When choosing a destination for an upcoming event, it is important to consider the seasonal aspects of the host city, particularly if you are aiming to hold an off-site activity for networking or team-building sessions. A location that benefits from the four seasons gives you tremendous flexibility and creativity to craft an attendee experience that is second to none....More
Did you know that engagement rates on Instagram are 15 times higher than Facebook and 20 higher than Twitter? As social media usage continues to grow during meetings and events, we wanted to share the top 15 hotel properties with an Insta-worthy meetings space. ...More
The catering team at the Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal creates an arty party for the gala at the Contemporary Art Museum/Musee d'art Contemporain in Monteal--a lively evening that demanded fine food with a touch of kitsch. The event won a Gala Award in January for Best Event Produced by a Hotel Banquet Department.
Conscientious event and meeting planners go to great lengths to ensure their functions are not cookie-cutter, one-size fits-all gatherings. Instead, they are looking for ways to stage beyond-the-norm sessions--the kind worthy of standing ovations at the closing sessions....More