Four reasons why you should attend professional association meetings

As an association manager, I’m regularly coming up reasons why professionals should join their industry associations, and different ways to market and share their value propositions – and yet, there is still work to do around awareness in our own … Continue reading

Egencia: When it comes to bleisure trips, your boss’ opinion matters

One in five global business travellers skip leisure additions to business trips due to employer perception Egencia, a leading global travel management company, has announced findings from the Egencia 2018 Bleisure Trends study, uncovering the trends, behaviors and motivators behind bleisure … Continue reading

Meetings industry forecast: Hot topics and trends for Canadian meetings in 2018

By Yma Sherry A few weeks back, American Express Meetings & Events released the highly anticipated 2018 Global Meetings & Events Forecast. Now in its seventh edition, the Forecast aims to help meeting professionals and executives strategically direct and make … Continue reading

Pacific World unveils MICE trends to look for in 2018

Pacific World – one of the world’s leading global destination and event management companies – is highlighting the MICE trends to watch for in 2018. The leading creative experts at the forefront of global event planning, Pacific World looks beyond … Continue reading

American Express Meetings & Events forecasts increased industry confidence and competition in 2018

Localization, compliance, and tech-driven customer experiences driving trends next year The meetings and events industry can be optimistic about growth prospects next year, driven by increased competition in the supply chain for market share, and robust investments and a desire … Continue reading

Planner profile: Arlene Schilke, CMP

Present: Timewise Event Management Inc. Expertise: Meeting and Convention Management Specialty:  Social Media, Leadership, Trends Tell us about yourself. #girlboss, #eventprof, #entrepreneur, #workingmom #snapchatter #foodie — Needless to say, I love social media almost as much as I love face-to-face … Continue reading

Certify releases annual report on business travel spending trends for 2016

Data highlights top trends in corporate travel from the past year including ride-hailing’s takeover in ground transportation, the most popular brands and T&E expense spending benchmarks Certify, an automated travel and expense management software provider, has announced the results of its … Continue reading

Destination Hotels reveals 2017 trend forecast in fifth annual ‘State of the Meetings Industry’ survey

Destination Hotels, a leading collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States, now part of Two Roads Hospitality, recently released key findings on 2017 meetings trends from its fifth annual “State of the Meetings Industry” survey. … Continue reading

CWT’s 2017 Meetings & Events Forecast predicts event growth

Forecast defines safety, security and technology as trends for the year ahead CWT Meetings & Events recently launched its 2017 Forecast. CWT uses data and insights about all aspects of the industry to provide meeting planners essential information they need to … Continue reading