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Calculating Your Event Costs

Sometimes you just want the answer; you want a shortcut; you want to get straight to the point.  Sometimes you need to go from A to Z quickly, without a bunch of chatter in between. At Miller Tanner Associates we work very hard to make your life easier.  We try to anticipate your needs before you are even able to articulate them!


6 Benefits of a Virtual Investigator Event

Though face-to-face investigator events are ideal in many ways, virtual events, despite some misconceptions, can be an equally effective way to deliver your investigator meeting.  Common reasons for offering a virtual investigator event might include: Short timelines – Virtual events can be planned with very little lead time compared to face-to-face events. Additionally, the length of the event itself is a more concise, efficient way to educate your audience. Urgent important protocol amendments – When urgent updates occur in your study, a virtual event is the quickest way to disseminate the...


3 Ways We Can Help in Any Event

Who does not like to be recognized for a job well done?  Being a “Top Performer”?  Called out as a team member of excellence?  Hardly anyone, that I can think of at least!  We all like to see our accomplishments noted and appreciated.  If you are one of the lucky ones, you may even be gifted a trip of a lifetime to say THANK YOU for your hard work and efforts.  If you are not one of the lucky ones, well, work hard and better luck next year.  If you are...


How to Plan an Incentive Trip on a Limited Budget (III)

This is part 3 of our series. If you missed parts 1 and 2, read here: How To Plan an Incentive Trip on a Limited Budget  and How To Plan an Incentive Trip on a Limited Budget (Part 2) How to Plan an Incentive Trip on a Limited Budget (III) Planning continued… With some creativity and flexibility in our planning and by using local venues and on-site resources, we garnered additional savings that helped us stay within our budgetary limits. Here’s how we accomplished it: 


How to Plan an Incentive Trip on a Limited Budget (II)

How To Plan an Incentive Trip on a Limited Budget (Part II) This is part 2 of our series. If you missed the first part, read here: How To Plan an Incentive Trip on a Limited Budget Now it was time to plan. I had the date, location, and the budget. Now it was time to fit all my dreams and ideas, for a magical company experience, into the three days we had for the event. I had to create an agenda. Admittedly, I had a big picture of what I...


How To Plan an Incentive Trip on a Limited Budget

It might be out of style to invest in a company culture or its team, outside of salaries and benefits, but at Miller Tanner Associates (MTA) I believe that creating a strong company culture yields a strong, successful company.  Company cultures are built on creating positive, memorable company experiences. After creating 18 annual events for the MTA team (I missed one year due to the results of the Great Recession), I’ve seen the investment in the MTA team really pay off.  2017 was MTA’s 20th-year-in-business milestone and a perfect time...


6 Ways to Add the Wow Factor at Your Company’s Next Global Event

6 Ways to Add the Wow Factor at Your Company’s Corporate Event Attention to Details When you drill it all down, the key to launching a successful event is the attention to the details. Whether you are providing customized gifts for each attendee, designing the space in a way that nurtures conversation, or implementing a theme that resonates with your audience, it’s those numerous details that make a lasting impact. This is where Miller Tanner Associates Team as expert planners can help you add the WOW factor to your event. With...


#MeetMTA: Ingrid Easter, Director, Special Projects

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 Ingrid Easter, Director of Special Projects for Miller Tanner Associates. This month, Ingrid celebrates her 20th-year anniversary as a valued team member with MTA. Her ability to transform “big picture ideas” into achievable details coupled with her exceptional, supportive skills in strategic development and training has proven to be invaluable to our team.


Event Data Goes Digital in 2018

Event Data Goes Digital in 2018 MTA has been awaiting 2018 for a long time! Coming soon in 2018, our clients will have real-time, instant, online access to all their event management data! What this means for our clients: Access your event’s data from any desktop-based browser at any time.  Get instant access to track, record or report on an HCP learning plan. Monitor the logistics spend per person for your event for better operational transparency. Access real-time reports to see who has registered for your event.  Gain insights to support your event’s ROI. Customize...


2017 CSR Highlights and Our Miller Tanner Team

Because our Miller Tanner team members are located around the globe, we have the great fortune of supporting organizations and those in need throughout the world. We embrace that opportunity to serve and make an impact in our respective communities by encouraging our associates to participate in corporate social responsibility (CSR). Over the past year, here are just a few ways that our incredible team members have generously contributed their time and talents to corporate social responsibility. This speaks volumes to “the gift of service” and altruistic nature of the...