There’s good reason the neuroscience of learning is a hot topic at meetings industry conferences nowadays: how one’s brain harnesses and stores information means the difference between simply memorizing information and changing behavior....More
Panel discussions—some folks love them, most despise them. The bigger issue, however, is that most attendees just don't retain much after listening to one. Here are three strategies that can help....More
With a much greater understanding and adoption of sustainability in the meetings industry today, says Green Meeting Industry Council President Roger Simons, CMP, the time is perfect for GMIC to drive the cause forward with more vigor....More
Planners are helping companies attract and retain high performers by taking them behind the scenes, giving them lessons from experts, creating one-of-a-kind experiences, and remembering to give back as well....More
Whether you’re new to meeting planning or (perhaps especially) you’ve been doing it for a while, it’s easy to fall into these traps when thinking about the people who come to your events. But you don't have to....More
It’s shutting down as an association, but the Green Meeting Industry Council will be more visible than ever as a core program within the Convention Industry Council. Here are the implications for members and the meetings industry....More
For a group that had enjoyed decades of incentive trips to places like South Africa, the destination management company CSI Washington, DC, had to knock their socks off in the nation’s capital (oh, and the group had done a D.C. trip already). Go behind the scenes.