Tag: Business Travel

How Your Incentive Strategy Can Drive Business Outcomes

Incentive Travel Programs

Happy New Year! If you’re a business owner, here’s a tip for the New Year: use incentives to make your business goals a reality. Here’s how your incentive strategy can drive business outcomes: Match your incentive strategy to your goals In order to make your incentive strategy work for your company, make sure your strategy… Read more »

Tips for Planning an Outstanding Holiday Office Party

It’s that time of year again—time to plan the company holiday party! If you’ve been tasked with organizing the annual shindig, you might be wondering where to begin. Don’t worry, we have you covered. Here are our top tips for planning an outstanding holiday office party: Pick a date after the New Year To avoid… Read more »

Rules for a Successful Incentive Travel Program

Do you want to light a spark under your employees and get them to work harder than they’ve ever worked before? One way to do it is by creating an incentive travel program for them. It’ll give your employees something to work towards, and as a bonus for you, it should lead to larger profits… Read more »

Four Incentive Travel Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Incentive Travel

How well do you know incentive travel? We’re willing to bet that you didn’t know these four incentive travel facts: Employees prefer travel to material rewards By now, you’ve probably heard that people become less satisfied with material things over time, whereas remembering positive experiences continues to make them happy. Companies are taking note and… Read more »

Popular Incentives to Motivate Your Customers

Customer Incentives

Do you want to motivate your customers to come back to your business over and over again? You can begin by offering them a superior product or service that they just can’t get anywhere else. But you can also take things to the next level by coming up with creative ways to give customers all… Read more »

How to Run an Ideal Meeting

Business Meeting Tips

Are you in the process of planning an important meeting? You should avoid making the meeting too structured or too free-flowing. Most people respond best to meetings that are somewhat structured while also offering up the opportunity to veer off-track when appropriate. They also like meetings that aren’t too long and that provide them with… Read more »

Business Meeting Site Selection 101

Destination Meetings

Choosing the right destination for a business meeting is more challenging than you might think. You might be under the impression that picking a destination is as simple as finding a place that has the conference rooms and space you need to conduct successful meetings. But there are so many other things to consider. It’s… Read more »

All About the Hospitality Industry Legal Tax Cuts

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

First introduced in early November 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law by President Trump in late December 2017. It called for a number of changes to be made to the Internal Revenue Code, including many that have impacted the hospitality industry. It’s important for you to get a… Read more »

Our Favorite Award Winning Hotels

Finding the right hotel for a corporate business meeting or incentive travel program isn’t just about the location: sure, proximity to the airport is important, but that’s not what makes a great stay. The right hotel needs to have many attributes, including helpful staff, delicious restaurants and bars, comfortable and stylish accommodations, and more. Here… Read more »

Why You’ll Love Our Customized Trip Plans

At HPM Associates, we can help you plan your next big meeting or conference. But we want you to know that we specialize in doing more than just reserving meeting rooms and setting up equipment for companies that need a hand. We also specialize in creating customized trip plans, both for companies that are planning… Read more »

Planning a Successful Awards Trip and/or Awards Ceremony

Planning a Successful Awards Trip and/or Awards Ceremony

Planning an awards trip for your company can be a great way to boost morale and show your employees you really care about them and the work they do. But setting up the trip and the highlight of the awards ceremony can be daunting tasks, especially if you have never done it before. Check out… Read more »