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Contract Clauses Planners Need in 2024

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The sticky details and specific wording make for important safeguards for planners as well as suppliers in ensuring everyone gets what they want out of the partnership. Developing a solid relationship with everyone involved in the contract process means planners will have a wider net of people to contact if an issue were to arise. “If

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Hey, Busy Meeting Planner, You Feeling Stressed?

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She operates her own consultancy, Matey Events , to help professionals, marketers and event planners with design, content and strategy. Paying attention to one’s physical needs is especially important for meeting planners and regular meeting attendees, as travel can disrupt a person’s regular sleep, water and food intake.

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Planner Said: Supplier Said—Hope for A Better Partnership Solution

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The word “partnership” gets thrown around a lot in the events world, but when there are too few ballrooms for too many functions being planned, meeting planners and hotel and destination counterparts often find themselves on the losing end of negotiations that could be win-wins. Kirsten Olean with CFF agreed. That builds trust.”

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Unlocking The Secret Weapon of a Corporate Planner

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Master planner consultants offer 6 tips for negotiating your next corporate event Does this sound familiar? View Webinar on Demand: Unlocking The Secret Weapon of a Corporate Planner 1. Look for Synergies When Booking Venues For corporate planners aiming to efficiently source for their next event, Shaffer offered up some initial tips.

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Why Meeting Planners Should Put Wellness First

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The Importance of Self-Care Dave Stevens offered a thoughtful example of why planners should be more aware of their personal wellness. “If Dr. Mushtaq suggested meeting planners to ask the question, “What am I doing today to fuel my energy and what is robbing my energy during the day? How Can We Make Better Choices?

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A Security Flaw in Millions of Hotel Keycard Locks Has Been Found. What Does that Mean for Planners?

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How planners can safeguard their attendees against hotel room breaches In 2022, at a private event in Las Vegas during “hacker summer camp,” as the Black Hat and Defcon hacker conferences have come to be known, a group of researchers found a flaw that could put millions of hotel rooms around the world at risk of being breached.

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What Rom-Coms Can Teach Meeting Planners

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What can meeting planners learn from these classics? Smart Meetings founder Marin Bright found a sweet spot in matching meeting planners with meeting vendors and venues and our world-renowned events were born. The post What Rom-Coms Can Teach Meeting Planners appeared first on Smart Meetings. You’d be surprised!

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