How do you know what could be improved at your conferences if you aren’t getting honest feedback from attendees and other participants? Some ideas on how to collect it.
A new year is the perfect time to try something new or push yourself outside your comfort zone. How can your association use the start of 2018 to shake things up or test things out?
What data from a year’s worth of blog posts reveals about what meeting planners are interested in today—and what that may mean for the future.
Digital voice assistants like Siri and Alexa are becoming a part of your attendees’ everyday lives, which means they’ll also become a major part of your meetings. A look at the potential impact.
Major hotel brands are opening innovation labs to allow guests, partners, and employees to test out products and features before they're officially launched. Should your association use one of its conferences to do the same?
You can’t rely on your most loyal attendees forever. Now’s the time to think about how to get new attendees registered and onsite.
Instead of opening up a meeting to all of your members, would it ever make sense to invite only a select group? Some pros and cons for going that route.
A look at how associations and CVBs are using discounts and partnerships to encourage attendees to take advantage of all a destination has to offer while they’re in town.
Research shows that people are living and working longer. This means it’s also likely that you have some meeting attendees who are older. Some implications to consider as you plan and execute events for an aging population.
A recently released whitepaper looks at how meeting planners can shift the focus of the conversation around events from outcomes to human-centric experiences.