2017 Event Tech Trends: Where Are They Now? (Mobile)

Welcome back to our final installment of Where Are They Now?, a look back on our 2017 event tech trend predictions. If you missed last week’s installment, you can check it out here. As a reminder, here are the trends we found last year and what we’ve already covered: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect


Welcome, Marriott Marquis Houston!

The Marriott Marquis Houston opened in time to host Super Bowl LI, bringing 1,000 new hotel rooms and an abundance of new meeting space to downtown’s convention district, known as Avenida Houston.  As the latest hotel to join the Avenida, the city’s epicenter for art, dining, entertainment and fun, the hotel adds 52 meeting rooms


Last Minute Suggestions for a Small Holiday Party

Holiday parties range in size and shape, but despite the wide variety most offices have them. Whether to thank clients, celebrate internal success, or for pure fun someone has to plan them. Some companies have a dedicated planner, outsource, or give the daunting task to one individual on staff. If you’re that lucky person in


5 Ways To Make Your Events More Festive This Holiday Season

The winter months are some of my favorites, and no, it isn’t because of the lovely weather. Holiday decorations, twinkle lights, and the general cheer that fills the air makes this time of year magical. Whether your event happens to take place around the holidays or you’re organizing a merry soiree, make sure to include some of these fun


Get Ahead of Stress This Holiday

The holidays should be a time filled with joy and laughter, but, more often than not, the days or weeks off for break can lead to greater stress. When you work in the events industry, that stress can be monumental. After all, event planner consistently ranks as one of the top ten most stressful jobs


2017 Event Tech Trends – Where Are They Now? (Live Streaming)

Welcome back to our series of event tech trends to watch in 2017. As a reminder, here’s a peek at all of the top trends we were keeping a close eye on for 2017: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect event venue, from the comfort of your desk Google Cardboard: transport attendees anywhere in the world


Marriott Marquis Chicago Makes It’s Grand Debut

Marriott Marquis Chicago (2121 S. Prairie) is thrilled to announce that it is officially open to the public. The largest hotel to open this year in Chicago, and the largest Marriott to open in North America in 2017, the property brings 1,205 guest rooms, including 44 suites, to the burgeoning entertainment and convention district of


Art, Design, Comfort and Luxury. Discover VP Plaza España Design 5

VP Plaza España is located in front of the Royal Palace and Debod Temple. Opened September 2017,  the hotel offers a total of 17 floors and four subterranean park decks, with an eye on personalized attention and luxury.  Visitors can “chill” in our heated outdoor swimming pool on the 12th floor, take in the stunning views from our


Build Excitement Before Your Event Starts with a Mobile Event App

A mobile event app is a great tool to add to your event toolkit and it isn’t just for when attendees are onsite. Apps have many pre-event features that can help to build hype and increase attendee engagement. How does one do this, you ask? It’s actually pretty easy! Read on to discover how you can