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  • Successful Room Block Management Part 3: Cut-off Dates, 21 Jan 2017

    This is the final installment in our series on room block management, where we’ve pulled back the curtain to reveal how hotels work to manage your…

  • 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…

  • Less is More, For Your Site Selection Process, 30 Dec 2016

    One of the first steps in the hotel selection process is contacting hotels to get rates and check availability. You compile all of your meeting details…

  • 5 Simple Tips to Get Faster Responses to Your RFPs, 23 Dec 2016

    The biggest change that has taken place over the last several years is the adoption of eRFPs, the technology that enables planners to send their meeting…

  • Supercharge Your RFP by Sharing Your Meeting History, 30 Nov 2016

    As an event professional, you may already know what meeting history is and why it’s important. But if you’re new to this term, here’s a quick…

  • Manage Your Event Planning Time More Efficiently, 31 Oct 2016

    Can you get more done working one hour instead of five or 10? You bet you can. During the past few years, we’ve worked hard to…

  • How to Successfully Book Space-Only Meetings, 22 Oct 2016

    Have you even been tasked with booking a space-only meeting? If you have, then you understand the struggle. If you haven’t yet, you need to be…

  • 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…