Successful Meetings - December 2008 - (Page 2)

Inside this Issue > Features DECEMBER 2008 New tech options offer added value for attendees and exhibitors alike. Page 33 SALES & MARKETING MEETINGS TRADE SHOW REPORT 25 Deep Impact Event marketers move beyond the experiential to immersive strategies. BY CORRIE DOSH 33 Showing Off The latest technology breathes new life into today’s expos. BY ANDREA DOYLE SPEAKERS GUIDE 30 Recession-Friendly Speakers Need to get more bang for your buck when it comes to speakers? Here are a few picks at reasonable price points. BY KINLEY LEVACK Following their meeting in a castle, your group will live happily ever after. Page 49 MEETING SITES 49 Places & Spaces Private castles serve as fairy tale venues. . . plus, new properties in Scottsdale, Portland, London, Milan, and more. 54 Mississippi Gulf Coast 56 Fort Worth Speaker options that won’t break the bank. Page 30 58 South Florida 60 Beijing 2 DECEMBER 2008 SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - December 2008

Successful Meetings - December 2008
Editor's Note
Corporate Events
On the Record
Planner Spotlight
Personal Success
Technology Talk
Food & Beverage
Professional Development
Quick Tip
Tools of the Trade
On Site: Retire Those Tired Power-Point Slides
On Site: 12 Tips for Thriving on a South African Safari
Deep Impact
Recession-Friendly Speakers
Showing Off
Hawaii Insert
Places & Spaces
Mississippi Gulf Coast
Fort Worth
South Florida

Successful Meetings - December 2008