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7 MUST-DOS ON YOUR SITE VISIT CHECKLIST

You’ve done your homework on venue selection and chosen the ideal spot for your next executive meeting or corporate retreat. Now earn extra credit with these 7 must-dos on your site visit checklist: Read More …

EVENT PLANNING TIPS: FIND A WORLD-CLASS LOCATION

Of all the checklists and event planning tips, there’s one can’t-miss strategy to ensure you find a world-class location: Check out AAA Four Diamond winners. For nearly eight decades, AAA has Read More …
Aerial view of the inn and oceanfront setting

WHAT EXACTLY IS FOOD TOURISM?

What exactly is food tourism? It’s traveling for the purpose of enjoying unique eating experiences. Do you have to travel far? Not at all. Food tourists can venture within their neighborhoods or across Read More …

THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: HOT SPOTS IN COOL HOTELS THAT BRING THE OUTSIDE IN

Combine an extraordinary location with an exceptional venue and you have meeting nirvana. Ideal locations create moods, offer incredible views, and provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and events. The Read More …

6 PRO TIPS FOR PROMO ITEM PURCHASING

Whether you’re planning a single promotional item for your next meeting, or a swag bag full of surprises, how do you make choices that will wow your audience? Read on Read More …

4 ADRENALINE-BOOSTING TEAMBUILDING IDEAS FOR MEETINGS

Whether they ride it, rip it, or rappel it, your team will build camaraderie—and memories—with these 4 adrenaline-boosting teambuilding ideas for meetings. Plus, we share a Kindred resort where you can Read More …
Two climbers on a ridge in the mountains at Mohonk Mountain House

GREAT CAMP SAGAMORE: NATURAL RETREATS

When it comes to retreats, Great Camp Sagamore is a natural. Located 2.5 hours from Albany, the Great Camp Sagamore wilderness estate is the prototype of Adirondack style.Carefully designed to bring people Read More …
Main building of Great Camp Sagamore

EVENT PLANNING TIPS: HOW TO TAKE SAFETY SERIOUSLY

Event planning is no easy task. And maintaining a safe environment for event attendees is critical to a well-executed event, and to the reputation of the event planner. Events, whether they are Read More …

MPI #WEC15: MEETING & EVENT PREDICTIONS

MPI just wrapped an action-packed 2015 World Education Congress in San Francisco. Meeting and event professionals convened in the city by the Bay for a full schedule of networking and education designed Read More …
MPI World Education Congress 2015 Banner

EVENT PLANNING TIPS: CHOOSE A SPEAKER WHO’S RIGHT FOR YOUR GROUP

The best meeting planners know how to choose a speaker who fits their event to a tee. For insights, check out our top 3 event planning tips on how to choose a Read More …