Articles tagged “meeting planners”

Latin America Meeting Planners Focus on Experience Creation

Latin America Meeting Planners Focus on Experience Creation

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Latin American event planners think that technology will become vital to their efforts in the future. They also know that crafting memorable experiences is necessary to proving the true value of an event to stakeholders.

6 days ago

Meeting Planners Turn to Mobile Tools for Event Sourcing

Meeting Planners Turn to Mobile Tools for Event Sourcing

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Corporate confidence is high, so more meetings are taking place offsite. This is putting pressure on planners to source and plan events more efficiently, so many are turning to mobile tools to help.

2 months ago

Travel Managers and Meeting Planners Need to Work Closer Together

Travel Managers and Meeting Planners Need to Work Closer Together

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

Technology can empower meeting planners, but it can also lead to daunting integration problems with other aspects of corporate travel. Riding the fine line between solving problems and creating new ones remains an issue that won't be solved soon.

6 months ago

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Skift Video: Transforming an Airplane Hangar Into an Immersive Event Space

Skift Video: Transforming an Airplane Hangar Into an Immersive Event Space

The Venetian + Skift

During the IMEX America conference, The Venetian created a “bucket list moment” by hosting a party in an airplane hangar.

7 months ago

Meeting Planners Face a Daunting Challenge in Rising Food and Beverage Costs

Meeting Planners Face a Daunting Challenge in Rising Food and Beverage Costs

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Spending as a result of U.S. meetings and events has steadily increased since 2009, and it doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon, according to new research. Spending on food and beverage likewise isn't easing up at all.

7 months ago

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Introducing ‘City Within a City: Inside The Venetian’ Video Series

Introducing ‘City Within a City: Inside The Venetian’ Video Series

The Venetian + Skift

We teamed up with The Venetian during the Money2020 and IMEX conferences to explore this 'city within a city' and discover how meeting planners can best use this customizable space.

7 months ago

Electronic Requests for Proposals Have Created a Mess for Many Events

Electronic Requests for Proposals Have Created a Mess for Many Events

Jaimie Seaton, Skift

Hailed as a panacea to streamline the bidding process that would make venues and meeting planners more productive, electronic requests for proposals still have a long way to go.

10 months ago