Site Selection & Budgeting

Incentive Destinations: Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec

Located on the western tip of Montreal in an upscale area known as "The Lakeshore" or "The West Island," Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, location of a Parks Canada National Historic Site, is a favourite day trip destination for Montrealers. The Iroquois and Algonquin First Nations had settlements in this...read more

#holidayparties 2014: Fiestas of Lights

Every year, the city of San Antonio kicks off the holiday season with a lighting ceremony along this south central Texas city’s famed Riverwalk. For the hotels and restaurants lining the Riverwalk, the colorful light display becomes a festive backdrop for the holiday parties they’re hosting. For...read more

Event Venues: Interactive Exhibits by Top Brands

Corporate groups that are looking for inspiration to create their own innovative breakthrough strategies, need look no further than the world's greatest brands. Fortunately, a number of them have interactive exhibits and museums that literally throw the door open and give visitors a close-up view of...read more

Road to #holidayparties 2014: The Ah-HA Moment

“Often, planners really won’t know what they envision for their event until they see it first hand," says Rick Pedram, director of catering and conference services at the historic Eldorado Hotel & Spa in downtown Santa Fe. "When they do, there’s that 'ah-ha’ moment.”  For most planners, however, the...read more

There’s an App for That: San Joaquin's Taste of the Valley Art and Food Festival

Love food? You’ll love this festival, newly reconceived with Farmers’ Markets and both visual and performing artists. To be held September 6-7, 2014 in Tracy, CA, the Taste of the Valley Art and Food Festival is all about the San Joaquin Valley, which grows a preponderance of the nation’s food and...read more

Perfect Event Venues - Flexibility is the Key

For corporate events, finding the perfect venue is a key success factor. What's the perfect venue? The obvious answer is "It depends." It depends on the size of the group, the theme, the budget, demographics, and a myriad of other factors. While every event is different, there a few factors that are...read more

September in NYC: 6 Dates to Plan Around

September is arguably the most beautiful month of the year in NYC. The weather is warm but not oppressively so, the trees are still green, days are sunny and nights are cool. Not surprisingly, all these plusses also make September a tricky time for planners looking to book events. As it’s one of the...read more

La Partita a Scacchi di Marostica, Living Chess in Italy

Dazzling groups that have seen it all can be a challenge. For an out-of-the-ordinary experience, groups need only look to Marostica, a captivating medieval town in the province of Vicenza in Northern Italy's Veneto region. Based on the artifacts that have been unearthed, people have been living in...read more

Mountain Resorts in New England

A picturesque location, comfortable temperatures even in the summer, a range of activities for teams, and excellent meeting facilities, that is what event planners will find in the resorts and resorts communities in the mountains of New England. Today we'll look at 3 of them. Topnotch Resort and Spa...read more

July Best Practice: Top 3 RFP Time Savers

Looking for ways to build your RFPs in less time? Consider that a rhetorical question – the answer is always yes! Use our top three RFP time saving methods: Saved Messages, Organizational Profiles and the Meeting Agenda Import. Before you know it, you’ll be on your way to a faster, more efficient...read more
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