Meeting & Event Intelligence

Going Live: 5 Things Planners Need to Know about Periscope

The Periscope app has been leading the way for live streaming, and 2016 is the time to get on board. Periscope allows users to instantly broadcast and view livestreams via smartphones and mobile devices. The Twitter-owned company has already had a huge impact on the event industry, and has given a...read more

3 Things to Consider When Finding the Perfect Venue

So you have narrowed down all the hotels that meet your selection criteria to two or three destinations and are ready to send out RFPs … all 125 of them, right?  Before filling out your RFP to hotels and venues that will not meet your requirements, do your homework to save time for both you and the...read more

Are You an Early Bird Planner?

As meeting planners, we are conditioned to constantly think ahead. We’ve been trained to envision all possible scenarios (we’ve seen it all) and react accordingly. Ask me what my plan is for my next event, and I'll respond, “Do you want to see plan A, B, or C?” It’s all about planning ahead and...read more

Top 10 Best Planner Tips: What You Shouldn’t Leave to Luck

We could all use a little luck on St. Patrick’s Day. And as event planners, we could use a little extra luck every day. Though we would love to plant you a garden of four-leaf clovers, luck happens when you’re prepared. It’s the only way to create your own luck. We’ve spoken to our top event and...read more

Easy Content Marketing Ideas for Planners

Content Marketing. Sounds overwhelming doesn't it? As event planners, we are already very good content marketers. We have a lot of experience writing engaging content for marketing newsletters, curating great session titles and details to engage people at an event. But what are you missing out on?...read more

How-to Use Gamification to Drive Attendee Engagement

By MarketingProfs As children we loved puzzles, scavenger hunts, and other types of games. More and more, event organizers are tapping into this sense of play with gamification via mobile apps to drive attendee engagement. Besides adding a healthy dose of fun to a tradeshow or conference, games...read more

12 Strategies to Increase Attendee Engagement

  Long before I was involved in event planning, I designed and facilitated training development for major corporations as an employee and an independent consultant. Through this experience, I learned that event and conference planners can greatly boost attendee engagement by borrowing strategies...read more

3 Ways to Pick the Perfect Event Destination

You have fallen in love with a destination and want to hold your next meeting there. But will attendees love it too? Are there other cities or regions that can suit everyone’s needs even better? With so many countries, cities, and venues to choose from, this selection process can seem like finding a...read more

10 Terrific Themes for Corporate Events

Whether you're planning business meetings, brainstorming sessions, galas, or team building, the right theme will set the tone for corporate events. Themes can also be instrumental in conveying complex information during presentations, conferences and training and development programs. Use your theme...read more

Webinar: 2016 Predictions – What Tomorrow’s Marketer Needs to Know Today!

This webinar has already been held. For a free recording, please click here Meetings, tradeshows, seminars, and corporate events all rely on effective, innovative marketing to help them achieve success and bring in solid ROI. From strategy to execution, the game is constantly changing, always...read more
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