Awesome? That word is surely overused, but recent studies indicate that giving attendees truly awe-inspiring experiences may be the most valuable byproduct of face-to-face events.
From the C-suite to the celebrity interview, mindfulness is everywhere. It’s even starting to center itself at meetings and conferences. Here’s why — and what it can do for your attendees.
Early bird savings, discounts for booking within the official housing block, refer-a-friend-to-attend offers — the convention industry offers plenty of coupons in an effort to increase registration numbers.
As I watch the snow hurl itself from the skies to pile up on the sills of my home office windows, it’s hard to imagine that this time last week I was lounging on the trampoline of a 38-foot catamaran in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. But, distant as the memory seems now, I was (and yes, it was fabulous!).
Planning attendee meals abroad can be tricky. These seasoned meeting professionals offer a roadmap for keeping budgets — and appetites — in check.
Transportation is the attendee’s first and last impression of your event. A bad beginning sets a negative tone for everything that follows, and a bad exit overshadows an otherwise positive experience.
The Mediterranean islands off of Spain have long been a mecca for sun and beats worshipers.
On Wednesday, entertainment conglomerate AEG filed plans with the L.A. City Planning Department to build a 385 foot, 38-story addition to its J.W. Marriott hotel adjacent the Staples Center and L.A. Convention Center.
Every year, a humble Vancouver convention center becomes one of the wealthiest places on Earth, as Silicon Valley notables arrive for the annual Technology, Entertainment, and Design (TED) conference.
Muslims’ pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj) is the most important moment of their spiritual lives, and an unparalleled sight.