Meeting Strategies

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.

Convention Centers Are Adding to Downtowns, and Vice Versa

by Alex Palmer | June 01, 2015
A growing number of cities are working to make their convention centers more enticing to planners and attendees by surrounding them with dining, attractions, and nightlife.

The Conference Room of the Future

by David Kung | May 01, 2015
Seven ways meeting rooms are changing.

How to Make Your Meeting ROI-Ready

by Jennifer Hawkins | May 01, 2015
Tracking ROI is easier when you put measurement tools in place during the planning process.

5 Ways to Breathe New Life Into Stale Breakout Sessions

by Julie Ferry | April 01, 2015
How to turn your speaker into a facilitator.

Foraging for F&B

by Andrea Doyle | April 01, 2015
Groups take a step past farm-to-table by gathering ingredients for meal functions.

Small Meetings Strategies for Gaming Destinations

by Alex Palmer | April 01, 2015
How a small group can win big at a gaming resort.

3 Corporate Event Trends for 2015

by JR Sherman | March 16, 2015
So-Lo-Mo—integrating social, local, and mobile engagement—will be a key corporate event trend this year.

How to Navigate Corporate Meeting Compliance

by Si-Yeon Kim, American Express Global Business Travel | March 13, 2015
As compliance standards become even more complex, it’s crucial for planners to pay close attention to three important issues.

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Hotel Updates

New PSA Asks: 'Does Your Hotel Know' About Child Sex Trafficking?

ECPAT-USA has launched a new public awareness campaign designed to educate hotels and travelers about sex trafficking and child exploitation.

Mandalay Bay Commences Guest Room Remodel

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino has begun a $100 million remodel encompassing each of its 3,309 guest rooms and suites.

Starwood Hotels Make Progress on Sustainability

Its properties have significantly reduced their energy use, carbon emissions, and water consumption, according to Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.

Celebrity Cruises, MGM Resorts Forge Loyalty Program Partnership

Celebrity Cruises and MGM Resorts International have joined forces to give exclusive benefits to members of one another's loyalty programs.