Meetings Today’s Tyler Davidson talks with Destination DC chief Elliott Ferguson about the federal government shutdown and how Washington, D.C., is navigating it. They also discuss hot spots for planners and attendees to visit and see while in D.C.
Meetings Today’s Tyler Davidson talks with Thrive! Meetings & Events’ Tracy Stuckrath about what planners need to know about F&B preferences, restrictions and how to make sure attendees who have allergies are protected. Stuckrath is the foremost group F&B food allergy expert in the industry.
Meetings Today’s Tyler Davidson discusses the “what-ifs” regarding internet connectivity and audiovisual services following reports that CenturyLink suffered severe outages across its network. Also, Jon Trask fills meeting planners in on his tips for saving money on AV at events.
Meetings Today’s Tyler Davidson saddled up for behind-the-scenes access to the Grand National Rodeo, held in mid-October 2018 at the Cow Palace, in Daly City, California. Like the 77-year-old venue, the multigenerational world of rodeo is a quintessential study in Americana, attracting young and old to test their mettle. Tyler interviews Cindy Rosser, the second-generation leader of Flying U Rodeo Company, and Ellen Carr, a 70-year-old former competitor whose granddaughter tested her skill at Jackpot Barrel Racing at the event.
Meetings Today’s Lori Tenny discusses sexual harassment and strategies to combat it in the hospitality and meetings industries with Michael Massari, chief sales officer for Caesars Entertainment, and Sarah Soliman Daudin and Courtney Stanley, creators of #MeetingsToo: How to Prevent and Address Sexual Harassment at Events.
Amid the high-energy hustle of IMEX America, Meetings Today’s Lori Tenny takes a breather in the Be Well Lounge with Dale Hudson, knowledge and events director for IMEX, and Lee Papa, mindfulness speaker and trainer, to discuss innovative CSR and wellness initiatives at the show and in the industry. They also talk about the importance of self-care for meeting planners, with a short meditation session thrown in for good measure.
Meetings Today's Tyler Davidson sits down with Trippus Event Solutions' Martin Klofver at IMEX America to talk about his eminently easy to use end-to-end meetings and event solution and meetings tech trends.
Meetings Today Chief Content Director Tyler Davidson discusses LGBT+ issues in the meetings industry with Charles Chan Massey, a 30-year meetings industry veteran and advocate who remembers the "secret handshake" days. Now LGBT+ meeting professionals have their own association.
Meetings Today's Lori Tenny sat down with a meeting planner, a changemaker and a major industry leader at IMEX America in Las Vegas to have a candid conversation about sexual harassment in the meetings industry and how we can propel change and make the biggest impact moving forward.
Meetings Today's Tyler Davidson talks with Dan Berger about the game-changing sale of his meeting facilitation solution, Social Tables, to industry tech giant Cvent.