Menu

Mulligan Management Group, LLC

header photo

Blog posts : "General"

6 Ways to Save on Event Rentals

April 12, 2017

  If you are like me when planning a meeting or event, the rentals portion of the budget can consume your time and energy. But it doesn’t have to; if you just have the courage to ask the right questions to your boss, stake holders and most importantly, your rental vendor.

Here are some tips I …

Read more

Should You Outsource Your Digital Marketing Training?

August 29, 2016

training, digital marketing training, Mulligan Management Group, LLC

 

In our business, we typically deal with prospects who have one, stretched individual who is responsible for all the digital initiatives from social postings to email campaigns. And typically, that person knows one aspect of digital very well; often leaving other channels in a constant state of…

Read more

7 Key Uses for Computer Kiosks at Your Event or Trade Show

April 25, 2016

You use them all the time for retail applications, whether it is at your bank, movie theater or at your grocery store’s self-serve check-out lane.

But can kiosks be used at your trade show or event? The short answer is: YES! The long answer is: In many, many ways!

This article will focus…

Read more

11 Ways to Turn a Stale Meeting into a Sizzling Event

March 30, 2016

Is your meeting tired and boring? Many meeting professionals plan the same format over and over again because their mantra is: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But the truth of the matter is events that are planned the same way in the same place with the same presenters and/or style, don’t appeal …

Read more

5 Ways to Enhance Your RFP responses

November 1, 2015

Every hospitality marketing representative answers Request For Proposals (RFP) and is very familiar with the way to respond. Even though "dates and rates" are still part of the focus, it isn't the total package. Think of your RFP response as a way to tell your destination's story. Yes, it will t…

Read more

8 Effective Ways to Introduce Your Property to Meeting Planners

October 31, 2015

Read more

7 Tips to Build a Great Relationship with Your AV Supplier

October 25, 2015

What would you do if your linen supplier suddenly disappeared and closed up shop? What about your décor, lighting, staging, rental, or audio visual suppliers…or perhaps your favorite florist? Would you be able to conduct business as usual? Would you be able to continue producing events without t…

Read more

3 Viable PowerPoint Presentation Alternatives

August 29, 2015

Even though PowerPoint is still the most popular presentation tools in the world, with an estimated 500 million users, have you ever considered other presentation alternatives that can allow you to engage and entertain your attendees much better?

This series will focus on just that – what the…

Read more

10 Secrets to Building Your Brand Name

July 11, 2015

Presented by Chris Brown 

Cuyahoga Falls, OH --- September 5, 2007---- Approximately 20 MPI members and guests were privileged to hear Christine Brown’s presentation on the “Top Ten Secrets to Building Your Brand Name” at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls.

 

Chris shared with us…

Read more

6 Ways to Save on Event Rentals

June 19, 2015

 

If you are like me when planning a meeting or event, the rentals portion of the budget can consume your time and energy. But it doesn’t have to; if you just have the courage to ask the right questions to your boss, stake holders and most importantly, your rental vendor.

Here are some …

Read more

14 Terrific Ways to Use Twitter for Your Next Product Launching Event

May 3, 2015

 

If your company is planning on launching a new product or service this year, Twitter is one way you can keep your face-to-face attendees engaged and involve your virtual audience without immense expense or fanfare.   

Below are 14 effective ways to use Twitter as a marketing tool from…

Read more

Guide to Connectivity: How to be RFP and Contract Smart

April 30, 2015

 

Now that you understand Wi-Fi better and have completed your capacity checklist, it is abundantly clear to you the venue does not have enough bandwidth capacity to meet your meeting needs. Whether you are a novice or a highly experienced planner, sending out a RFP and subsequently negotiat…

Read more

A Meeting Planner’s Guide to Connectivity: Evaluating Wi-Fi Systems

April 29, 2015

Let’s face it – for the first time in our lives, technology is changing faster than our ability to adapt to it. And with these changes, come the demand for more connectivity at every level, all the time. As tech offerings explode on the scene, how do you know if the meeting venue can handle your…

Read more

A Meeting Planner's Guide to Connectivity: Terminology

April 28, 2015

Bring out Wi-Fi, bandwidth and access points. Add in video streaming and hybrid events. Stir gently with attendees, speakers and exhibitors. And voilà you have a recipe for too much, too little or the just the right amount of bandwidth for your meeting.

Why is connectivity so complicated? It…

Read more

Leverage Facebook to Your Business Advantage

April 27, 2015

You are Invited to

An Hour of Power
 

“Leverage Facebook to
Your Business Advantage”

 

This program is FREE
but seating is limited to 12 individuals.

Coffee is included and networking encouraged.

 

Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 8-9 am    

 

Here ar…

Read more

10-Point Checklist to Take a Holiday from Your Party Planning Efforts

April 24, 2015

Do you feel overwhelmed in planning your company's holiday get together? Believe it or not, December is just 3 short weeks away and the parties will be here before you know it. Hopefully, you have figured out where to hold the event and have a rough idea of what is going to happen. However, ther…

Read more

Unleash the Potential of LinkedIn

April 20, 2015

You are Invited to

An Hour of Power
 

“Unleash the Potential of LinkedIn”

 

This program is FREE but
seating is limited to 12 individuals.

Coffee is included and networking encouraged.

 

Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 8-9 am    

 

Here are the 3 takeaways…

Read more

A Staff Appreciation Event That Has Success Written All Over It

April 12, 2015

Keeping your staff members loyal and motivated to perform for your organization’s success requires ongoing encouragement and positive reinforcement. A staff appreciation program can provide the goodwill needed to motivate your staff to go the extra mile. In addition to enhancing your bottom line…

Read more

Is Free Wi-Fi Really FREE? The Ongoing Debate about Access for Meetings and Events

April 9, 2015

 

We are all familiar with this sign. It is everywhere -- at the library, fast food establishments and even rest stops along the highway. While this is great for a traveler or a person who wants to scroll through their emails while enjoying a cup of coffee, how does it translate to a meeting…

Read more

3 Killer Ways to Help Attendees Get the Most Out of a Networking Event

April 7, 2015

Every large meeting and conference has a networking element to it in which attendees either love it or hate it. Most extraverted participants look forward to the networking element, especially if they have come to this event multiple times. However, what about the first-time or intreverted atten…

Read more

20 Blog Posts