Tips and Resources

5 Important Steps To Follow When Planning a Conference

5 Important Steps To Follow When Planning a Conference

Follow these 5 steps from start to finish for conference planning success.

8 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Conference Venue

8 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Conference Venue

Dozens of factors go into the venue selection process. Obviously, you want the most impressive facility for your conference. Meeting Planners need to make an informed decision based on what each venue has to offer in terms of accommodations, location, pricing and availability.

Overcoming The Top 3 Challenges Faced By Meeting Planners Today

Overcoming The Top 3 Challenges Faced By Meeting Planners Today

Planning meetings is a hard. Ever changing demands, a sellers' market and unrealistic expectations add to the daily stress experienced by professional Meeting Planners. Today we explore some of the toughest challenges faced by planners and share solutions to overcome them.

Interviews with Planners

Interviews With Planners - Jasmine Eldeen

Interviews With Planners - Jasmine Eldeen

Experienced hospitality sales and marketing industry expert, Jasmine Eldeen, shares her advice on how Meeting and Conference Planners can overcome the challenges of a seller and supplier market.

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.

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.

Event TALK

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...

Event TALK: Successful Hotel and Venue Negotiations

Event TALK: Successful Hotel and Venue Negotiations

Missed our latest workshop on successful hotel and venue negotiations for meeting and conference planners? Listen to the workshop in our latest Event TALK episode.

Event TALK: Developing Successful Conference and Event Registration Fee Strategies

Event TALK: Developing Successful Conference and Event Registration Fee Strategies

Missed our latest workshop on developing successful registration fee strategies? Listen to the workshop in our latest Event TALK episode.

Destinations and Venues

First Hotel Opens On Iconic Tempe Town Lake

First Hotel Opens On Iconic Tempe Town Lake

The fashionable urban-style AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown opened in June reflecting the unique character of Tempe’s desert aesthetic. Located at the shores of Tempe Town Lake, the hotel is close to Downtown Tempe’s Mill Avenue and Arizona State University.

Making A Positive Impact On A Destination.

Making A Positive Impact On A Destination.

The Ritz-Carlton launches Impact Experiences Program, a Community Footprints program offering conference and group guests the opportunity to participate in socially responsible activities that make a positive impact on the destination while fostering collaboration and a great sense of accomplishment.

Award Winning Boutique Hotel Reopens After Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Award Winning Boutique Hotel Reopens After Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announced the reopening this week of Kimpton Morrison House after extensive renovations and the debut of adjacent Ashlar Restaurant and Bar.

News

Will Brexit Impact Meetings and Events?

Will Brexit Impact Meetings and Events?

The yeas have it. The United Kingdom is set to exit the European Union. Will this Brexit cause uncertainty for the meetings and event industry, or will it be business as usual?

Connecting Meeting and Event Planners With Resources

Connecting Meeting and Event Planners With Resources

Eventinterface MARKET is live. Our curated and complimentary directory of services, venues and vendors supporting the event and meeting planning industry is now open for business.

BOGO Event Technology Sale

BOGO Event Technology Sale

We are celebrating the launch of our email marketing module with a Buy One Get One sale, valid through May 31, 2016.