If you are in a sales or business development role at your organization, you are normally on the move: writing proposals, chasing leads and trying to land new business. But sometimes business slows down – especially in the late summer. So why not use this time to do some planning or networking you might not have time for during the rest of the year? Here are some tips to making the most of your slower summer days.
Emergency situations can arise at any time and in any place – including at your conference, event or meeting. Whether it is a larger-scale natural or weather-related disaster, fire, acts of violence, terrorism or pandemic, OR smaller-scale problems such as an accident, illness or a death, it is critical to have an emergency response plan in place that can help you act swiftly to mitigate the impact on your attendees and your event.
Meeting planners spend significant time selecting the vendors or partners that will help them execute successful meetings and events. Once you are selected as one of these partners, it’s important to create a foundation for a positive working relationship …
If you’re a meeting planner, I’m sure you’ve had your share of experiences where transportation doesn’t go so smoothly. It may have been an accident, a snowstorm or some kind of unanticipated event, but it threw off your entire transportation plan.