Posts tagged "kalahari"
How to Market Your Meeting to a Five- Generation Workforce

How to Market Your Meeting to a Five- Generation Workforce

For the first time in history, we have five generations in the U.S. labor force. This is due to a greater life expectancy, an increased divorce rate, more women in the workplace and, because of the current talent shortage, some choosing to forgo college and enter a vocation right out of high school. This can...
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...
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)...
The Best Mobile Apps for Audience Engagement

The Best Mobile Apps for Audience Engagement

Look out over any audience—movie theater, classroom or keynote session—and you will see the ghostly glow of a mobile phone screen reflected on someone’s face. While sometimes distracting or disruptive, smartphones present a tremendous opportunity to harness and engage an audience in real time. There is no doubt that mobile devices are here to stay...
The Best Mobile Apps for Audience Engagement

The Best Mobile Apps for Audience Engagement

Look out over any audience—movie theater, classroom or keynote session—and you will see the ghostly glow of a mobile phone screen reflected on someone’s face. While sometimes distracting or disruptive, smartphones present a tremendous opportunity to harness and engage an audience in real time. There is no doubt that mobile devices are here to stay...
Team Building and Temperament

Team Building and Temperament

Team Building is one of those things, that when it works, the outcome is 2nd to none. However, when it fails… well, we all know what a waste that was. I really don’t think you can ever have enough tips to make Team Building a success, especially when presented with such a unique viewpoint as...
Blueprint to Successful Meetings: Trade Shows

Blueprint to Successful Meetings: Trade Shows

You’ve got a fantastic product or service, and you’re heading to a trade show to tell the world about it. How can you make sure attendees will listen? Or, even more importantly, engage with you after the show is over? Trade show success requires efforts well beyond an if-you-build-it-they-will-come approach. There is an art to...
Shun the Snoozes! Making the Most of Your Speaking Engagement

Shun the Snoozes! Making the Most of Your Speaking Engagement

You’ve been asked to give a big speech or presentation. Congratulations! People want to hear what you have to say. But what’s the most effective way to make sure they listen? Even rock-star speakers can lose an audience without effective preparation. And the tools at a speaker’s fingertips have multiplied rapidly in recent years, with...
Bridging the Generation Gap at Events

Bridging the Generation Gap at Events

Intergenerational events can be wonderful experiences. We rarely have the opportunity to truly connect with others of different ages for any period of time. When we do, the experience can be meaningful and memorable for all.   Events for all ages pose challenges, though. Keeping an all-ages group entertained for a few hours is one...
Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility Practices at Events

Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility Practices at Events

We all enjoy the feeling of satisfaction that comes from helping others. The knowledge of having made a difference can be that much more rewarding when a group works together to give back. More and more, companies are finding ways to tap their employees’ altruistic impulse. Corporate social responsibility has moved from a burgeoning trend...
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,...