Event Design

A Toast to the Future

Like the many new fun and forward-thinking innovations that they reflect, this cocktail recipe guide's selection of future-ready aperitifs are well-worth keeping on the tip of your attendees tongues going forward!

Dos and Don’ts Of White Water Rafting

While exhilarating, white water rafting does come with inherent risks. Rivers are unpredictable, strong currents and rapids can overturn a raft, underwater obstacles like rocks and logs can cause injuries, and there's always just good old fashioned human error. So if you do offer this as an incentive or as a pre- or post- add on to a meeting, make sure you give your attendees this essential list of dos and don'ts.

Here Comes Da Fuzz

The Pantone Color Institute™ a consulting service that forecasts global color trends and advises companies on color in brand identity and product development, for the application and integration of color as a strategic asset, has chosen Peach Fuzz as the Color of the Year for 2024. 

How to Level Up Your Next Investor Meeting

As a pivotal means of strengthening relationships with current investors and attracting new ones, these meetings should be planned and executed to make them engaging, seamless, and accessible. Here are some key considerations when planning them.

Convene Segments It’s Day Conferencing Offerings

After it's merger with etc.venues, Convene, a global lifestyle hospitality company that designs and operates premium meeting, event, and flexible office spaces, is evolving into a premium lifestyle brand.

How to Plan a Wellness-Minded Meeting 

In the years since the pandemic ended stress levels among the general public have been on the rise. Add in the pressure of a long flight and you get a lot of attendees showing up physically and emotionally drained before the meeting even starts. Here’s how to help them decompress so they can get the most out of your event.

Disco Duck

Attendees can't network because the music is too loud? No problem, help them avoid the music.

9 Tips For Planning a Successful Hosted Buyer Event

The practice offers a very cost effect way for any industry interested in acquiring qualified leads and closing business.  Hosted buyer programs or hosted buyer events have long been a strategy employed by suppliers in the meetings and events industry. In fact, later this month, On March 26-27, more than 1,000 meetings and events industry […]

Funny Business

The Water Coolers: Top NYC singers meet corporate comedy Once called a cross between The Office and the funniest YouTube parody video you ever saw, The Water Coolers is a singing comedy act that uses top NY talent to answer the question “does this stuff happen to anyone else?” The group writes and performs award-winning […]


New research shows that most people regardless of their age are burned out on the internet and and social media. In fact, many would welcome the chance to return to a time when those things didn’t even exist.

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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