Site Selection & Budgeting

Event Budgeting: 9 More Tips for Avoiding Sticker Shock

It's not easy to create event budget with no surprise. There are often unanticipated expenses, fees and incidentals that can add up quickly. Here are some important costs to keep in mind to avoid sticker shock. Wi-Fi: Don't assume that this is included. Wi-Fi costs need to be clarified for both...read more

Corporate Event Venues: 3 Exotic Safari Resorts

Event Planners can always count on IMEX to find hidden gems that one may not otherwise discover including off the beaten track adventures and event venues that deliver exotic experiences straight from the bucket list. Think stunning locations in natural surroundings which surpass the comforts of...read more

New Views on London

The London skyline is so glorious they keep coming up with new ways to enjoy it. Here is a roundup of the most exciting new perspectives as well as some classics that often get overlooked.    Newest: Sky Garden, which just opened this year, is home to the highest public gardens in the city at 37...read more

China Savers: Meeting Planning Promotions in Shanghai

Make no mistake about it: Shanghai is a business city and a world economic power. Additionally, Shanghai harbor welcomes hundreds of thousands of cruise ship passengers each year. And all that activity creates a need for a sophisticated tourism and meetings infrastructure, which is layered on top of...read more

Nice for MICE: Captivating Cape Town

Cape Town truly has it all – jaw-dropping scenery; exotic flora and fauna; a relaxed, vibrant culture; world-class cuisine; 5 Star hotels aplenty; and a range of visitor attractions to suit all tastes, interests, and ages – making it the ideal location for MICE business. Plus, it boasts the Cape...read more

Corporate Event Venues: 3 Woodland Retreats in Europe

For event planners who are looking for a woodland setting that is ideal for executive retreats, incentive trips and even fairy tale weddings, Europe has much to offer. Today we bring you three woodland retreats in Europe: Trianon Palace Versailles (France) In the midst of a 3-acre park with...read more

Incentive Destinations: Phuket Thailand

Phuket, an island to the west of the Malaysian Peninsular in Thailand, is a lush setting with rainforests, waterfalls and secluded beaches. For corporate incentives and executive retreats, it's the ultimate getaway. Along with Penang Island in Malaysia, it's one of Asia's most stunning tropical...read more

40 Fun Excursions for Corporate Events

Whether you're looking for an activity in which an entire group can participate or excursions that guests can book on their own, it's always best to tailor the offerings to the destination. Opportunities to participate in unique activities, explore the natural environment or learn about the local...read more

Wild West Themed Event Venues in Alberta, Canada

Readers in Canada who were intrigued by yesterday's blog post about Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado will be interested in knowing that Canada also has old western frontier towns that are available for corporate events. Em-Te Town, Alberta Located near Alder Flats, Alberta, Em-Te Town has all of the...read more

Incentive Destinations: Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado

Event planners who are seeking to create a truly out of the ordinary experience for corporate groups need look no further than Dunton Hot Springs, near Telluride, Colorado. Corporate groups can take over a a fully restored ghost town, which has the feel of the wild west in a mountain valley and is...read more
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