Unless you've been in outer space or living under the proverbial rock for the past few years, you have probably heard all about social media. Although, I'm pretty sure that if there was a SpaceBook, Mars and Jupiter would have their own profiles and even underground dwellers have their own version of Twitter.
As for me, I’m all about Facebook. It’s been a fun way to get connected with old friends, stay connected with current ones and even do a little business-related work while I’m at it. >>
Hopefully by now you’ve seen—and more importantly, read—the premiere issue of Nevada Meetings + Events magazine. It brings the number of meeting and event titles published by Tiger Oak to 10. For every title our number one goal is to be a go-to resource for you, from vendors to valuable advice, venues to victuals (how’s that for alliteration?) and more. >>
Isn't it funny how fast things can change? The most recent example: last week we were weathering a blizzard and now we're dusting off our flip-flops. All I can say is--I'm glad we're closer to summer than farther away, not the least of which because I've recently fallen in love with Cowabunga Ice Cream. >>
From Northern Michigan to Northern California, it's snowing like crazy. Events are being canceled and offices are cautioning their employees not to drive in to work unless it's absolutely necessary. Outside it's chilly and people are grumpy.
If you are like me, you're constantly playing catch up with the latest meetings and events technology. But during a time when the right tool for the job often means the right smart phone or social media application, we can't afford to get too far behind.
That's why I sat down to investigate MeetingsApps.com--a website dedicated to sharing and organizing the latest and greatest mobile applications for meetings and events professionals. >>
As every planner knows, when it comes to choosing a site for your meeting or event—especially a destination location—you’ve got to see it to believe it. Online reviews should be taken with a grain of salt, and virtual tours … well, let’s just point out that one of the definitions of “virtual” is “hypothetical.” >>
From swanky holiday parties to product launches and conventions, photo booths have been all the rage over the past few years--who hasn't watched guests of all ages and dispositions patiently wait for their turn to ham it up behind that vintage curtain? >>
It started with cupcakes, and then went to doughnuts. Then it moved from doughnuts back to cupcakes. From there it was French macarons. Then cupcakes again. And now, friends, the newest dessert trend is pies. >>