In a recent global survey Hilton Worldwide found that more than two-thirds of business professionals, ranging from Millennials to those over the age of 65, prefer meeting in person to any other collaboration method....More
Hospitality consultancy Andrew Freeman & Co. has released its 2016 trends report on the theme of "multiple personalities." Chefs, restaurateurs, hoteliers—and, by extension, event planners—need to somehow engage guests who can't be categorized and whose preferences may change day to day. It's crazy out there!
Kapow Events creates unique, off-the-shelf corporate events with per-person pricing that can be booked with a click. See if you think the new Web site is “a true digital solution to a cumbersome, archaic process.”...More
Special Events magazine, a sister of MeetingsNet, honored top events and event planners from around the world in January at The Special Event 2015 convention and trade show in Anaheim, Calif., at the Special Events Gala Awards.
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)?
It didn’t quite set a record, but the 16,000-seat banquet for the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. biennial convention July 15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., came pretty close....More