Florida tourism continues to rise beyond pre-pandemic levels, raising booking competition and requiring creativity and caution from planners.
Could forever-remote tech workers fuel meeting boom? “We’ll gather for the moments that matter. We will have an intentional mix of physical and virtual presences with in-person gatherings driven by purpose and designed for collaboration.” – Gloria Chen, Adobe “To build trust and relationships and depth in remote-first teams, you’ve got to meet in person. […]
IACC Americas Connect will build on Meetings of the Future research and model the three pillars addressed in the group’s signature report—people, community and environment.
In 2022, billions worth of development has and will continue to shape the city. Opening later this year is a 133-acre Apple campus, which will feature a 192-room hotel; and the 5,000-seat Moody Center concert venue at the University of Texas just opened in April, solidifying the city’s reputation as the “live music capital of the world.” Consider this your site inspection of the cool kid on the Texas meeting map.
In every era, flowers remain a timeless feature of event decor that refuses to fall out of style. It’s hard to deny the draw of freshly cut flowers. Lawn Love recently published the study, “2022’s Best Cities for Local Flowers,” which compared 200 U.S. cities in flower access, delivery access, vendor quality and local demand.
The questions before us: In a world of rapid and increasingly cataclysmic climate change, could the return of F2F events and our drive for their continual growth contain the seeds of the industry’s decline? And most importantly, how might it be possible to avoid this potential fate?
Now, more than ever, planners are opting for an outdoor setting for much if not all of their programs. While I expect this trend to continue to rise in popularity, I am sharing my top tips to help ensure an unforgettable outdoor event this year.