Planners Share Their Pre-Meeting Rituals
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.
What the Rest of the World Thinks About Meeting Planning
Let's face it: Meeting planners are the only people who really know what meeting planning is. So we decided it would be fun to take a look at some of the articles that are out there describing our jobs.
Comfortable Shoes for Meeting Planners
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.
Channel Partner Incentives: New Tools
The Incentive Research Foundation has compiled a go-to list of resources for planning channel partner incentives.
Wow Attendees With Jewelry as Corporate Gifts
insights from jeweler Diane Katzman on how to use jewelry to create impactful corporate gifts that attendees will treasure.
Grow Your Meeting by 20 Percent Annually
Meeting planner Mimi Abdulkadir of GED Testing Service shares her strategies on how to grow your meeting attendance by 20 percent each year.
Know Your Dates
Review interfaith calendars, consult religious organizations or even college campuses before planning meetings or events that may fall on important holidays.
5 Tips for the Company Holiday Party
Think it's too early to start planning the company holiday party? Think again!
How Do Meeting Planners Use TripAdvisor?
We asked meeting planners when they click on TripAdvisor—and how it helps in their jobs.
Travel Gadgets for Meeting Planners
Here are some stylish travel gadgets and gear to help you stay comfortable and efficient on the road.
Marriott Unveils New MICE Platform
Marriott International has launched Marriott Bonvoy Events, a new platform to help meeting planners navigate its portfolio of more than 5,700 properties.
Trade Show Kicks
Walking a trade show floor can wreak havoc on one’s feet. Some meeting planners have advice on comfortable shoes for meetings.
7 Deadly Sins of Incentive Program Design
Do you incent only your top performers? Do you spread goals evenly among your sales team? Either incentive program design tactic may not create the sales results you need.
5 Great Sources for More Experiential Meetings
Meeting planners are no longer just planners, they're experience architects. Check out these dozens of ideas for more experiential meetings