Plannernet’s Statement on COVID-19

Plannernet's Statement on COVID-19 As we are all aware, COVID-19 (informally known as Coronavirus) is in the news. Our chief priority is ensuring the health and safety of our 160 Clients, 2,000 Suppliers and 70 countries in which we work. Since January, there has been a lot of information circulating which we have been aggregating and analyzing to prepare and make decisions based on facts and observations. Plannernet shares the concerns of the U.S. Travel Association which “strongly encourages decisions to be based in facts rather than fear, given the enormity of the [...]

Meetings Sustainability in 2020

Meetings Sustainability in 2020 What will meetings look like in 2040, 2060? The meeting and event industry remains among the top ten largest in America, valued at $1 trillion. Corporate event teams, small businesses, big agencies, DMCs, and, most importantly the working independent Meeting Planner depend upon our industry’s progress. Every individual involved has a stake in promoting an environmentally mindful focus toward event management. What Is Sustainability? Sustainable event management is the process of integrating environmental and socially responsible initiatives into meeting and event planning. It asks Meeting Planners to consider [...]

Plannernet Bundled Solutions Infographic

Plannernet Bundled Solutions Infographic Optimize your meetings by combining the expertise of an Onsite Meeting Professional with key Audio/Visual offerings Talk to a Plannernet expert today

3 Freelancer Tips for a Successful 2020

3 Freelancer Tips for a Successful 2020 More than ever, starting and groom your own small business is a vital step toward growth. Here are three tips for becoming the best freelancer you can: 1. Plan Your Route Draft a personal business plan before you get started. Include financial requirements and overhead as you map out goals. Calculate your monthly bandwidth and determine how much work will get you to where you want to be. 2. Build Your Brand Starting up your own small business means exposure and access. Multiply your revenue [...]

3 Reasons You Should Become a Freelancer in 2020

3 Reasons You Should Become a Freelancer in 2020 As of 2019, nearly one-third of the United States' workforce operates as freelancers. Here are three key reasons why you should consider becoming a freelancer in 2020: 1. Flexibility You’re free to dictate your own schedule. Starting your own small business allows for a comfortable work/life balance and the ability to work to your own capacity. 2. Go Virtual While some freelance roles require travel and onsite logistics oversight, many may be performed virtually/remotely. Ditch the commute. Enjoy taking on long-term projects from [...]

Managed Service Providers: How to Properly Manage Freelancers

Managed Service Providers: How to Properly Manage Freelancers More than ever companies are trending toward maximizing the value of a contingent workforce—the engagement of non-permanent workers. Across business units, the benefits of leveraging freelance workers are palpable on both sides of the equation: Cost containment and the ability to enhance productivity with the flow of business for the corporation, flexibility and freedom of choice in the hands of the freelancer. As the contingent workforce continues to grow in size and complexity, organizations are increasingly challenged with managing such resources, driving savings and improving efficiencies, [...]

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