Digital vs. paper: Which will win the battle of meetings communication?

By Phil Rappoport Could the fun and age-old “selection game” of Rock-Paper-Scissors become “App-Paper-Scissors?” Which one would top the other in a one-on-one duel by meeting professionals and their delegates? Can the app and a pair of scissors turn paper … Continue reading

The challenges faced by event food and beverage teams

From addressing food allergies to dealing with shrinking budgets and tighter-than-ever timelines, venue food and beverage teams face a host of challenges with every event they help organize. Corporate Meetings and Events magazine recently spoke with senior leaders at several … Continue reading

Safety and security education for planners

By Maria da Cunha, CTC, CMP Planning an event consists of various planning aspects throughout the life of the event. In today’s environment, one of the most important stages is security for the event and how the planner ensures that … Continue reading

Push event boundaries with integrated technology

Delegates are becoming more tech savvy every year and want to enhance their experience from the moment they decide to attend an event. Dynamic tools are disrupting old methods of planning in order to craft these new experiences and boost … Continue reading

Information – the most important tool of planning and executing events

The one major tool we have is information. We get our information based on the questions we ask, how information is gathered and how information is distributed. Asking the right questions Whenever I am speaking to a new or previous … Continue reading

Tips to network and find jobs online

Prospecting for sales or promotional leads and hunting for career-related opportunities rank among today’s most popular online activities among meeting planners and suppliers in every field. But which rules of conduct should you be following when reaching out regarding potential … Continue reading

Rethink 2014: Six shifts occurring in the world of corporate events

My how things have changed in the past two decades. We have slowly shifted to keep pace with these changes in the corporate events industry and the expectations of the guest. As our world shifts around us so quickly we … Continue reading

How to make the most of event branding opportunities

By Ben Moorsom What “irks” you about event branding? If you’ve ever attended an event and been underwhelmed, then you can understand what ‘irks’ me about event branding – missed opportunities. There’s no excuse for missing opportunities to maximize your … Continue reading