New Adventures in Team Building

New Adventures in Team Building Looking to build bonds through traditional team building exercises can induce teenage worthy eye-rolls. Trust falls and ice breakers between meeting attendees or corporate staff can be effective, but are stale.

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Business Travel Hacks

In theory, traveling for an event or conference seems glamorous. Your company is paying for you to go someplace new and exciting where you'll stay in swanky hotels, meet lots of fabulous people, and learn tons of new things. But sometimes, reality isn't so sweet. Maybe your flight gets delayed, your luggage gets lost, the hotel room has a barely functional A/C unit, or your favorite suit somehow ends up with coffee all over it. Not so glamorous after all.

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Healthy Tips for Event Professionals

The traditional image of the event professional is that of a person constantly on the phone, drinking coffee, running around fixing problems and making sure everything goes according to plan. Working this way, day in and day out, can take a toll on your mind and body.

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Trending: Company Culture

What’s trending? Company Culture. Ellen Michaels Presents (EMP) has always focused on an open and inclusive company culture, driven by technology and fueled by experience. (....and maybe, many coffees while traveling through eight time zones.) So we started wondering, how do we compare and how do other corporations stack up?

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City Series: Oranjestad, Aruba

Off the coast of Venezuela sits a tiny Dutch Caribbean island called Aruba. A multicultural island destination that attracts everyone from sport enthusiasts (a mecca for wind surfers, kayaking, snorkeling and horseback riding) to the most enthusiastic sun worshipers. English, Dutch and Spanish are spoken alongside the local tongue, Papiamento.

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Event Micromanagers

“Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to.” –Richard Branson

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