Trends

Take a ‘Dram’ Good Virtual Tour of Scotland

The Dram Good Laddies virtual tour of Scotland is packed with castles, kilts, lochs, laughs, mountains and malts! It’s the ultimate virtual experience that combines customized broadcast production and live interaction.

How to Select a Speaker for a Virtual Meeting

With virtual meetings supplanting face-to-face meetings in the COVID-19 era, meeting planners need to select speakers for their virtual events wisely. Joan Eisenstodt asked three speaker veterans what questions they should ask and criteria to consider when selecting a virtual speaker.

Casual, ‘Ad Hoc’ Meeting Spaces Are a Convention Center Design Trend

The changing demographics of the business world and evolving customer preferences have resulted in a trend of “ad hoc” meeting spaces being included in new convention center projects and retrofitted into renovations and expansions by global design firms such as Populous and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Read more.

Las Vegas Rebooks 3 Coronavirus-Postponed Events

Las Vegas has rebooked three events that cancelled their dates following the outbreak of COVID-9, or coronavirus, in the U.S. The expos have confirmed dates in the city for late summer and fall 2020. Read more.

2020 Meetings Today Trends Survey

As the coronavirus pandemic roiled the industry, we decided to reach out to see how that issue is impacting the planners who took our annual Meetings Today Trends Survey, and to see if risk management is now an increased priority. Read more.