Category Archives: Meeting Planning

Win Big with Vegas Meetings

 Trying to get lucky with Saint Paddy’s Day just around the corner? You don’t need the luck of the Irish in Las Vegas, because Sin City has so much to offer when sourcing a venue for your next meeting or conference. The RFP Whisperer and the team at Smart Meetings 360, Inc. have a few tips to ensure your luck never runs out.

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Teaming for Success

Of all the tools in a meeting planner’s toolbox, team building may be the most treasured. That is because it’s been around forever, but is still used constantly. Yet, that doesn’t mean it always works flawlessly or does the job it was intended for. Among planners and within the business (and not-for-profit) world, there is difference of opinion about how it should be used—and even what can legitimately be called team building and what can’t.

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Ultra Violet, Ultra Cool

Smart Meetings could have guessed that ultra violet would be named Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2018. It’s a color we love and feature frequently within our magazine, digital media and events. Here’s how you, too, can add this super shade of purple to your world.

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Incentive Travel

Smart Incentives: A Portrait of SITE

The best advice newly appointed Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) CEO Didier Scaillet ever received? “Be respectful. The ones you meet on the way up are the same ones that you meet on the way down. Be kind.”

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TripAdvisor’s Top 4 U.S. Experiences

Recently, TripAdvisor released its report of top global experiences. The report is based on feedback from travelers worldwide, vetting the most memorable travel activities. Here’s a look at the top four experiences in the United States.

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Find Your Mid-American Live Music Hot Spot

Midwest cities have no lack of festivals to enjoy live music–especially in summer. But why wait to pair a meeting with a bandfest? Here are some great venues in rocking music cities for creating your own club vibe.

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