article thumbnail

Unlocking The Secret Weapon of a Corporate Planner

Smart Meetings

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.

Planner 264
article thumbnail

Hey, Busy Meeting Planner, You Feeling Stressed?

Smart Meetings

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.

Planner 246
MICE professionals

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

What Rom-Coms Can Teach Meeting Planners

Smart Meetings

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!

Planner 246
article thumbnail

Why Meeting Planners Should Put Wellness First

Smart Meetings

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?

Planner 241
article thumbnail

Why do Event Marketers Receive More Credit and Respect Than Event Planners?

Endless Events

She asked, “Why do event marketers receive more credit and respect than event planners?” . Event marketers and event planners do, in fact, often receive credit, financial support, and recognition differently, which makes this an excellent question. Defining the Roles: Event Marketer vs. Event Planner. Let’s dive right in!

article thumbnail

The SEPC: Learn to be a Green Planner

Smart Meetings

Whether you’re incorporating sustainable measurements into your RFPs, tracking down low-carbon menus or combing through LEED certified venues, you know you’re a green planner. Read More: Green Meeting Resource Guide The post The SEPC: Learn to be a Green Planner appeared first on Smart Meetings. So, what’s next?

Planner 246
article thumbnail

Price-Conscious Wow: How Meeting Planners Find More Value With AV Partners

Smart Meetings

But to mesmerize your audience with something they haven’t seen before, meeting planners should invest time developing a productive relationship with an AV partner. By signing a contract with a venue, meeting planners can quickly lose their freedom to choose their AV provider. Meeting planners are the leaders of event teams.

Planner 235