I spotted a new Toynbee Tile in NYC After giving a marketing presentation in New York today, the client took me out to lunch. Crossing 3rd Avenue, I walked past a Toynbee Tile at 42nd and 3rd! I’d just read…Read More
Do this FIRST when entering your new hotel room.
What is the very FIRST thing you should do when entering a new hotel room? Clean and disinfect it. This post will show you how. If you’re reading this, you probably spend a lot of nights in hotel rooms. And…Read More
Planning With Short Lead Times
Planning With Short Lead Times Smart strategies for arranging meetings and events in a matter of weeks — or days! By Louise M. Felsher, CMP CMM How short can lead times go? According to several national sales representatives…Read More
Four Tips for Fewer Travel Troubles
With airport security hassles and overcrowded flights a fact of life for on-the-go meeting professionals and their attendees, we caught up with Peter Greenberg, travel editor for NBC’s “The Today Show,” to get his four best tips for reducing…Read More
Top Ten Tips for Meeting Outside the U.S.
Ten tips you won’t want to forget when meeting outside your home country. By Eli Gorin Understand local customs. Pick up a book on cultural etiquette so you will know the norms. In some countries it’s acceptable…Read More
Sending your business cards by text message
Never be without your business cards again. For speakers in front of an audience, or if you’ve given out your last card, here’s a handy way to ensure that your new contact(s) receives your information – directly into their mobile…Read More
Know Whether Your Flight Is Delayed Before Your Airline Does
From one of my favorite sites, Netted.net: On the scale of things that can ruin your day, flight delays rank somewhere between “hometown pillaged by Vikings” and “Iceberg, right ahead!” Unfortunately, as travelers, we are all at the mercy of our…Read More
QUIZ: How to Tell if a Conference Is Travel-Worthy or a Time Waster
Fast Company is one of my must-read monthly magazines. I read it cover to cover, and subscribe to a number of daily or weekly emails as well. Here’s a snippet and a link to an article from one of the emails. Those of us who speak…Read More