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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.

Group Event – Zip Lining the Mountains of the Dominican Republic

Update, 5/24/11, I have been working on the Site Chicago Mexico Event pictures and this gave me the boost I needed to create a quick video of our Zip Adventure and take the static pictures out of this post. I hope that the video does the experience justice, it was a ton of fun and […]

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, […]