Articles tagged “mir”

Safety and Security Should Remain in Spotlight for Events

Safety and Security Should Remain in Spotlight for Events

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Safety should be a priority for events, whether taking place at a local hotel or a convention center in a gateway city. Unfortunately, event planners don't always have the resources they need to prepare for complicated security situations.

2 months ago

Event Security Takes on Fresh Importance for Meeting Planners

Event Security Takes on Fresh Importance for Meeting Planners

Robin Amster, Skift

The meetings and events industry is still working to figure out a better approach to security. For the time being, safety should be the priority for planners as they look to stage new events, even if a destination doesn't seem particularly risky.

2 months ago

Marriott Stands Alone in Its Move to Cut Meetings Commissions

Marriott Stands Alone in Its Move to Cut Meetings Commissions

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The more creative a meeting or event, the more impactful and memorable it is. Why don't more organizations prioritize making the most of their events?

3 months ago

Events Need to Look Beyond Digital Gimmicks

Events Need to Look Beyond Digital Gimmicks

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Augmented reality, virtual reality, and holograms are all cool. But there's still a ton of work to be done to enhance marketing and event design before turning to gimmicks.

3 months ago

Getting Hotels and Meeting Planners to Play Nice With One Another

Getting Hotels and Meeting Planners to Play Nice With One Another

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Dated hotel distribution technology is holding back both meeting planners and hotel revenue managers. As new platforms and tools emerge, it will be interesting to see which major chains end up developing the most forward-looking attitudes toward selling event space in new ways.

3 months ago