Planner's Portfolio

How to plan healthier buffets

by Matt Alderton | October 14, 2019
The humble buffet is becoming ever more appetising to meeting professionals. While plated dinners can provide superb service, gorgeous presentations and delicious food, they also can feel stuffy or overly formal.

Adding Gamification - And Excitement - To Your Next Event

by Alex Nuttall | October 09, 2019
Gamification is the process of using games to reward attendees for accomplishments and/or completing specific calls to action. Executed correctly, it’s a strategy that can elevate the productivity of your entire event by adding a layer of interaction that will cultivate engagement, providing more value for both you and your attendees.

Choosing Employee Incentive Rewards

by Jessi Minneci | October 09, 2019
When it comes to designing a successful incentive programme, what type of rewards will truly motivate employees? Do sole rewards work? Where do you even begin?

Steps for making the most of your meeting attendees’ time

by Jessi Minnec | October 04, 2019
These days, a full schedule of compelling education might not be enough to get prospective participants to register, especially if your event is one that will take multiple hours or days. Guests are mapping out the overall benefit when making their decision to attend your meeting, but that includes being able to keep up at home.

Negotiating hotel contracts: 4 tips for meeting planners

by Jessi Minneci | October 02, 2019
Hotel contract negotiations: sales managers live by them, and meeting planners use them to secure bottom-line budgets on venue spaces. But despite best efforts, many planners fail to see their anticipated results on the final draft of the contract.

Using Social Media to drive event awareness

by Jessi Minneci | June 21, 2019
Use your social media channels to create buzz before, during and after your event.

4 Tips for modernising meetings in 2019

by J. Elise Keith | June 12, 2019
A new year is a good opportunity to change up the routine of your events.

Smart strategies for site selection

by Andrea Doyle | April 03, 2019
Here are factors to research and questions to ask before signing a contract.

How to control A/V costs

by Eric Bracht | April 03, 2019
Tips for managing expenses in every phase of the planning process

Selling Transportation Sponsorships

by Lisa Lanna | January 24, 2019
How to position ground transit as an ideal ‘vehicle’ for revenue

Complying With GDPR

by Larry Samuelson | January 24, 2019
New EU regulation makes data privacy a fundamental human right

How to Protect Your Meeting Attendees from Cybercriminals

by Matt Alderton | January 24, 2019
Find out how an Information Security Management System can help you protect your meeting attendees from cybercrime.

Hotel Reviews

The Sky's the limit

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Modern Idyllic Cultural Elegant

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Relish a world of rewards with eight top hotel loyalty programmes in Asia

Make your dollars stretch with a hotel loyalty programme that meets your requirements.

Case Studies

Building blocks of success

From business meetings and team-building activities to after-hour entertainment, integrated resorts throughout the region are pulling out all the stops to...

International Conference on Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Sarawak 2018

The second annual edition gathered experts to discuss the latest in agricultural technologies.

Kamdhenu Paints 6th Annual Mega Event

Bollywood celebrities and a stellar cast of performers lit up the glamorous evening under the stars.

5 Reasons To Hold Your Next Event at Gardens by the Bay

Sitting in office cubicles from Monday to Friday can feel pretty stifling. For your next event, how about selecting beautiful spaces that are nestled among...