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Create an Attendee Experience Strategy

User experience (UX) is an important focus when new tech products are designed and rolled out. However, when it comes to meetings, the attendee experience (AX) is of equal important. Building an AX strategy allows the planner to view the event through the eyes of the attendee. READ MORE...

Why Event Planners Should Keep Their Freedom of Choice with AV

Every event needs some kind of AV. AV providers come in as many shapes and sizes as there are kinds of events. Event planners should evaluate these options as carefully as a venue and caterer. Each event you hold should fit into your organization’s long-term strategy and mirror the brand’s...

Beat the Burnout with Our Stress-Less Strategies

Meeting planners hold one of the top five most stressful jobs. The event industry is a high-stress and demanding environment. Many professionals experience burnout. Symptoms of burnout include feeling chronically fatigued, cynical or unproductive. Stress management should be a necessary part of an event professionals routine. Make time for self-care. You will thank...

A Meeting Format that Unleashes Attendee Brainpower

The Q&A portion of a meeting is pretty standard. As a result, all the other participants are simply listening. Therefore, at best, only 3 to 5 % of the audience becomes actively engaged. We are not maximizing brainpower. Event organizers can radically improve audience activation and interaction with a format called...

Outdated Conferencing Technologies Impacting Your Business

How many meetings do you sit in during a typical day at work? Certainly, we all want our meetings to run effectively and efficiently. So, how do we take the necessary steps to do that?   Take inventory of the technologies that you are currently using. When was the last time...