Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First

Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First
Joan Eisenstodt
February 21, 2017
Meeting professionals—planners in particular—are hardworking, often selfless people who put others first. It’s our role, isn’t it, to ensure...

Barrier Referrals: How to Get an Inside Track

Barrier Referrals: How to Get an Inside Track
Dawn Rasmussen
February 20, 2017
Everyone has a story about how they were trying to get into their dream company, but yet couldn’t seem to get through the front door.

What Do You and Our Industry Stand For?

What Do You and Our Industry Stand For?
Joan Eisenstodt
January 20, 2017
What do we stand for, and for what and whom are we willing to stand up?

2017 Meetings Industry Hopes & Predictions

2017 Meetings Industry Hopes & Predictions
Joan Eisenstodt
January 6, 2017
At the end of 2015, I wrote a predictions blog that I never posted. I reviewed it at the end of 2016 and found, much to my dismay, too much was still true.

Is Alcohol Needed at Meetings & Events?

Is Alcohol Needed at Meetings & Events?
Joan Eisenstodt
December 28, 2016
Our industry does a fine job of making alcoholic drinks—including those on tradeshow floors from vendors—part of the culture. Must they be?

Airbnb & Homestays: The Legal Challenges

Airbnb & Homestays: The Legal Challenges
Joshua Grimes
December 16, 2016
Legal issues for meetings and conventions abound when using AirBnb and other homestay accommodations. Here are some steps to prevent liability.