April 3, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

New Research: Incentive Travel is One Key to Long-Term Employee Motivation

It seems that 2018 is shaping up to be a year where we’ll see a lot of discussion about employee productivity and motivation. The reasons are twofold: First, in a good economy with low unemployment—like right now—it’s easier for employees to move on to other jobs because of the high demand for good workers. Second, […]

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March 16, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

DMC + AIC = Great Event ROI

I just read a summary of all the topics that were discussed at last month’s ADMEI conference, which is the annual in-person educational event for destination management companies (DMCs). The nearly 300 attendees met in Chicago and talked about everything from new leisure and entertainment ideas for meeting and incentive groups, to best practices in […]

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February 28, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

The Smell of Success: Hotel UNICO 20°87° Celebrates its First Anniversary

Well, that sure went fast. It does not seem like it has been an entire year since we opened the doors to Hotel UNICO 20°87°, AIC Hotel Group’s adults-only all-inclusive property in Riviera Maya, Mexico. But the first 12 months have indeed come and gone, and the good news is that the guest reviews have […]

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February 27, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

Beach Olympics, Zip-lining and Other Active Fun Adds to Incentives

Although February is a pretty cold month for much of the country, we do have the Super Bowl and the Olympics to keep us entertained. And as I watch those competitions with family and friends, I’m reminded of the interesting activities that all-inclusive Hard Rock hotels offer the many incentive programs that are coming to our properties […]

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February 27, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

Music Makes Meetings and Incentives More Fun and More Memorable

From the more than 2,500 people who just returned from Professional Convention Management Association’s annual conference in mid-January, many of their reviews of the event had a very interesting common element. They said that there seemed to be more energy at this conference than at other conferences they had attended in the past. One big […]

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January 17, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

Great New Technology for Business Events at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

As meeting and incentive planners, I’m sure you know the awful feeling that likely came over the organizers of the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in mid-January, when their massive show floor experienced a two-hour blackout. One of the large electrical transformers inside the Las Vegas Convention Center developed condensation on its surface because of heavy rain that day, temporarily disabling the transformer.

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