Hurricane Dorian Affects Bahamas Unevenly
When the massive hurricane slammed into the Bahamas at the end of August, readers learned just how big the island chain really is. While Great Abaco and Grand Bahama were truly devastated, group-heavy resort destination Paradise Island and points south avoided lasting damage. Read it.
The 2019 CMI 25: Top Meeting and Incentive Companies
Every year, our list of the largest independent meeting and incentive companies is among the most viewed resource on MeetingsNet, and the 13th annual edition was no exception. Read it.
Event Production Giant Grows Even Bigger
In January, when audiovisual and event technology services company PSAV made its fifth acquisition in 16 months, readers had to know more. Read it. Another acquisition story that made our most-read list was about BCD Meetings & Events buying L37 Creative, its fourth acquisition in as many years. Read it.
Hotel Contract Clauses Planners Should Be Using but Probably Aren’t
New Technologies Help Cut Costs for Simple Meetings
Meeting professionals continue to struggle with getting their arms around their organizations’ small meetings spend, so it’s no surprise that Shimon Avish’s research into the tech tools that create efficiencies for simple meeting was a top article. Read it.
The Killer Icebreaker Idea to Get Everyone Telling Stories
Scrambling to Save a Meeting
Everyone loves a thank-goodness-that-wasn’t-me story. For this one, a Legionnaire’s disease-related hotel closure brought on a planner’s sleepless nights. Read it.
From Sandwiches to Centerpieces: Sustainable Meetings Are Catching On
A Pharma Forum session highlighted what planners are doing to create impactful meetings in an environmentally responsible way. Read it.
What’s in Your Wallet? Planner Salary Survey 2019
The Professional Convention Management Association's salary report is essential reading, and our gallery made the numbers easy to digest. Read it.
Study Finds One in Four Tech-Conference Speakers Are Women
The #metoo movement continued to grab readers’ attention in 2019, and many clicked through to read about research into the prevalence of female speakers, sexual-harassment awareness, and codes of conduct at tech conferences. Read it.