Last week, I had the pleasure of experiencing my first Bishop-McCann Staff Retreat. This retreat brings our company together from San Francisco to Chicago into the heart of the Kansas City Crossroads. During this time, we reflected on the past year, conceptualized the year to come, and came together as a family to refuel our […]
Smart Badges Make Networking Easy at Meetings and Events Let’s face it, for many people networking at events or meetings is a daunting task filled with a lot of awkward conversation. Most of the time meeting attendees only get a name and maybe a business card from people they mingle with at a networking event. […]
Earlier this week, I went out to Kansas City to attend my first Bishop-McCann annual Holiday Party. It was a fantastic celebration and reminded me of the value of traditions and rituals, and the comfort of being with special people. Since most of us here spend our days putting together and delivering amazing live meetings, […]
Obsessed with Immersion by Ronan Vance originally posted to LinkedIn. I subscribe to a number of daily email newsletters because I am innately curious (and due to a case of FOMO when it comes to those organizations and individuals I find most informative and influential). Usually, I just scan them for highlights, but there is…
Conference relaxation can be hard to find. With all of the sessions and note taking, walking, eating and networking, sometimes you need to find a place to relax.
A client partner relationship is more than just being a vendor, it’s becoming a true extension of the client’s internal team.
Conference goodie bags can be one of the highlights of a corporate event. Everyone likes a free gift. That is, until you open it and realize it’s full of items you’ll be dumping as soon as no one is watching. The swag bags we’re given at industry events should be full of possibility, not disappointment. […]
Inspired and Motivated! That’s how we feel after attending the Cvent Connect Technology Conference last month! Held in Las Vegas, thousands of meeting and corporate event planning professionals came together and not only discussed how cutting-edge technology can enhance attendee engagement within the meeting and event experience but also talked about how to push corporate event […]
The 2019 IMEX America show is scheduled to take place on September 10-12th. Don’t miss the top 12 things to do at the tradeshow.
Facial recognition at events can be used for registration, security and improve your event social media.
Even the best meeting planner can’t be everywhere at once and that’s why we engage Travel Directors to help us manage the details of each event we plan.
A retreat or trip with wellness activities incorporated into the overall event not only shows employees that management cares about them, but it also leaves them feeling energized and rejuvenated.
IMEX, America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings, and events in Las Vegas. The conference was packed with inspiration, programs, and presentations, so we wanted to share some of what we learned.