The drive-to meeting checklist looks a little different, as organizing flights for your attendees is no longer a to-do item. Instead, remember these four to-dos to make your event as convenient as possible.
As some government regulations are still intact around the country to curb the size of meetings in response to COVID-19, smaller meetings—sometimes held in multiple rooms or locations—are becoming an appealing choice for planners.
From a pedestrian bridge over the Tennessee River to a former site of the 1982 World’s Fair, East Tennessee’s major meetings markets—Gatlinburg, Knoxville and Chattanooga—offer plenty of unique spaces for outdoor events.
A coastal meeting offering beach activities, ocean views and waterfront venues can be a short drive or plane ride away from metropolitan hubs. Here are four beachfront destinations that provide an escape from busy city life—while still being easily accessible from larger cities nearby.
Meeting Planner Jody Roos, who works with the Wisconsin Bankers Association based in Madison, describes the organization’s connection to the Wisconsin Dells and how it utilizes the destination for a number of events.