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AB5, a California bill designed to protect independent contractors, is causing confusion among meeting planners and contractors.
Predatory conferences position themselves as the real thing but lack quality and respectability. What can meeting planners do?
Funding for wellness at meetings and incentive programs is a goal, but strategies remain elusive for most companies, according to the annual “Wellness in Incentives” study, conducted by the IRF in conjunction with Prevue.
Projecting a map on a floor and having attendees move to the spot that represents where they live is a great way to quickly meet fellow participants who live near them.
Seeing traffic flow in real-time through heat-mapping can allow for timely adjustments and post-event analysis, thus increasing the meeting ROI.
Peerspace, Splacer, Spacebase, Bizly, MeetingsBooker, and other shared-economy venue booking platforms make it easy for planners to find non-traditional and unusual venues.
Industry veteran Danielle Restaino Walters shares some emergency preparedness tips to help ensure that you and your company are ready for...basically, anything.
Hong Kong meetings have slowed considerably six months into a wave of mass pro-democracy demonstrations.
“There is a big difference between a room drop and an experience where you go into a room and select your gift. This is particularly true for incentives, where guests may go from table to table selecting their gifts.”
With its new custom foodie tours, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours offers a VIP gourmet alternative to dine-arounds and formal dinners.
Simple meetings make up more than half of corporate meetings, yet 52 percent of companies book these meetings outside of “managed” channels.
It's an old negotiating tip: Get inside the head of the person sitting across the table from you. So we turned to several hotels to share their negotiating tips from the front lines.
5 tips on leadership and moving up the corporate ladder from pharmaceutical event planner-turned-entrepreneur Maggie Butler of The CM Group.
Here are some pre-meeting rituals planners use to rev up the confidence and energy to deal with the wild demands and unforeseen hiccups that are all in a day’s work for an event planner.