Friday With Joan Content
Joan Eisenstodt and others lend insight on why people—and the meetings industry, our industry—may be silent on issues that impact them directly or indirectly and actions they can take.
Joan Eisenstodt asks meeting and event planners why the profession doesn't get respect, and what they can do to change that.
Joan Eisenstodt interviews meetings career placement specialist Dawn Penfold on how planners can get more respect from stakeholders and executives.
Joan Eisenstodt sat down for lunch with Tom Sietsema, food critic for The Washington Post, where they talked about ethics, and their relationship to the meetings and events industry.
Joan Eisenstodt interviews three veteran meeting and event planners about their frustrations with F&B service and tips to share with their colleagues.
Joan Eisenstodt interviews two meetings industry food and beverage veterans about how planners can understand the complexities of F&B operations and secure the best prices for their groups.
Meetings Today's Joan Eisenstodt interviews event planners, other hospitality industry professionals and authors about what books they find are relevant to their lives and professions.
Meetings Today's Joan Eisenstodt interviews authors of books that have made an impact in the meetings world and beyond.
Planning “life-cycle events,” such as end-of-life celebrations or memorials, has many similarities to traditional meeting and event planning, but with several major differences. Meetings Today blogger Joan Eisenstodt reached out to a traditional meetings industry veteran, a funeral director who has a background in hospitality, and a hospitality professor to get their take on this segment of the events industry.
Joan Eisenstodt interviews veteran meeting professionals about how planners can bring live theatre to meetings and events.