Planner Basics

Planner Basics

Practice Makes Perfect

by Louise M. Felsher, CMP, CMM | December 01,2014
Why, why and how to organize a rehearsal for your event
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Practice Makes Perfect

Why, why and how to organize a rehearsal for your event

Arranging for Smooth Ground Transit

The ABCs of ground transportation

Preparing for Public Health Threats

Ways to develop and implement an action plan for meetings

Courteous Travelers’ Guide to Tipping

Who to tip and what to give
The Law and the Planner

When It Comes Down to Litigation

What to expect in a lawsuit

To Mediate or Arbitrate?

How to keep a dispute from dragging you into court
Tech Files

Security Concerns for Mobile Devices

Keep your event safe for smartphone-toting attendees

Choosing the Right Webcast Vendor

Important questions to ask, beyond basic features
Food & Beverage

How to Plan for Sustainable Catering

Pitfalls to avoid when planning for sustainable catering  

Raising the Bar on Beverages

Here are the latest trends from behind the bar -- including some tasty choices for teetotalers.
Managing Corporate Travel

Choosing a Car Service Provider

Advice for Choosing ground transportation services

How to Avoid Travel Cost Increases

Steps you can take to mitigate increases in travel costs
Corporate World

SMMP Success Without a Mandate

How to initiate strategic meetings management

White Papers

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The Organizer's Role in Driving Exhibitor ROI

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Duty of Care: Are You Covered?

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Customized Reward Events Create a Memorable Attendee Experience

Attendee engagement and planner event ROI are the two sides of the coin that must always be considered when creating a unique, customized reward event. Put a...

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Destination California

May 10-13, 2015 | Newport Beach, CA

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