Event Tech Strategy, Insights & Trends.

  • 10 Methods for Better Room Block Negotiations, 28 Sep 2017

    Events. They are busy, taxing, and strangely rewarding. But before the craziness of any event begins, you have to lay the groundwork. And that starts with…

  • Find the Best City for Your Next Global Meeting, 10 Jul 2017

    Deciding on a city to host a global meeting can be a challenging decision when everyone’s travel preferences differ. From choosing a fine hotel to deciding…

  • 4 Hotel Negotiation Tactics Every Event Planner Should Know, 16 Mar 2017

    For many event planners, negotiating with venues is just slightly more enjoyable than a root canal. But to make these events happen – especially in a…

  • Add Value to Your Event With Hotel Concessions, 28 Oct 2016

    Are you cashing in on these savings opportunities for your event? If you’re booking an event that includes 10 room nights or more, be sure to…

  • The Quickest Path to the Best Venues, 13 Oct 2016

    Why chase after venues that don’t fit your event? Sounds crazy, right? Yet that’s exactly what thousands of planners do every day. You see, traditional RFP…

  • Power Your Event Consulting Engine, 29 Sep 2016

    Nobody retains your event planning agency to do administrative work. They hire you for brain power, creativity, and industry savvy, among other things.  So why spend…

  • Making Hotels’ Space-to-Rooms Ratio Work for Your Events, 15 Sep 2016

    Although doing math brings on anxiety for most, in the world of meetings, some basic math skills can take you far. And when it comes to…

  • 5 Event Disasters and How to Avoid Them, 30 Jun 2014

    Whether you’re just starting out or you’re running events with your eyes closed, it’s safe to say they come with their fair share of challenges –…

  • Creating an Environment for Your Event, 19 May 2014

    Site selection can be one of the most time consuming aspects of meeting and event planning. It can take a lot of time to find a venue to that meets your needs, is in your budget and is available for your preferred dates. So it’s natural to feel a sense of accomplishment when we make it all come together – but honestly there’s so much more to do with the space to make it work for your event!