Posts tagged "FAM Trips"
The Future of FAM Trips: Digital, Delivery and Downtime

The Future of FAM Trips: Digital, Delivery and Downtime

In today’s online world chock-full of destination photos, videos and immersive experiences – not to mention real-time reviews – is it any wonder why planners shy away from Familiarization (FAM) trips? While it’s true these excursions take time, there’s nothing quite like seeing a venue, experiencing its amenities and tasting its food. FAM trips are...
The Real Reasons Attendees Come to Your Conference

The Real Reasons Attendees Come to Your Conference

Recently, PCMA, IAEE and the Experience Institute joined forces to survey more than 7,100 potential or current conference attendees to determine what the real driving factors are that permit attendance at an event. The goals of the survey were to help planners and suppliers increase repeat bookings and attendance while providing a positive overall experience...
The Highs and Lows of FAM Trips

The Highs and Lows of FAM Trips

Every meeting planner, whether an association, corporate or independent, is offered a Familiarization (FAM) sometime during the course of his or her career. There are many advantages to participating in a FAM trip, but destination organizations and venues need to be aware of some of the challenges and obstacles planners face when considering going on...