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Month: April 2011

4 Things to Consider When Comparing Tablet PC to iPad Rental Units
Apr 06, 2011 by
Whether you opt to rent iPads, iPad 2s, or Tablet PCs, the marketplace can be confusing, especially with a plethora of similar-looking tablets available. Let's look at 4 key factors you need to consider:First: Do you need Android-based Tablet PCs at your Meeting or Event?Tablets are the go-between devices of the laptop and smartphone. They are lighter than a laptop and they can provide attendees an easy way to check e-mail, browse the web, and utilize the same meeting applications. In addit...
Creative Ways to Promote Interaction Before, During, and After the Meeting
Apr 04, 2011 by
Attendees are hungry for the interactive format at meetings and events. Meeting planners need to find creative ways to meet this need before, during, and after the event by keeping the conversation going. Below are some technology tools available to you to keep the creative juices flowing at your next conference. SURVEYS and POLLS Before the Event Surveymonkey provides a free online tool that allows you to ask potential attendees what they want at the meeting via a series of clo...
The New Way for PowerPoint: PechaKucha
Apr 01, 2011 by
PowerPoint is still the most widely used presentation system in the world. However, many attendees are frustrated with the over use of PowerPoint and are demanding a better way. Enter: PechaKucha 20x20. Below, is an explanation of the format and why many event organizers may see more use of this format in 2011 and beyond. What is PechaKucha 20x20? It is a simple presentation format where the presenter may only have 20 slides and they can only spend 20 seconds on each slide. The whole presentat...

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