Planning pros are starved for time, and any tool that can help with project management is welcomed. But not all are the same. Here we look at some options and the strengths and weaknesses of each.
How Destinations Can Help Meeting Planners Weather Challenging Situations
Strikes, acts of terrorism, or extreme weather, as demonstrated this week by the wrath of Hurricane Ian, are potential disruptors when a group gathers. What can cities do to help event planners when disruption hits?
Event Planners Manage Clients Wanting More for Less
Clients want as much value for their event spend as possible. That has always been the case, but global economic uncertainty adds greater pressure on planners. It may be hard to turn work away, but when does enough become too much?
Diversity Is an Important Part of Event Planners’ Destination Choices
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are strategic business imperatives event planners look at when choosing the site of their next gathering. Demographics and the political climate are also important facets of a destination being considered for an event.
Apprenticeships Seeing a Renaissance Amidst Event Industry Jobs Crisis
Staffing shortages continue to hurt the event industry, and employers across the globe are scrambling to fill jobs. In the U.S. alone, there are around 10.7 million vacancies. Can apprenticeships help the event industry find the staff it needs?