Giving Thanks by Giving Back

Most of us are really, really busy. If you’re like me, all you want at the end of a long day is to don a pair of sweatpants, sink into the comfort of your couch, and let your to-do list dissolve into a glass of wine. But Thanksgiving serves as a healthy reminder to think beyond our own day-to-day more

Move Out of the Box to Create Magical Events

Human beings tend to be creatures of habit. Event planners, who need to be open and creative when it comes to building great events, can get stuck in a rut. I know I do. Okay, I confess. I'll go to my favorite restaurants, year after year and order the same dishes. There's really nothing wrong more

Why Your Mobile App Must Live On Beyond the F2F Event

Event mobile apps are deep into the mainstream use stage, with more planners investigating options to tap advanced capabilities within the app to enrich attendee experiences even further. How hot is the mobile event app market? Take a look at these eye-opening stats from a recent benchmarks more

Ensuring Timely Payments for Event Suppliers

One of the most troublesome post-event scenarios is having to assist hotels, resorts, event venues, and suppliers in chasing down payments. Not only does this cause unnecessary stress, there can be disputes about payments once an event is over. For example, if there is a last-minute cancellation more

Beautiful Boutique Hotels in Tepoztlan, Morelos, Mexico

For groups planning meetings in Mexico, one of the best kept secrets is the number of beautiful boutique, pasados, and haciendas that are perfect for meetings. These hidden gems can be found through out the country. I have been fortunate to spend the last 5 days in Morelos. Today, we'll look at more

Incentive Destinations: Zacatecas, Mexico

After I arrived in Zacatecas, Mexico a week ago to attend Feira de Turismo Cultural Mexico, 2015, my Facebook update read: I have been transported in to a dream world. One of Mexico's 50 Magic Towns, the Historic Center of Zacatecas in Central Mexico has been designated by UNESCO as a World more

Five Reasons to Incorporate Golf Into Your Meeting

Innisbrook’s planning specialists make planning a golf outing with your next event just par for the course Golf is a sport that builds camaraderie and working together as a team, even if you’ve never held a golf club before – everyone can participate. Plus, your attendees will love you more

The Chesapeake Bay Area Offers Unique Team Building Experiences

Inviting employees to spend a few hours or an overnight stay out of the office for a unique adventure can bring amazing results both personally and professionally. You can discover an array of diversified options to heighten all five senses in the Mid-Atlantic region on and around the more

5 Important Things to Clarify Before Signing a Contract

You've done your due diligence, scoped out what the client requires and identified a resort, event venue, or supplier that you feel fits the bill. Now, before signing on the dotted line, here are 5 important things to double check. Double check that your client's expectations of the hotel more

Useful Feedback Statistics Speakers Can Help You Get

By Marion Grobb Finkelstein So you’re planning a big event and want amazing presenters. You know the speakers are a major reason audiences give high ratings and pay top dollar to attend. But how to measure a speaker’s effectiveness or degree of interest from your audience? And even before that, more
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