August 2019

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.

July 2019

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.

June 2019

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.

December 2018

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).

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