Meeting Strategies

8 Ways to Keep Attendees Healthy

by Andrea Doyle | February 01, 2016
Making wellness part of your meeting is a winning strategy.

5 Incredible Outdoor Activities for Groups

by Matt Alderton | February 01, 2016

These unique activities will take your meeting "outside the box" in more ways than one.

How to Use Art to Enhance Events

by Alex Palmer | February 01, 2016
Meeting planners are using art to enhance group events in a number of ways.

Dr. Oz's Five Tips for Flying Healthy

by Andrea Doyla | January 31, 2016
Dr. Mehmet Oz offers five tips for staying healthy while flying to a meeting.

How San Jose Is Preparing for Super Bowl 50

by Matt Alderton | January 22, 2016
Super Bowl 50 is taking over Silicon Valley. Long after the game is over, however, the experience of planning it will help San Jose host bigger, better meetings.

Talking Funny: 5 Hilarious Speakers for Your Next Event

by Matt Alderton | January 21, 2016
These comedic keynotes will seriously tickle your attendees' funny bones.

How to Make a Meeting Greater Than the Sum of its Parts

by Robert J. Anderson and William A. Adams | January 12, 2016

How to Make a Meeting Greater Than the Sum of its Parts Often when we get into groups we dumb down; here is how to do the opposite Robert J. Anderson and William A. Adams Leadership is a conversation. Leaders spend most of their days in conversation - meetings, phone calls, emails, and s

The Top 6 Meeting Trends of 2016

by Leo Jakobson | January 04, 2016
Here are the trends meeting planners can expect to see in the coming year.

RPI Summit Expands Offerings

by Alex Palmer | December 29, 2015

RPI Summit Expands Offerings A Q&A with RPI Summit Co-Chair Kevin Cronin Alex Palmer Recognition Professionals International (RPI) will be bolstering the offerings at next month's RPI Summit, bringing new speakers and educational offerings to the 2016 event, according to the organiza

5 Healthy Catering Options (That Your Employees Will Actually Enjoy)

by Bonnie Culbertson | December 22, 2015
Here are five fast-casual brands that offer healthy catering for groups.

How to Vet an Event Speaker

by Tom Kenyon-Slaney, London Speaker Bureau | December 14, 2015
Follow these 11 tips to consider an appropriate speaker for an event.

Traditional Afternoon Tea Scones

December 01, 2015
A favorite recipe of Pamela Foster, a culinary historian fascinated by the post Edwardian period of Downton Abbey.

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Hotel Updates

U.S. News & World Report Names Best Hotels of 2016

The Lodge at Sea Island in Sea Island, GA, is the best hotel in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Starwood to Host 'Supper Club' Events With Celebrity Chefs in 2016

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is adding a slew of culinary experiences to its 2016 "SPG Moments" program.

Hilton Targets Young, Young at Heart With New Mid-Scale Hotel Brand

Hilton's newest hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, will target travelers with a "Millennial mindset."

Grand Hyatt Planned for San Francisco International Airport

A 350-room Grand Hyatt hotel is being built at San Francisco International Airport and will open in mid-2019.