Best Practices

Can Your Attendees Pack a Week’s Wardrobe in a Carry-On?

Here are seven packing tips planners can send their attendees to help them to fit everything they'll need for the event into one carry-on. Come to think of it, planners should follow these tips as well.

Speaker Trends: Content is King

According to the Freeman 2024 Trends Report on attendee intent and behavior, When it comes to keynotes, content comes first. Attendees want substance, not celebrity. A thought- provoking, relevant topic will outweigh even the most prominent speaker.

Supplier Earth Day Case Study: 5 Steps to a Cleaner Event Space

From beef to beehives, The QEII Centre’s sustainability journey Built in 1986, leading London events venue, The QEII Centre, was not originally constructed with sustainability in mind, but in recent years the team has been working diligently to rectify this. And while not perfect, the venue has successfully implemented wide-ranging initiatives to progress its pledge […]

Dancing In the Dark

Eclipses tick several boxes that make them ideal for gathering around to watch: The recent eclipse that occurred in the northeast gives us a good example for how to build a metric for judging what makes an effective theme or centerpiece to build an event around.

Please Be Seated

The most common seating arrangement for a meeting is auditorium style, also known as theater style. But that’s not always the best set-up for an event. Which is best for your needs? Here are some common meeting room set-up styles.

U.S. and Canadian Hospitality Communities Partner to Promote Sustainability

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) announced a partnership to operate the Green Key Global hotel sustainability certification program in the U.S. and Canada. The program will take effect April 1.

Safety and Security Primer

While it is true that there was little organizers of the Kansas City Super Bowl celebration could have done to prevent the horrific shooting, the incident can serve as a reminder to all event planners of the importance of having safety protocols in place at all events.

Is the Host State of Your Next Event Gun Crazy?

The tragic Kansas City Super Bowl shooting on February 14, 2024, serves as a stark reminder of the importance of prioritizing safety and security in both large-scale and small-scale event planning.

Stop or Go?

How to incorporate U.S. travel advisories into your international site selection process The U.S. Department of State has issued a new warning for American travelers headed to the Caribbean due to violent crime that has impacted the local populations of Jamaica and the Bahamas. The State Department reissued a Level 3 travel advisory for Jamaica […]

Is It Time for Attendees to Mask-Up Again?

COVID-19 activity is currently high. COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths have increased in recent weeks. JN.1 may be intensifying the spread of COVID-19 this winter.

Can Your Attendees Pack a Week’s Wardrobe in a Carry-On?

Here are seven packing tips planners can send their attendees to help them to fit everything they'll need for the event into one carry-on. Come to think of it, planners should follow these tips as well.

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