More than 700 young people and their mentors gathered at Cipriani’s in New York City June 3 to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of iMentor, a nonprofit organization that links young, underserved students with mentors from the professional world.
The world is getting smaller, flavor is going global and sourcing ingredients is occurring more often in the chef’s back yard. And social media is revolutionizing customer involvement in the dining experience. So says Benchmark Hospitality International, which recently released its five top dining trends for 2010.
Every March for the past four years, the Gasparilla International Film festival in Tampa, Florida, has been a gathering spot for producers, directors, actors and film buffs from all walks of life.
On-the-Go Tools for Busy Planners. Busy planners-on-the-go need a bagful of tricks to manage all the details and stay on track. Here are a few mobile apps that may tickle your keypad and make your day just a bit easier.
By Richard Byford, Byway Entertainment
I remember reading in a Reader’s Digest way back in the 1970s that the downfall of the 1990s would be the “proliferation of choice” and that most of us would not be well equipped or sufficiently educated to make the right choices.
Planners and suppliers alike are saying that clients are looking for beautiful, organic, natural, fun and affordable. All of these things are leading to the estimated 11% increase in outdoor events this year.
By Richard Byford
What are the incentives for people to go green? That is a good question and it was asked recently by a member of my audience when I was speaking recently at The Event Solutions Conference in Las Vegas.
MAC Meetings & Events, headquartered in St. Louis, an industry leader in event, meeting and destination management, announced today it has acquired an interest in Logistic Innovations, a New York City-based logistics and event management company. Both companies have strong reputations for delivering unsurpassed meetings and events.