Timo Kiuru, creative director and author of Experiential Creative Planning talks about the trend of digitalization effecting experiential event marketing.
More than 3,000 association, corporate, specialty and sports meeting professionals gathered to network, learn and be inspired.
At the How Design Live 2016 conference in May in Atlanta, keynote speaker David Lesué, a creative director at Workfront, spoke about user-friendly experiences.
The most influential young people in association and specialty meetings made our annual list of 40 Under 40 for Connect Association magazine.
Get your imagination moving with the Connect Association origami fortuneteller.
Here's a quick glimpse at what's inside the latest issue of Connect.
Known for emerald-green water and sugar-white sand, Destin, Ft. Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island will charm your meeting attendees. Explore the Emerald
Roger Rickard advises planners on why they should become meetings industry advocates.
The 2015 Connect Marketplace gathered more than 2,000 meeting industry professionals in Pittsburgh for networking and education.
Meet some of Connect Magazine's annual 40 Under 40 winners for 2015 in this tribute video.
In this Insider Series video, Joshua Grimes, Esq., of Grimes Law Offices, shares his tips on how to stop suitcasing at your event.
Meetings Imagined by Marriott: People inspired. Marriott delivered.
Industry insider Jeff Hurt shares his take on how planners can reinvent their future meetings. See if you agree or disagree.
There are a lot of third-rail industry issues in this edition of Connect. Watch this video for a preview of the top stories.
Deborah Gardner and Carolyn Browning discuss how to compete with social media and win your attendees attention.
Food and beverage expert Tess Vismale, CMP, DES, shares tips for foolproofing your meeting’s menu.
Join hundreds of meeting professionals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 27-29, for Connect Marketplace.
Right outside of Atlanta, the bustling enclave of Dunwoody, Georgia, gives association and specialty meetings loads of Southern charm.
Associations get into the spring of things with a month full of annual meetings. We put 12 conferences head-to-head to see which would come out on top,
In this week’s Insider Series video, Flashpoint speakers Mari Snyder, Thomas J. Maloney, Meltem Priest and Denise Naguib of Marriott International discuss
While social media provides innumerable ways to engage with attendees, it also presents a threat. What do you do if, in the throes of your event, participants
In this week’s Insider Series video, a variety of meetings professionals share their predictions about the future of the industry.
Four events industry leaders discuss a dynamic new format for fast-paced attendee engagement.
Jim Spellos shares his No. 1 tech tip --don't fear price point. See why in this week's Insider Series video.
Cynthia Graddy, meeting planner for the National Dental Association, tackles the challenge of implementing technology seamlessly in her meetings.
Denise McFarlin of the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) knows how to stick to the basics while implementing new methods to execute events.
Bev Egidi of Wedding Market Expo shares tips on growing your association's client list.
Crystal Washington of CWM Enterprises shares tips on strategically meeting your association's social media needs.
Kevin Dockter of the American Mathematic Association of Two-Year Colleges shares tips to keep money in your attendee's pockets.
Selvis Morales shares her tips on keeping attendees engaged during a meeting in this week's Insider Series video.
The new hotel brand is targeting the disenchanted traveler with its video marketing campaign.
VIDEO - Smith shares simple solutions for making your events easier to manage.
VIDEO - Rajah talks about why face-to-face meetings are the best way to build lasting relationships.
VIDEO - Rigling explains why association meetings remain such a strong cornerstone in the larger events industry.
VIDEO - Bhandarkar of the American Culinary Federation talks technology and how it changes the way meeting planners do business.
VIDEO - Two leading event planners talk about how to get personal with attendees and figuring out what you can offer at your events to appeal to changing