Buildings Designed for Comfort, Joy, Human Performance
The WELL certification, awarded by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) in New York City, is measured not in water-saving “flushometers” or kilowatts of electricity, but in such human responses as comfort and calm.
AV, F&B, and Other Planner Pain Points
Convene asked Meetings Market Survey respondents to share what’s causing them angst — and not surprisingly, they cited budget woes and escalating costs most often.
7 Fears Event Marketers Need to Overcome
One of the best pieces of marketing advice? Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Doing what we’ve always done comes easily, but it rarely produces new results.
Why Joy Matters at Events
Participants’ experience at an event is shaped more by their emotions than you might think. Joyful author Ingrid Fetell Lee thinks planners have an opportunity to interject moments of joy into their event environments — and she shares easy ways to do just that.
by Kitkat Pecson
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