A recent article that appeared in MeetingsNet featured an interview with College of Coastal Georgia professor Tyra Hilliard, Esq., PhD, CMP. In the article she references The Big Three: attrition, cancellation, and force majeure. It's something that strikes fear in most meeting professionals. Read the article to gain more insight into negotiating this upfront when you are going to contract with the hotel.
This news was just announced today, Potawatomi would like to build a second hotel tower which would add 119 rooms and suites bringing the total hotel rooms to 500.
Read the press release here
May 14th is Milwaukee Museum Mile Day, a joint effort of five museums to create a simple and more affordable way for visitors to access and enjoy multiple museum experiences, while promoting Milwaukee’s East Side as a destination to both residents of and visitors to our city. Read more information about the Museum Mile Day here
Every event planner likes to stay in control of their meeting, that is not always the case with event wi-fi. The article gives three reasons why planners get nervous when negotiating for wi-fi. The Events Industry Council's APEX group (formerly CIC) included a free download to an article on Bandwidth and High-Speed Internet Access. Read the article.
Milwaukee already has public artwork around the downtown area, but it was recently announced the city will receive 22 pieces of artwork that will be placed on Wisconsin avenue between the Lakefront and Sixth street. For more information you can read the article here.
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