The pivot to digital events over the last year revealed that a lot of value delivered at face-to-face meetings can effectively be online. One of the big exceptions, however, was incentive programs. Julie Sibthorp, senior director of corporate meeting and events with CHG Healthcare (and a Smart Woman in Meetings Award winner) shared the thought process behind the company’s graceful pirouette to an alternative celebration.
Once the lawyers are done with the fine print, the accountants have approved the spreadsheets and the communications team has finished the road show touting the synergies of the latest round of mergers, then the real work of finding new ways to get the job done with an integrated team starts. One secret to harmonious output in the office is spending time together away from the new headquarters building.