By Shawna Suckow, CMP
• Top 5 things suppliers do that bother planners
• How can suppliers impress and win business?
• Committing to do better
It seems that my article, Planners Behaving Badly in the last issue struck a nerve with planners. You know I’m all about telling it like it is, so it’s only fair to now share with you the top five things suppliers do that bother planners. Fair’s fair, right?
By Jenn Harris
There are a lot of reasons why some golf events are more successful than others, but the most important thing is to give your players a great tournament day experience and to over-deliver on your promise to your sponsors! It will keep your attendees and sponsors coming back year after year!
By Jenn Harris
• Top 10 golf etiquette tips
There are a lot of rules and ways to act on the golf course and your attendees may only know a few them. Here is a quick list of the top 10 most important etiquette rules to follow when golfing. Remember, if you don’t know, just ask. It is better to be upfront and follow good etiquette from the start. Keep in mind that not all rules will apply depending on the type of golf outing.
• Breaking out of typical meeting or event spaces
• Spark new ideas around a campfire
• Incorporate an active meeting
Midwest hospitality never falls short when it comes to thinking outside the box and in the case of resorts and lodges, it’s a perfect opportunity to help planners think outdoors. No matter what time of the year or type of group, it’s always a great idea to bring your participants outside to gather and make the most of your time together.
By Heidi Mayer Kruse
• Perks of the resort and lodge experience
• Entice the best and brightest attendees and presenters
• Exclusive experiences are well within reach
Michigan Cares for Tourism
• Helping to restore Michigan’s historic attractions
• Volunteer partnership with Michigan tourism industry
• Uniting the tourism industry, giving back, and creating connections
“A 100% Volunteer, 100% Give Back Organization” is emblazoned across a collage of individuals uniting to bring betterment to the world under the logo of Michigan Cares for Tourism (MC4T). This organization coordinates clean-ups to restore Michigan’s historic locations and attractions to revitalize them for tourism.