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We’ve learned a lot about planning, managing and executing successful meetings over the course of two decades and 2,200+ events. On this blog, we share insights, tips and best practices for creating extraordinary event experiences… and some other fun stuff too. Enjoy!

3 Reasons to Host a Virtual Event

3 Reasons to host a virtual event

By | July 18, 2017

Why Host a Virtual Event? Concerned about cost, accessibility, and flexibility when it comes to your events? A virtual event can be the answer to your event challenges. Virtual events are a highly effective way to deliver content without the cost and planning involved in a face-to-face event. Never tried a virtual event? Here are a few reasons to consider it:  1. It saves time and money. Short on time and budget? Virtual events offer incredible savings in both budget and time, making it the preferred alternative to a face-to-face event....

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Our Annual Training to Test Event Industry Trends

Global Sales Meeting

By | July 12, 2017

Welcome to July! Miller Tanner Associates is looking forward to celebrating our 20th Anniversary, face to face, as a team this month.  Gathering together is an event we invest in annually which we started in 1998. Back then, it was to recognize one year of being in business. Now we are celebrating our 20th work anniversary milestone. Our celebration will include refining our corporate event planning skills as well as working on our company goal of connectedness. There are always tangibles and intangibles that make our team stronger and well worth the investment of bringing our...

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Global MTA Team Training July 10 -14

By | July 06, 2017

  The global MTA team will be meeting off-site from July 10-14 for our annual workshop to complete mandatory internal training. Our main office will remain available if you should need assistance at +1 615-466-5602; however, please note that emails may be slightly delayed. This time together is invaluable to us and we thank you for your continued support and understanding.

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Business Travel Tip: How To Soundproof Your Hotel Room

Business Travel Tips

By | June 27, 2017

Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep at a Hotel For business travelers, getting a good night’s sleep can be challenging at best. Our global team members have a few tips to help you beat jet lag and soundproof your hotel room so that you can get a more restful night’s sleep while traveling.

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#MeetMTA: Carrie Hui, Global Event Specialist

Meet MTA Carrie Hui

By | June 20, 2017

The Miller Tanner difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our clients. Today, we introduce you to Carrie Hui, Global Event Specialist. Carrie, fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin, is a highly-valued member of our Asia-Pacific team based in Hong Kong. She is always willing to take on new challenges to support the event team in delivering a successful outcome for our clients. 

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Choose a Room Set that is Right for Your Event

Room Set

By | June 13, 2017

  Choose a Room Set That is Right for Your Event   The room set should be one of the first factors that is determined for your meeting. It’s helpful to choose your room set before ever sourcing an event venue. This allows us as planners to search for the perfect venue that can accommodate all of your event needs. With the right room set design, the audience also knows what to expect from your event. What are the basic elements that are considered as part of a room set? Seating...

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Cost-Saving Virtual Event Solutions

virtual meetings

By | June 06, 2017

Greetings! It is hard to believe that we are nearly into summer already – time sure flies.  Realizing the year is nearly halfway over and that 2017 annual budget targets and event timelines are starting to get tight, Miller Tanner Associates’ virtual service offerings may provide a solution to mitigate these challenges. Our Virtual Event Services Our Virtual Events Team has a plethora of tools and strategies to support your need to connect with your teams around the globe.  With a focus on key information sharing, attendee engagement, and team...

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#MeetMTA: Daren Geremia, Business Technology Manager

Daren Geremia

By | May 30, 2017

The Miller Tanner difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our clients. Today, we introduce you to Daren Geremia, Business Technology Manager. Daren brings a careful, analytical perspective to his role with the Business Technology Department as he supports the Miller Tanner Team and our clients through information technology (IT). Tell us about your current role as Business Technology Manager? The Business Technology Team is fairly svelte, so I have a mix...

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3 Ways We Planned a Memorable Global Sales Event

3 ways we planned a memorable event

By | May 23, 2017

  We’ve planned over 2,500 events and no two events are ever alike. Events come in all types, each with a specific intent.  This is one of our favorite aspects of event planning – customizing your event to create an unforgettable experience for your attendees.

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5 Must-Have Travel Apps

5 travel apps

By | May 16, 2017

We know first hand that travel can be hectic for folks who travel regularly for business. With these 5 tools and apps from our Miller Tanner team of event industry professionals, you can greatly minimize the stress of travel. We polled our team and these are the apps that they most regularly rely upon when traveling: 5 Must-Have Travel Apps

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