Technology is advancing so rapidly that it’s hard to keep up. The good news is that tools are becoming readily available to help make meeting planners’ and exhibitors’ jobs easier while revolutionizing the conference attendee …

For most meeting planners, the welcome reception is pivotal because it sets the tone and energy for the rest of the conference. After a long day of education sessions, I can tell you that attendees …

It’s that time of the year again; time to come up with the greatest idea on how to increase attendee engagement in your trade show booth this year. How are you ever going to top …

My annual trek to Meeting Professionals International’s World Education Conference this year got a bonus. Minnesota is my “home” so I was able to sneak in a pre-conference visit to my parents and family. I …

We recently took a trip to one of our linen partners’ showroom to see what thetrends and patterns are for the upcoming winter season. The jingle bells are ringingin the distance, and it’s time to …

Planners, let’s face it, not everything goes according to plan. You never know when you might need extra batteries or glue for a quick fix. The mark of a good event planner is one that …

The sun is out and it is HOT; that can only mean one thing… it’s officially summer! Here are a few of our favorite food and beverage ideas to serve at events to keep your …

Last week, I shared my favorite event décor elements and meeting locations in Part 1. In continuing with our outdoor theme, here are some pro tips on designing for outdoor events. Site Plan Depending on …

Summer is here and the weather is beautiful! Al fresco events can be magical (if the weather cooperates, of course). Let’s put on our “the weather will be perfect” goggles and talk about outdoor events. …