Keith Johnston

Keith Johnston is the Publisher and Chief Writer Guy of PlannerWire | You can learn more about him here , connect with him on Twitter , Facebook , Google + and LinkedIn.

Las Vegas Continues Making Huge Mistakes Hurting the Meetings Industry

In yet another move that makes me shake my head, Las Vegas unveiled yet another bad marketing device in this era of government crackdowns and meeting lynch mobs hurting the meetings industry. If Las Vegas wants to fly under the radar, regain some of the meeting and event business that has canceled and make the […]

You Want Meeting Planners to Pay What? Part I

A first-time meeting planner and exhibitor recently arrived onsite at a major meetings industry trade show with company check in hand and instructions from her boss in mind: rent a few furniture items for the booth. No problem, right? Upon speaking with show services providers, the exhibitor was floored to learn that she would have […]

Hotels and Twitter – Why Some Succeed with Meeting Planners and Others Fail

Meeting Planners use twitter every day, it is a very useful tool and I am one of its biggest fans and yes, I know that it makes no sense. Really, twitter makes no sense, but still, for some inexplicable reason, it is one of the best marketing tools on the block. On any given day, […]

A New Year, a New home for Meeting Planners

A New Year, a New home for Meeting Planners

Well, Here we are. 2010…… This is my meeting planner blog’s new home, the new digs, the new space where I will be sharing my ramblings. Over the next few days, I am mulling moving all of my old posts over, updating them and then re-posting them. I think that it will be a great […]

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