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Events Planners Postpone to 4th Quarter, Go Virtual in the Meantime

Event planners eager to avoid bidding adieu to their events have been optimistically postponing them to the summer months. With the coronavirus now showing little signs of abating by May or June, however, the industry is looking to the fourth quarter for recovery.

Events Planners Postpone to 4th Quarter, Go Virtual in the Meantime

Meetings

Uber’s Potentially Powerful — Yet Largely Unknown — Event Service

Uber has the potential to be a big tool for corporate event planners, but the company doesn't do a great job of marketing itself.

Uber’s Potentially Powerful — Yet Largely Unknown — Event Service

Meetings

Safety and Security Should Remain in Spotlight for Events

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.

Safety and Security Should Remain in Spotlight for Events

Meetings

Event Security Takes on Fresh Importance for Meeting Planners

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.

Event Security Takes on Fresh Importance for Meeting Planners

Meetings

Marriott Stands Alone in Its Move to Cut Meetings Commissions

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?

Marriott Stands Alone in Its Move to Cut Meetings Commissions

Meetings

Events Need to Look Beyond Digital Gimmicks

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.

Events Need to Look Beyond Digital Gimmicks

Meetings

Getting Hotels and Meeting Planners to Play Nice With One Another

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.

Getting Hotels and Meeting Planners to Play Nice With One Another