COVER STORY: Designing for Outcomes — Four planners discuss the ingenious meeting formats they created to meet critical organizational objectives.
On Tap: The Talents That Set Planners Apart — Multitasking, consensus building, educating, budgeting . . . the list goes on
On the Fly: Event Scents … menus with meaning … the rise of event technologists … the don’t panic button
Association: How to Create Boomerang Attendees — For the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, content weavers, activation guides, and a solutions center are helping to drive repeat registrations.
Risk Management: Things Just Hit the Fan. Time for a Crisis-Management Meeting — Get your organization through difficult moments with meetings that salvage employee trust and confidence.
Medical: Humane-izing Medical Events — Sonal Humane, director of meeting management, research division, at Merck, on investigator meetings, meal caps, and the benefits of industry collaboration
IdeaXchange: Tech Threat: Are Academic Meetings Replaceable? Remote conference attendance is growing, but here are four ways face-to-face adds value.
Sites & Venues: Our monthly gallery of new and renovated meeting properties around the world