Some 150 corporate meeting professionals and Las Vegas suppliers gathered for MeetingsNet’s 16th annual Las Vegas Corporate Invitational in April, offering meeting planners a taste of the city’s wide variety of conference and group incentive options. See who, what, and where in pictures.
Find out which emerging destinations respondents to the annual MeetingsNet/Incentive Research Foundation Incentive Travel Trends survey pegged as new sites they're looking to book for incentive groups. Some of the results may surprise you.
Yes, there are champagne toasts, massages, and literal red carpets among our site inspection stories. But what planners really want to see is attention to the needs of their group, proof that a hotel can address a company’s hot buttons, and a staff truly committed to service.
It's a meeting planner's biggest challenge: finding new and engaging designs for events, activities for meetings, and ways to wow a jaded audience. How about Oz in the ballroom (pictured, by Destination Concepts at the Hotel Del Coronado)?
The war for talent is heating up! With improvement in the global economy, it’s getting increasingly difficult for companies to attract and retain the high-potential and skilled employees who are necessary to compete globally....More
Headline entertainers take your incentive conference from amazing memory to experience of a lifetime. We've got tips from an expert on handling the unique challenges of celebrity contracts and riders....More
A revitalized advanced certification program and a stand against a dark side of global travel—child sex trafficking—are among the priorities for Society for Incentive Travel Excellence 2015 President Rhonda Brewer....More
Incentive planners: Use programs to attract and retain high-performing employees in preparation for the coming talent shortage. Venues: Scrap your wellness window dressing and invest in real programs that improve how customers meet and travel....More
At IMEX America in Las Vegas in October, Bill McDermott, CEO of global software company SAP, sat for a live satellite interview from New York on the same day he launched his book, Winners Dream....More
Walking the aisles of the Sands Expo during IMEX America October 14–16, you heard one phrase repeated by exhibitors: "We're busy!" More exhibitors, more buyers, more appointments—it was a story of increases at IMEX America 2014....More
A recent survey of corporate executives conducted by the Society for Incentive Excellence Foundation in partnership with Sales & Marketing Management magazine produced some revealing information that is a boon to suppliers of incentive travel....More