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  • Successful Room Block Management Part 2: Attrition, 14 Jan 2017

    This is the second of three blog posts on managing your room block. Click here to read the first post about how hotels manage your block and the…

  • Successful Room Block Management Part 1: Blind Cuts, 07 Jan 2017

    Successfully managing your event room block requires an understanding of how the hotel forecasts group occupancy.  There are probably more factors that can affect your ability…

  • Five New Year’s Resolutions for Meeting Planners, 27 Dec 2016

    Nearing the end of 2016, it is time to reflect on the last 12 months and plan ahead for the new year. What changes would we…

  • Save Money on Your Meetings with Flexible RFPs, 17 Dec 2016

    “These dates are not flexible!” We see that phrase in just about every meeting RFP, but here’s the problem with it: when you acknowledge up front…

  • Turn the Tables on the F&B Minimum, 08 Dec 2016

    One of the main reasons that people love to attend face-to-face events is for the opportunity to network with likeminded professionals. While most meetings have dedicated…

  • 3 Ways to Combine Sustainable Tourism With the Global Events Industry, 06 Oct 2016

    Often, the best ways to save the planet are to consider it in our daily lives. The same goes for the global event planning industry—it’s often…

  • Delegate Experience & Event Tech Innovation, 22 Aug 2016

    This post was written with Daniel Elder (Comexposium), Lauren Williams and Miranda Carter (etouches). Marketing, technology and innovation are all critical contributors to event success, but…

  • 5 Ways to Be Professional When You Can’t Meet Face-to-Face, 16 Aug 2016

    With our world becoming more and more global, it’s likely that at some point you will have to conduct business or hold a meeting over the…

  • Questions Answered: How to Turn Your Event Attendees Into Active Participants, 17 Feb 2016

    On Thursday February  11th, we had the pleasure of hosting Juraj Holub during one of our monthly webinars! Juraj, who is the Marketing Director at Slido,…

  • To Tweet or Not to Tweet, 30 Oct 2013

      IMEX13 America Education Rewind This week I’m back from an exhaustive week in Las Vegas for IMEX America. The feedback in the twittersphere was overwhelming!…