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The Secret Sauce That Gets Attendees Returning Every Year

May 8, 2017

These 4 Ingredients Will Hook Them

 

Let’s face these facts: Without attendees, you have no meeting. And without a key group of attendees that return year-after-year, your marketing time and effort to secure new ones goes up, up, up.

So, what is the value of a repeat attendee? It is …

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3 Tips to Limit No-Shows at Your Event

February 12, 2017

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No-shows and last minute cancelations are one of the biggest worries event planners have because they can have a significant impact on the food and beverage budget, as well as, the overall profitability of the conference.

The average no-show rate for paid events is 10%, while free events …

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Introduce Video into Your Events & Amazing Things Will Happen

December 13, 2015

If a picture is worth a thousand words, video is worth a million. Nothing - short of actually being there - explains a concept, shows off a product or shows a person how to do something better than video.

Yet, video is not widely used at events. Why? Because most presenters, exhibitors and sponso…

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12 Terrific Tips to Effectively Moderating a Panel Discussion

September 20, 2015

More and more meeting planners are turning to an effective way to give great content to attendees in a short period of time: the panel discussion. Although this type of program has been around for a long time, several best practice enhancements have been implemented over the last few years.

I…

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6 Tips To Get Association Attendees To Your Next Conference

August 23, 2015

Would this statistic startle you?

According to Associations Now, the largest association meeting only attracts 1/3 of its members.

Can that be right? That means, roughly 67% of your membership stays home on any given year. You couldn’t run a corporate business meeting with 1/3 of your staf…

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10 Terrific Tips to Justify Attending Your Next Conference

July 12, 2015

You really want to attend a conference and trade show that is coming up in three months. You know many of your industry colleagues will be there and the speakers look to be fantastic! In addition, it is in a desirable venue because you can bring your family along for a mini-vacation.

The prob…

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Streamlining Macs and PCs at Your Next Conference or Event

March 24, 2015

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Congratulations! You have made the decision to go green at your next meeting by letting attendees Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to run conference apps and participate in paperless surveys.

Although this all sounds like a natural way to enhance a meeting, the BYOD process requires careful pl…

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