We all know the pains of long days on one’s feet—it is unavoidable in this this industry. Whether it’s a full day at the convention center, running around the day before a big event, or a lengthy site visit, leg and foot discomfort seem to come with the territory of the job.
Wayfinding is the use of signage, color and other design elements that helps one orient themselves and navigate within a physical space. The most optimal wayfinding is incorporated into the initial design of the venue, however, there also are easy ways to integrate it into an existing floor plan.
Marriott International Chief Marketing Officer, Americas Steve Heitzner fills Meetings Today in on the hotel giant's recent moves.
Hello, Meetings Today readers and welcome to Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List™, where I will showcase some of my favorite finds I’ve discovered while attending industry events. The first of my favorite finds is doob, “a photo-realistic 3D printed replica of you,” which will debut with me on stage in January 2019 during the Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List™: 2019 presentation at The Special Event Show.
Joan Eisenstodt interviews Paul A. Greenberg, a journalist, professor of communications and former hospitality industry member, about ethics.
ASIS International is adding some fun to a serious topic with its topical badge ribbons at Global Security Exchange.
I’m always excited when I see different ways that content is being shared with audiences. Closed captioning is one of those items that showed up on my radar when I was speaking at WordCamp Los Angeles in 2018. It was a nice turnout for my session on how to blog from your mobile phone.
I present the following safety checklist for meeting planners and others in our industry to reference when recommending or accepting recommendations for various transportation services. While much of the checklist was compiled after learning of the tragic duck boat incident that killed 17 in Branson, Missouri, the list itself can be applied to all modes of transportation and to other activities.
An oasis in the desert completed the first phase of its $15 million redesign. The Scott—a mission-inspired hotel in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona—reopened in 2017 after significant reconceptualization.
A major Chicago-based medical association is moving its $40 million convention out of San Francisco due to safety concerns for attendees. The city’s—and in particular the Moscone Convention Center’s SoMa neighborhood’s—open drug use and homelessness issues are being blamed for the decision.