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January 23, 2015

Data Overload: A Problem in the Event Industry

data overload Data Overload: A Problem in the Event IndustryLike all big data, availability is not the problem; it’s consolidating, qualifying and understanding it that can lead to opportunity and innovation. The event industry is in the early stages of understanding data gathered from mobile apps, beacons and other technologies, and according to founder and CEO of Presdo Inc. Eric Ly, “There’s a lot of data being collected, but no one is making valuable use of the data.”

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January 23, 2015

Five Employees You Want on Your Team

five employees you want on your team Five Employees You Want on Your TeamJayson DeMers, founder & CEO of AudienceBloom, a Seattle-based content marketing & social media agency, believes there are five types of employees that successful organizations should seek to recruit:

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January 23, 2015

4 Things to Consider When Sponsoring an Event

event sponsor 4 Things to Consider When Sponsoring an EventUnderstanding who attends the event you are sponsoring and aligning your overall business strategy and goals with organizers is crucial to getting your message to attendees. Carefully selecting an event you participate in can provide great rewards for your business, including brand engagement and awareness, targeted marketing that connects you with a specific audience and it can also strengthen a company’s commitment to a cause.

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January 22, 2015

3 Tools to Simplify Your Event Check-In Process

checking in 3 Tools to Simplify Your Event Check In ProcessOne big hurdle that can dictate the success of your event early on is the check-in process. A seamless check-in process prevents long and slow lines, avoids staff confusion and makes your meeting  appear organized and professional.

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January 22, 2015

Bedbug-Busting Tips for Travelers

bedbugs1 Bedbug Busting Tips for TravelersTravelers may bring home more than just memories from their next trip. Bedbugs are on the rise. Pest control company Orkin, which clears the pesky critters from five-star hotels, private homes, office buildings and public transportation, reports an 18 percent increase in business from 2013 to 2014.

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January 21, 2015

Hotel Indigo Introduces Local Artisanal Food and Beverage Ethos

art food Hotel Indigo Introduces Local Artisanal Food and Beverage Ethos
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)’s boutique brand, Hotel Indigo will launch a new food and beverage philosophy that encourages local food and drink artisans to partner with the property and showcase the best the community has to offer in their hotels. The pilot program originally launched at Hotel Indigo, Kensington will now be offered at every new hotel starting this spring.

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January 21, 2015

Unique Ways to Incorporate RFID at Events

NFC 1 Unique Ways to Incorporate RFID at EventsMeeting planners are learning to incorporate more technology into their events to keep attendees actively involved throughout their conferences. With new technological advances in Near Field Communication (NFC) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), mobile apps can be used as tools for networking, gamification and ultimately to turn those present into brand ambassadors.

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January 20, 2015

Plan Inspiring Events that Matter

standing ovation Plan Inspiring Events that MatterWhen leaving a conference, attendees want a sense that they’ve learned something new about their industries, themselves and the people around them. In fact, attendees want to leave your event feeling inspired and engaged beyond superficial networking, experiencing some personal growth and development.

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January 20, 2015

Beluga Airbus Enters Service

airbus beluga 1 Beluga Airbus Enters Service

The Airbus A300-600ST, also known as Beluga, is due for modifications that will give the aircraft extra space for transporting cargo. Resembling the white Artic whale, the jet has been in service since 1994 and currently has five planes that make more than 60 flights each week.

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January 19, 2015

Travel Tips to Employ When Stuck in an Airport

travel tips 1 Travel Tips to Employ When Stuck in an AirportNo one wants to spend any more time in an airport than necessary. But business travlers find themselves spending more time in airports than anywhere else it seems. Getting stuck doesn’t have to be all bad. Diane Gottsman, a travel blogger for Huffington Post, has some ideas to maximize unscheduled downtime.

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