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Latest Gifting trends for Incentive Travel Programs

Brian Boucher

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As many of us prepare for another hectic holiday season, many corporate meeting planners are entering the final stages of organizing Q1/Q2 Incentive Trips, National Sales Meetings, Corporate Retreats, etc. In honor of Black Friday & Cyber Monday, we wanted to share some hot gift ideas and trendy items that the Choice Gifts team has seen for the upcoming incentive travel season. If you typically include gifting as part of your program, now is the time to begin brainstorming and sourcing gifts to avoid last minute delivery delays while inventories are still plentiful.
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5 tips to avoid customs catastrophes

Brian Boucher

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CustomsWe’ve all been there, the client blinded by the breath-taking beauty of Santorini, or the turquoise waters of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic that hastily selects their event site without researching or considering some of the arduous location logistics such as Customs.

If you find yourself needing to provide and/or ship supplies, promotional products, event gifts, etc. here are a few helpful tips to prepare yourself and (hopefully) avoid any customs holds or clearance issues: Read more…

Planning for panic: 7 tips for handling the stress of executing a memorable event

Dianne Brennick

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Event Planner, Dianne Brennick is a master at remaining cool, calm and collected when potential disaster looms for the latest event. Here’s how she does it.

I love planning events. And I’m really good at it. In fact, I excel at taking my client’s needs and wishful thinking and turning them into a memory for dozens or even hundreds of guests. But I still get the heebie-jeebies every time the curtain goes up on a conference, sales meeting, seminar or awards ceremony. Read more…