With corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals taking center stage, meeting and event professionals will need to prioritize stronger sustainability measures while carefully tracking their impact. Here are practical tools and resources that will help turn those goals into reality.
3 Ways to Create Engaging, Unforgettable Event Themes for Corporate Meetings
Meeting planners have the option to settle for pre-packaged events to make their lives easier. Or they can collaborate with destinations on unique event themes that create unforgettable, lasting memories.
4 Ways to Incorporate Culture Into the Event Agenda
Bleisure travel is here to stay, so why not build meeting agendas with a balance of business and pleasure baked right in? We look to Budapest for four great ways to infuse an event schedule with cultural experiences of all kinds.
Event Legacies: Two Case Studies Reveal Path to Success
Sometimes, there’s no better way to get a firm grasp on industry best practices than to learn from case studies. Here are two Danish congresses that reveal the best ways to approach event legacies from beginning to end.
3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Convention Center
Convention centers may already be the top venue choice for many events, but they can be so much more than just the practical default option. Discover three ways to leverage your venue partnership for an unforgettable event experience.
Insights From 6 Years of Event Legacy Research in Denmark
Following six years of research, MeetDenmark has just released a new report with insights into the key ingredient for event legacy success: robust collaboration. Learn about the motivation behind this groundbreaking research, and discover some of the top findings that emerged.
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.
The Best Strategies and Tools for Better Venue Sourcing
Meeting planners are facing shorter lead times while also working to meet higher expectations on almost every front. Here are the strategies and tools that will help you source venues as efficiently as possible — without ever missing a beat.
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.