As we begin the new year and look ahead to discovering new trends and topics within the meetings and events industry, it doesn't hurt to take a moment and reflect on a few popular insights from 2019. From technology and incentive travel to venue sourcing and sustainability in events, read on to discover our most popular articles from 2019 and kick-start 2020.
WHAT YOU WANTED TO KNOW:
Most Popular Posts of 2019
#5) Incentive Travel Planning:
How to Choose a Destination
Inspired by our Re-Imagine: Event Destinations series, we asked our Event Solutions Team to share their tips on how to choose the right place to host a corporate incentive trip. And surprisingly, there's much more to consider than nice weather (but we keep that in mind too!).
What does a BCD M&E corporate incentive trip look like? Watch to find out!
#4) Meetings & Events Technology: 6 Questions with Andrew Yeo
Last year, we welcomed Director of Technology, Andrew Yeo, to the team and took advantage of his expertise by asking him a few top tech questions. Read Andrew's take on trends, pain points and opportunities for technology in the meetings and events industry.
#3) Sustainability in Events:
15 Things to Do Now
Since the launch of our Green White Paper, sustainability has been top-of-mind for us at BCD M&E. With the potential of our industry creating harmful impacts, we've continued to encourage employees, peers and partners to do their part as well.
#2) Mindfulness in
Meetings and Events
Awareness of stress management within our industry, among others, continued to gain momentum in 2019. Because of this, incorporating mindfulness into an agenda has become a popular trend in meetings in events. In this article, we explain the practice, it's benefits and how to add opportunities for mindfulness into the event planning process.
Our Director of Performance Optimization, Jenna Baker, shares
stress management tips in one of our most viewed videos of 2019.
#1) Venue Sourcing: Benefits of Utilizing
Specialists for Your Events
With dedicated offices in New York City, Derby and London, Venue Search is a strong specialty of BCD M&E. And finding the ideal space for an event takes a more strategic approach than you may think. Here we explain why leaving venue sourcing responsibilities to trained specialists can benefit your time, business and budget.
Social Media Favorites
See our most popular social media posts from 2019. View fan favorites from BCD M&E's:
- LinkedIn: Costa Rica incentive trip designed by our team
- Twitter: BCD M&E wins C&IT's Best Places to Work award
- Instagram: Our company's first Connect Day