In the world of non-profit meeting planning, many of us are tasked with planning several meetings at a time. It’s part of what we love about our jobs; no two days are the same and there’s never a dull moment! However, with so much on our plates at any given time, it may sometimes be tempting to move the smaller meetings to the bottom of the to-do list, not giving them the attention they deserve. However, by getting off to the right start, you can more easily plan a great small meeting!
Engagement is one of those nebulous terms like Passion. Everyone wants it but can’t agree on what it really is. Just like passion, you can feel engagement if it’s there and you know when it’s not.
You and your members aren’t the only ones following food and wine television magazines. Hotel chains, convention centers and smaller properties are also becoming competitive in this arena. That’s welcome news for planners seeking to update the experiential ante while operating within budgets linked to minimums.