In today’s pressure-cooker environment, planners want the same immediacy and variety as in their online grocery shopping. GroupSync’s instant booking gives them the faster, smarter decision-making capabilities they crave.
The Secret to Giving Attendees a Complete Destination Experience
If attendees are going to take on the challenges of traveling to your next event, they’re going to want to see more than the inside of the conference venue. Find out how the “one contract, one contact” model can simplify your planning process and help every member of your audience maximize their time on the ground.
Holograms Take Center Stage at Meetings and Events
The future is here: Plug-and-play hologram technology is now accessible for meetings and events. To find out more about how it works and why it stands to revolutionize the audience experience, Skift Meetings sat down with ARHT Media, a leading supplier of hologram technology.
Executive Q&A: How Destination Canada Is Leading the Way in Sustainable Business Events
As sustainability becomes increasingly vital in the world of meetings and events, planners and destination marketing organizations must adopt a strategic approach to improving their practices. Trends indicate that this work will become more important than ever in 2023.
5 Trends to Take Your Events From ‘Back to Normal’ to ‘Better Than Ever’
The industry may be celebrating the return of in-person events and meetings, but that doesn't mean anyone wants to go back to business as usual. Here are five event trends that will help your meetings live up to shifting attendee expectations.
How Boutique Hotels Are Redefining Immersion and Wellness for Meetings
The demand for in-person meetings has never been higher, but attendees now expect to get more from these experiences. Find out how boutique hotels can help planners deliver on the promise of more meaningful connection, inviting attendees to enjoy a shared experience of enhanced wellness, immersion, and cultural authenticity.
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.
4 Ways to Attract Attendees With a Buzzworthy Destination
With competition for in-person events increasing, it's never been more vital to get your marketing campaign right. One surefire way to amplify your event buzz is by choosing a trending destination, such as Phoenix — soon to be host of the 2023 Super Bowl. Here are four ways this "it" factor can make your attendance numbers go the extra mile.
Event Data Is a Goldmine, But Planners Can’t Do It Alone
With inflation rising and competition for attendee attention heating up, event organizers can't afford to miss the mark. A solid event strategy is now more necessary than ever, and the surest way to get there is by learning from event data. How do you figure out which data will deliver real value? That's where the right guidance can be vital. Here are 11 expert tips that will empower you to leverage event analytics at every stage in the planning process.
Attention Meeting Planners: Instant Booking Is Finally Here
Most industry players still insist that business meetings are too complex for instant booking to be a realistic option. Thanks to platforms like Groups360 working together with major hotel brands, those old assumptions are quickly becoming outdated. Instant booking and streamlined RFPs are finally here, and the tools are only going to get better. Find out what’s possible today, and what’s coming soon.