Event Technology Cause for Concern

The MPI Meetings Outlook considered how meeting professionals were using technology and what they were experiencing as the technological enhancements for events grew and matured. Not all respondents felt positive about new technology. “I think meetings have become so tech-oriented that the personal contact isn’t there any more,” said Donna Mangold,… Continue reading

Commissions Questioned in the USA

Extracts from an article which appeared in MeetingsNet earlier this year makes for interesting reading written by Shimon Avish Marriott USA has reduced commissions to 7%. Is it time to explore new funding models for meetings management programs? There are three parties to the commission dance: the hotels, the intermediaries, and… Continue reading