From fish bowls and hackathons to bean bag brainstorms and outdoor walking sessions, the attendee experience has come a long way from the ho-hum theater-style setup and drab PowerPoint presentation. Designing programs that truly involve attendees in novel and inspiring ways is the key to successful meetings nowadays.
On Sept. 9, 2017, Hurricane Irma first made landfall in the Florida Keys and then tore up the Florida Peninsula, leaving in its wake a few days of destruction, downed trees and flooding. And then it was over. While some hotels and venues suffered damage and needed to renovate, most were fortunate to experience only minimal damage, enabling them to reopen quickly.
Team building can be used to bridge generational differences in the workplace
Joan Eisenstodt interviews meetings industry leaders on the subject of diversity and inclusion.
Joan Eisenstodt interviews Bob Witeck and Charlie Rounds on LGBT issues and how recent marriage equality setbacks will hurt the tourism industry.
McCarran International Airport does stoners a solid by offering marijuana amnesty boxes.
Having an emergency response plan in place before a meeting or event occurs is seemingly obvious but not always followed advice.
Your attendees, staffers and organizations are at risk. So why aren’t you more concerned?
Jonathan Wackrow, managing director of Teneo Risk, is a thought leader on meetings security.
Joan Eisenstodt interviews experts on sexual harassment and bullying, and their manifestations in the meetings industry.