Meeting Strategies

Multi-Cultural F&B

by Andrea Doyle | September 01, 2015
Changing demographics are pushing planners and banquet chefs to embrace exotic and creative meal options.

Can Trade Show Giveaways Be Sustainable?

August 27, 2015
Denise Taschereau of Fairware shares three sustainability trends for promotional products.

6 Corporate Event Trends Revolutionizing Today's Conferences

by Bonnie Dannen | August 07, 2015
Corporate events are changing just as much as special events and turning up the volume on everything from décor to attendee engagement.

Cooking and Teamwork Go Hand in Hand

by Andrea Doyle | August 03, 2015
There are never too many cooks in the kitchen at New York's Institute of Culinary Education.

Want to Engage Your Attendees? Keep Those Smartphones On

by Casey Cote | August 03, 2015
How to turn mobile devices from friend to foe at your events.

Power Play: Thoughts on Crafting Effective Teambuilding Exercises

by Vincent Alonzo | August 03, 2015
Food for thought when it comes to crafting the most effective -- and fun -- team building exercises for your group.

When Teambuilding Fails

by Alex Palmer | August 03, 2015
All too often, off-site activities can become exercises in silliness; here's how to boost their value.

Switzerland: What's New for Planners (Sponsored Content)

July 22, 2015
Small in area, but enormous in opportunities, find out why Switzerland is perfect for meeting planners.

5 Reasons Millennials Hate Meetings--and How to Engage Them

by Erin Kang, LivePerson | July 01, 2015
Here are some tips for keeping younger workers interested during meetings.

Navigating the Nuances of International Meetings

by Lauren Deaton and Cynthia Cortis | July 01, 2015
Three tips that will help you run events outside of the U.S. more smoothly.

5 Tips for Creating a Bulletproof Hotel Contract

by Andrea Doyle | June 01, 2015
In a seller's market, hotels wield the power. These five tips will ensure that your contract protects your interests.

Forest Baths Offer Attendees Relaxation and Refreshment

by Alex Palmer | June 01, 2015
Trendy new "forest baths" refresh attendees by immersing them in the tranquility of nature surrounding resorts, hotels, and convention facilities.

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Hotel Updates

Resorts Conference Center Opens in Atlantic City

Resorts Casino Hotel has unveiled a new conference center, adding 12,000 square feet of space.

Penn National Gaming Completes Purchase of Tropicana Las Vegas

The company's plans for the property include upgraded technology, new retail and restaurants, and perhaps even additional guest rooms.

Best Western Inks Deals for Five New 'Vib' Hotels

Best Western International's new upper midscale Vib hotel brand now has eight properties under development.

Airbnb Reports Record Corporate Signups

More than 1,000 businesses worldwide have formally made Airbnb part of their corporate travel programs.

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