... Since opening its doors in 1909, The Otesaga has been a top destination for travelers seeking the serenity of Cooperstown and Lake Otsego. From day one, charming accommodations and gracious hospitality have greeted visitors eager to explore all that our quaint village has to offer.
... Attending a conference alone can be an overwhelming experience. The thought of striking up conversations with strangers and eating meals by yourself are enough to make you forget the whole trip altogether. However, with some planning beforehand, the solo conference experience can be a positive one. Here are our seven tips for successfully navigating events on your own.
... It's no secret that planning a wedding can be a nerve-wracking endeavor. The wedding planning siteZola recently surveyed 500 engaged and newly married couples, with a staggering 96% responding that they found planning their nuptials stressful. One of the contributing factors to this anxiety was finding the right venue. Read on for reasons why The Otesaga is perfectly suited to help you navigate the planning process, without the headaches.
... In a perfect world, cocktail hour at a conference or meeting is the place to network with colleagues and important people in your industry. Yet, it can also be fraught with awkward encounters and a low-energy vibe after a long day of breakout sessions and speakers. Read on for some ideas on how to liven up your cocktail hour, and leave a lasting impression on your attendees.
... With the chill of winter still upon us, it’s hard to believe baseball spring training starts later this month in Florida and Arizona. For fans of the game, spring training signals the start of a new season; but baseball is always in season in Cooperstown, home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum...
... Your conference is finally here! The months of planning every last detail boil down these one or two days. The venue is set, you’ve created a catchy event hashtag, now it’s time for your attendees to arrive. To prevent your hard work from going to waste, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most important items to have waiting for conference-goers as they walk into the venue, ready to network, learn, and have fun.