Peter Komornnik talks about why sli.do became a Meeting Design Institute member.
Dominika Fudala talks about the change from Meeting Support Institute to Meeting Design Institute in order to better communicate the range of s
Cartagena Chamber of Commerce (Colombia) is reinforcing the competitiveness of the companies that are part of the meetings industry local cluster. After researching all the possibilities, they decided to organise a Meeting Architecture training. The goal is to boost the skills, innovation and knowledge around objective based meeting design, execution and measurement, in short: Meeting Architecture. With the support of iNNpulsa Colombia Fund, a government agency for the promotion of innovation, and different local companies, they worked together to make this possible.
The pain was almost palpable at IMEX in Frankfurt. I talked to a few people clearly worried or expressing concern about the challenges to innovate and to move forward in the meeting industry. Some individual planners as well as some leaders from big organisations literally expressed their frustration with this challenge. They felt it was difficult and clients or staff didn't seem able to make the necessary innovation happen despite a few years of trying. But they couldn't put their finger on what is causing it...