New eBook for Download: Gain More Power Over Your Live Events

Event planners and marketers have a common nemesis: the digital divide between live events and the analytics that prove their worth. It can feel as great as a leap from the tallest of buildings. The inability to capture event attendees’ activities and digitally analyze their data has plagued event insights and ROI for decades. Why


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Apple Revives the Stand Alone Event App

There was a lot to celebrate at the end of 2017, especially for event planners. Six months after they announced proposed changes to the App Store Guidelines, Apple has revised their proposed changes to make them more event app friendly. What does this mean for the events industry? Apple conceded huge ground back to event


Hotel Service Technology

Creative Hotel Service Technology That Improves the Guest Experience

Around the country, hospitality brands are using hotel service technology to provide high-touch experiences for guests. Their goal: to understand and anticipate their needs and to offer new conveniences and options to boost the guest experience. Data and Communication Are Foundational Bill DeForrest is CEO of Spire Hospitality, a hotel management company based in Chicago.


Meet Outside the Box

We invite you to get creative with your next meeting. Think outside the box and have a little fun while your team brainstorms the next big idea for the company. For example, we love to use our attractions as meeting venues because they showcase our history and what makes Scranton different. Scranton and the surrounding


A Chance to Meat 2018 at Banyan Tree Mayakoba – A Meat-Lovers Paradise!

Banyan Tree Mayakoba, a resort on the shores of the Riviera Maya, will be hosting a their 3rd edition of the culinary festival devoted to meat lovers called “A Chance to Meat, Again!”, a delicious two-day event hosted by international guest Chefs and Banyan Tree Mayakoba’s Executive Chef Alfonso de la Dehesa, this February 9-10,


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Out With the Old, in With the New (Event Tools)

It’s officially 2018! Now that the holiday festivities have died down, it’s time to get back to work. If the idea of diving back into your 2018 events gives you anxiety, then you probably aren’t using the right event tools. Not to worry! That’s something that’s under your control. With the start of the New Year,


Activities for Your Next Team Building Event

From adventures and gaming to cooking challenges and arts and crafts, Plano has quite the list of corporate team building activities. Forget the whiteboard and cheesy role-playing, Plano has you covered for a fun team building event. Check out the fun categories below: Adventure & Games Amazing Jakes Amazing Jakes located at Collin Creek Mall


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Event Planner New Year’s Resolutions: Corporate Edition

The New Year is almost here and it’s time to make some changes. Being a planner isn’t easy.  There are the constant questions from the C-suite about event budget and what the event data is saying. Then, there are the hours you spend on-site, days turning into weeks of no sleep, and you still have


7 Reasons to Venture Beyond Washington D.C. for Your Next Meeting or Event

If you’re thinking about planning your next meeting or event in The Capital Region, here are seven reasons to venture beyond Washington D.C. and consider Montgomery County, Maryland. Proximity to Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington D.C. Montgomery County is located on the northern border of Washington D.C. and on the eastern border of Virginia. Baltimore is