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Top Event Success Metrics for 2023

Top Event Success Metrics for 2023
It would be an understatement to say that the events industry has been thrown for a loop over the past few years. Moving into 2023, the world is ac...

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Grad Spotlight: November 2022

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Grad Spotlight: November 2022
Erika Summers, Chief Events Officer, Erika Summers Events, Chicago & LA How has being a CMP helped you? I had a successful career in corporate...

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Grad Spotlight: October 2022

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Grad Spotlight: October 2022
Sandra Dagovic, Event Producer at Bond Brand Loyalty How has being a CMP helped you? Being a CMP brings a level of credibility to my conversations...

Thinking Outside the Box: Alternative Spaces for Events

Thinking Outside the Box: Alternative Spaces for Events
An event cannot happen without attendees and a place for them to gather. After being confined to the same spaces for over a year during the pandemi...

Planning a F2F Corporate Holiday Party Post-Pandemic

Planning a F2F Corporate Holiday Party Post-Pandemic
Planning a F2F Corporate Holiday Party Post-Pandemic For many of us, it’s been at least two years since we have attended (let alone, planned) a phy...

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Grad Spotlight

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Grad Spotlight
 How has being a CMP helped you? While it is still early in the accreditation, the immediate benefits I have seen have been the additional networks...

Gaining ROI in your virtual events in 2022

Gaining ROI in your virtual events in 2022
Once events went virtual in 2020, the entire industry was forever changed. Though we are all eager to get back to as many in-person events as possi...

Business vs. Pleasure Travel – what wins?

Business vs. Pleasure Travel – what wins?
Although anecdotal, it appears that the world has not quite rebounded the way we #eventprofs had hoped. The ever-looming delta variant, restricted ...

The Return of Live Events

The Return of Live Events
Vaccines are here, masks are coming off, bubbles are expanding, and life is returning to a degree of normalcy. Patios are open, gatherings are happ...

WTF? "Where to F2F" series Week 4

WTF? "Where to F2F" series Week 4
It's 2 4 1 this week! Two amazing cities with so much to offer - and hey, they are giving you gifts!  Spotlight 1 Experience Greater Lafayette, In...

Destination Spotlight! 2021 WTF? "Where to F2F" Week 3

Destination Spotlight! 2021 WTF? "Where to F2F" Week 3
Ok it's week 3... You get the idea. Let's not focus on all of the crazy that is happening and talk about some amazing destinations that will soon b...

WTF? "Where to F2F" series - Week 2

WTF? "Where to F2F" series - Week 2
Have we mentioned how terrible the pandemic is? So let's talk about things that are awesome! How about really amazing destinations that you can vis...