Skift Meetings Forum Video: How DMOs Transform Events Into Innovation Incubators
In this video from the Skift Meetings Forum 2023, we hear from Lorne Edwards, chief sales officer for Visit Phoenix, about the evolving role of destination marketing organizations (DMOs) in connecting growth industry sectors and research expertise to event organizers, in turn uplifting the local community and driving global innovation.
Skift Meetings Forum Video: Factoring Belonging and Play Into Experience Design
In this video from the Skift Meetings Forum 2023, we hear from Glenn Stress, VP of global B2B events and programs for Marriott International, and Naomi Claire Crellin, founder and CEO of StoryCraft Labs, about how their six guiding principles for experience design in the meetings and events industry can help planners cut through the clutter to design more inclusive, immersive and playful events.
Skift Meetings Forum Video: Working With DMOs To Host Sustainable Meetings & Events
In this video from the Skift Meetings Forum 2023, we hear from senior vice president of convention sales and strategies at New Orleans & Company, Stephanie Turner, and chief commercial officer of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Tim Hemphill, about the role destination marketing organizations (DMOs) have to play in helping event planners meet their sustainability goals.
Skift Meetings Forum Video: The New Definition of Luxury in The Meeting Experience
In this video from the Skift Meetings Forum 2023, we hear from Colleen Birch, chief operating officer of the new Fontainebleau Las Vegas, about the changing definition of luxury in the hotel meeting experience. It’s no longer about just having a five-star property with glitzy amenities, but also about providing a personalized, curated, and intimate experience that aligns with attendee values.