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10 Signs You Need a Corporate Event Planner

Planning a corporate event seems simple at first. You just book a hotel, arrange some travel and you’re all set, right? Wrong. Even though we’ve all attended meetings, running them in a flawless and professional manner is a completely different story. The reality is that event planning can be challenging if unprepared. It demands time, focus, research, budgeting, logistical skills and relevant knowledge that many corporate leadership teams simply don’t possess. Sadly, far too many companies try to figure it out on their own in order to save costs and...

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MTA Excellence: 2021-22 Awards

Miller Tanner Associates (MTA) is talent empowered.  It’s what makes MTA such a special place to work – the collection of talent that believes in the same core values and comes together to create transformative event experiences for clients around the world. Our clients can find a personality they can connect with and the MTA Team crafts events that connect to all people, pronouns, and ranges of accessibility.   “At MTA we try to celebrate each other every day,” shares Marnie Battistini, CEO, “but over time we realized that each year...

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Meet MTA: Jill Mason, Controller

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) 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 Controller Jill Mason. Jill’s keen eye for efficiency and detail combined with her exceptional leadership, make her a perfect fit for our Finance Team. She is also our ’21 Marnie Award recipient, recognized for the enormous impact she has made while working at MTA. Meet Jill Mason Tell us about your current...

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Meet MTA: Bart Alazio, Senior Global Experience Manager, Production

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) 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 Senior Global Experience Manager – Production, Bart Alazio. With over 14 years as a production industry entrepreneur, Bart now leads the MTA production team bringing next level innovation to our clients through technology and creative production services. He is also our ’21 Theme of the Year Award recipient. Meet Bart Alazio Tell us...

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MTA ’21 Marnie Award

Miller Tanner Associates (MTA) is talent empowered.  It’s what makes MTA such a special place to work – the collection of talent that believes in the same core values and comes together to create transformative event experiences for clients around the world. Our clients can find a personality they can connect with and the MTA Team crafts events that connect to all people, pronouns, and ranges of accessibility.   “At MTA we try to celebrate each other every day,” shares Marnie Battistini, CEO, “but over time we realized that each year...

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Sales Meeting Themes & Ideas

Do you want to add some spice to your meeting? Keynote speakers and motivational themes can turn a monotonous sales meeting into a memorable one by driving each point back to one central theme that is a vital topic for your current company. Here are nine possible themes and sales meeting ideas for making your next meeting count! Celebration Themes  Highlighting recent wins of any size and focusing on turning these successes into habits that help your company achieve long-term goals is a strong starting point for nearly any sales meeting. ...

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MTA Theme of the Year Award

Miller Tanner Associates (MTA) is talent empowered. It’s what makes MTA such a special place to work – the collection of talent that believes in the same core values and comes together to create transformative event experiences for clients around the world. Our clients can find a personality they can connect with and the MTA Team crafts events that connect to all people, pronouns, and ranges of accessibility. “At MTA we try to celebrate each other every day,” shares Marnie Battistini, CEO, “but over time we realized that each year...

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Meet MTA: Jon Shipman, Senior Software Engineer

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) 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 Senior Software Engineer Jon Shipman our Kansas-based associate working behind the scenes of MTA’s Technology Services Team to ensure our proprietary event technology tools offer an agile, optimal solution for our customers and our team. Meet Senior Software Engineer Jon Shipman Tell us about your current role with MTA? What are your primary...

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5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Meeting Location

Updated: 9/23/2022 Have meeting, will travel…but where? One of the very first steps in planning your meeting is determining the ideal location. With so many choices – from Paris to Dallas to Seoul – how do you narrow down your options to determine the city and country that will be the best fit? Ultimately, your budget and the general locale of your attendees can tell you a lot about where and how to move forward in finding the best fit for your meeting location. Consider these 5 factors that we’ve compiled...

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4 Common Mistakes that Successful Virtual Events Avoid

4 Mistakes that Successful Virtual Events Avoid From creating an engaging agenda – that doesn’t leave your audience hitting the snooze button – to troubleshooting technology glitches, there’s no room for error with your virtual event. Here are 4 common mistakes to avoid when planning your next virtual event.

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