Can Meetings Help Alleviate a Major Healthcare Epidemic?

Can Meetings Help Alleviate a Major Healthcare Epidemic?
Joan Eisenstodt
November 3, 2017
Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, the 19th Surgeon General of the United States wrote: "There is good reason to be concerned about social connection in our current world. Loneliness is a growing health epidemic." I believe that our industry—meetings and hospitality—can make a difference. Read on.

Planning for Contingencies: Site Selection to Contracting

Planning for Contingencies: Site Selection to Contracting
Joan Eisenstodt
October 6, 2017
Never in my life has writing about contingencies and contracts been so difficult! Read this please. Share it. RIGHT NOW! Just as we always say “it couldn’t happen here," it has—in multiple places in the US, Mexico and nearby islands, some U.S. territories.

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.

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