More than anyone else, #eventprofs know that the digital infrastructure of a venue is like the air that we breathe – intangible, invisible but essential for our event survival. So what does digital infrastructure look like in an award-winning venue? Here are 6 venues with peerless digital infrastructure. INCON is the global association of professional […]
Malaysia: A Diverse Multicultural Landscape for Events
For event planners seeking truly unique experiences for conferences, meetings and corporate events, Malaysia is an affordable destination. Malaysia’s cultural diversity provides a range of festivals, attractions, and culinary delights to add variety to events. Visit ultra-modern urban areas and then, head to the highlands, rainforests, or the jungle. Malaysia is known for its diverse […]
7 Ways to Find the Perfect Venue
Even highly experienced #eventprofs sometimes struggle when asked to suggest “something different”, “out of the box” and “not the usual meeting location”. Fact is you cannot know everything and if you’re in a mega-city like London or New York even a lifetime in events won’t bring you to every available space for meetings or events. […]
Fed up with boring, beige and bland? Try these venues from the Sharing Economy
We are witnessing on a daily basis how rapidly and comprehensively Airbnb and Uber are changing the meetings industry. For instance, at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona this year, organisers estimate that as many as 30% of the 100,000 attendees stayed at Airbnb or similar non-hotel solutions.
Jamaica in a Different Fashion – 8 Experiences to Spice Up Your Events
While Jamaica is a popular sun destination, it offers much more for event planners than beautiful beaches. To create awe-inspiring events, historical sites, mountain adventures, culinary experiences, fashion, film, and sports await.
Best Airport Venues for Meetings & Events
GoToMeeting, Skype, Google Hangouts, Whatsapp keep us hyper-connected. However, they haven’t managed to eliminate our primordial need for Face-2-Face encounters. The more we connect, it seems, the more we want to be connected and the ultimate fulfillment of that desire is the reassuring comfort of a handshake or a hug given in a real place with real people in real time.
Dubai Events: 11 Tips and Take-aways
Dubai, a destination of contrasts, has earned a reputation for opulent hotels and spectacular events that garner a buzz around the globe. Here are 5 take-aways from Dubai events and 7 tips for planning events in Dubai. Event planners can use them to enhance their own meetings, conferences, and corporate events.
The Dry Hire Venue Guide
Although there are certainly many venues out there that can provide everything that an eventprof could need to cater for and invigorate guests there are also times when a higher level of flexibility and control is required. For such occasions, event planners can look to ‘dry hire’ a venue, which if planned carefully will offer the freedom they need to create a very special event.
7 Trends Affecting Venue Selection
Last week we launched The Venue of The Future, a free report about how event professionals select venues. Here are 7 trends affecting venue selection. When carrying out the research for The Venue of the Future we looked at the answers of over 1,000 event professionals from around the world. For the first time, we […]