Meeting Trends: We’ve Only Come This Far?!

Meeting Trends: We’ve Only Come This Far?!
Joan Eisenstodt
February 1, 2019
I’m frustrated with the meetings industry. OK. More than frustrated—pretty darn angry. In the week before I wrote the final version of this blog, I met with a retired hotel colleague and his husband, who asked me if I still loved what I did. I hesitated. Read on to see how "never-the-less" I persist.

Why Unions, Planners and Suppliers Need to Get Along

Why Unions, Planners and Suppliers Need to Get Along
Joan Eisenstodt
June 1, 2018
If you were looking for a job or negotiating the conditions under which you’d work, what would be on your list of must-haves?: fair and equitable wages? working hours and conditions? vacation time? training time and dollars? no fear of technology or outsourcing eliminating your job? protection from harassment, sexual and other? Read on. Let's find a way to work well together so make meetings, events and tradeshows shine.

18 Questions to End One Year and Begin a New One

18 Questions to End One Year and Begin a New One
Joan Eisenstodt
December 20, 2017
Usually in December of every year, there are predictions for what's to come. I've attempted that before. This December, I end the year wanting to know more and thus, my 18 questions—which some of you will know has meaning beyond the new year's number.

Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location
Nancy Zavada
August 25, 2016
Helpful location-based questions to ask when selecting a sustainable destination for your event and why it matters.

Tips for Ending Food Waste at Events

Tips for Ending Food Waste at Events
Nancy Zavada
June 8, 2016
Event organizers can reduce food waste by using these helpful tips.

Beware the Polar Bear

Beware the Polar Bear
Nancy Zavada
April 28, 2016
Defining "greenwashing" and learning helpful tips to avoid it in the meetings and events industry.

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