Unique Meeting Space by the Hour in NYC—Believe It


Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings TechSpacebase, a website for finding and booking unconventional, non-hotel venues for small meetings, has expanded out of Europe, with a just-launched presence in New York. read more.

Airbnb and Meetings: “A Win for Everyone”


Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings TechSan Francisco Travel’s Joe D’Alessandro talks about his city’s tax-then-partner relationship with the home-share giant.

8 Best Practices for Planning Corporate Events


Site selection can make or break a meeting. Site selection checklist. For any food and beverage brands, it is important to ensure that the venue selected supports the food and beverage brands the client represents. Demographics are huge in site selection.

Associations Hit It Big at Gaming Properties

Connect Your Meetings

This is a fact that hasn’t gone unnoticed by the $240 billion gaming industry, according to the American Gaming Association , as they court meeting planners with renovations, world-class dining options and amenities important in the site selection of other properties.

16 Event Resources to Plan Your Next Great Event

Capterra Event Management

It’s not the prettiest of sites, but Adrian Segar is an event industry expert with lots of insight. It also spotlights software in its “Event Tech of the Week” series, giving an overview of both new and established technologies. The Event Tech Podcast.

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A Higher Meetings Education: Future-Proof Your Career

Smart Meetings

Today’s intense focus on key performance indicators, event-tech stacks and designing brilliant experiences has made the need for advanced education—from a university, association or DIY commitment—almost a requisite for getting hired…and for thriving.

5 Things Planners Can Learn from the Presidential Inauguration

Smart Meetings

On site visits, planners should ask hotels and venues about their crisis management plans. Are there staff available on-site who can perform first aid if necessary? When planning a big event , don’t forget to consider transportation during the site selection process.

The Ultimate Guide on How to Start Your Event Planning Business

Capterra Event Management

Venue Selection. Site Selection. Event Tech. Now that you know all there is to know about event planning, it’s time to decide whether you want to do general event planning or select a niche market to target.

Best in Show: Class of 2017

PCMA Convene

Because it’s usually a collection of people working together, in person and off site, in tandem and autonomously, who create one truly singular experience. Her calm and sweet demeanor makes her a pleasure to be around on those long days on site. App/Tech Provider Support.

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What Does It Take to Land a Spot on the ‘Best Small City’ List?

PCMA Convene

Among them are stats on such things as crime rates, entertainment offerings, cultural offerings, and economic vitality — factors which directly or indirectly impact site selection decisions for events. There are hundreds of “best of” lists when it comes to cities.

Promiseland Project’s Traveling Front Porch Debuts with Message of Respect

PCMA Convene

In the second of our series on The Promiseland Project, we’re on site for the initiative’s inaugural event to see how a big idea about meaningful conversation plays out in a tiny North Dakota town. While Union Parish is another rural area, future sites will be cities. “As