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Monthly articles offering the latest opinions, insights and trends in Strategic Meetings Management and Delegate Management for meetings and events.

Would [footballer] have scored that [kick] against [team] if he hadn’t composed himself, shut everything out and taken deep breaths? It was no guarantee of performance but it certainly helped. These actions exhibit the key tenets of mindfulness. Mindfulness is the latest trend exploring how to improve how we function at work and, contrary to the name; it goes beyond the mind, i ...

Explore hotel meeting venue options in Paris, Rome and Venice, picked for their suitability for corporate meetings and events...

Hip hangouts, an urban oasis, fine dining and members' clubs are brought together in our latest list of the new, inspiring and innovative venues. Read the London special... 

These stunning properties provide fresh options for high quality corporate meetings and events. A combination of refurbished, iconic buildings and brand new constructions foster innovative ideas in characterful spaces.   ...

Commission payments have recently come under scrutiny, with two major hotel groups announcing that they are reducing their commission payments to agents in America and Canada from 10% to 7%. This has caused concern within the industry that this may be the start of something much more widespread and that hotels could follow the airlines lead, where commission payments have all b ...

Our consultants are constantly out and about, visiting and evaluating meeting and event venues. Here are some highlights from their recent visit to Berlin. We take our own photos to give you a true representation of what we've seen. All of these photos were taken by Anna Kaminska.   ...

Our consultants are constantly out and about, visiting and evaluating meeting and event venues. Here are some highlights from their recent excursions. We take our own photos to give you a true representation of what we've seen.    ...

2018 promises to be an exciting year for Grass Roots Meetings & Events. Our offering stood apart from the core services provided by The Grass Roots Group and when Blackhawk Network, a prepaid and payments agency bought The Grass Roots Group in late 2016 it was understandable that we were never going to be a key part of their long term business plan. I’m delighted therefore ...

When I first started working in the industry neither residential nor non-residential training centres had the best of reputations. More often than not they were either bleak, purpose-built buildings in city centres or old manor houses, schools and the like, bought cheap by organisations for internal use and then given a lick of paint and little else. Fast forward to today and ...

This is a guest blog from Wildgoose - an events company specialising in unique location based challenges. While rote learning might have helped us pass our exams at school, few people are able to retain what they learned years down the line. With the eruption of technology, we’ve looked into how the latest gadgets can help improve retention after attending Learning & Devel ...

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