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Planning for Fall Meetings

Mandy Volpe - Friday, June 30, 2017

We are half way through the summer months and our venues are in the midst of booking Fall meetings. Here are a few tips to consider when planning your meeting for September through December.

Consider Dates
Pull out physical calendar to discover what dates will result in low attendance. Important dates to consider include Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, local voting dates, and December holidays. These dates need to be avoided as people take vacation dates and observe holidays frequently during the fall months. Also pull out your local calendar for school holidays, fall breaks, or early release dates that will result in parents needing additional time off.

Technology for Check In

Make the ease of check in for your events flawless with the addition of electronic tablets. You can check people in as well as take payment for walk ups of your meeting. Our Sodexo properties feature wifi so make sure you grab the login code to stay connected.

Stay on track
For round table discussions, help facilitate keeping the meeting on track. Ensure the discussion points accomplish the events agenda and do not stray too far from the subject at hand. Staying on topic will ensure attendees remain engaged with the content and ultimately


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