Posts tagged "corporate meetings"
Having Trouble Getting RSVPs? Try This Pain-Free Approach

Having Trouble Getting RSVPs? Try This Pain-Free Approach

Meetings, conventions and trade shows consistently rank as effective undertakings to engage with customers, prospects and other employees. Even so, increased competition, a higher number of no-shows, lackluster speakers, and not delivering to sponsors’ or stakeholders’ expectations are the challenges planners face today in getting people to their events. Many of these problems stem from...
Eight Ways to Make Your Event Crisis- and Disaster-Ready

Eight Ways to Make Your Event Crisis- and Disaster-Ready

With the recent events across the world, it brings home the importance of being prepared for an emergency no matter where in the world you are. As an event professional, how do you prepare for natural or man-made disasters? The first step is to identify any potential threats associated with the city your meeting or...
Seven Strategic Steps to Keep Airbnb at Bay

Seven Strategic Steps to Keep Airbnb at Bay

Airbnb emerged onto the Internet scene in 2008, and in seven short years, it is now one of the largest hoteliers in the world. Without ever constructing or owning a piece of property, it serves more than 4 million guests. Although Airbnb has its place with budget-conscious travelers, can it threaten a conference or meeting...
To Theme or Not to Theme – Is That the Question?

To Theme or Not to Theme – Is That the Question?

Event professionals are equally divided on theming; some love it and do it all the time while others work hard to talk their clients out of spending money on such “nonsense.” Why is theming such a lightning rod topic? Because, unfortunately, many themed events miss their mark wildly on the three Cs: Coordination, Communication and...