Planner Basics

Planner Basics

Moving Beyond Signatures

by Jonathan T. Howe, Esq. | October 01,2015
What you need to know about electronic "click-through" agreements.
Back to Basics

5 New Ideas for Brilliant Breaks

Fun themes will keep attendees networking as they nosh.

Wine and Beer Take Center Stage

These crowd-pleasers can be the focus of dining and themed events.

Fall Events: Celebrating the Season

Play up autumn's allure, from venue to menu, décor and more.

Making It Easier on Attendees

Ways to streamline the experience before, during and after an event
The Law and the Planner

Moving Beyond Signatures

What you need to know about electronic "click-through" agreements.

Celebrating the ADA's 25th Anniversary

Planners should make sure the hotels they use are in compliance.
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

Understanding Uber: Pros and Cons

What you and your travelers should know about the ride-sharing service.

Choosing a Car Service Provider

Advice for Choosing ground transportation services
Corporate World

SMMP Success Without a Mandate

How to initiate strategic meetings management

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

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

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

November 2015: Putting the Wow Factor in F&B Events

November 18 ǀ 2:00 pm ET Putting the Wow Factor in F&B EventsCatering pros share their most creative food and beverage ideas for receptions, breaks and...

December 2015: Are You Taking Full Measure of Your Event?

December 9 ǀ 2:00 pm ET Are You Taking Full Measure of Your Event?Measuring return on investment of a meeting is just one way to determine its success. Today,...

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...

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Charleston, Columbia and Myrtle Beach are all open for business.