From philanthropy workshops to glow-in-the-dark yoga, planners are moving to more meaningful ways to interact.
I first encountered Ana Skidmore at the EPIC Awards. I was new to the magazine, and attending the awards for the first time. (They were at The Henry Ford that year.) It seemed like every nomination included a company called TwoFoot Creative (a full-service planning company), and a good number of the winners did, too.
Michigan event planners tend to tap Pinterest and industry blogs for insight into the hottest trends. But they might want to also start consulting their colleagues specializing in bar and bat mitzvah celebrations.
Each year, prior to our Best of Michigan Awards party, the MIM+E Editorial Advisory Board meets to discuss the state of the meetings and events industry, including the challenges it faces and the trends taking hold or on their way out. Here’s what our members had to say this year.
MIM+E: Let’s start by talking about the issues facing our industry. What are the top challenges?