[Guest Blog] Tips to Help Get an Intern Housing Program Up & Running

By Jake Holtz

Intern housing is becoming a big buzz word these days. And it is easy to understand why: it can be an easier way to increase sales and occupancy in an area that is consistent. One campus that has seen a huge return through an intern housing program is the University Center Chicago. In the last 5 years, intern housing has grown and now represents the majority of their housing revenue.

Jake Holtz, the Assistant Director of Summer Housing and Conference Operations, shares tips and insights University Center has experienced as their summer intern housing program grew.

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The Perfect Pricing Structure... Does it only exist in fairy tales?

By Laura Lafferty

At this year's ACCED-I conference, several conference center directors spoke about their journey with evaluating and setting rates for their conference departments. 

Following along from a recent post of ours on complete meeting packages, we asked one of the directors to share her story and tips as her department went through the process.

Suzanne Shaw with Yale Conference and Events (YC&E) is our guest blogger. She has shared the process YC&E recently went through to organize and re-evaluate their pricing structure for conferences and events.

Grab your cup of Joe and read on for her tips.

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Independence Day. Happy Fourth of July!

By Kinetic Software

We're hopeful everyone can find some time away from the busy event and conference summer schedule to celebrate with family and friends on Independence Day. Enjoy the fireworks, BBQ and any other traditions that mark this day.

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Guest Blogger: Mandy Volpe on Using Pinterest to Promote Events and Conferences

By Kinetic Software

Georgia Tech's Mandy Volpe joins us once again to blog on the benefits of social media. In her last post she touched briefly on newcomer Pinintest. In this week's post, Mandy goes into much more detail on how to take advantage of Pinterest's gaining popularity as a way to promote your events and conferences through the use of this visually driven media.

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Guest Blogger: Georgia Tech’s Mandy Volpe on Social Media, Part 2

By Kinetic Software

Part two of the social media blog from guest blogger Mandy Volpe, Marketing Manager for Georgia Tech’s department of Housing and Conference services.

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Guest Blogger: Georgia Tech's Mandy Volpe on Social Media, Part 1

By Kinetic Software

Kinetic Software would like to welcome Mandy Volpe, Marketing Manager for Georgia Tech's department of Housing and Conference services as a guest blogger today. Mandy is dropping by for a two-part series on social media, but before she gets started, a little background on her role at GA Tech.

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