You’re planning the event of the year, but are falling short on sponsorships. How do you close the gap and fill all your sponsor levels before the big day?
Potential sponsors need to know what makes your event different from others. They want value (more…)
“Success doesn’t just happen. It’s planned for.” While this anonymous quote has no owner, the success or failure of an event, business or association does have one – or perhaps many. Strategic planning looks at the future rather than only the now.
After much planning and work, the new Gulf Shores and Orange Beach meetings website has been revealed and is live! On the site, you’ll find information on what we do and where we’re going. Our team listened to meeting planners to craft a site that reflects (more…)
It’s hard to resist 32 miles of white-sand beaches. It’s especially hard to resist them when you’re staring at four walls in a boring boardroom.
Take the boardroom to the boardwalk for your next destination meeting! Discover why meetings really work (more…)
Your speakers are exceptional. Your content is on point. Your destination is top notch. And your pre- and post-conference activities are exactly what appeals to your audience. Now how do you let potential attendees know the conference of the decade is (more…)
A positive user experience is one of the top priorities for today’s event planners. With budgets restricting education and travel, providing a well-rounded user experience can be the life or death of repeat attendance for subsequent events.
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Embracing healthy choices for your next destination meeting can offer a big win for your attendees and increase actual engagement in your conference. Physical activity can improve brain function, especially for those early-morning sessions.
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You’ve invited top-notch speakers and you want your meeting attendees to hang on every word. How do you ensure it happens? For starters, help them stay focused with the right kind of conference food. So often, planners will load the breakfast bar with (more…)
As riveting as your association’s conferences are, your conference content isn’t the only reason professionals pack their suitcases and hit the road to attend. Over the last several years, business travel has made the shift from corporate-only events (more…)
To a meeting planner, few things are worse than holding a top-notch event where all cylinders are firing only for it to fall flat once attendees are back in their everyday bubbles. When the back-to-normal, “how do I implement this information?” hits, (more…)