Blog Category: Event Planning Industry

Uncovering Unconscious Bias in Today’s Workplace with Annette Gregg

Traditional approaches to promoting diversity in the workplace have centered on addressing discriminatory conduct, but what about bias and unfair systems, practices and habits that we may not even be aware of?

Biases help us make sense of the millions of pieces of data that we encounter daily. It is a normal …

Santa Barbara Is Shining!

Coastal vistas, striking beauty, and rejuvenating resorts – no place is quite like Santa Barbara. It’s not hard to convince people to attend meetings in this highly desirable destination – offering a unique getaway experience where mixing business with pleasure comes naturally.

Having experienced quite a year after fires and floods, …

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, …

The Power of Saying, “No”

Have you ever felt like a rubber band about to snap?  From time to time, we all have this feeling.  It stems from never wanting to offend someone and to be there for everyone because “they need you.” You might have too much on your plate to take on another …