Event Trends 2017

12 Global Trends Shaping Events In 2017 – Featuring 3 Industry Leaders

Modern event organizers need to be collaboration artists. That means knowing when to reflect, and knowing when to ask questions. We decided to ask questions and bring three industry leaders face-to-face, to kick off the conversation about meetings and events in 2017. Social Tables and Convene brought together Larry Abel of Abel McCallister Designs, Convene […]

Hotel Site Inspection - Social Tables

Hotel Site Inspection Checklist: 21 Ways to Communicate with Planners and Close More Group Deals

Every event hinges on a successful hotel site inspection. It’s a make or break moment where hotel management and event planning meet for the first time, and it’s becoming increasingly important to millennial buyers. That’s why the site inspection represents a unique opportunity to kick-off a lasting relationship between a planner and a property. Properties need […]

challenges facing event planners

Visual Hotel Marketing: Your Newest “In” with Millennial Planners

Millennials are gravitating towards visual social networks such as Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest. Social media posts with relevant images get 94% more views than content without visuals. Take a close look at your marketing materials. As a property, are you producing the kind of visual hotel marketing content that’s suited for faster visual consumption? Join […]

5 Attendee Engagement Ideas from the World’s Biggest User Conference

Dreamforce: The World’s Biggest Technolgy User-Conference Dreamforce is the world’s biggest technology user conference, produced by Salesforce.com. Since it’s inception in 2003, the event has grown to more than 170,000 attendees and spans the entire of city of San Francisco. This year, event venues included the historic Moscone Center, the Marriott Marquis, InterContinental Hotel, the Palace Hotel, […]