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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. For example, one of the intangible benefits of virtual meetings is health maintenance—either through decreased stress levels associated with travel or decreased exposure to “new germs” while traveling. Studies show that decreased stress levels typically can have a positive...


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 of our clients, who had to consider canceling 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...


5 Ways We Wowed Our Client’s Leadership Conference in Dublin

At Miller Tanner, we love creating unique and memorable events for our clients. For us, there’s no better feeling than planning and executing a meeting experience that gets attendees excited, makes our clients smile, and keeps people talking for months (or even years). A great example of an event like that was a leadership conference we recently planned for a client in Dublin, Ireland. Energizing Attendees and Celebrating The Client’s Heritage Our client is headquartered in Dublin with thousands of employees all over the world. The opportunity to gather the...


How to Lead an Effective Virtual Meeting

At Miller Tanner, we’ve been producing virtual meetings for our clients for years. We’ve hosted hundreds of virtual meetings with participants from all over the world. But while virtual meeting technology isn’t new to us, we know it’s still pretty new to a lot of companies out there. We get questions all the time from organizations considering dipping their toes in the virtual-meeting waters. One of the most common questions we hear: What are best practices for successfully executing a virtual meeting? In today’s post, we’ll answer that question by...


#Meet MTA: Gracie Fisher, Global Conference Director

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 Gracie Fisher, a global conference director residing in Paris, France. Gracie’s love letter to Paris was recently featured on the Connect Meetings blog, so we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce her to you! Meet Gracie Fisher How long have you been at Miller Tanner and what are the...


How to Increase the Effectiveness of Your Next Investigator Meeting

At Miller Tanner, we help pharma, biotech, medical device, and contract research organizations (CROs) orchestrate creative training solutions for investigative sites participating in clinical trials. Through our work—which includes planning hundreds of investigator meetings —we’ve observed some of the key factors that contribute to successful training programs. I want to share a couple of those factors with you today. Training Is Critical to a Successful Clinical Research Study Timely and effective investigational plan training for CROs and site staff is essential to conducting a successful clinical research study. The integrity...


Live, Virtual or Hybrid – Which Corporate Event Approach is Right for You?

The goal of any corporate event is to bring people together for a shared purpose. In our modern world, there are a few different ways a company can do that… Live – All attendees are physically present Virtual – People attend the event entirely online Hybrid – Some people attend in person, others online So how do you know which approach is the best for your corporate event? That’s a question without a single or simple answer. It boils down to a number of different factors—including your event size, budget,...