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Current Programs for Hosting Safe Meetings at 6 Hotel Brands

Here are the COVID safety protocols and programs that Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt Intercontinental, Accor, and Melia have in place for safe meetings and events as of April 2021.

March 2021 #Eventprof of the Month: Katie Otis

March 2021 #Eventprof of the Month: Katie Otis

Katie Otis is Dynamo Events' March 2021 #Eventprof of the month - in this interview, Katie shares her insights from running a creative agency and how she and her team got into the niche of designing for events.

Top 10 Commonly Missed Details in Planning Your First Conference

Top 10 Commonly Missed Details in Planning Your First Conference

Top 10 Commonly Missed Details in Planning Your First Conference Here are our Top 10 commonly missed details in planning your first conference, whether in-person, virtual, or hybrid. If you’re putting your first conference together, be sure to make these details part of your process, and you’ll be ten steps ahead of other first-time conference […]

February 2021 #Eventprof of the Month: Caryl Lyons

February 2021 #Eventprof of the Month: Caryl Lyons

Caryl Lyons is Dynamo Events' February 2021 #Eventprof of the month - in this interview, Caryl shares how she got started in the events industry, where she sees our sector headed in the next few years, and insight for #eventprofs just getting started.

January 2021 #Eventprof of the Month: Grace Gittinger

January 2021 #Eventprof of the Month: Grace Gittinger

We’re kicking off the new year featuring Grace Gittinger, hailing from Austin, TX, business owner & entrepreneur and- you guessed it- our #Eventprof of the Month. Grace started her own events company right before the pandemic took the world by storm- but that hasn’t stopped her from thriving! Read on to learn more about Grace, her company GG & CO, and life as an Event Marketer & Digital Event Strategist.

November 2020 City Snapshot: Monterey & Carmel, CA

November 2020 City Snapshot: Monterey & Carmel, CA

Monterey’s scenic allure alone is enough to boost your attendance rate. It’s almost as if this city’s aura inspires new ideas with endless opportunities for adventure, rejuvenation, and relaxation. Read more!

November 2020 #Eventprof of the Month: Steven Weinreb

November 2020 #Eventprof of the Month: Steven Weinreb

This month we're shining the spotlight on Steven Weinreb, the Executive Vice President at VaynerMedia: a social-first digital shop that focuses on storytelling across platforms.

October 2020 City Snapshot: Palm Springs, CA

October 2020 City Snapshot: Palm Springs, CA

Just a short drive from both Los Angeles and San Diego, sunny Palm Springs is the perfect destination for your next corporate event! With beautiful mountain views, world-class pampering, and outdoor adventures, your guests will never want to leave. Read more!

October 2020 #Eventprof of the Month: Veronica Rivera

October 2020 #Eventprof of the Month: Veronica Rivera

We’re pleased to introduce you to Veronica Rivera, the National Sales Director at San Diego Tourism Authority! Veronica knows everything you’d want to know about San Diego as it relates to events, tourism, entertainment, culture and beyond– trust us on this. She’s a joy to work with and brings the best energy to our professional […]

How to Set the Right Goal for Your Virtual Event

How to Set the Right Goal for Your Virtual Event

How to Set the Right Goal for Your Virtual Event (and… How to Choose the Right Virtual Event for Your Goal) If you’re wondering how to set the right goals and metrics for your next virtual event, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to the second post in our new Mastering Virtual Events series: […]