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Event planners are not just in the business of designing meetings and incentive trips, they are in the business of creating life-changing moments.
The issue is a misperception regarding the location of the volcano and the Big Island's major meeting and incentive resorts, says Bryan Hansen, spokesperson for the Kohala Coast Resort Association.
Meeting planners considering Mexico are increasingly challenged by travel advisories and the constant barrage of drug-related violence in the news. How safe is Mexico?
At the Fairmont Tremblant, mountains of snow, ice sculptures and generous pours of Veuve Clicquot from a bar carved in ice topped off a stellar four days with an unforgettable poolside evening.
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Oracle’s OpenWorld, held each year in San Francisco, stands out as an example of both innovation and sustainability for trade show organizers.
Whether cooking classes in Aruba or historic bites in Puerto Rico, immersive cultural culinary experiences abound in the Caribbean.
Don't you wish you could work out in the privacy of your hotel room? Now you can, with Hilton's new in-room gym offering.
Higher hotel rates and airfares are forecast for 2018, according to the 2018 Meetings & Events Future Trends report by CWT.
The elegant Langham Huntington, Pasadena was the backdrop for Prevue's Global Meeting & Incentive Planning Summit, sponsored by Tourism New Zealand.
Your carry-on bag is your best friend! We asked the road warriors on Prevue's 2018 Advisory Board to share their packing tips.
New TSA rules targeting powders, snacks and clutter will mean increasing scrutiny and more time at the X-ray machine for your attendees.
These 4 web sites allow you to search for special event venues by your exact parameters, including group size, dates, neighborhood—even look and feel.
These three organizations for independent planners are addressing the commission cuts issue, and providing education and contacts to make up the difference.
When it comes to pop-up events, don’t disappoint with anything less than extraordinary and innovative.
In dealing with a crisis, it’s helpful to use the RACI model: Who is Responsible for decisions? Who is Accountable? Who should be Consulted? And who should be Informed?
Learn the signs that could indicate an individual is being trafficked, and what to do if you see an incidence of human trafficking.
The proceeds from the live and silent action fund the IRF's research all year long.
Many companies have not distinguished that meetings come with their own specific set of risks—whether that be attendees walking around cities wearing badges or a chartered bus full of meeting attendees traveling through a dangerous area.
The first live event for the brand-new association for independent meeting planners, Meeting Planners Unite, will be December 4 to 6 in Washington, D.C.
Allergens can lurk in the most unsuspecting places. Avoid these foods if you have attendees with food allergies. During MeetWell in Las Vegas, Prevue's joint...
Sample emergency plans for medical and fire emergencies
Meeting planning certificates range from Cruise Meetings to Emergency Preparedness to Healthcare Compliance.
Moving forward, planners must require that EU attendees actively opt in and offer explicit consent to store and use their data.
It's time to plan the summer corporate outing and the pressure is on to get creative—fast. Here are a few ideas from the experts.