Virtual Meetings Must Incorporate Stories to Create Memories

Virtual Meetings Must Incorporate Stories to Create Memories
Joan Eisenstodt
August 7, 2020
“As Dr. [Maya] Angelou entered the conference hall, the air was electric with excitement and awe. Even at 85, she invigorates a crowd as if she were a rock star! She started to speak and the crowd hushed to hear her every word. From beginning to end, she did not lecture, she did not follow an outline – she simply told stories." And so as we move to more virtual and hybrid meetings, must we engage audiences with stories.

Marriott Planner Clash: What's Commission Got to Do With It?

Marriott Planner Clash: What's Commission Got to Do With It?
Joan Eisenstodt
February 2, 2018
Puerto Rico and Houston residents still suffer months after hurricanes devastated their communities. #MeToo hasn't gone away especially for housekeepers and others demanding "panic buttons." The flu is killing people across the US. With all that as a backdrop, let’s examine the extensive industry energy that is focused on Marriott’s reduction of third-party commission. It’s a greater amount of energy than I’ve seen directed toward the other issues.

Sliding Solo at the Kalahari Resort

Eric Andersen
November 26, 2014
Meetings Today editorial staff member Eric Andersen explores Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, during a family-friendly weekend getaway for one.

MPI sells out CMM program to GBTA

Ann Rebentisch
January 23, 2014
MPI's decision to make significant changes to the CMM program is not going over well with certain planners who feel the changes may dilute the designation.

My heart says yes, but my mortgage says no: Working for exposure

Joan Eisenstodt
January 9, 2014
How much pro bono work do you do? Is it because you have some huge clients who pay you lots so you can afford to take a non-paying gig now and then? What's the solution to giving so much when others don't?

5 Ways to Maximize Content Marketing Campaigns

Scott Steinberg
August 23, 2013
Discover how to get more from content marketing, advertising and social media campaigns for your next event with these expert tips.


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