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7 Solid Tips to Enhance Your Next PowerPoint Presentation

March 3, 2016


Whether it is an unintentional font, broken link or frozen equipment - a bad visual experience can ruin your presentation, as well as, the attendee’s experience.

I attended a conference about 3 months ago where the PowerPoint presentation wasn’t lined up adequately to the screen size …

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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…

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8 Great Ways Event Planners can Sharpen Their Social Media Skills

September 13, 2015


Is Social Media a Double-Edged Sword?

The short answer is yes; the long answer is, it doesn’t have to be.

By now, it shouldn’t be any surprise to you that attendees, exhibitors and sponsors are using social media at your conference whether you are involved in the process or not. An…

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Over-the-Top Birthday Parties are Available at Sky Zone!

May 24, 2015


Throw your child the best party ever at Sky Zone Boston Heights! Your kids and their friends will experience jumping, flying and flipping on our wall-to-wall indoor trampoline courts.

Sky Zone Boston Heights makes it easy. Bring the kids and we do t…

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5 Key Benefits of Establishing a Long-Term Rental Relationship

May 23, 2015


In today’s fast paced eRFP and digital proposal world, is “long term” a dead phrase?

I think not.

There are many benefits in sticking with one vendor over the course of several years.  Whether it is for business continuity, litigation support or training services – having a su…

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Before Incorporating Event Technology, Answer These 4 Simple Questions

May 16, 2015


Many of my planning colleagues are both interested and anxious about interactive technology tools for their series of meetings and events. The C-Suite wants to look sharp and hip; the manager want to keep the budget under wraps and the planner wants to look good.

So given this complex s…

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What You Should Know Before Buying or Renting a TV

May 11, 2015

Does it make sense for you to buy or rent your next TV? Well, that depends on a lot of factors. Don’t get caught up in the buy-to-rent ratio or the tax benefits of depreciation, because the reality is most of those tables were set up when technology changed every 3-5 years. This isn’t the case a…

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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…

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Tablet or Laptop: What Makes Sense For Your Event

May 2, 2015


As a meeting planner, you have decided it is time to get rid of your conference binders.

As an exhibitor, you are going to eliminate all marketing materials.

As a speaker, you have made the decision to go completely green.

With cloud computing alternatives being free (or a private…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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3 Knockout Ways to Make Your Next Event a True Winner

April 26, 2015

Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO and Co-Founder of Vayner Media, recently released a book titled: Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy, Social World where he shares the many mistakes marketers make on social media every day. 

In today's blog I am going to highlight his talking po…

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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…

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Technology Trend: 4 Audio Innovations

April 23, 2015

Are you missing out on the importance of a quality sound system for your meeting or event? Believe it or not, sound trumps everything else in your meeting, including a great speaker, video or presentation. If a video loses sound or a presenter’s mic cuts in and out, your audience will soon tune …

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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…

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Technology Trend: Google Glass

April 19, 2015


Everyone's talking about, yet no one really understands how it will be used.  You know it as Google Glass. If this technology takes off, it will definitely have a place in the meeting and event industry.


This article will define what Glass is, prepare event organizers for this in…

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Technology Trend: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

April 18, 2015


In a recent study by Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), they polled 2,415 users from six countries and found many employees were very interested in BYOD and even willing to pay for them.


Here is a highlight of the study: 

  • With a strong BYOD policy, orga…

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The Dos and Donts of Hosting A Successful Holiday Party

April 16, 2015

Your corporate holiday gathering is just around the corner—and this year, you want it to be extra special for employees.

The team has gone above and beyond, and it’s time to celebrate hard-earned success. Rather than holding a boilerplate luncheon, you want to host a motivational and…

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