5 Days in... Los Cabos.

5 Days in... Los Cabos.

Packed with beautiful beaches, a robust arts and culture scene, and a bustling nightlife, it’s easy to see why Los Cabos is one of Mexico’s top tourist destinations. Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, two cities at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, make up Los Cabos. Between the cities’ natural beauty and myriad activities, it’s a perfect destination for memorable incentive trips and meetings.

Here are a few of our favorite highlights in Cabo.

“What DO You Eat?”: A Planner's Guide to Dietary Restrictions

“What DO You Eat?”: A Planner's Guide to Dietary Restrictions

At the beginning of her career as a meeting planner, SHW Event Manager Natalee Giamalis remembers feeling burdened by attendees with dietary restrictions. These days, her personal experience with dietary restrictions has given her a lot more patience—and insight—into how to design a menu that keeps all guests in mind.

Here, Natalee lays out the framework that she uses for menu planning in her daily work, keeping all guests in mind.

How to Avoid a Fyre Festival Fiasco

How to Avoid a Fyre Festival Fiasco

What lessons are to be learned through the documentaries recently released about the doomed Fyre Festival?

From the planners’ point of view, SHW event managers say, there were so many warning flags predicting disaster from the event’s beginnings. All the warnings are discussed in both Netflix’s “Fyre” and Hulu’s “Fyre Fraud.”

Here are the team’s top recommendations for avoiding a Fyre Festival Fiasco.

Pantone’s Color of the Year Is Here: Using Living Coral at Your Next Event

Pantone’s Color of the Year Is Here: Using Living Coral at Your Next Event

Rita Mills, SHW’s Director of Customer Engagement, loves when the Pantone Color of the Year comes out each year.

While it doesn’t change her life, it’s an interesting curiosity for someone who is inspired by color. Read more on Rita’s thoughts about 2019’s color, Living Coral. Here are a few ways that Living Coral will likely appear at events in 2019.

5 Days in... London.

5 Days in... London.

We were lucky to work with clients in London two different times in 2018. It’s a great city for planning amazing programs, and it’s one of SHW President Brett Robertson’s favorite cities.

He and his wife recently returned from a trip from old Blighty, extolling its world-class public transportation system and famed English sensibility. Here are some of Brett’s recommended highlights.

The Power of Thank You | Gratitude

The Power of Thank You | Gratitude

It was at 15 years old, working at Camp Orkila in the beautiful San Juan Islands, that SHW CEO, Marka Waechter first learned the power kindness and gratitude.

Thinking back on that time, Marka reflects on how those skills learned at camp prepared her for a career in sales and leading small companies (well before she had any plans of becoming a CEO) and how those lessons can help shape a company’s culture.