Coffee has been known for its surprising health benefits and, of course, for its addictive flavor. We see coffee shops, coffeehouses, and coffee bars all over the place and it is a fact that millions …

General Session in the round Highlights from MPI World Education Conference 2016!My annual long blog Highlights of WEC.I’ve been going to the Meeting Professionals International World Education Conference for at least 10 years now and this highlights …

With the blockbuster release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, new life has been breathed into this franchise favorite. The Star Wars movies have so many memorable characters and elements and there are endless directions …

Our blog recapping MPI WEC is always a hit and it’s crazy that it’s already October and WEC2015 seems like a distance memory but this will be a true test of event “sticky-ness”The Destination – How …

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 …

Long Spanish moss dripping from old Savannah trees, morning dew gently caressing the blades of grass, stone statues silently guarding the garden gloriously abundant with overgrown ivy and luscious fauna.This is the picture we painted …

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. …

When planning conferences or events, meeting planners often focus on the logistics of transporting large groups of people. Sometimes the end destination features all of the interaction and excitement of the event, but the ride …