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Playing Your Part – 10 easy steps towards more sustainable meetings and events

Playing Your Part – 10 easy steps towards more sustainable meetings and events

Blog posts   •   Apr 22, 2021 13:00 GMT

There’s no denying virtual meetings have their advantages. You can circumvent travel restrictions and social distancing requirements, save money and create a smaller carbon footprint – all while sitting in your pajamas.

Strategic Meetings Management: Why now is the time to think outside the wheel

Strategic Meetings Management: Why now is the time to think outside the wheel

Blog posts   •   Apr 14, 2021 08:21 GMT

The SMM Wheel, created by the Global Business Travel Association's (GBTA) Meetings & Events Committee, represents the best-in-class standard for managing an enterprise-wide meetings and events program. While the wheel's 11 components are essential to building an effective SMM program, there is a question that remains: can these components alone help you reach your goals?

Off-Piste Planning: How to organise a world-class sporting event in a pandemic

Off-Piste Planning: How to organise a world-class sporting event in a pandemic

Blog posts   •   Mar 31, 2021 08:00 GMT

Situated at the top of the Valle del Boite, the Northern Italian resort of Cortina is blessed with 360-degree views of the Dolomites. In February 2021, the alpine town played host to the FIS Alpine Ski Championships, one of the first competitive winter sports events to take place this year.

Virtual & Hybrid Events: What’s the secret to wowing the crowd?

Virtual & Hybrid Events: What’s the secret to wowing the crowd?

Blog posts   •   Mar 19, 2021 10:40 GMT

Travel restrictions have led to a boom in virtual and hybrid events, and by all accounts, they’re here to stay. Sure, nothing beats face-to-face, but online events can succeed just as well, providing event professionals are resourceful and creative in their execution.

The Best of Both Worlds: Five things to consider when organizing hybrid events

The Best of Both Worlds: Five things to consider when organizing hybrid events

Blog posts   •   Mar 03, 2021 11:27 GMT

2021 is set to be a big year for hybrid events. Even as face-to-face meetings gradually resume, travel restrictions and various safety requirements will likely remain in place for some time to come, so all participants may not be able to attend in-person. Hybrid events, which combine both virtual and in-person elements, allow organizers to reach a wider audience and get the best of both worlds.

CWT M&E, the first events company certified in contagion risk management is official 2021 FIS Alpine Ski Championships partner
 The Right Lens: When to choose live vs pre-recorded virtual events

The Right Lens: When to choose live vs pre-recorded virtual events

Blog posts   •   Jan 06, 2021 12:15 GMT

​There are many factors to take into consideration when deciding to host a live or pre-recorded event but the planning should start with what your overall goals and aims are for you and your attendees.

Staycations and Hybrid Meetings

Staycations and Hybrid Meetings

Blog posts   •   Dec 18, 2020 10:03 GMT

​In what now feels like a distant time, when business travelers were jet-setting around the world to attend meetings and events, some would tack on a couple of extra days to explore and enjoy the destination – a phenomenon that (for better or worse) has been dubbed “bleisure travel."

​Rules of Engagement: 8 Steps to creating captivating and interactive virtual events

​Rules of Engagement: 8 Steps to creating captivating and interactive virtual events

Blog posts   •   Dec 09, 2020 10:54 GMT

In September 2019, the CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E) team in Singapore held its inaugural MarketME event, providing a platform for buyers and suppliers in the industry to come together, exchange ideas and learn about the latest products, services, and trends in the market.

Embrace Your Inner Yogi: Meetings & Events in a Post-Covid-19 World

Embrace Your Inner Yogi: Meetings & Events in a Post-Covid-19 World

Blog posts   •   Oct 22, 2020 08:36 GMT

In this new and somewhat unfamiliar landscape, if the Meetings & Events industry is to successfully re-build itself and emerge stronger from the crisis, we need to think and act differently. We need to have more flexibility, more patience and more wisdom.

Saving Face: 7 steps to a safe small meeting

Saving Face: 7 steps to a safe small meeting

Blog posts   •   Oct 14, 2020 09:47 GMT

We all know of somebody who has started a complex new role but is yet to meet their colleagues in person, or hosted a creative virtual team brainstorm that started off fizzing with ideas until audio and visual connectivity gave out.

Traveler Experience & Customer Leadership Team Appointments

Traveler Experience & Customer Leadership Team Appointments

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2020 07:00 GMT

CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces the strategic aims and leadership team for its newly created Traveler Experience & Customer business unit.

Meeting Expectations: 5 things Australian planners should consider as meetings & events resume

Meeting Expectations: 5 things Australian planners should consider as meetings & events resume

Blog posts   •   Sep 08, 2020 12:31 GMT

Between the devastating bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic, it has been a difficult year for meetings and events in Australia so far. Companies have had to adapt by moving some meetings online – but virtual interactions aren’t a perfect substitute for face-to-face meetings.

​Meetings Mosaic: Re-thinking corporate events for a brave new world

​Meetings Mosaic: Re-thinking corporate events for a brave new world

Blog posts   •   Jun 11, 2020 14:31 GMT

As Covid-19 continues to alter societies and economies, everyone is wondering what the future will look like. The novelty of meeting on video screens is going the way of learning to bake banana bread: It’s wearing off, and we’re wondering when we will meet again.

CWT M&E shifts to total meetings management under Kari Wendel; Hires new leader for SMM strategy

CWT M&E shifts to total meetings management under Kari Wendel; Hires new leader for SMM strategy

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2020 14:00 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events, the global M&E division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has created a specialized team focused on strategic customers within its new global operating model.

Winning Streak: What a year of awards says about the future of CWT Meetings & Events

Winning Streak: What a year of awards says about the future of CWT Meetings & Events

Blog posts   •   Dec 23, 2019 11:15 GMT

“It is when we are in transition that we are most completely alive,” said author William Bridges. True to the saying, CWT Meetings & Events underwent a major change in 2019.

CWT Meetings & Events announces the appointment of divisional leaders for new global operating model

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2019 12:00 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events (M&E), the global meetings and events division of CWT (the B2B4E travel management platform), announces the restructuring of its leadership team under Derek Sharp, with six global positions to match and deliver its new global operating model for customers.

​The Staff of Dreams: Three top destinations for incentive trips

​The Staff of Dreams: Three top destinations for incentive trips

Blog posts   •   Oct 25, 2019 14:45 GMT

Few things boost employee morale like recognition, except perhaps rewarding them to the trip of a lifetime. Our research reveals that 33% of travelers cite visiting a new destination as the top reason they believe that the positives outweigh the negatives when travelling for work.

CWT Meetings & Events Says Sustainability Is Key for Events in 2020
Make me a Match: Is there a perfect partner for your meetings and events?

Make me a Match: Is there a perfect partner for your meetings and events?

Blog posts   •   Sep 18, 2019 15:48 GMT

It's critical to choose the right partners when planning an event – ideally, whose business philosophy and corporate code align with your own.