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Tips and Resources

5 Tips for Arranging a Successful Event for Children

5 Tips for Arranging a Successful Event for Children

They say that you should never work with children or animals. However, in the events industry, that just isn’t possible. Discover our top 5 tips for creating a successful event for children that will make your event planning a cinch.

4 Insider Tips on How to Make Your Event Successful

4 Insider Tips on How to Make Your Event Successful

A successful event takes meticulous planning and strong attention to detail. Consider these four insider tips to insure event success for all of your event participants.

Top Tips for Planning a Successful Event

Top Tips for Planning a Successful Event

A lot of time and effort goes into planning a work conference or event. If you want it to be successful, it’s not a project you can throw together overnight. Put a solid team in place and start planning your event as early as possible. Begin brainstorming locations, themes and...

Interviews with Planners

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.

Interviews with Planners – Apryl Roberts

Interviews with Planners – Apryl Roberts

In our latest interview with planners, Apryl Roberts, Owner of Memorable Events by Apryl, shares her event planning best practices and top tips for meeting and event planners.

Interviews with Planners – Diane Tighe

Interviews with Planners – Diane Tighe

In our latest interview with planners, Diana Tighe, director of catering and conference services at Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club, in Durham, N.C., shares her event planning best practices and top tips for meeting and event planners.

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...