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4 Steps to a Successful Roundtable

December 18, 2016

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Although the roundtable discussion meeting method isn’t used very often and has been around for a long time, Kelvin Newman recently shared on Event Manager Blog his recommendations to bring them back. I have highlighted some of his ideas below along with a smattering of my own.

Below …

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Fact or Fiction: Quiz Yourself on Current Meeting Challenges

November 16, 2016

When planning a major meeting and/or trade show, there are a lot 

of variables to consider including budget, attendee experience and destination. In addition, as a planner you know it is part of your job to interface with a lot of partners and suppliers.

In today’s market however, with rapidl…

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3 Things that Befuddle Planners and What can be Done About Them

November 10, 2016

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If you are a meeting planner, you know the stress associated with planning and executing a large, complex event. You can be the best project manager and communicator in the world, but when the event actually starts to unfold, things can go sideways rather quickly. 

Here are three items that …

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5 Ways to Turn a Good Meeting into a Great One

June 5, 2015

Do you want to a hold a better meeting? Of course you do!

Whether it is a small corporate meeting or a large event, this premise holds true: everyone’s time is valuable and a great meeting makes individuals feel productive and valued.

Buffer recently posted research about ways to build a…

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6 Super Reasons iPads Make Sense For Your Next Meeting

May 1, 2015

With the resolution, weightlessness and battery power of today’s tablets, is it any wonder why more attendees, exhibitors and speakers want to use iPads rather than any other option at your meetings?

Spectacular resolution, weight of less than one pound for most versions and a battery life …

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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…

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