Blog Archive: Dec 2018

Need a Group Activity? Make it Picture Perfect

It’s not the easiest thing in the world to keep attendees engaged. In fact, it can be downright frustrating as you try to please your guests with fun, interactive entertainment options. In the last few years, AlliedPRA has seen an uptick in demand for events which are fun, but not …

Ditch the Burnout: Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Picture this: It’s 2:30 in the afternoon, you’re 2 cups of coffee in for the day and trying to check things off your to-do list.  It’s got to get done, but you just can’t seem to muster up the energy to focus on the task at hand after an already …

Hotel Technology Integration: A Meeting Planner’s Future

Last month, we discussed integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled Chatbots into your meeting. But meeting attendance is just one portion of the overall guest experience. Guests traveling to an event may spend as much time in their hotel room as they do in a meeting room; and, because of this, …

A DMC’s Perspective on Sustainability

I look up from my keyboard and it’s a beautiful sunny day in paradise. The sun streaming in from my window hits my glass and the water comes alive, sparkling and dancing. I take a long sip and I’m thankful we have a water cooler in the office to save …

Have You Tried Chatbots?

In 2017, IMEX debuted their concierge known as Frank. Frank was by far the most tireless worker – he didn’t take a break once in three days! Helpful, insightful, eager to please, Frank  pulled all-nighters for attendees. Frank was also a bot whose sole purpose was to deliver personalized service …