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Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Is Now Open in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Is Now Open in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

The Nelson family has officially opened the doors on the company’s grandest property to date in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania; ideally placed for the Tristate area less than 2 hours from New York City, 2 hours from Philadelphia, 2 hours from Harrisburg, 30 minutes from Scranton and 50 minutes from Allentown. “Today is a big...
African Adventure Meets Business Venture - Welcome to Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Pocono Mtns.

African Adventure Meets Business Venture – Welcome to Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Pocono Mtns.

What seems like the longest 1 ½ years ever, the end is finally near. Just 15 days, 11 hours and 53 minutes away marks the opening of our newest and perhaps the greatest endeavor for us, the July 1 opening of Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in the Pocono Mountains. We may be new to the...
Kalahari Resorts: An Event Experience That’s World’s Apart

Kalahari Resorts: An Event Experience That’s World’s Apart

At Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, being “authentically African” is more than just a theme to us. The African spirit of Ubuntu, or “togetherness” — the philosophy that encompasses a belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all of humanity — is something you’ll find reflected throughout every aspect of the guest experience.  ...
The Many Sides of Conference MiFi

The Many Sides of Conference MiFi

Last month, Marriott International made news when the company was charged a $600,000 fine from the FCC for jamming MiFi and personal hot spot devices at a convention center they manage in Tennessee. This news story has brought forth a fair amount of digital discussion regarding the legality and cost of this action – including...
A Unique Corporate Event – Creating Beyond Memorable Theme Parties

A Unique Corporate Event – Creating Beyond Memorable Theme Parties

More and more we’re seeing, including a few of our own, themed parties taking hold of corporate events. Personally, I love it. It’s engaging, memorable, all with the same if not more effective end-result.  Not only do themed corporate events draw the attention away from drinking (depending on the group and the party, I suppose)...
It’s not just in the name: How to choose the right speaker for your event

It’s not just in the name: How to choose the right speaker for your event

There’s a reason political candidates spend so much time giving speeches: A good speech can rouse an audience and motivate people like few other experiences can. A moving speech or presentation can similarly make a lasting impact on your meeting or event. Speakers often shape attendees’ overall impression of a meeting – for better or...
Mastering the Art of Negotiation

Mastering the Art of Negotiation

You’ve chosen your event, picked a date and found the perfect venue. You’re home-free, right?   Maybe. But you won’t really know until you read – and negotiate – your venue contract. Chances are the venue you’ve selected is providing a lot more than just space to meet. Venues can provide A/V equipment and support,...
There’s an app for that: utilizing mobile apps to engage your audience

There’s an app for that: utilizing mobile apps to engage your audience

If you’re planning a major conference, you’ve likely got a few key goals: get people there, get them engaged and make money for your organization. Of these, successful audience engagement likely will have the biggest impact on future years. Providing interesting and unique experiences for attendees, getting their feedback and ensuring they have a seamless...
Hunting Down the Perfect Venue Space

Hunting Down the Perfect Venue Space

Have you ever been to a party that was so jammed with people you kept getting jostled? Or at a reception that could have been amazing, if only it hadn’t been held in a long, narrow room, or one twice the size the event needed? Venue choice matters. The right space can allow an event...
Smart Meetings Star of 2014

Smart Meetings Star of 2014

It’s more than an honor for us to be recognized as a Smart Meetings Star of 2014! Receiving the Silver Star alongside inspirational properties such as Disney, to put it simply, we couldn’t be any more proud. We wanted to take a moment to thank not only our amazing team that help us to flourish...