Please the Whole Family
Great Wolf Lodge
More Than a Last Resort
Our editorial advisory board members talk about the shortage of hotels, technology must-haves and the next ‘big thing.’
Looking to boost attendance at your next meeting? Consider holding it at a family-friendly venue.
Increasingly, business travelers want to blend work-related travel with vacation. According to the Professional Convention Management Association’s 2015 survey, “Decision to Attend,” more than 50 percent of respondents indicated a desire to extend their stay or turn their trip into a vacation. And nearly one-half will bring someone with them (friend, family, companion).
Each year, prior to our Best of Michigan Awards party, the MIM+E Editorial Advisory Board meets to discuss the state of the meetings and events industry, including the challenges it faces and the trends taking hold or on their way out. Here’s what our members had to say this year.
MIM+E: Let’s start by talking about the issues facing our industry. What are the top challenges?