordering food, something I had experience...
The Future of Mobile Apps
It has been said that a smartphone is like having a mini-computer in your pocket. How many of us, upon waking up, reach for our phone? (I almost find it irritating when I receive a call on my phone - since I am in the middle of doing something else.) And while we have multiple apps on our phones, 80% of our time is spent with only five. But even with these stats, apps continue to be developed. So, where is the future of the...
Foreign Site Inspections on a Shoestring
When selecting venues, photos on websites and YouTube videos can only go so far. Site inspections are extremely important to ensure that there are no surprises. With many organizations continuing to face budget constraints, foreign site inspections aren't always possible. Despite the risks of omitting this phase of the site selection process, some organizations simply don't have the budget. Here are some options to explore:...
4 Truths You Need to Know Before Talking to a Food Distribution Company
By Brian Heider Many people experience a career-defining moment that sheds light on their true passion or calling. For me, this moment came after I took a job as a personal chef for fraternity and sorority chapters in Denver. I’d been in the restaurant industry for 10 years, gone to culinary school, and worked as the executive chef at a bistro.  I also took on the responsibility of ordering food, something I had experience...
Plan Smart: 5 Ways to Protect Your ID on the Road
In the planning business, dropping into a far-flung city for a quick meeting or site survey is just another day at the office. However, in the fog of pre-dawn check-ins, TSA pat-downs and valuables flying down the belt and out of site, it’s a wonder we’re able to hang on to everything – at least until we slip up. At some point in all of our travels, something will likely be stolen, and hopefully it won't be your identity. To...
Luxury Ski Resorts....With a Tropical Twist
For corporate groups with a mixture of ski buffs and armchair athletes, finding a resort that hits the mark for everyone can be challenging. We've combed the Internet for a couple of examples that show it can be done. Zao Onsen Ski Resort (Japan) Guests can sooth sore muscles basking in the healing waters of an outdoor onsen or private indoor wooden baths fed by the sulfuric hot springs. With 3 cable cars to whisk guests to 15...
Corporate Travel Savings – Should you split the pot?
There is a new game in town when it comes to driving savings in your corporate travel program – how about sharing the savings with your travelers? As a traveler you beat the budget and the savings you achieve is split between you and the company – good idea or not?  This certainly takes gamification in a new direction, now it’s not just being the best, but there is a tangible reward obtained. The nice things about this is...

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The Future of Mobile Apps
It has been said that a smartphone is like having a mini-computer in your pocket. How many of us, upon waking up, reach for our phone? (I almost find it irritating when I receive a call on my phone -...
The Route to Mobile Event App ROI [Infographic]
Measuring the performance of your mobile app is critical to evaluating the success of an event. But too often planners just look to hard numbers to tell the story. App success goes far beyond download...
3 Tips On When To Update Your App Features
Hopefully you read my last blog post on things to consider for app development. It may surprise you that on average, most apps do not make it past the 30 day mark.  One way to keep your app being used...

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