What Experts Say

Time for timebuilding
by Keith Chan

Incentive travel from Taiwan to Australia is expected to continue growing in the coming years, according to Faline Lin, business events manager, north Asia, at Tourism Australia, based in Taipei....

Choosing the right venue
by Prudence Lui

Depending on the size of a meeting, it would usually take place in hotels because it's not easy to book a space in convention and exhibition facilities here due to busy schedules and shortage of...

Make it memorable
by Prudence Lui

Pick a direct management company which has close connections with local suppliers, and knowledge of what's new and unique aspects in their marketplace. Customer service is also paramount as this...

Tips for event success
by Prudence Lui

A strong live communications experience is driven by clear event marketing which is packaged and presented in a theatrical manner. This is where professional event agencies and studios play a...

Executive incentives
by Prudence Lui

Expectations for incentive trips are high because business travellers are accustomed to premium-class flights and luxury hotels. Much research and preparation is needed before presenting ideas and...

Seamless service
by Prudence Lui

It would be easy if the event took place in the 3,000-room Venetian Macao which offers a one-stop shop. If it is in Hong Kong, we have to split hotels and shuttle services, that require ample...

Top table
by Prudence Lui

What do you like most about working at corporate meetings or related events? I have been working in the banquet department, providing services to corporate meetings/events for a couple of years. I...

Plan for success
by Prudence Lui

What do you like most about working at corporate meetings or related events? Every successful event comes about as a result of hard work. When the meeting planner shows an appreciation for what we...

Serving fine food is rewarding
by Prudence Lui

What do you like most about working at corporate meetings or related events? I love the diversity of the events we handle. A successful meeting or event always begins with good food. Imagine...

Meeting the challenge
by SCMP

Polly Tam, director of catering at Holiday Inn Golden Mile, shares her views on frontline service. What do you like most about working at hotel events? The feel of successfully meeting a challenge...