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3 Reasons Top Pharma and Biotech Companies Rely on a Corporate Event Planner

The biggest challenge for biopharma companies when it comes to planning events may be the lack of internal staff to handle such an undertaking from start to finish. Not to mention, understanding the nuances associated with many moving parts can complicate the planning process. That’s where Miller Tanner comes in as a one-stop-shop with proven processes for all things meeting planning related. While some companies have meeting and event planning services and/or travel services within their own organizations, these resources may be too stretched to take on a “big” meeting. Likewise,...


How To Ensure Training Consistency Using On-Demand Training

  Consistency in training is paramount for all companies no matter what industry. However, as professional meeting planners, we know all too well the challenges that many companies face with ensuring that their meeting updates, discussion, and protocols are accurately communicated throughout their organization. It can feel like an endless cycle of inconsistencies. The good news is that you can stop the endless cycle with one easy solution using on-demand training with  VALTs, Virtual Assessment Learning and Training Source. What’s On-Demand Training? On-demand training is simply a virtual, online training that is ready to be taken at the time an...


Key Questions to Ask When Hiring a Corporate Event Planner

If you are charged with hiring an event planner for your next corporate meeting, whether it be for a pharmaceutical investigator meeting or a company’s national sales meeting, the task may seem daunting, especially if this is new territory for you. What key factors should you consider when hiring a corporate event planner to execute your next meeting? What are the important questions to ask? Every single day we are amazed by the variety and depth of questions that we are asked by our existing and potential new clients. Each of their unique perspectives help us to enhance the conversation about...


#MeetMTA: Carolyn Hendricks

The Miller Tanner difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that bring our corporate meetings and events to life for our clients. Today, we want to introduce you to Carolyn Hendricks, Global Conference Planner (GCP) at Miller Tanner. In addition to her role as GCP, Carolyn led our corporate social responsibility (CSR) effort this past year both locally and globally. Not only was it an opportunity for MTA to give back to the community, but to also build comradery among the team while serving...


MTA Celebrates Its 19th Anniversary

  Greetings, Today, May 1, 2016 marks Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA’s) 19th anniversary in business. Although I named it Miller Tanner Associates, I really wanted the focus on the ASSOCIATES hoping that the business would grow and ASSOCIATES would eventually materialize. Thankfully they did, and today, Miller Tanner has grown to 65 employees worldwide across 14 countries working on six continents (Antarctica continues to elude us!).   Miller Tanner’s ASSOCIATES are what make MTA unique – past and present – we share the gift of service. Nineteen years ago, I created a mission...


How Virtual Meetings Save Your Business Money

There’s no doubt about it: Going virtual can drastically cut your meeting costs. At Miller Tanner, virtual meetings save our clients approximately 90% of the training budget associated with face-to-face meetings by eliminating logistics related to venues, travel, hotels, food & beverages, etc. Virtual meetings can save companies in other ways too.


25 Top Travel Tips for a Stress-Free Business Trip

From Argentina to Ireland to China to Australia, we’ve planned thousands of events for our clients all over the world. In the process, we’ve traveled extensively and worked tirelessly to create exceptional travel experiences for event attendees. As a result, we often find ourselves sharing travel tips with clients, family and friends who are looking to make traveling a little less hectic and more stress-free either for themselves or for an event they’re planning. So we figured, why not compile some of our top travel tips as a handy resource? Whether...


7 Powerful Ways On-Demand Training Maximizes Your Meetings

The content of your training meetings is incredibly valuable. You spend a lot of time putting it together to give your team members all the information they need in the most memorable and accessible way possible. Why not capture that content for continued future use both internally and externally? Miller Tanner’s On-Demand Training is a convenient and affordable online solution that gives you and your  team anywhere, anytime access to valuable training content. With 24/7 access to your training, individuals can get the same great learning experience as meeting attendees...


#MeetMTA: Dan Conroy, Director of Technology Services

The Miller Tanner difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that bring our corporate meetings and events to life for our clients. Today, we want to introduce you to Dan Conroy, Director of Technology Services, residing in the New York Area. Dan is one of the newest members of our team, so we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce him to you! Meet Dan Conroy You recently joined the Miller Tanner team. When did you start and what did you do...


How We Relocated an Investigator Meeting During a Medical Outbreak

A lot goes into planning a meeting. It requires organization and preparation, and the simultaneous turning of many different screws to successfully put the plan in motion. And yet even the best-laid plans can be derailed by the unpredictable. That was the case for one our clients, who had to consider cancelling their event after the sudden emergence of a public health crisis. Fortunately, for every incredible meeting challenge there’s usually an equally incredible solution to overcome it. Here’s the story of how we helped a client work around a...