First Nations and Indigenous Event Venues in Canada

When event planners and their clients are interested in providing attendees with unique cultural experiences and opportunities to give back to the community, head to Canada where a number of indigenous communities have built resorts, hotels, and event venues, often on reserve land, to do just that....read more

Affordable Asia: Meeting Planning Promotions in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, one of the most beautiful and stimulating cities to visit, is on lists of cities with high per diems. But event planners get a break. If you are planning a corporate meeting or incentive there, you can offset costs by working with the Hong Kong Tourism Board, which is seeking to bring...read more

The Cvent CONNECT Chronicles: 8 Ways to Stay within Your Event Budget

Tax day is upon us. And while it’s in inevitability each year, it doesn’t make it any more enjoyable. I think it’s so stressful because it requires organizing a lot of documents, working under the immense pressure of a looming, inflexible deadline, and, ultimately, coming face to face with some...read more

President Obama's Trip to Jamaica II: 8 Lessons for Meeting Planners

President Obama went to Jamaica last week to hold a series of meetings including bilateral talks with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller, and discussions with the leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), representing 15 countries in the Caribbean region in preparation for the Summit...read more

12 Tips for Managing Corporate Event Emergencies

Fortunately, most meetings, conference and corporate events take place without serious emergencies arising. Even so, it's important for event planners to have strategies in place to deal with emergency situations whether they involve accidents, illnesses, severe weather, or fire. Some emergency...read more

Jamaica: New Kingston Hotels Fit for Dignitaries

President Barack Obama's arrival in Jamaica today to meet with Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders is historic as it is the second visit by a sitting U.S. President. (President Ronald Reagan visited in 1992.) President Obama and his delegation were hosted in uptown Kingston's fashionable New...read more

Corporate Events: Tempting Treats Guaranteed to Please Participants

At this time of year, even the most health conscious event attendees will appreciate a treat or two to satisfy their sweet tooth. Today we bring you 4 tempting treats that are hard to resist and great 4 places to enjoy them. Sinfonia Chocolate Benoit Sinthon, Madeira’s only Michelin-star chef who is...read more

Planning Foreign Events as Currencies Fluctuate

Canadian event planners who are in the process of planning foreign incentives trips, retreats, and other corporate events are facing a new challenge this year. The value of the Canadian $ against the US$ has declined steadily since the beginning of last summer and sharply in recent months. This...read more

World Rugby Cup Is UK's Country Wide

This September, the UK will be hosting the 2015 World Rugby Cup. (For those who don't know, Rugby football, the rougher-and-tumblier form of soccer from which American-style gridiron derives, originated in the 19th century; to the uninitiated, the most telltale difference is the lack of helmets and...read more

6 Reasons Your Next Corporate Event Should be in Chattanooga, TN

There are numerous details when planning meetings, conventions, trade shows and reunions. Chattanooga wants to make that process as easy as possible for you. Our team is ready to provide you with complimentary assistance in planning your event, making sure that everything runs smoothly and...read more
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