The Why Variable: Understanding the Goals of Your Meetings and Events

In order to design an experience that has lasting impact for their organizations, administrative professionals must understand the goals and objectives of their meetings and events. Research shows that successful meetings have shared characteristics—they have defined and measurable goals and objectives that showcase the business value and behavior change they drive for their organizations.

So what are the steps to determining the “why” behind your meetings or events?

How to Make a Corporate Travel Policy

Why have a travel policy if your team doesn’t follow the rules? Unfortunately, the problem with most travel policies is simple: they are too long. Who has time to read and understand (and remember) all those details? What your employees need is a straightforward, one-page corporate travel policy. You can’t possibly cover all the contingencies on a single page, but you can highlight the key elements of your corporate travel policy, giving folks your most important guidelines in an easy-to-grasp format. A well-constructed document will make life on the road easier for your employees and increase travel policy compliance.

The Right Site: Where Should Your Next Meeting Be?

The site selection process is much more than simply choosing a destination and facility for a meeting.  The wrong site can compromise even the most well planned, attended and designed event.  To effectively select the optimal destination and location for a meeting, you must follow these six basic steps.