Basic Catering Guide for Event Planners

Catering is the activity of providing food and beverage for events. Caterers, which are either independent vendors or individuals within a particular department of a facility, such as a hotel or restaurant. Catering is provided at a full range of events, including business meetings, conferences, exhibitions, special events, weddings, and other social occasions. In addition […]

Scottsdale most visited city in the Southwest

Scottsdale most visited city in the Southwest; it’s one of the most dynamic cities on the planet. We have fabulous parks and museums and world-class dining, shopping, entertainment and hotels. We have everything you (and your guests!) could want—including a long list of special event venues. The most dynamic cities on the planet Corporate events are […]

How to Beat 3 of the Gnarliest Room Block Challenges

Today’s planner has to deal with housing poachers. They prey on exhibitors and attendees to get them to book in their block. Whether they actually have a block or not. And then there are the attendees who’d rather book their rooms through than your provider. These are among the many threats to room blocks today. […]

Why DMOs Need Strategic Relationships with Airbnb

Why DMOs Need Strategic Relationships with Airbnb. As destination marketing organizations around the country come face-to-face with one of the biggest players in the collaborative economy airbnb. Destination Marketing Association International is gearing up to help members understand the issues. Recently we caught up with Jack Johnson, DMAI’s chief advocacy and board compliance officer, to ask […]