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All In! – The Corporate Event Industry Talk

Image reading ‘Conference Success Roadmap’Roadmap To Organizing A Successful Conference – Part 4

It’s the final stretch, and the day of the conference is fast approaching. In Parts 1Mother and father attending conference with son and daughter through 3, we looked at the strategic, logistic, and ‘people side’ of planning a large-scale event.

Now it’s time to perfect some more details along the road to providing attendees the best conference experience possible:

16. Family Program

Multiple-day conferences often come with the difficult decision of spending time with family vs. spending it on education. Consider offering a family program to ease this dilemma for attendees.

“Sometimes it can benefit the event to encourage Continue reading

All In! – The Corporate Event Industry Talk

Image reading ‘Conference Success Roadmap’Roadmap To Organizing A Successful Conference – Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, we focused on the planning processes and logistics that lead to a successful conference. Now, it’s time to look at the most essential part of the puzzle: the people side of planning large events.

11. Staff Communications

Many hands are on board, and it is your responsibility to communicate effectively and efficiently with all. My advice: Listen to your team’s needs, be predictable, and live by what you preach. Continue reading

Learn from a Justin Bieber Concert – An Event Planner’s Perspective

Event-Planning-Tips-Justin-Bieber-ConcertLove it or hate it! I attended a Justin Bieber concert this past weekend. My brother advised me not to tell anyone – anyone! – about the experience. Well, here I am, telling.

While being surrounded by high-pitch screams, I turned into event planner mode. And, in addition to finally being able to name a Justin Bieber song, here is what I took away from the experience.

Bieber does it, and event planners should follow suit!

1. Know your audience!

Make your audience believers [Beliebers???] and give them exactly what they came for. Know your attendees just like Bieber knows his fans. Having two teen Continue reading

Event Guide: How To Turn Attendees Into Happy Guests – Part 1

Corporate event success celebrated with thumbs up by attendeeThere are many aspects that affect a guest’s impression of your corporate event. Recruiting an enticing speaker, and selecting a trendy topic, no longer suffice. So what does the trick? How do you turn attendees into happy guests?

The answer is simple: Improve the event experience for your attendees!

Follow these rules, and your guests will keep coming back again for more! Continue reading