Blog Archive: Dec 2018

Keep Green in 2018

Each year, companies strive to be more eco-conscious, doing their part to be good stewards of the environment. Sustainability makes good business sense. Knowing this is an important focus for many organizations, meeting planners must remain at the forefront of implementing environmentally-friendly alternatives.  Read below to find ways in which …

The Five Energies of Design for Meeting Professionals

Feng Shui combines design psychology with Eastern philosophy. The result is interior design with powerful intention. Working – and playing – with the tools and principles of Feng Shui can help you create extraordinary events surrounded by incredible memories. Basically, anyone can create any ol’ setting. However, with a little …

Practicing Mindfulness This Month

Stress continues to plague the workplace, costing companies at least $300 billion a year through absenteeism, turnover and decreased productivity, according to the World Health Organization. That’s why several companies are starting to encourage mindfulness at work and why companies such as Adobe, Facebook, Google and Hubspot are even creating …

Chicago: The Windy City is Just Getting Started

Chicago is a city that embodies Midwest hospitality with a stunning skyline on the shores of Lake Michigan. Our city boasts an impressive array of venue selections and sightseeing opportunities for your next corporate event. Whether your group wants to immerse themselves into the architectural history of our streets, or …

Curiosity: Your Secret Weapon

One of the casualties of an overworked business environment is intellectual curiosity. With tighter budgets, shorter timelines, and fewer staff many of us are just trying to stay on top of our responsibilities so innovation and discovery seem like luxuries we can’t afford. Let the next team reinvent the annual …