M&C Resources

Featured Checklist

Understanding Audiovisual Basics

by Gerry Small | December 01,2012
Key points to consider when dealing with audiovisual and other event technology

Planner Basics

Celebrating the ADA's 25th Anniversary

by Jonathan T. Howe, Esq. | September 01,2015
Planners should make sure the hotels they use are in compliance.

5 New Ideas for Brilliant Breaks

by Louise M. Felsher, CMP, CMM | September 01,2015
Fun themes will keep attendees networking as they nosh.

Making It Easier on Attendees

by Garrett Huddy | September 01,2015
Ways to streamline the experience before, during and after an event

Wine and Beer Take Center Stage

by Louise M. Felsher, CMP, CMM | August 01,2015
These crowd-pleasers can be the focus of dining and themed events.

Understanding Uber: Pros and Cons

by Carol Margolis | August 01,2015
What you and your travelers should know about the ride-sharing service.

A Primer on Photo Ownership

by Jonathan T. Howe, Esq. | August 01,2015
What you should know about photographers' rights and using images from the Internet.

Handling Meeting Nightmares

by Jonathan T. Howe, Esq. | July 01,2015
Ways a smart force majeure clause can help mitigate meeting nightmares.
White Papers

The Mobilized Travel Consumer

With mobile device ownership on the rise, the way consumers use devices is drastically changing. Expedia's newest white paper, The Mobilized Travel Consumer,...

Apple Watch: The Event Planner's Guide

Attendees yearn for more personalized experiences at meetings and events, and the Apple Watch is one of the few devices able to satisfy their craving.
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Discover Florida Health

Meetings meet Sunshine
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Wichita’s Innovative History Benefits Your Meetings and Events

Wichita’s high energy and accessibility make it a natural choice for events. Join us for this four-part series on Wichita and learn new ways to energize your...
M&C Events

September 2015 - Refining Your Negotiating Skills

September 16, 2015 ǀ 2:00PM EST Refining Your Negotiating SkillsMany meeting professionals are uncomfortable handling common scenarios that arise when...

October 2015: Worst-Case Scenarios and How to Handle Them

October 21, 2015 ǀ 2:00PM EST Worst-Case Scenarios and How to Handle ThemAn attendee death…A natural disaster…A gunman on-site…These are scenarios no one wants...

August 2015: Understanding Your WIFI Needs - and Costs

August 12, 2015 | 2:00PM EST  Understanding Your WIFI Needs - and CostsHow can you determine how much bandwidth your meeting needs, and what should that cost...

Interact LIVE Webcast: Shift Your Brilliance: How to Lead, Engage and Grow in the Next Decade

August 31, 2015 I 8:45am CT Shift Your Brilliance: How to Lead, Engage and Grow in the Next Decade Simon T. Bailey, Bestselling author of Shift Your...

July 2015: Appealing to Millennial Meeting Goers

July 15, 2015 | 2:00PM EST  Appealing to Millennial Meeting GoersThe younger generation will soon make up the majority of our meeting attendees. What does that...

June 2015 Webcast: The 365-Day Conference

June 17, 2015 | 2:00PM EST   The 365-Day ConferenceThe annual conference takes place just once per year. Learn to leverage meeting content to expandthe...

Event Apps

Event App by CrowdCompass

by | February 18,2014
Meetings and Conventions is partnering with CrowdCompass by Cvent to offer mobile apps for our meetings and events. Learn how CrowdCompass can help you build event apps that your attendees will want to use.

Planner Opportunities

Global Interact

May 3- 6, 2014, Cartagena, Colombia Apply to attend Global Interact 2014. Complimentary to qualified planners.

Independent Planner Education Conference

April 13-16, 2014, San Antonio, TX, Are you an independent planner? Meet one on one with suppliers to discover what their destinations offer for your...

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