Sometimes, you don’t know something is broken until you fix it. Smart Meetings sat down with American Bakers Association Education Manager Pippa O’Shea and Senior Director of Meetings and Education Samantha Moore to find out how the two convinced a group of 250 cookie- and cracker-makers to add a little chaos into an annual conference that had been meeting for 94 years.
All planners take the job of protecting attendees seriously. However, some industries put more emphasis on risk management than others. Smart Meetings interrogated Joanne Orlando, account manager at Total Event Resources, about tips for making safety and fail-safe execution centerpieces of an annual event.