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In its Fall 2019 Meetings Outlook report, which is prepared via a survey, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) found a duo of troubling signs ahead for economic conditions and their impact on the meetings industry.
Attendee safety top of mind when planning meetings and conferences
While hotels are achieving record profitability, the language in many a meeting contract is getting increasingly creative.
Meeting planners seeking to know how many steps they take a day—or who need inspiration to move—are fitness tracker aficionados.
Men: When you're running a meeting or at a trade show, there might not be anything more important than comfortable shoes for meeting planners.
Beaches across several parts of the Caribbean, Mexico, and Florida are waging war against sargassum, an unsightly and unpleasantly fragrant seaweed that wreaked havoc in 2018 and again this year.
Review interfaith calendars, consult religious organizations or even college campuses before planning meetings or events that may fall on important holidays.
Given the hectic schedule of meeting planners, both when they’re in their office and, especially, when they’re on the road, some of them find it difficult to squeeze fitness into their day. But others are making sure to put it into their schedules.
Next year will bring good news, according to the 2020 Global Meetings and Events Forecast, which stems from a survey of 550 industry professionals.
Doctors, meeting planners and experts offer some tips to keep up with healthy habits while on the road.
Walking a trade show floor can wreak havoc on one’s feet. Some meeting planners have advice on comfortable shoes for meetings.
It’s a controversial move to call a meeting planner a "business event strategist" as some organizers focus on strategy; others on logistics.