As in-person meetings and events come roaring back, so do the bad actors looking to rip off your attendees, your sponsors, and your organization. Be on the lookout for these common conference scams so you can stop the scammers before they do any lasting damage.
The 2023 Global Industry Forecast and What It Means for Your Event Budget
Demand for hotel space is rising almost as fast as inflation. In this challenging climate, what can meeting and event professionals do to secure the best deal? Five experts from Hilton spill their secrets.
Beyond Excel — Project Management Tools for Busy Meeting Professionals
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.
Will Force Majeure Cover Business Events Impacted by Hurricane Ian?
A hurricane is considered a typical force majeure event, but if a business event is canceled before it makes landfall in an area not under an evacuation order, are you still protected?
Strong Demand Likely to Force Hotel Prices Higher Next Year
A newly released report suggests that 2023 room rates will rise, often in double digits, in 25 major cities worldwide. This is unwelcome news to business event budgets already ravaged by inflation.
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?