Conference Networking To The Max – Become a Social Beast

Attending a conference, or any event really is an excellent business opportunity. You have the chance to meet and link with people who can help you advance your career, push your project, or stimulate the growth of your company. Networking is all about having a plan and going out into the wild with an extrovert attitude. It seems easy enough but it takes more effort to make this endeavor a success. Stay with me as I lay down the guidelines for networking like a pro. Many networking newbies’ plan probably goes along the lines of “alright, I’m going to approach some people, have a chat, and exchange business cards”. This isn’t necessarily wrong, but it’s far from maximizing your opportunities. […]

Proven Ideas For Increasing The Event App Usage Rate

“How do I get more people to download and use my event app?” is a legit question asked by many organizers. Installing an application takes minimal effort, however, the whole point is for attendees to actually use it.

Win Sponsors Over for Your Event With These Exposure Ideas

Event sponsorship opportunities are designed to benefit both parties involved. With the number of available channels, one can pour his promotional budget into these days, sponsors can be picky. If they’re going to pay, they expect great value in return. Here’s a double whammy for any event planner – not only do you have to pinpoint relevant sponsor prospects, you also have to present them with options worth spending money on. Dip into the sponsor exposure ideas I gathered and go try them.

Special Attraction Ideas For a Major Event

When it comes to organizing events, it’s always about doing it big, one-upping the previous edition and, of course, your competition. Trade fairs, conferences, and festivals intend to bring people together, first and foremost. Once you secure your keynote speakers, exhibitors, or artists, it’s time to get creative with additional events to make the gathering even more attractive. Keep on reading as I lay down special attraction ideas for major events.

5 Essentials of Finding a Great Conference Speaker

Public speaking is dreaded by many. As Jerry Seinfeld once said, he’d prefer to be lying in the casket than doing the eulogy. It’s hard because it leaves us vulnerable. One’s personal image is being put at stake during a speaking performance. Now, whether you want to improve as a keynoter yourself, or wish to be able to invite better speakers to your events, this post is for you. Read on for five essential elements of a great conference speech.

9 Innovative Ideas to Attract Visitors at Your Next Trade Show

Trade shows are an essential part of your marketing effort and a unique opportunity to get some face time with your consumers, old and new. You ought to start your event planning months in advance and be meticulous and creative because no detail is too small and there is no room for glitches.

Event with celebrities? How to book them for your event?

Event planning can be a tricky thing. There’s a lot to manage: securing a venue, organizing all the food and drinks, and making sure you promote the event well enough that people show up – all while remaining on or under budget.

Live Voting – Make Your Event More Engaging by the Use of Q&A, Ratings, Polls, Quizzes and Surveys.

Events always involve some kind of interaction. The more communication is present at your happening the better impression you will make. It is good to provide a multi-channel interaction – you to your audience, your audience to you, an individual to another attendee and a participant to all attendees. Sounds like a huge challenge. No worries, there are several tools to make it super simple…

50 Pro Tips to Reduce Event Non Attendance

No shows and non-attendance are one of the biggest frustrations for event planners. This mega list of 50 tips will help to boost numbers and avoid wasted places at your events. You scan your event room proud of the job you did organizing and then what do you see? Empty chairs peppered in throughout the room. What went wrong? This was a sold-out event. Why all the no-shows? Don’t worry. There are things that can be done to lower that number the next time. When you are planning a conference, or even hosting a party for that matter, there are always those who RSVP and then don’t show up. They’re frustrating and costly for you and the client. Sure, things […]

Automate registration process at your event or conference

The Event Organiser is a person that bears the great responsibility of carrying out a multi-threaded production process, within a limited time window, and using limited resources. The Event Manager must take care of coordinating the work of both their own team and a number of sub-contractors, while at the same time observing the entire horizon where the final result, i.e. a well-organised conference, congress, or any other event, is starting to take shape. Dozens of meetings, hundreds of telephone calls, thousands of emails, and the stress resulting from being responsible for each single aspect of the event – it is all in a day’s work for an event organiser. The efficient Event Manager is not only defined by their […]

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