By Elise Schoening New seating layouts, zero-proof cocktails and meals that boost your immune system are among the trends for face-to-face meetings this year. Timing Is Everything Allowing more time for meals is one way to avoid the problem of long lines at food stations. For large meetings, consider splitting attendees into smaller groups and assigning […]

By Shannon McSpadden Five ways to use broadcast-quality content to capture attendee engagement at online meetings. Virtual events, once born out of necessity during the pandemic, are here to stay. The advantages of virtual events are numerous, including greater audience reach and increased attendee engagement, all at a reduced cost to create. But switching from […]

By Tyler Davidson Pharma Meetings Go Virtual Bishop-McCann, an experiential branding agency that produces meetings, events and incentive programs worldwide, includes a business unit that specializes in small pharmaceutical industry meetings.  That effort is led by Dave Eckberg, head of Pharmaceutical & Franchise Client Groups. Eckberg said the bulk of his group’s work for the […]

Clutch names Bishop-McCann to their Top 20+ LGBTQ-owned B2B firms in the US. This is the first year that Clutch has created this prestigious list. The report spotlights high-performing LGBTQ-owned service providers. Out of the 23 companies Clutch recognized, Bishop-McCann ranked sixth. The requirements for the honor were as follows: Be at least 51% owned […]

Bishop-McCann named to 2020 MeetingsNet “CMI 25” list; recognized as one of North America’s largest meeting, incentive program, and live events agencies Kansas City, MO (September 2, 2020) – MeetingsNet, a digital magazine and website dedicated to the meetings and incentives industry, has named Bishop-McCann to its 2020 “CMI 25” list, which highlights the largest and most influential corporate […]

Stay Current. Stay In The Know.Here’s what is happening in the industry and how we’re leading it. The Future of Live EventsThese last few months haven’t been what any of us expected heading into 2020. With in-person meetings on hold, we’re spending our time focused on revamping the live experience with new health and safety protocols, […]

Bishop-McCann adds on-site medical care and mindfulness services for meetings and events through partnership with InHouse Physicians Provides global expertise to cover most critical healthcare needs Kansas City, Mo. (Date, 2020) – Bishop-McCann, a worldwide leader in the meetings, incentive programs and corporate events industry, has partnered with InHouse Physicians to deliver high quality, on-site […]

Bishop-McCann LLC is getting lots of inquiries about COVID-19. The Kansas City-based company, which produces meetings, corporate events and incentives programs worldwide, is getting questions from clients about whether they should cancel or postpone events, CEO Rob Adams said. A board member of Meeting Professionals International, Adams said the group estimates that COVID-19 will deliver […]

Stay Current. Stay In The Know. Here’s what is happening in the industry and how we’re leading it. BMC & Verizon Wireless awarded the top incentive program.

Kansas City-area business leaders listen to Bishop-McCann’s presentation on its new neuroscience technology offering. Susan McSpadden Photography Local business leaders and executives slipped on neurosensor arm bands as they gathered inside the lobby at Kansas City-based Bishop-McCann. One thing was clear — this crowd likes networking, evidenced by the engagement spikes on the monitor. Bishop-McCann […]

2020 Motivation Masters: Five outstanding programs, including efforts for T-Mobile, Verizon and Carnival Cruise Line, will be celebrated during Northstar’s Incentive Live event. An incentive trip redesigned to support a destination in need, a pro-soccer-themed program that dramatically boosted employee retention, and a retooled, high-tech program that upped travel agents’ loyalty to a cruise line are among this year’s 2020 Motivation Masters […]

Originally posted on: The new addition is focused on franchise industry conferences. Independent corporate event planning company Bishop-McCann has undertaken an acquisition of ASE Group, the meeting and corporate events division of ASE Group Inc., which is focused on conferences in the franchise industry. Both companies are headquartered in the Kansas City, Mo., area. […]

Acquisition allows Bishop-McCann to increase its services within the franchise and other industries they serve Kansas City, Mo. (January 14, 2020) – Bishop McCann, a worldwide leader in the meetings, incentive programs and corporate events industry, has acquired the meeting and corporate events division of ASE Group, Inc. Since 1988, ASE Group, Inc. has been recognized […]

MEASURING ENGAGEMENT BIOLOGICALLY The level of participation attendees demonstrate in games and polls is certainly one important metric of engagement. But technology is also facilitating a more direct measurement of engagement via biometric data, e.g., facial cues. It has been argued that these kinds of metrics, since they are based in unconscious responses, are better […]

Stay Current. Stay In The Know. Here’s what is happening in the corporate events planning industry and how we’re leading it. Bishop-McCann has recently worked closely with G6 Hospitality, and has been in the news for an incentive motivation roundtable, the new wearable immersion sensor technology, and Rob Adams was noted as an influencer. G6 […]

These stars from all areas of the meetings industry are shaping how corporate events are done. Originally published on NorthstarMeetingsGroup.comBy Northstar Meetings Group Editors When he was 24, Rob Adams dove head-first into entrepreneurship and opened the Las Vegas location of a donut-shop franchise, which he successfully grew and later sold to tennis star Andre Agassi. The […]

Featured Article on MeetingsNetBy: Sue Hatch Bishop-McCann has a new partnership with Immersion Neuroscience to offer a monitor that tracks meeting immersion. The challenge with meeting engagement is that it’s really, really tough to measure. Corporate event planners look at session attendance, session polling, social media buzz, post-event surveys, and more. But understanding the impact […]