The 5 Skills that Will Boost Your Confidence in Front of Audiences

As event planners, there is often a need to speak in front of an audience. At some events, meeting and event planners, make announcements, give instructions, introduce speakers and panelists, and wrap up and summarize events. For many, this comes naturally, while others struggle with nerves. Well, more

Ask These 5 Questions Before You Sponsor an Event

By David Saef, EVP of MarketWorks and strategy at GES Done well, event sponsorships can provide great rewards for your business, including building brand awareness, connecting with a specific audience, and reinforcing your company’s commitment to a cause. But you need to be careful when more

Early Bird Registration is OPEN for Cvent CONNECT 2015! #CventCONNECT

Meeting and event success starts with Cvent CONNECT, and registration is now open! What is Cvent CONNECT? One conference with three unique tracks being held at the same time during the span of five days in Las Vegas from June 14-18 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. In previous years, we’ve more

15 Tips for Designing Family-Friendly Events for Families with Infants

Today's post is inspired by Frank Stevens, an event professional based in Amsterdam. He started a discussion in a LinkedIn about accommodating the needs of mothers with nursing infants attending events. It's an important topic but it has rarely been addressed. It got me thinking and remembering more

Jungle Retreats and Eco-Lodges in Central America

Corporate groups interested in jungle team building or executive retreats in a rainforest setting can find jungle resorts and eco-lodges closer to home than they realize. Blancaneaux Lodge (Belize) Start with what was once the exclusive, secluded hideaway of Francis Ford Coppola, add a waterfall more

3 Additions For Your Digital Strategy

You may think you know what digital elements you should add to your marketing strategy, but there may be a few you haven't thought to add. Check out these three additions for any digital strategy.  Creating context as well as content: In a recent study, 78% of CMO's believe custom content will be more

Experience Where The Civil Rights Movement Began And Made Its Mark On The World

Many of the pivotal moments in the Civil Rights Movement played out in Montgomery, and there’s no better time than now, 50 years after the final steps of the struggle were taken, to visit the sites, connect with the heroes and relive their stories. Montgomery is the Birthplace of the Civil more

3 Things You Need to Know About the End of the Glass Explorer Program

You may have seen the news - the Google Glass Explorer program is coming to a halt. If you're not familiar with it, the Explorer program was the public's chance to buy Google Glass and test it out. Since the announcement is new, you may not be familiar with all the details. Many people more

Montreal: 5 Winter Festivals

During the winter Montreal,heats up with a number of winter festivals. It's a way of encouraging Montreal residents and visitors alike to get out and explore the city instead of giving in to the temptation to hibernate during when the weather outside is frosty. Igloofest (Mid-January to more

UK Calling: Good News for London

Planning a meeting in London? Well, you won't be the only one - London being one of the most popular destinations in the world - especially for Americans. Luckily, with the best tourism year in decades, hotel management and development companies are looking for ways to expand their offerings in UK' more
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