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4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

One of the biggest challenges for corporate meeting planners is keeping attendees moving and on-schedule when there is a major event at a destination, or if they are part of a major event themselves. While some destinations handle event transportation logistics around major events better than others, there are times ...

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Interviews with Planners – Selena Browning

Working in her parent's restaurant, waiting tables while she earned her degree from Ohio State University, groomed Selena for success in the hospitality industry. She enjoys planning events and the opportunity to share in the special moments of others. With many catering gigs under her belt, Selena ran the ...

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5 Tips for Arranging a Successful Event for Children

They say that you should never work with children or animals. However, in the events industry, that just isn’t possible. In fact, planning parties for children is an important part of working in events. If you are an incredibly creative person, an event for children is the perfect opportunity ...

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4 Insider Tips on How to Make Your Event Successful

No good marketer shies away from live events. On the contrary, a professionally executed event is often a staple of the successful marketing strategy that turns heads, signs on new clients, helps forge business partnerships, and solidifies brand recognition and loyalty. A well-crafted live event takes meticulous planning and strong ...

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Interviews with Planners – Sandy Sloane

Sandy Sloane has worked in special events, corporate communications, work-force training and development, team building, public relations, fundraising, media, and journalism. Utilizing her vast experience, her consultancy, Solutions by Sloane, helps companies grow their businesses via special events. She has also been a white-water river rafting guide, newspaper writer, occupational ...

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How facial recognition is shaping the future of conferences

High-tech software companies and event production firms are rolling out new technologies, including facial recognition and emotional measurement software, to improve event security, streamline the check-in process, and measure the attendee experience. The goal is to do all these things while putting attendees’ minds at ease when it comes to ...

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How to Broaden the International Appeal of Your Event Planning Business

After achieving much success with a local customer base, many event planning and small businesses often decide to take the next big step by expanding internationally. Yet, it is essential not to rush in when moving from a domestic to an international market. We are therefore offering some helpful tips ...

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Top Tips for Planning a Successful Event

A lot of time and effort goes into planning a work conference or event. If you want it to be successful, it’s not a project you can throw together overnight. Put a solid team in place and start planning your event as early as possible. Begin brainstorming locations, themes ...

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