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Five Top Meeting Planning Trends for 2017

Five Top Meeting Planning Trends for 2017

The new year has landed and its time again to explore the top meeting planning trends and considerations.

Solving the attendee engagement puzzle

Solving the attendee engagement puzzle

The success of an engagement campaign, whether a basic or comprehensive one, is about the attendee experience and engaging all event stakeholders. Join us for a free webinar on January 11, and learn how to engage your attendees from the moment the signup happens.

Attendee engagement, from basic to complete campaigns

Attendee engagement, from basic to complete campaigns

Not a day goes by without the importance of attendee engagement being hammered into our consciousness. The reality of conference planning is that there are only 24-hours in a day. How can we as meeting and conference planners participate in the latest trends, event technology and production while still getting...

Interviews with Planners

Interviews with Planners - Al Wynant

Interviews with Planners - Al Wynant

Understand right from the start what the client is trying to accomplish and everything you do should help the client reach that goal.

Interviews with Planners - Shelby Olivier

Interviews with Planners - Shelby Olivier

Shelby Oliver with Red Velvet Events, a Global DMC Partner shares her advice and experiences from the planning world. Her outlook on the evolution of the meeting and event planning industry is the inclusion of more RFID technology for corporate clients as a way to record analytics for event marketing...

Interviews With Planners - Mia Monroe, CSEP, CGMP, CMP

Interviews With Planners - Mia Monroe, CSEP, CGMP, CMP

Technology is king! I think the industry will continue to evolve as event management platforms and services become more turnkey.

Event TALK

How to save 60 hours planning your conference

How to save 60 hours planning your conference

Meeting and conference planners spend on average 60 hours per conference sourcing, reviewing, negotiating and finalizing venue contracts. On this episode of Event TALK we share how you can get that time back.

Event TALK: Top Tips For Managing Group Transportation For Your Conference

Event TALK: Top Tips For Managing Group Transportation For Your Conference

Tara N. Thain, CHME, Director of National Accounts with SuperShuttle joins us on our latest episode of Event TALK. She shares best practices for Meeting Planners on managing group transportation for conferences and meetings.

A vibrant destination in the heart of the Valley of the Sun

A vibrant destination in the heart of the Valley of the Sun

James Tevault, Director of Sales at the Tempe Tourism Office joins us on the latest episode of Event TALK. James discusses how event and meeting planners benefit by utilizing the services of the Tempe Tourism Office, what sets Tempe apart from other destinations and how the city is evolving over...

Destinations and Venues

The Westin Nashville Hotel Opens

The Westin Nashville Hotel Opens

January 6, 2017 marked the opening of the new Westin Hotels and Resorts, The Westin Nashville. Conveniently located next to the Music City Center, the 453-room hotel features 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.

New luxury boutique hotel coming to South Beach

New luxury boutique hotel coming to South Beach

Industry pioneer is expanding its presence in Florida with the addition of a 96-room boutique hotel designed by legendary Miami architect and designer Kobi Karp, slated to open in 2018.

New Hotel Opening in Paradise Valley

New Hotel Opening in Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley, Arizona will soon be home to a new 201-room resort featuring 10,000 square feet of indoor and 36,000 of flexible outdoor function space for groups, conferences and special events.

News

Eventinterface launching partnership in Asia

Eventinterface launching partnership in Asia

Eventinterface has launched a partnership with Singapore-based engagement marketing agency Triple V In order to better serve the burgeoning Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibits (MICE) industry in Asia.

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year 2017

Best wishes for the New Year. Lets make 2017 one of the best ones yet.

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Make it a fantastic holiday weekend! Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy Kwanzaa. Enjoy the celebrations.