Why Would I Use a Speakers' Bureau?

Why Would I Use a Speakers' Bureau?
Lynne Wellish
March 21, 2018
You have a big event coming up and you’ve been tasked with lining up a mix of speakers that are educational, motivational and inspirational. Most importantly, they have to know your industry. Where do you start?

A ‘Great Speaker’ May Not Be Great for All

A ‘Great Speaker’ May Not Be Great for All
Lynne Wellish
February 21, 2018
In the beginning, I was only focused on the speaker and the budget. Now I know that, while those two pieces are important, the focus needs to be on how attendees experience and interact with the content of the event.

Marriott Planner Clash: What's Commission Got to Do With It?

Marriott Planner Clash: What's Commission Got to Do With It?
Joan Eisenstodt
February 2, 2018
Puerto Rico and Houston residents still suffer months after hurricanes devastated their communities. #MeToo hasn't gone away especially for housekeepers and others demanding "panic buttons." The flu is killing people across the US. With all that as a backdrop, let’s examine the extensive industry energy that is focused on Marriott’s reduction of third-party commission. It’s a greater amount of energy than I’ve seen directed toward the other issues.

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?

It’s All in the Job Title

It’s All in the Job Title
Dawn Rasmussen
March 8, 2017
Beware the temptation of “uptitling”—or giving yourself a promotion. You must be honest in your career portrayal.

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