Meeting Strategies

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.

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.

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Hotel Updates

Airbnb Expands Business Travel Program Worldwide

Since launching in 2014, Airbnb's Business Travel program has grown 700 percent and attracted more than 250 corporate users.

Langham Hospitality Group Offering Corporate Discounts to Small, Medium Businesses

Langham Hospitality Group has launched a new program designed to benefit small and medium enterprises with special rates and perks.

Hotel Guest Satisfaction Reaches Record High, J.D. Power Reports

Hotel guests are happier than ever, according to J.D. Power and Associates, which also has ranked guests' favorite hotel brands.

New Starwood Promotion Lures Sheraton Guests with Free Weekend Stays

Starwood's new "Sheraton Free Weekends" promotion allows SPG members to earn free weekend nights at participating Sheraton hotels.
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