Not long ago, our friend Mike McAllen from the Meetings Podcast, decided he needed to concentrate on nurturing his creativity for a while. If you’ve listened to his show lately (or if you were at IMEX America 2012 in Las Vegas this week) you know that his efforts have yielded some BIG results! Here he shares his process.
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Deborah Pannell has taken her years of experience working in a holistic health practioner’s office, and boiled them down into tips to help you navigate the chaotic world of event planning. She shares them here.
Not long ago, Judy Kucharuk had a chat with event industry heavyweight Richard Aaron of BizBash Media. She shares her experience here.
Recently I attended the 2012 GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference in Montreal, Canada. As a GMIC Member, I look forward to the annual conference as a way to “reconnect, realign and reinvigorate”. The energy at the annual conference is palpable, as like minded individuals gather to share information and their vision for the future of the sustainable meetings industry.
Not long ago, Michelle Bruno witnessed a fascinating exchange on LinkedIn relating to the future of virtual events and who should be allowed to contribute to the discussion. She shares her experience here.
Raising awareness of sustainability issues at your event is important. But stopping there may not be the best approach. You may want to check out Shawna McKinley’s article about how a short-sighted strategy can do more harm than good.
Ever wonder what young genius startup entrpreneurs look for in a meeting space? Well wonder no more. Kenji Crosland explains why Seattle’s “The Easy” has become a haven for startuppers looking for the perfect place to network, collaborate and work.
Tahira Endean of Cantrav Services overheard two people on a plane who were discussing the same event. It was the kind of talk that follows many meetings. But it would have been so different if the meeting had actually achieved its goals. She shares her experience here.
Now that most of us seem comfortable with the use of QR codes at events, NFC seems poised to change the game again.
Bob James of event technology company ITN International, was our guest on the #Eventtable chat this week to talk about NFC, short for Near Field Communication technology, and the many ways it can be used at events.
Event hashtags are great ways to corral social media communication about your your event in one place. But they can also be used for marketing; building community; disseminating information; networking; onsite games; monitoring attendee complaints and issues; and so much more!