“In the 21st Century, Wi-Fi represents an essential on-ramp to the Internet. Personal Wi-Fi networks, or “hot spots,” are an important way that consumers connect to the Internet. Willful or malicious interference with Wi-Fi hot spots is illegal. Wi-Fi blocking violates Section 333 of the Communications Act, as amended.1 The Enforcement Bureau has seen a disturbing trend in which hotels and other commercial establishments block wireless consumers from using their own personal Wi-Fi hot spots on the commercial establishment’s premises.
Last month, Hyatt Hotels launched free WiFi for all guests in hotel rooms and public spaces. According to Successful Meetings, Hyatt is "is the only major hotelier to offer free Wi-Fi to all guests, regardless of booking method or loyalty program participation.
There are some things in this list that have been evolving and part of the conversation for years, like paperless binders and what to do with all of our data, and many new concepts that we look forward to using in events in the near future.
It was right around this time last year when we blogged about not saving planning details until the last minute because you never know what can happen at that last minute.
We’re back to say that we were right.
Mazda Miles, CMM, President of Perfection Events, appeared on CBS 3 last week, talking about women vs women at work.
Planning a repeat event?
No brainer, right?
We’ve done it before so there are no surprises, no unknowns. Just rinse and repeat. Right?
Sure. If you don’t want to keep that client, or your job, for much longer.
On the surface, it may appear that repeat events are the easiest to plan, but that’s not exactly the case.
Yes, We Have History, But Don’t Get Too Comfortable
Repeat events do give us history, but that’s all it is … history.
We recently shared some over-the-top amenities that hotel are using to lure guests, and it's fun to take a break and think about how wonderful any of these would be to enjoy.
But let's be realistic ... when do business travelers like us have time for royal carriage rides, impromptu picnics, a sleep concierge, or a sunshine butler?