Authenticity in Ann Arbor

Vickie Mitchell shares how a new hotel concept brings school spirit to hospitality and meetings in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Find Your Grit and Keep Going After Tough Times

Do you have a contingency plan for yourself? Unless you prepare, a number of situations can impact your abilities as a meeting professional.


Planning Transportation like a Pro

Though it sometimes seems that transportation is the outcast of meeting planning, if it’s not done right, it will be the number one event complaint.


Five Things You Need To Know About CVBs

Part of educating planners is busting some stubborn myths and long-held misconceptions about CVBs.


Leveraging Your Tablet

Put an iPad in the hands of a productivity expert like Peggy Duncan, and suddenly, what some regard as a toy becomes a business tool.


When is Next Year for the Cubs?

Jeff Blackman reveals what business lessons can be learned from last year’s remarkable transformation of the Chicago Cubs.


Current Meeting and Event Trends

Technology is a main focus and the leading influence for top venues and event planners in the upcoming year.


DMO + Planner = Happy Meetings

Perhaps no greater partnership exists in the meetings industry than that of the planner and the destination marketing organization.


University Cities Unite

Vickie Mitchell shares what Ann Arbor, Michigan; Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Fort Collins, Colorado; Lexington, Kentucky; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Madison, Wisconsin have in common.


The Power of Peers

These organizations help meeting planners thrive.