New Meeting Planning Approaches Emerge from Great Recession

BizTimes Milwaukee, February 2015 by Erica Breunlin   While the corporate event planning industry has significantly rebounded since trudging through the Great Recession, the sector has not completely surfaced from the economic downturn, according to Denice Waldhuetter, co-owner and vice president of Milwaukee-based PEC Meetings Co. Waldhuetter has certainly noticed an uptick in meetings as […]

Recipe for a Successful Event

Creative, Engaging Dining Experiences Leave Attendees Satisfied With More Than Just the Meal Denice Waldhuetter, vice president of PEC Meetings Company headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, never underestimates the power of keeping attendees well fed. “Food and beverage is such an engaging entity of every occasion,” she notes. “(We’re always asking) How can we make it […]

Enforcing Your Force Majeure

Not too long ago, a Force Majeure Clause traditionally covered only limited situations in which holding a meeting would be impossible. Now, given the times and circumstances, the clause should include much more. The list of events to be included is a matter of negotiation between you and the hotel, however, the following elements should […]

What Do You Look for When Selecting a Venue?

The deciding factor when booking a venue isn’t always “location, location, location.” That’s a given, along with adequate space and a fair price. Here are some of the other things planners consider important when deciding where to hold their events.