7 Ways Event Tech Can Improve the Onsite Experience

Event and meeting planners are hyper-focused on making sure their event check-in process goes smoothly, since it’s the attendee’s first experience onsite. More and more often, planners are turning...

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Name Tag Leader Rallies Her Team of Consultative Experts

Even though her name sounds like she could be a nightclub singer or a master sleuth in a best-selling crime novel series, Cat Caruso calls herself “head cheerleader” of pc/nametag, the world’s leading source of customized name badges and registration supplies. In more formal terms, she is pc/nametag’s general manager. As captain of the team,


New Study: How to Improve the ROI of Event Marketing

Despite the significant power of events, almost two-thirds of CMOs don’t believe or are unsure if they are getting the data they need to fully evaluate the effectiveness of their event marketing programs. This creates challenges at budget time when the funding decisions are being made about events. While events are deemed critically important, they


3 Things that Keep Hoteliers Up At Night

Planning for More Time During the Holidays

As a meetings and events professional, you know full well that being strapped for time goes with the territory. During the holidays? Well, turn everything up to “11” and act accordingly. Not only do the days seem to fly by in the blink of an eye (wait, it’s December what what already?!), you also have


Stuffing Badge Holders takes Speed, Precision and the VIP Treatment

As a meeting planner, you probably recognize this scenario: Your event begins at 9 A.M. After 3 ½ hours of sleep, you awake at 5:00 A.M. to finish stuffing name tags. “Woohoo…,” you mumble faintly to yourself as you perf another tag from a 6-up sheet. “Only 400 to go…” As event registration experts for


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3 Things this Event Planner Wishes Venues Would Change

The following post by Liz King from the Meet Well blog outlines planners’ wishes concerning meeting and event venues. Read on for the true planner perspective. Event planners and venues. Venues and event planners. The two go hand-in-hand. Venues are one of the first things that event planners look to secure when hosting an event.


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Dreamforce Recap: Survey Says…It Was a Hit!

What do surveys, tie dye and Salesforce have in common? Well, we’re here to answer that for you today. The Inquisium team was in San Francisco October 4-7 at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual user and industry conference. We were the crew in purple tie dye, spreading the word about our new Salesforce Integration. The shirts and


9 Meeting Planning Mistakes to Avoid

To ensure that meetings flow smoothly and achieve desired results, there are a number of things to keep in mind. Ultimately, it is the most senior executive present who has the ability to support or pull the plug on a meeting. A carefully crafted agenda delivered at an appropriate venue are keys for the success


Millennials: We GET You! (Infographic)

One of the most important speeches I ever heard was about how each generation perceives the world. In the case of Boomers such as myself, we couldn’t wait to leave our parents’ homes to strike out on our own. So when, in some cases, the children of Boomers preferred to live at home, many of


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Report: What Do Attendees Want from Your Events?

There you sit. Toiling away for months to make your next event the best one ever. You’ve lost sleep over new event tech and F&B spreadsheets. Driven your friends out of their minds with your unsolicited advice on “resource allocations” and “crowd management” for their kindergartners’ birthday parties. You’ve got a personal relationship with the