Savvy Planner

Getting Closer: 6 Ways to Create More Interactive Conferences

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | November 08, 2016

Planning a conference can be extremely rewarding, especially as the traditional one-way "speaker-to-audience" model shifts in favour of two-way information exchange and even creation. And with small- to mid-scale conferences, there's plenty of flexibility and freedom to incorporate interactive elements and try new formats. Here are 6 ideas to engage your audience, motivate everyone involved, and make your event stand out.

Planners’ Checklist: 5 Tips for A Successful Event

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | September 06, 2016

Here’s how to take your next meeting or business event from drab to fab.

Do you Concur?

June 29, 2016

Do you Concur?

Book it. Bag it.

June 29, 2016
Easy planning with Egencia

That All Might Enjoy

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 08, 2015
Need to know how accessible the attractions and sites in your host destination are? Check out, a site (and app) that lets users review and rate the accessibility of public places.

Career Maker

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 08, 2015
To make higher-ups truly understand the value of your position, use the “rule of three,” says Beth A. Cooper-Zobott, director, conference services at Equity Residential.

Turnkey Team Building

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 08, 2015
YoYo, created by TeamBonding, bills itself as a one-stop shop for prepackaged team-building events with all-inclusive pricing. Cost: about $100 per person.

Time-Management Trick

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 08, 2015
Looking to better manage your time or increase your focus? Try the Pomodoro Technique, a system that encourages users to concentrate on individual tasks in 25-minute intervals.

Ideas and Planning

How to Prepare Your Meeting Staff for an Emergency

Learn how to help your team plan for potential emergencies at your next meeting.

TOP 10 Incentive Travel Ideas

Meetings & Conventions Asia rounds up a hit list of novel  ideas, spaces and action activities to excite delegates on your next big trip. Let the planning...

The Top 10 Incentive Travel Trends to Watch

All indicators point toward a continuing industry rebound in 2016.

Meeting Strategies

6 Corporate Event Trends Revolutionizing Today's Conferences

Corporate events are changing just as much as special events and turning up the volume on everything from décor to attendee engagement.

The Top 10 Incentive Travel Trends

No doubt, incentive travel is back. According to statistics from the Incentive Federation and Incentive Research Foundation (IRF), 46 percent of U.S. businesses...

Doubling Down on Speakers

Batman and Robin, Starsky and Hutch, Cagney and Lacey: These are a few teams that have entertained us over the years.