Meeting Notes: Key takeaways from the spring 2019 meeting.
LET’ S TALK ABOUT BUDGETS
When I first started in the industry as a corporate event planner, budgets were hefty and guest experiences were top-notch until they weren’t once the market crashed. Thankfully it seems as though now organizations are investing budget dollars back into events to boost customer and employee morale.
EVENT SPECIALIST, EVENT LAB
The experts talk trends, inspiration and how to make an event shine on a budget.
Any planner knows that reliable Wi-Fi and networking opportunities are necessary, but here are 10 equally crucial elements for executing successful meetings and events.
1. CLEAR OBJECTIVE Attendees need to know what they’ll gain from the event, and speakers need to know what to prepare for. Once you determine the objective, run all decisions regarding the event through that filter: Do the chosen speakers and breakout session topics all contribute to achieving your event’s purpose?
The Appeal of Associations
Expert Advice on Promoting Participation
Why Isn’t This a Thing?
Get the most bang for your buck at your next fundraiser.
Keeping track of an up-to-theminute flight manifest is one of our least favorite aspects of corporate meeting planning. Attendees are late to book their flight; change their inbound flight without letting you know; have personal preferences as to how early they want to be at the airport for a departure—and they don’t always communicate these changes and preferences to us. What if there was a way to put the onus of getting to and from the airport and venue back on the attendees and off the plate of the meeting professional?