Research

How Helpful Are Online RFPs?

by Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2015
What do planners think about online requests for proposal? Our latest poll reveals all.

What You Hate About eRFPs

by Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2015
Planners sound off on how the process could be improved.

Why We Keep Our Crazy Jobs

by Loren G. Edelstein | January 01, 2015
Yes, planning meetings is a crazy profession -- and planers love it, per M&C's latest exclusive survey.

Planners Sound Off on Their Jobs

by Loren G. Edelstein | January 01, 2015
M&C asked some open-ended questions and got some interesting answers.

Finally, Optimism Reigns

by Loren G. Edelstein | December 01, 2014
M&C's latest exclusive survey finds that planners expect healthier budgets and more attendees next year.

Planners Tell Us About 2015

by Loren G. Edelstein | December 01, 2014
Verbatim comments from M&C's 2015 outlook survey.

Event Themes: Yay or Nay?

by Loren G. Edelstein | November 01, 2014
How planners develop event themes and other theme-related findings from our latest poll.

Planners' Best (and Worst) Theme Party Ideas

by Loren G. Edelstein | November 01, 2014

Planners lets us in on the good and the bad.

 

Leisure Appeal: A Priority

by Loren G. Edelstein | October 01, 2014
Attendees rate the appeal of leisure time.

Hotel Preferences and Peeves

by Loren G. Edelstein | September 01, 2014
Planners weigh on on their favorite hotel features and pet peeves.

Profile of a Meeting Planner

by Loren G. Edelstein | August 01, 2014
A look at key responsibilities, spending power and more, culled from M&C's latest Salary Survey

Travel: Love It or Loathe It?

by Loren G. Edelstein | July 01, 2014
What do planners really think about all the traveling they do? The answers are revealed in the newest poll from M&C Research.

People

Quick Chat With Gerry Link

by Allen J. Sheinman | February 01, 2015
The general manager of the new 21c Museum Hotel in Durham (N.C.) talks about the challenges of starting a hotel that also serves as an art museum.

Research

How Helpful Are Online RFPs?

What do planners think about online requests for proposal? Our latest poll reveals all.

What You Hate About eRFPs

Planners sound off on how the process could be improved.

Why We Keep Our Crazy Jobs

Yes, planning meetings is a crazy profession -- and planers love it, per M&C's latest exclusive survey.

Planners Sound Off on Their Jobs

M&C asked some open-ended questions and got some interesting answers.

News Analysis

Bullish on Cuba

The incentive industry finds much to get excited about with a thaw in the U.S.-Cuba relationship.

A Day to Commemorate the Meetings Industry Set for April

The Meetings Mean Business Coalition designates April 16 as the first North American Meetings Industry Day.

The CIC Aims to Tweak APEX

The Convention Industry Council endeavors to rejuvenate its Accepted Practice Exchange by creating new work units and releasing new research on best practices.

More Meetings Mean More Success on Business Trips

A new Carson Wagonlit Survey offers surprising findings on the factors that influence return on investment for working travelers.

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