The planner-vendor relationship should be a well-oiled machine, but that's not always the case. Here are three common ways you annoy your vendors.
Is your personality a blue, a yellow, a red or a white? Jeremy Daniel, VP of training at the Color Code, describes what motivates individuals in each color.
BEOs establish all the setup information for a meeting, including F&B orders, AV needs and other details crucial to executing a successful event. Take
Pros in event photography share their top tips for getting the most bang for your buck and scoring photography worthy of a double take.
When it comes to content marketing, quality trumps quantity. Consider this breakdown of everything you need to know for your upcoming events.
Incorporate these five ideas into your education sessions to foster active learning that will help attendees retain information and increase ROI.
Email campaigns are one of the most effective and affordable ways to promote your event. Develop your email blueprint with these seven tips.
Working with logistics vendors for your next event? We've got six tips you can use to master your relationship with vendors and rental managers.
We asked Robin Ryan, career counselor and best-selling author of “60 Seconds & You’re Hired!”, for her tips on asking for a raise.
Hybrid events are a cost-effective solution to long-distance travel and busy schedules. Sophie Turton, content producer at mdgroup, shares seven tips for
As you compare AV quotes, take a few minutes to ask yourself these three easy questions for selecting the best provider.
Take note of these five tips for incorporating pop culture into your meetings and events.
Three social media experts share their secrets to making an event stick out on Instagram.
Former 911 operator Adam Timm shares his five keys to becoming stress resilient.
Social influencers are becoming an integral part of a successful event communications plan or brand marketing strategy.
Accommodating a wide range of attendees' dietary restrictions doesn’t have to be as complicated or expensive as you think.
These five easy, low-cost tips for meeting planners can save lives in the event of an armed attack or other emergency.
Here are three examples of logistical setbacks and solutions you can implement to ensure ground transportation goes smoothly.
Finding the right mix of speakers and educational programs can be challenging for a global event. Here are 10 do's and don'ts for how to do it effectively.
Aimia’s Patti Pagels shares do’s and don’ts for effective incentive travel programs.
Planning a meeting on a cruise ship can be beneficial to your budget and provide a novel experience for attendees.
Whether you're just "dating" or looking to "go steady," consider this handy checklist a guide to finding the right match in a planning partner.
Working smarter, not harder, isn’t a dream, it’s a reality—especially for planners who have to budget time wisely.
For meeting planners, standing out from the packed crowd of overachievers in this fast-paced environment might mean going back to the basics:
Here, free legal advice on the three Ws of one common headache for planners: suitcasing.
Independent meeting planners share their best tips for increasing productivity, focus and job satisfaction while working from home.
Add one last step to your planning: Have a post-event strategy to best jump back into work and avoid burnout.
Seasoned meeting planners share tips for saving time, energy and money getting gear to your next conference.
AV expert Mike Stengel of global event technology company PSAV shares his answers to the top 10 FAQs among meeting planners.
Sarah Johnson, director of food and beverage at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, offers her advice for crafting an expert menu of food and
A human resources guru schools us on best practices for retaining and developing quality staff.
TED founder and curator Chris Anderson’s new book will help you transition from behind-the-scenes to stage-ready.
Planners and their organizations need a set of consistent style standards for their event branding and marketing.
Negate the wait. Taking steps to manage your downtime while traveling on business helps maximize your productivity. Here, four tips for capitalizing on
Attending a conference as an event planner is all about how you approach it: Are you there to criticize or are you there to learn?
Want to add star power to your conference? Many celebrity chefs negotiate potential events through agents or hospitality marketing companies.