Why Can't We All Just Meet AND Get Along?

Why Can't We All Just Meet AND Get Along?
Joan Eisenstodt
August 31, 2017
There's no denying that for each meeting on which I’ve been involved in the design, content, delivery and logistics, and for those I’ve attended and will attend in the future, change is needed—it’s about more than one’s generational cohort. And yet, with four to six generations in the workplace, as guests at our hotels and our meetings, we are considering what it means. I don’t have simple answers on how to make meetings work for all generations, but I do have some ideas—as do those from different generations who I spoke with.

Apple App Policy Change: Is Your Event App at Risk?

Apple App Policy Change: Is Your Event App at Risk?
David Quattrone
August 24, 2017
Apple is setting the stage for the forthcoming release of iOS 11 this fall, which includes a complete overhaul of the App Store. Here's what planners need to know.

What If I Don’t Want to Be Promoted?

What If I Don’t Want to Be Promoted?
Dawn Rasmussen
August 22, 2017
It’s kind of a given that most people aim for upward mobility in their career. But what if you don't want to be promoted?

How to Network and Ethically Do Business in a Relationship Industry

How to Network and Ethically Do Business in a Relationship Industry
Joan Eisenstodt
August 4, 2017
Joan Eisenstodt shares some suggestions about how to build and keep relationships based on her own personal experience.

8 Destination and Site Selection Tips Updated for Our Times

8 Destination and Site Selection Tips Updated for Our Times
Joan Eisenstodt
July 7, 2017
We have an obligation to be smart about and up to date on the issues that affect us. We also have an obligation to work with our business partners upfront on all the issues that may impact our meetings, no matter how difficult it may seem. To not do so can be costly in dollars and reputation.

9 Ideas to Innovate Meeting Design and Delivery

9 Ideas to Innovate Meeting Design and Delivery
Joan Eisenstodt
June 2, 2017
Surprise and joy. These are the emotions I have felt when an educational experience, in particular one in a school or meeting setting, was creative and transitioned from the usual straight rows of chairs to a more audience-centric setting and from a lecture to an engaging, interactive experience.