Saving Face: 7 steps to a safe small meeting
We all know of somebody who has started a complex new role but is yet to meet their colleagues in person, or hosted a creative virtual team brainstorm that started off fizzing with ideas until audio and visual connectivity gave out.
Meeting Expectations: 5 things Australian planners should consider as meetings & events resume
Between the devastating bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic, it has been a difficult year for meetings and events in Australia so far. Companies have had to adapt by moving some meetings online – but virtual interactions aren’t a perfect substitute for face-to-face meetings.
Meetings Mosaic: Re-thinking corporate events for a brave new world
As Covid-19 continues to alter societies and economies, everyone is wondering what the future will look like. The novelty of meeting on video screens is going the way of learning to bake banana bread: It’s wearing off, and we’re wondering when we will meet again.
Winning Streak: What a year of awards says about the future of CWT Meetings & Events
“It is when we are in transition that we are most completely alive,” said author William Bridges. True to the saying, CWT Meetings & Events underwent a major change in 2019.
The Staff of Dreams: Three top destinations for incentive trips
Few things boost employee morale like recognition, except perhaps rewarding them to the trip of a lifetime. Our research reveals that 33% of travelers cite visiting a new destination as the top reason they believe that the positives outweigh the negatives when travelling for work.
Make me a Match: Is there a perfect partner for your meetings and events?
It's critical to choose the right partners when planning an event – ideally, whose business philosophy and corporate code align with your own.
On the Safe Side - Taking a more complete view of safety and security for meetings and events
In an era where the mere mentions of terrorism, viral epidemic, natural disaster, or political unrest reverberate around the world, the topics of safety and security have entered our daily discourse. Meetings and events are no different, realms where the real, practical necessity of protection from harm lands firmly center stage.
Eyes on the Prize: What’s new with incentive trips in Asia Pacific?
Incentives are a key part of the meetings and events landscape, a powerful tool to motivate the workforce and reward employees for their effort. So what are planners in Asia Pacific doing to keep their incentive trips fresh and interesting?
River Cruises and Massage Stands: Is “festivalization” gaining momentum?
In the world of meetings and events, the familiar, staid scenario of days in a ballroom or a conference facility is slowly dissolving, yielding to the growing trend of festivalization, an immersive experience that gives a business event a relaxed, consumer ambiance.
Secret Agent – Here’s how to take the stress out of booking a headline act
One of the most critical elements of an event is choosing the right keynote speaker or headline talent. Whether it’s an entertainer, industry expert or author, selecting the right talent is a ‘make or break’ process. Here are five things to consider to ensure success.
Spoiled for Choice: How to pick the right technology for your corporate meeting program
Technology has undoubtedly improved our lives, allowing us to perform tasks more quickly and efficiently, and with greater ease. But not all technology is created equal. Some types promise better functionality, others seduce us with naturally intuitive interfaces.
Prawn Cocktail – Your Days Are Numbered. Here’s how to cater events for a foodie generation
Once upon a time the term foodie was associated with high culture and an elite fortunate enough to eat Michelin Starred chef-d’oeuvres while the rest of us ate cold sandwiches. But the frenzy for fine cooking has seen dramatic growth and democratization on a global scale.