According to MGM Resorts' Michael Dominguez, combining science and meetings has never been as important than it is now.
What does bleisure really mean for the future of meetings and events? We explore why this travel trend isn’t going away and how to select your next event destination with business and leisure top of mind.
Florida’s rooftop bars let attendees drink in the view.
Learn how to ask Echo and Alexa integrated devices for the latest meeting and event planner news, so that your hands and eyes can focus on other tasks.
Benchmark released its "Top 10 Meeting Trends for 2019.” The annual list is compiled from guest observation and feedback from the company’s portfolio of 80 hotels, resorts and conference centers.
While many of the logistical challenges of the meeting- and event-planning world change very little year-over-year, some key results from our Meetings Today Trends Survey point to a major shift in some of the more personal issues of meeting planners.
A number of issues impacted the meetings industry in 2018, from strikes and other labor actions in various destinations across the U.S. to major hotel chains cutting their traditional commission level for independent planners. Meetings Today polls its readers every year on how their jobs and programs fared, how they expect their budgets will shape up, the sites they typically use for their programs and other questions that help shine a light on the state of the profession. 361 meeting planners answered the call. Following are some highlights.
Meeting planners respond to whether contract attrition clauses are being enforced more strictly.
Meeting planner respondents from the 2019 Meetings Today Trends Survey respond as to what activities they're incorporating.
Meeting planners in the Meetings Today Market Trends Survey give their opinions on how the U.S. economy will impact the meetings industry.