76% of Hotels Report Staffing Shortages, Affecting Meetings

Are you asking about staffing capacity before you book your meeting or event at a hotel? If not, you should, because much of the hospitality industry is still struggling to build up its staff after mass layoffs, furloughs and resignations post-pandemic. It’s one way you can ensure that your guests are getting the service they deserve while attending your meeting or event.

The Most Motivating Incentive Travel Elements

The appeal of group incentive travel remains strong, according to a recent Incentive Research Foundation survey of North American employees. The study found that a group incentive travel experience to an appealing destination was rated “very” or “extremely motivating” by 91% of respondents for the third year in a row. The study further examined destinations and program design to determine the elements that provide maximum inspiration to earn the award.

Take Your Meetings and Events North

Considered a hidden treasure for many Midwesterners, North Dakota is a spectacular combination of diverse wildlife, wide-open prairies, urban landscapes and an abundance of outdoor activities.

A Lot to Love in Iowa

Iowa is making a name for itself throughout the meeting and event industry … And rightfully so. Some of the largest U.S. cities are located in America’s heartland and offer great options for meetings.

Extending an Event Invitation to Indiana

From the tranquil shores of Lake Michigan to the roar of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to the state’s vibrant art scenes, Indiana offers a wealth of amenities that delight both meeting and event attendees.