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New Rules of Engagement: 4 Ideas from ACPA
Finding new ways to spur attendee engagement is a strategic goal for ACPA—College Student Educators International, a U.S-based association for higher education practitioners who work with parents and...Read More >
5 Cool Ice Bars to Beat the Heat
Temperatures have been climbing in Toronto where I am based so this motivated me to bring you ice bars we haven't discussed before. Some of them are brand new. Icebar (London) With a temperature...Read More >

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3 Keys To Getting Mobile Event App Engagement
In my last blog, you read tips to increase your app download rates. So, once you are starting to get the download rates, your next hurdle is getting the best engagement on your mobile app....Read More >
Why You Should Consider Live Chat For Your Event Website
Have you ever visited a website and had a window pop up that asked if you want to chat with a live agent? Or maybe it was more subtle than that with just an option to chat with an agent under...Read More >

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New Rules of Engagement: 4 Ideas from ACPA
Finding new ways to spur attendee engagement is a strategic goal for ACPA—College Student Educators International, a U.S-based association for higher education practitioners who work with parents and students. ACPA’s annual convention is packed with novel opportunities for connection, collaboration, and education, whether it’s the #ACPATrending Now live sessions that spontaneously focus on hot topics emerging at the meeting,...
5 Cool Ice Bars to Beat the Heat
Temperatures have been climbing in Toronto where I am based so this motivated me to bring you ice bars we haven't discussed before. Some of them are brand new. Icebar (London) With a temperature of -5°C, Icebar is the only permanent ice bar in the UK. The venue has been fashioned from crystal ice harvested from the Torne River in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden. Upon arrival, guests are given designer gloves and thermal capes with a...
Keeping Up With the Social Media Joneses
If you're an independent event planner or anyone who works with a brand, you probably rely heavily on social media for your business. You make connections, earn new clients, and find resources by using Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks. But every now and again, you feel the tide shifting towards a new network - Periscope, Snapchat, Instagram. How do you know which of these you should be using and which are passing...
New Rules of Engagement: 4 Ideas from ACPA
Finding new ways to spur attendee engagement is a strategic goal for ACPA—College Student Educators International, a U.S-based association for higher education practitioners who work with parents and students. ACPA’s annual convention is packed with novel opportunities for connection, collaboration, and education, whether it’s the #ACPATrending Now live sessions that spontaneously focus on hot topics emerging at the meeting,...
5 Cool Ice Bars to Beat the Heat
Temperatures have been climbing in Toronto where I am based so this motivated me to bring you ice bars we haven't discussed before. Some of them are brand new. Icebar (London) With a temperature of -5°C, Icebar is the only permanent ice bar in the UK. The venue has been fashioned from crystal ice harvested from the Torne River in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden. Upon arrival, guests are given designer gloves and thermal capes with a...
Keeping Up With the Social Media Joneses
If you're an independent event planner or anyone who works with a brand, you probably rely heavily on social media for your business. You make connections, earn new clients, and find resources by using Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks. But every now and again, you feel the tide shifting towards a new network - Periscope, Snapchat, Instagram. How do you know which of these you should be using and which are passing...
Backstage Theatre Tours in London
London has a thriving theatre scene. A trip to London is a chance to take in ballet, opera, hit plays and musicals at London's West End theatres before they open on Broadway. Here is some trivia regarding some of Broadway's longest running shows. Did you know: Cats opened in London on May 11, 1981 and on Broadway on October 7, 1982? The Phantom of the Opera opened on October 9, 1986 and on Broadway on January 26, 1988 War...
3 Keys To Getting Mobile Event App Engagement
In my last blog, you read tips to increase your app download rates. So, once you are starting to get the download rates, your next hurdle is getting the best engagement on your mobile app. Having great engagement means your attendees will be more inclined to use the mobile app in future years. But what can you be doing that will help build that engagement?   Providing the app early and easily: One of the worst things is to...
Pan Am Games Show 7 Ways to Wow a Crowd
Last night, the closing ceremonies for the 2015 Pan Am Games took place in Toronto. International blockbuster events of this scale are always an opportunity to pick up ideas for conferences, corporate events, meetings, and other special events. Here are a few things that stood out from the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as the coverage throughout the games. Make it diverse. The opening and closing ceremonies were a...

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3 Keys To Getting Mobile Event App Engagement
In my last blog, you read tips to increase your app download rates. So, once you are starting to get the download rates, your next hurdle is getting the best engagement on your mobile app....
Why You Should Consider Live Chat For Your Event Website
Have you ever visited a website and had a window pop up that asked if you want to chat with a live agent? Or maybe it was more subtle than that with just an option to chat with an agent under...
Google Is Upping The Ante For Mobile Friendly Event Websites
Mobile friendly websites are nothing new. Whether you call it mobile friendly or responsive design, it’s just good practice given the proliferation of mobile devices and the high use of those devices...

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