How to make your hotel contract work for you
Knowledge is power when it comes to hotel contract negotiations. Review these tips from our friends at Insurance & Financial Meeting Management to learn how to make your hotel contract work for you.
Experienced Event Planners (Up to Senior Level) - Contractors Welcome
We have multiple openings for Experienced Event Planners! Visit our careers page to view the job description. Email your resume with cover letter
Don't throw away those left over meals!
Do you have meals left over that you don’t want to waste? You hate seeing them in the garbage, especially when you paid big bucks for them! Now there’s a quick solution to your problem, and you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing you’re helping someone in need. Conference Event Management, through its nonprofit Iowa Hospitality Donation Network (IHDN) and in cooperation with Food Rescue initiatives at EatGreaterDesMoines, helps you donate your leftover food to the hungry and
Why relationships matter
Want to know the secret of our success? Its all about relationships - building them, maintaining them and rooting them in trust. We can't do our job well without a strong relationship with our clients. Read more from the National Association of Women Business Leaders on why genuine relationship building matters.
How you can incentivize agents in the summer months
When winter storms are running rampant and the temperatures drop, it’s quite easy to gain a sales agent’s undivided attention. During those months, an incentive trip, featuring crystal-clear waters and beautiful scenery, piques the producer’s attention and makes them say, “I would do anything to be there right now.” But that same motivation can be tough in the summer. How do you incentivize producers when the outdoor patios are bustling, flowers are in full bloom, the conv
How Cruises Can Work for You
We are in the business of creating unforgettable experiences. If you are planning an event, consider the benefits of cruising - and offering your guests a truly special experience. Read More
The Spring 2019 Pulse Survey indicates market stability within the meeting and events sphere
Slowing cost increases and less change in sustainability requests are just a couple of the factors that the Spring 2019 Pulse Survey found that indicate overall market stability in meetings and events planning.
“Don’t Do That! 9 Crazy Laws You Don’t Want to Break on Your Next Cruise”
Excerpt from “Don’t Do That! 9 Crazy Laws You Don’t Want to Break on Your Next Cruise” by Chris Gray Faust, Managing Editor, Cruise Critic (www.cruisecritic.com) 1. Wear Camouflage Where You Can’t Do It: Several countries in the Caribbean, including Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago. Also forbidden in Oman and illegal to wear camouflage clothing in countries like Zimbabwe. Why: Laws ban civilians from donning o