4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

Eventinterface

While some destinations handle event transportation logistics around major events better than others, there are times when there is nothing anyone can do to avoid congestion. Your meeting or event does not need to suffer because of a transportation issue. Here are 4 ways to combat event transportation challenges: 1. Plan alternate routes and make sure the transportation provider is proficient with the latest traffic apps. Transportation that enhances an amazing event.

9 Nibble-Worthy Food Tours

Smart Meetings

Columbus Food Adventures offers a wide variety of additional themed tours, including taco trucks, meat-lovers and dessert. The progressive meal takes guests to between three and five stops for food and drinks. Arizona Food Tours is another popular company available in the Scottsdale and Tempe areas for private lunch, dinner and happy hour culinary experiences. During colder months, bus transportation is provided instead.

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Can Events Help Solve the Global Food Crisis?

PCMA Convene

It’s clear that our food systems will need to change — and change radically — if we are to safeguard the planet and feed a growing population. The best place to start, and where we, the business events industry, can have the greatest impact, is with food waste — what a planner called “the inconvenient truth about event planning” when she spoke with Convene about the problem in 2015. “We The test kitchens also saved money, cutting food costs by an average of 3 percent.

4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

Eventinterface

While some destinations handle event transportation logistics around major events better than others, there are times when there is nothing anyone can do to avoid congestion. Your meeting or event does not need to suffer because of a transportation issue. Here are 4 ways to combat event transportation challenges: 1. Plan alternate routes and make sure the transportation provider is proficient with the latest traffic apps. Transportation that enhances an amazing event.

4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

Eventinterface

While some destinations handle event transportation logistics around major events better than others, there are times when there is nothing anyone can do to avoid congestion. Your meeting or event does not need to suffer because of a transportation issue. Here are 4 ways to combat event transportation challenges: 1. Plan alternate routes and make sure the transportation provider is proficient with the latest traffic apps. Transportation that enhances an amazing event.

How to Use All-Inclusive Properties as Incentives

SmartMeetings

The cost is normally cheaper for the company and as guests don’t have to buy their own food and drinks, there are fewer out-of-pocket costs for them. A local DMC partner is often best for addressing transportation needs, to ensure quality, insurance and expert knowledge of the area and the entertainment it has to offer.

Hot Trends in the Land of the Rising Sun

Smart Meetings

Many restaurants in the Tokyo area are modifying the ingredients used in foods to better accommodate the culinary habits of not only tourists, but the growing number of foreign workers, such as Malaysians, most of whom are Muslims, and therefore do not eat pork or drink alcohol. Tokyo is eager to attract more of the international meetings market, and a high-tech entertainment hub on an artificial island in Tokyo Bay could play a more important role.

A COVID-19 Checklist for a Safe Event

SmartMeetings

Transportation. Encourage attendees to drive alone in their own vehicles and avoid public transportation, if feasible. Signage can highlight added hygiene and other precautions being taken behind the scenes, in the kitchen and food-staging areas.

The New Corona Reality

SmartMeetings

Smart Meetings asked industry leaders from the front lines of hotels, event venues and creators, transportation, travel, networking, wellness and sustainability to share their commitments and challenges for keeping everyone safe and connected. Transportation.

Unconventional F&B Trends to Put on Your Radar

SmartMeetings

Ah, another year, another bizarre food craze. According to Whole Foods, fungi are also emerging as an ingredient in soaps and hair care. Fragrant floral flavors such as elderflower, rose, hibiscus and lavender will be aromas permeating foods and drinks this year. With this new wave, there will not only be infused foods, but beverages, as well. A post shared by Simplistic_food (@simplistic_food) on Dec 8, 2017 at 1:52pm PST.

Budget Financial Meetings: Doing More with Less

SmartMeetings

Negotiation is more essential than ever for achieving cost savings, and planners should work closely with partners — including DMCs, hotels, speaker bureaus, and food and beverage vendors — to identify creative opportunities for doing more with less.

Don’t Blow Up the Budget: How to Spend Less for More

SmartMeetings

Food and beverage is an essential element of any gathering—and it is also one of the costliest. It’s unfortunate that copious amounts of food go to waste, but event professionals need to ensure there is something for everyone and that there is enough. It’s more difficult to negotiate prices with a venue that outsources its food and beverage service, as it doesn’t have much control over food options. How to spend less without sacrificing quality.

How to Make International Attendees Feel Welcome

SmartMeetings

Depending on where in the world your attendees are travelling from, many factors may need to be taken into consideration when planning the food that will be on offer. More : Dietary Expert Urges Group to Eat Real Foods. Beverage preferences are also worth researching and preparing for, as again, different nationalities like to have a variety of choices available.

How One Organization Made Their Event Sustainable — From F&B to Sessions

PCMA Convene

Among other considerations, IACC earned points for the event’s vegan lunches, sustainably printed conference materials, waste management, refillable water stations, and shared transportation options — a pre-conference study tour of nearby Antwerp made use of trains and hybrid/electric cars.

Virtual Reality Cocktail Brings High-Tech Twist to Hotel Bar

SmartMeetings

Unexpectedly, you are transported to a whisky distillery before soaring over a sea of barley fields in the breathtaking Scottish Highlands. Food & Beverage Hotel Tech Technology Virtual RealityMany whiskey enthusiasts are extremely knowledgeable about their liquor of choice. Perhaps some can even discern details about a drink’s particular origins simply by tasting it. Now, virtual reality technology is taking whiskey to the next level.

Best Places to Grab a Drink in Orange Park

UNATION

Take your tastebuds on a trip to Mexico with a large plate of authentic food and a cold bottle of Mexican beer! Transport back in time and drink up the the “old school” way at Tom & Betty’s!

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8 Green Event Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

SmartMeetings

If possible, choose a venue that is accessible by foot or public transportation. There are many ways for event planners to become greener, especially when it comes to food. To avoid food waste, avoid overestimating consumption. Another way to minimize waste is to figure out a process for dealing with leftover food, such as coordinating donations with charitable organizations or recycling the food.

Airlines & Airports Say Yes Way to Rosé and Other Perks

SmartMeetings

In honor of National Rosé Day on June 10, the airline is offering a sneak preview of their seasonal beverage service. The restauranteurs behind Animal, Son of a Gun and Jon & Vinny’s will prepare the in-flight meals fresh daily at a kitchen in Los Angeles and transport to the airport via their catering company, Caramelized Productions. Airlines Food & Beverage NewsTravelers are often a bit antsy to reach their destination.

7 Considerations: Financial and Insurance Planners Plot the Return to Productive Meetings

SmartMeetings

Some of those costs may be offset by fewer people attending in person, meaning less food and beverage, hotel rooms and travel costs will be incurred. Vendor Research : From virtual platforms to menus, gifting and transportation, each aspect of the meeting will require more homework to find the right partner. Hybrid meetings may be the bridge to bringing corporate gatherings back. Not everyone is going to be comfortable attending a meeting in person just yet, or anytime soon.

Surprising Items You Can Still Check on Planes

SmartMeetings

Many of the items must be carefully packed and require extra time getting through airport security, and it’s best to check the official Transportation Security Administration (TSA) guidelines for detailed regulations. Note: Parents traveling with toddlers can carry aboard infant formula, baby food and juice. Note: Beverages with 70 percent or more alcohol content (140 proof) are banned. Editor’s Note.

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Planning Your First Festival? Start Here

Brown Paper Tickets

Check out the parking and/or public transportation situation. In the initial stages of festival planning, whether it’s food, music, art, or all of the above, determine your goal and start reaching out to groups or individuals you’d like to feature. If you are hosting a food and beverage festival – you likely already have the food all planned out. Event Tips event planning festival marketing food trucks

Will Government Shutdown Hamper Your Event?

Smart Meetings

Most planes and trains are running as the more than 55,000 Transportation Security Administration employees are considered essential and required to work without pay until a spending bill is in place. News affect airport america basecamp beverage bill border california congress customs donald drinks Events federal flight food government hospitality industry lake chabot meetings national open park patrol president San Francisco santa cruz service shutdown skies states trump TSA u.s.

How to Prepare a Venue for an Event

GEVME

Food and beverage. The following are subject to regulation: budget, price (including additional expenses), cancellation conditions, terms and duration (from when the venue is at the organizer’s disposal), closure of streets for transportation, construction supervision, and other event-specific criteria. Food and beverages. Depending on the venue chosen for the event, the type of venue, and location, sales of food and beverages may or may not be needed.

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6 Cool Winter Themes to Weave into Your Meetings and Events

Social Tables

Combine that excitement with winter comfort foods and activities that bring to mind favorite childhood memories, and you will have an unforgettable winter theme event. Food and Beverage : Set up a grilled cheese bar and tomato soup shooters. It may be chilly, but with comfy blankets and warm food, your winter picnic will be a cozy get together. Food and Beverage : Bowls of steaming hot stew and crusty baguettes with tabletop s’mores and spiked hot chocolate.

6 Cool Winter Themes to Weave into Your Meetings and Events

Social Tables

Combine that excitement with winter comfort foods and activities that bring to mind favorite childhood memories, and you will have an unforgettable winter theme event. Food and Beverage : Serve grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup shooters. It may be chilly, but with comfy blankets and warm food, your winter picnic will be a cozy get together. Food and Beverage : Bowls of steaming hot stew and crusty baguettes with tabletop s’mores and spiked hot chocolate.

8 Tips for Choosing a Perfect Conference Venue

GEVME

Explore available transportation modes, and ensure that people can easily reach the location by train, automobile, plane, or public transport. Ideally, include a question about transportation preferences on the registration form or a pre-event survey to get an understanding of what to expect. Catering: Many conference planners think that services related to food and beverages aren’t in their sphere of interest because it’s something that venue hosts are responsible for.

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How to Prepare a Venue for an Event

GEVME

Food and beverage. The following are subject to regulation: budget, price (including additional expenses), cancellation conditions, terms and duration (from when the venue is at the organizer’s disposal), closure of streets for transportation, construction supervision, and other event-specific criteria. Food and beverages. Depending on the venue chosen for the event, the type of venue, and location, sales of food and beverages may or may not be needed.

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Next-Level Screening: Attendees Watch Freeform’s ‘Cruel Summer’ Premiere From Their Hotel Balconies

Event Marketer

A 70-foot screen and ’90s nostalgia transport guests at the socially distant viewing event. The hottest event space is no longer the ballroom, it’s the balcony.

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4 Ways to Plan Eco-Friendly Events

Event Planning BluePrint

Consider Location & Transportation. The location and transportation of your event is a huge opportunity to cut down on your carbon footprint. Food with a small carbon footprint include chicken, turkey and pork as well as vegetables.

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Five Top Meeting Planning Trends for 2017

Eventinterface

Food and Beverage Trends. It is now easier than ever to brand beverages at events. From custom coasters to straws and logos embedded in ice cubes, beverages can now play an even more important role in experiential marketing at events. Housing and Transportation. We see more and more attendees seeking out other housing and transportation options rather than fully embracing the selections put forward by the planners.

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The Future of Meetings Starts with Rebuilding Trust

SmartMeetings

Participants focused on safety and cleanliness considerations for event venues, transportation modes, hotels and meeting spaces. In the next FICP Chats, our community will focus on meeting and food & beverage operations and logistics.

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How to Plan a Sustainable Event

GEVME

And everybody loves enjoying a day, an evening or perhaps a weekend with lots of food, drinks, discussions, connecting with other people, exchanging ideas, workshops and/or other activities. . Food and beverage. Transportation . – Food/beverage.

Restaurants That Are Now Open For Dine-In In Kansas

EventUp

We are just as excited as you to get out of our own messy kitchens and back into a restaurant enjoying food and drink crafted by someone else along with new and old friends. American comfort food turned out in clubby space with red-leather booths & a moose motif.

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10 Tips for Choosing The Perfect Conference Venue

Bizzabo

Before determining the location, ensure that transportation is readily available to the venue so that attendees can easily arrive by air, rail or automobile. Food and Beverage: Parched throats? Most venues provide onsite food and beverage facilities. Ask if they can accommodate food allergies or special diets, if they can manage additional last minute attendee requests, or if attendees are able to order a la carte during the event.

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Will Constant Mask Wearing Save the Meetings Industry?

SmartMeetings

The next morning, outside of the general session was another gathering where at least a dozen people probably handled the coffee and a display of fruit, pastries and yogurt before you plated your food. Remember conferences and events before COVID-19, mask wearing and social distancing?

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Bath Half Marathon crowned first recipient of A Greener Run Award

Event Industry News

The areas assessed included travel & transport, procurements including food and beverage, power, solid waste, recycling, circularity, communications and CO2 analysis.

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4 Smart Moves at Airlie, Radisson Blu and More

SmartMeetings

Chris Ferrier Chris Ferrier will become director of food and beverage for Airlie in Warrenton, Virginia. Ferrier brings with him 28 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. She previously worked for MGM National Harbor, where she was managing transportation operations. Erica Hegarty Pacific World, a global destination and event management company, announces the promotion of Erica Hegarty.

Savor Sustainable Cuisine in Singapore

PCMA Convene

The expert team at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore’s largest event venue and integrated resort, knows that food is at the epicenter of any gathering. The Harvest Menu, a jumping off point for all event cuisine, offers regionally sourced food and beverage options that reduce the distance from farm to table, lowering the emission of greenhouse gases during transportation.

9 Proven Steps for Planning Successful Events

Planning Pod

Sales (registrations, exhibitors, sponsors, donors) Marketing (web site, social media, email, blogging) Catering / food-and-beverage preparation Talent booking and coordination (keynote speakers, entertainment, etc.) Want to know the secret to planning a successful event?

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How Mobile Event Apps Make Your Event Greener

Expo Logic

Factor in other carbon footprint variables such as attendee air and car travel, hotel room energy expenditures, venue energy expenditures and discarded food, and you begin to see where the EPA is coming from. Food, beverages and catering. Transportation.