We performed an informal poll to discover some of the most common complaints event planners hear (and the tongue-in-cheek responses they might think of).
Are you ready to bring your faith-based meeting to a city that will immediately feel like home, yet be fresh and exciting? Welcome to Jacksonville (JAX)!
We caught up with the planners behind youth conferences Momentum, Cru Winter Conference and Xtreme Winter to learn what's changed in the past decade.
These creative sweets are not for your grandma's dessert receptions! Take a cue from these hotels and serve unexpected decadent treats like these.
Rebecca Bender spent six years as a victim of human trafficking. Now, she's determined to equip others with tools to combat this horrific industry.
Mark Henderson, IT Leader at Passion City Church, recalls his experience at the 2017 National Church IT Network Conference.
John Killacky of Bartha shares production highlights from supporting the Church of the Nazarene’s Quadrennial 10-day General Assembly.
Stumped trying to plan a menu for teens? Tracy Stuckrath of Thrive! Meetings & Events shares her go-to tips for feeding Generation Z.
We're sharing highlights of Barna Group's extensive study on the beliefs and lifestyles of Millennial Jews, which was released this week.
Nick Fish, National Program Director of American Atheists National Convention, discusses values and having faith that there's no higher power.
Barna Group's Bill Denzel explores how the current state of faith in America could affect the faith-based events industry.
To be a more effective negotiator, meeting planners will learn how hotels evaluate their businesses and manage their inventory of space, rates and dates.
Meet the new Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which includes the Benton Convention Center after its $20 million reinvention.
Add these four books to your fall reading list. You won't be disappointed with these reads, which will spark new ideas inside and outside of the workplace.
Kids across the nation attend VBS each summer, proving its planners are on the right track. Incorporate their best practices into your next event.
Nava Brief-Fried founded Modli, an online market for modest clothing appealing to women of several religions, including "modern Orthodox Jews" like herself.
Chianti Cleggett, national sales manager for the Greater Birmingham and founder of Young Women’s Empowerment Conference, is a 2017 Culture Shaper.
Christen Bohanon, founder of Anazao Creative Co. and former Chick-Fil-A consultant, is one of the Connect Faith 2017 Culture Shapers.
James Lee, one of the men's ministers at Gateway Church and planner of its Men's Summit, is one of the 2017 Connect Faith Culture Shapers.
Amy Boland, national fundraising events director for Apartment Life and founder of The 61 Exchange, is a 2017 Connect Faith Culture Shaper.
The 2017 Culture Shapers are a group of seven young professionals who are making a mark in the faith-based events industry, changing the way we work.
Matt Olthoff, who works with Rooted Network, StoryBrand, In the Name of Love Ministries and The Father’s House OC, is a 2017 Culture Shaper.
Greg Dolezal, founder of Renewed Vision and creator of groundbreaking event technology, is one of the 2017 Culture Shapers.
Troy Welty, senior events team manager for the Southeast markets of the Educational Media Foundation, is a 2017 Culture Shaper.
YMCA of the Rockies' two locations offer the serenity you need for a retreat in the inspiring natural beauty of Colorado.
Adding a sushi station to your buffet can be an upscale, fun touch. Just make sure you follow this savvy advice from Wolfgang Puck's catering president.
Five pros open up about race and culture within and beyond meeting room walls.
Juli Windsor was angry at God for her dwarfism. Then, she realized her value wasn't in her size, and standing at 3 feet and 9 inches wouldn’t keep her
Companies like Apple and Disney have the magic of different, that "it" factor. How can you embrace different and cultivate some magic?
Accessible and affordable with big-city amenities and a small-town feel, Columbia is the ideal place for small to mid-size events.
AV experts break down the seemingly complex audiovisual world, sharing knowledge that event professionals from all levels of experience can use.
Despite the tragic loss of life and immense damage to areas in Texas and Florida, the hurricane season has brought out the best in people.
Naturally beautiful Birmingham, Alabama's most populated city, is characterized by big-city panache tempered by class and magnetic modesty.
For Rosh Hashanah, food blogger and cookbook author Amy Kritzer of What Jew Wanna Eat shares a cake recipe that's sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
These eight socially responsible jewelry companies add a giveback element to bedazzling.
Recording artist Anthony Evans shares what it was like growing up in a famous family, navigating the Christian music business and what he's conquering