First-Rate Event Security Starts with a Seamless Plan

For event planners, it goes without saying that creating a memorable guest experience is a critical aspect of the job. But what about those “behind-the-scenes” components delegates can’t see or taste? While crisp acoustics and scrumptious cuisine, prominent guest speakers … 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

U.S. business travellers rate travel safety in developed and emerging destinations

Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, London, New York & Munich top destinations travellers feel most safe Business travellers view terrorism as the greatest safety risk they face on the road, according to a new study released by the GBTA Foundation, the … Continue reading

Planning for contingencies: tips for handling disasters at your meeting or event

As the years pass and the number of meetings and events that I have planned increase, the more I realize how lucky I have been not to have had some major catastrophe wreak havoc on my best laid plans. Of course there have been some challenges, but we always managed to find a solution. With every event it is important to be aware of what could go wrong and ensure there is a back-up plan to handle that eventuality. Continue reading