Meeting managers are famous—or is that infamous?—for their lengthy to-do lists, packed meeting agendas, and voluminous handouts. But sometimes you can deliver a lot more value to attendees by cutting back.
Many conference organizers provide justification toolkits to help registrants gain the boss’s approval to attend. These often include back-of-the-envelope calculations on expenses, as well as anticipated professional development and business benefits....More
It’s that special time of year filled with good intentions and plans to change the world. If you are like me, you start out with resolutions about health, weight, and work, telling yourself that this year is going to be different....More
Our year-end look at what's trending for 2015 includes new twists (selfies as promotional tools), major shifts (have you considered downscaling hotels?), little wows (smartphones as room keys), and big impressions (a wall of Instagram photos)....More
The Green Meeting Industry Council will kick off its 2015 Sustainable Event Professional Certificate program in February. The SEPC program, now in its second year, offers more than 40 hours of instruction....More