Three reasons to include Chinatown in an S.F. event

Zachary Chouteau
January 16, 2012
Chinatown is a unique haven for group exploration...

5 Elements of a Perfect Event: Inspiration

Joan Eisenstodt
January 16, 2012
Experiencing the elements of good meetings can happen in unexpected places. When you experience these elements, are you aware? Do you take what you've experienced to enhance the meetings you plan? the ones held in your facilities? Be inspired by my experience and see how you can move meetings forward.

Alcohol: Complement to or distraction from learning?

Joan Eisenstodt
January 7, 2012
Do you or your organization equate fun with alcohol? Is it, or when is it, appropriate to serve alcohol during conference hours? What policies need to be in place to ensure meeting sponsors understand the goals and expectations for their events sponsored during a larger meeting?

Resolutions or Bucket List?

Joan Eisenstodt
December 28, 2011
Are you considering making New Year's resolutions? Are you going to tie any your resolutions to your bucket list? And if you don't have a bucket list, are you going to make one and start working on it in 2012? Or do you just need some laughter as we end one year and begin the next?

Must learn by 12.31.11. What's on your list?

Joan Eisenstodt
December 19, 2011
Asking questions is a superb way of learning. What are your questions? What answers do you have about what's puzzling me and others? Let's resolve to get some answers by 12.31.11 and start 2012 with a new list of questions!

I do not like December!

Joan Eisenstodt
December 10, 2011
What has made the hospitality industry - and especially the hotel side - so adamant about December 31 (which usually means December 20-something) contract deadlines? Why is this the magic date? Does it contribute to your dislike of December too?

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