The power of events in disruptive times

When “unpredictable” is the new buzzword for the economy, everyone in the meetings and events industry should be a little nervous. We have been through cutbacks, recessions, governances, regulations, and threats from both Mother Nature and other humans, all forever … Continue reading

Finding the perfect event venue: A wish list

By Daniella Bustamante Much like every painter needs a canvas, every event planner needs a venue. Thinking through the event needs and objectives is a solid starting point in your search for the right venue. What works for an 800 person … Continue reading

The meeting sales package is dead

There, I said it. Although the printed glossy folders with picture brochures, menus, venue specs and offers still exist, meeting sales packages have outgrown their usefulness – according to most planners. Blame it on the nomadic way we work today. … Continue reading