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
Our photo gallery is a sampling of the thousands of unique venue options listed at the Web site EVENTup. Do some searching yourself and you can find a battleship, an art-glass studio, and something new with every click.
Aligning your meetings with the forces at play in "the shift age" is key to your success. Think about how you can incorporate globalism, individual choice, and connectedness into your planning process....More