Chicago Planner Magazine’s first quarterly panel with our partner, Convene on Tuesday, April 2, 2019: “How to Get More Convention Business.” Featuring Robert Haas with PCMA, Barb Harris with CTC DMC, Julie Mullins with Choose Chicago, and Benjamin Smock of Chicago Concierge … More Live Event Review: How to Get More Convention Business
Sometimes the best way to get employees to interact and get creative is to simply take them out of the office. Most people think that an off-site meeting has to be a big deal, but it’s actually a great way to change up your usual weekday meeting. SEVENTY percent of employees do not feel engaged at work. … More Increase Employee Engagement by Getting Out of the Office
Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 was our live partnership event with CIBC Fire Pitch. We were so excited to work together on hosting our readers for this fun event. Inside Pub97 there were games, food and drinks, and great prizes including one lucky winner who received 4 tickets to a Chicago Fire Game. Guests also enjoyed … More Fun at our Live Partnership Event with CIBC Fire Pitch
It’s a New Year so that means it’s time to stop slacking off. What should be on everyone’s New Year’s list is to get out and network more this year. You will hear it ad nauseum: Network! This is important for everyone in business, no matter your field. That famous phrase “it’s not what you … More Network!
Make an Attainable Resolution by Ensuring It Fits Your Lifestyle Every year most people make the same resolutions which are often not too different than the year before: be healthier, travel more, go for that new job or promotion, etc. It’s the time of year when we focus on working on what we each think … More New Year’s Resolution: What Organization Should I Join?
WHAT’S COMING UP IN CHICAGO IN AUGUST: EVENTS IN CHICAGO (www.choosechicago.com) Fiesta del Sol Through – August 3 Downtown Sound in Millennium Park Through August 4: Mondays Grant Park Music Festival *80th annual* Through August 16 Millennium Park Film Series Through August 26: Tuesdays Millennium Park Workouts Through … More What’s Going on in August 2014
Networking is a powerful tool. It gets your name out there, it gets you business and it gives you the chance to interact with other professionals who aren’t clients or colleagues. I’ve attended a lot of networking events, especially recently, and it is interesting to see the difference between serious networking events that are very specific … More 10 Signs You May Be in the Presence of “Net-twerking”
Despite what you often hear, Social Media isn’t good for only marketing to clients. It’s an excellent way to see what’s already out there, what is relevant and who’s doing it. Personally I love LinkedIn for that reason. I can find professionals in the field and connect with them — individuals I may not have … More Network Like a Pro Using LinkedIn