Veteran meeting planner and educator Bonnie Wallsh shares 10 budget tips that are essential to keeping your meeting and event expenses from breaking the bank. Read more.
Want to experience the beauty of Washington, but don’t have excess time or budget to accommodate group tours? Planners can recommend these self-guided tours of local public art for attendees to explore between meetings for some free-time fun and fresh air.
Meeting planners can save entertainment budget money by combining acts for their event performances. Whether for VIPs, high-end galas, incentive travel programs, awards dinners or corporate groups, pairing up solo acts such as Michael Bublé tribute artist Scott Keo with a professional house band will lessen the impact on your budget.
For event planners on a budget, taking care of business while giving their attendees opportunities to explore a city can be difficult. Luckily, there are a whole host of free group activities available in Austin, Texas, from touring the Texas State Capitol to catching a free concert at Zilker Park—all conveniently located near the Austin Convention Center and hotels.
Meeting planners in the Meetings Today Market Trends Survey give their opinions on how the U.S. economy will impact the meetings industry.
Meeting planners in the Meetings Today Market Trends Survey respond as to whether their budget and attendance will increase or decrease in 2019.
Meetings are big investments. At my company, Meeting Sites Resource, just one of the ways our budget and cost savings strategies add value to meetings and the bottom line is achieved by developing a negotiation plan for each event, an important part of Strategic Meetings Management (SMM).
Shepard AV's Stuart Danneman gives his essential tips for selecting a speaker at your meeting or convention.