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How To Meet & Play 4: Play for Pay

January 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Roger Haskett explains the relationship between play, engagement and event ROI. Watch more How To Meet & Play with Roger Haskett Pt 1: SOCIAL PAIN – Haskett explains how planners are accidentally stressing out attendees and why they should stop!

Best Advice... Rita Plaskett, CMP, CMM

January 12, 2017 by Lori Smith

Rita Plaskett, CMP, CMM is president of Agendum Inc. A dedicated advocate and volunteer in the meetings industry, she was one of the driving forces behind the creation of National Meetings Industry Day (now Global Meetings Industry Day), MPI Canada Foundation

Canada Update #4: 6 Great Craft Breweries

December 21, 2016 by Lori Smith

In 2006, Canada had 88 breweries. By the end of 2014, 520 breweries were serving up new ales, pilsners and more. They’re also serving up great new spaces for groups to meet and network in. Here we take a look at

Best Advice... Doug Keeley

December 15, 2016 by Lori Smith

Doug Keeley is a global communicator, master storyteller and head of The Mark of a Leader, and 2009 Industry Mentor, M+IT Hall of Fame. His best advice? Be fearless. WATCH MORE BEST ADVICE VIDEOS! Watch Best Advice from Janet Jakobsen, MBA,

How To Meet & Play 3: Play Time

December 5, 2016 by Lori Smith

Roger Haskett explains what experts say about play and how it is the fast-track to happiness, the experiential realm and full engagement. Watch more How To Meet & Play with Roger Haskett Pt 1: SOCIAL PAIN – Haskett explains how planners

Best Advice... Mariella Irivarren

November 21, 2016 by Lori Smith

Mariella Irivarren, CMP, manager, Event-based Marketing, BMO Financial Group, shares the advice that helped her transition from executive assistant to event planner to the 2015 Rising Star inductee in M+IT’s Hall of Fame. WATCH MORE BEST ADVICE VIDEOS! Watch Best Advice

How To Meet & Play 2: Play vs Playful

November 14, 2016 by Lori Smith

Roger Haskett of Engagement Unlimited explains the difference between play and playful, and what it means to meetings in Part two of How To…Meet & Play. Watch more How To… Meet & Play with Roger Haskett Pt 1: SOCIAL PAIN

Best Advice... Janet Jakobsen

November 7, 2016 by Lori Smith

Janet Jakobsen, MBA, CMP, professor of Hospitality and Tourism at Niagara College, and the 2014 Industry Mentor Inductee, M+IT Hall of Fame, shares the advice that’s helped her succeed, and what she thinks industry newcomers need to know. WATCH MORE BEST ADVICE

2016 Meetings Market Report: Controlling Costs

November 2, 2016 by Lori Smith

The 2016 M+IT Meetings Market Report revealed that while the market was relatively stable, planners are challenged with increasing costs, particularly in food and beverage. To help better the report data, we assembled a panel of planners and held a

How To Meet & Play 1: Social Pain

October 31, 2016 by Lori Smith

In Part 1 of How to Meet & Play, Roger Haskett, of Engagement Unlimited, explains the neuroscience behind social pain and why planners have to stop inflicting it on attendees! Watch more How To Meet & Play with Roger Haskett Pt 2: