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Month: December 2010

Make Your Next Meeting Fun and Interactive
Dec 08, 2010 by
Are your meetings and events snoozers? There is no reason they have to be! Here is a timeline and list of some ideas that you can utilize as you plan your meetings in 2011 and beyond. 3 Months to 1 Year Before Event Appoint a "Director of Fun". This person will have the responsibility for: Dreaming up activities for the attendees Bringing in "fun" items, such as interactive technology tool rentals Selecting the Theme for the Event ...
5 Keys to a More Effective RFP
Dec 06, 2010 by
A Request for Proposal (RFP) can be overwhelming in event planning, especially when it comes to renting audio visual equipment. Listed below, are five key guidelines  to include in your next RFP, which have been gathered from the Convention Industry Council (CIC) and Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) Best Practices guide. Obtain the Key Contact Information. Employer Mailing Address Telephone Numbers (office and cell) Fax Email address Web address What ...
Kiosk Rentals : Your Questions Answered
Dec 03, 2010 by
The market for computer kiosks continues to expand despite the global recession as the uses for the devices grow and the public embraces the self-service concept, according to the newly-released Eighth Edition of Kiosks and Interactive Technology – Global Statistics and Trends – from Summit Research Associates. The industry has benefited as new applications are launched and older kiosk models are replaced. In addition, public attitude towards self-service and using a kiosk has change...
The Best of Event Technology in 2010: Part 2
Dec 01, 2010 by
BizBash Magazine highlighted three companies that used Apple's iPad uniquely and creatively in 2010. Today we are going to highlight those three organizations and give you food for thought about adding iPad rentals into your 2011 events.LexusIn August, Lexus held a three day product launching event in Toronto to unveil its new hybrid car. They utilized iPad demonstrations and allowed attendees to offer feedback with their impressions of the vehicle through these interactive iPad stations. ...
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