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Top Tips on Hiring Interpreters for Your Meetings and Events

Top Tips on Hiring Interpreters for Your Meetings and Events

Many organizations and corporations today link with each other faster because of advancements made in communication technology. Countless multilingual business meetings, conferences and events are conducted around the world daily, the success of which largely depends on attendees understanding each other. In this post we share top tips on hiring...

4 Event Marketing Tips to Optimize Turnout

4 Event Marketing Tips to Optimize Turnout

If planning an event weren’t enough, you also have to worry about marketing the event. Without the proper and appropriate marketing, your event could suffer the worst fate: poor turnout. Don’t let your great event go to waste. Instead, use our quick guide to market your event so that you...

4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

One of the biggest challenges for corporate meeting planners is keeping attendees moving. Your meeting or event however does not need to suffer because of transportation issues. In this article, we share 4 plus ways to combat event transportation challenges.

Interviews with Planners

Interviews with Planners - Tracy Bardugon

Interviews with Planners - Tracy Bardugon

Top tips to be a successful event planner shared by Tracy Bardugon in our latest Interview with Planners.

Interviews with Planners – Selena Browning

Interviews with Planners – Selena Browning

As event planners, we tend to have every detail ironed out and it can become overwhelming when things do not go exactly as planned. Remaining calm and levelheaded not only allows for your brain to take a moment and think of alternatives to better the current situation, but it also...

Interviews with Planners – Sandy Sloane

Interviews with Planners – Sandy Sloane

Everyone is a potential contact and every location is a potential event venue. Be kind and respectful to everyone and always be helpful to others because one day, they will be helpful to you and your events.

Event TALK

How to Hire an AV Company for Your Event

How to Hire an AV Company for Your Event

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Will Thompson, Business Development Manager at Atema Partners. Our discussion focuses on best practices and tips for event planners in hiring and working with AV companies.

The Meeting Planning Industry Needs a Lasting Strategy

The Meeting Planning Industry Needs a Lasting Strategy

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Christy Lamagna, Founder and Chief Strategist of Strategic Meetings and Events. Our discussion focuses on the need for the planning industry, and meeting professionals to be more strategic to insure long-term success.

Working in Non-Traditional Event Venues

Working in Non-Traditional Event Venues

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with PS Ives, Co-Founder of Space in the Raw. We will learn what non-traditional event venues can offer planners, and how meeting and event planners should prepare for and manage an event in a non-traditional venue.

Destinations and Venues

Large Event Venue Opening in Midtown Manhattan

Large Event Venue Opening in Midtown Manhattan

Scheduled to open October 1, 2017, the Ziegfeld Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan will seat up to 1,200 guests in a stunning ballroom inspired by the 1930’s luxury cruise liner SS Normandie.

Le Méridien Denver opening September 14, 2017

Le Méridien Denver opening September 14, 2017

Located in the heart of downtown Denver, the 272- room Starwood Le Méridien opens later this summer, offering12,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.

Oceanfront Resort Emerges in Style Following $100 Million Transformation

Oceanfront Resort Emerges in Style Following $100 Million Transformation

With more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space, 1,000 guest rooms, and a recently finished renovation, this resort offers a sophisticated oceanfront destination suited for large conferences and events.

News

How facial recognition is shaping the future of conferences

How facial recognition is shaping the future of conferences

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, your face may be your ticket to your next event. Thanks to improvements in facial recognition technology, meeting and event planners have access to a whole slew of tools to make their conferences and events more interactive, engaging and secure.

A Better Way to Serve Premium Wine to Your Event Attendees

A Better Way to Serve Premium Wine to Your Event Attendees

Ready-to-drink, premium-quality wine, served in its own on the go container offers event attendees convenience without compromising quality or image.

Meeting and Event Planning Professional Development Series by Eventinterface

Meeting and Event Planning Professional Development Series by Eventinterface

Planning conferences and meetings is becoming more complicated. In the past, our responsibilities mainly entailed logistics, and attendee, venue, and vendor management. Now, it is no longer enough for planners to be experts in these fields alone. Planners now need to be marketers, product managers, negotiation and contract specialists, security...