The dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel Development in Redmond, Wash., was declared open by Minneapolis-based CSM Corporation. The two hotels are located near the Microsoft Corporation's world headquarters as well as Google, Nintendo, Boeing and Expedia. The hotels share one building and multiple amenities.
When it comes to doing business, whom you know can help you succeed. When it comes to team-building, whom you get to know can as well.
Team-building at its best, says John Chen, CEO of Geoteaming, “should meet the goal of what we call the pick-up-the-phone factor.” If a team member needs help or clarification at work, having a connection with co-workers can mean the difference between seeking their counsel and not. “People should build relationships long before they need them,” he says.
Northwest Meetings + Events editorial advisory board member Melissa Jurcan is our guest blogger. She offers a recap of the 7th Annual Solutions5 conference held on Friday, Jan. 20.