Articles tagged “meeting planners”

Business Travel

SAP Concur to Help Businesses Sync Meeting Planning With Travel Expense Management

We anticipate a convergence between travel expense management and meeting planning. Companies will see a boom in internal meetings for team bonding and training as the pandemic subsides. So they'll need software to rein in costs.

SAP Concur to Help Businesses Sync Meeting Planning With Travel Expense Management

Meetings

Finding the Right Venue Still Plagues Meeting Planners Despite Digital Tools

Most planners still have a hard time sourcing and booking the right venue for an event. High costs and rude salespeople are only a couple of the obstacles they face despite new technology aimed to help ease the process.

Finding the Right Venue Still Plagues Meeting Planners Despite Digital Tools

Meetings

Meeting Planners Anticipate Rough Year in 2020

Tight budgets, competition, needy clients, last-minute requests, and unresponsive venues rise to the top of the list of challenges planners need to tackle in 2019. They anticipate tougher times next year.

Meeting Planners Anticipate Rough Year in 2020

Meetings

Latin America Meeting Planners Focus on Experience Creation

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.

Latin America Meeting Planners Focus on Experience Creation

Meetings

Meeting Planners Turn to Mobile Tools for Event Sourcing

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.

Meeting Planners Turn to Mobile Tools for Event Sourcing

Business Travel

Travel Managers and Meeting Planners Need to Work Closer Together

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.

Travel Managers and Meeting Planners Need to Work Closer Together

Meetings

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

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.

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

Meetings

Electronic Requests for Proposals Have Created a Mess for Many Events

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.

Electronic Requests for Proposals Have Created a Mess for Many Events