Meetings & Events

Remote Workers Turn to Co-Living Spaces for Next-Gen Meeting Venues

Remote Workers Turn to Co-Living Spaces for Next-Gen Meeting Venues

Jennifer N. Dienst, Skift

The work-from-anywhere force is on the rise, but face-to-face time with co-workers remains vital. For their internal gatherings, some remote teams have found co-living spaces can offer a better environment for bonding than traditional meeting venues.

2 months ago

Meetings and Events in The Trump Era — Meetings Innovation Report

Meetings and Events in The Trump Era — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

It's been a big couple of weeks for the meetings and events industry since the Presidential Inauguration. Record levels of live streaming and data-driven community engagement rallied people to come together around common causes, which the meetings industry can learn from.

2 months ago

What the Trump Administration Means for the Meetings and Events Industry

What the Trump Administration Means for the Meetings and Events Industry

Jennifer N. Dienst, Skift

Right now, it means polarization, little conversation, and a lot of anxiety.

2 months ago

Skift Podcast: Megatrends Defining Travel in 2017

Skift Podcast: Megatrends Defining Travel in 2017

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Tune in for our take on the biggest — some might call them mega — trends we see in store for travel this year.

2 months ago

The Future of Luxury Meetings and Events — Meetings Innovation Report

The Future of Luxury Meetings and Events — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

The upscale meetings, events, and incentive travel market is seeing a spike in demand for more immersive and experiential connectivity to improve networking and learning environments.

2 months ago

Megatrends Reshaping Business Events in 2017 — Meetings Innovation Report

Megatrends Reshaping Business Events in 2017 — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

Mass personalization, artificial intelligence, and ubiquitous connectivity were three of the big megatrends at CES 2017 this month, which offer significant strategies for new innovation in the meetings and events industry.

2 months ago

J.P. Morgan’s Healthcare Conference Is a Case Study in Hotel Compression Nights

J.P. Morgan’s Healthcare Conference Is a Case Study in Hotel Compression Nights

Jared S. Hopkins, Robert Langreth, and Caroline Chen, Bloomberg

Those of us who work with the hotel industry shouldn't be surprised by this tale, which demonstrates the pricing power properties can have when major events come to town.

2 months ago

Travel Megatrends 2017: Festivalization of Meetings and Events

Travel Megatrends 2017: Festivalization of Meetings and Events

Greg Oates, Skift

Conference organizers are developing more multidisciplinary programming that pulls from both the business and creative industries, creating a new convergence of experiences that help brands plug into business events in more ways.

2 months ago

Interview: CEO of CES 2017 on the Future of Connectivity

Interview: CEO of CES 2017 on the Future of Connectivity

Greg Oates, Skift

CES 2017 this month in Las Vegas marked the emergence of Artificial Intelligence-integrated connectivity and voice responsiveness into the mainstream, especially in terms of smart cars and smart homes. We will soon all be basically living and driving inside our mobile phones.

2 months ago

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Free Webinar: Megatrends Defining Meetings & Events 2017 with Four Seasons

Free Webinar: Megatrends Defining Meetings & Events 2017 with Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts + Skift

This one-hour interactive session features a conversation between Skift Senior Editor Greg Oates and Jonathan Sicroff, SVP, Global Sales, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts about key trends taking place in the meetings and events space.

2 months ago

Redefining Meeting Planners as Business Event Strategists — Meetings Innovation Report

Redefining Meeting Planners as Business Event Strategists — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

Meeting planners have a lot of opportunities to grow as professionals by becoming more involved in business strategy, but meetings industry organizations can do more to support that evolution with better event content, versus promotional and generic marketing-speak.

3 months ago

Skift Backstage Podcast: SXSW and Superfly Pros on Making Events Better

Skift Backstage Podcast: SXSW and Superfly Pros on Making Events Better

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Tune in to hear how the experts put on big, non-boring events — and how they think social media is changing attendees' experiences.

3 months ago