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Month: August 2012

The Wonderful Ways a Wireless Audience Response System Can Change Up Your Meeting
Aug 08, 2012 by
Do you like movies that have alternate endings? Or books that have interesting and unexpected twists? If so, you are not alone. We all like to be intrigued by whatever we are watching or reading and this sense of not knowing how things will turn out applies to the meeting and event industry as well. Think of Audience Response rentals as your alternative ending or added twist platform. They easily plugin to the PowerPoint presentation equipment. Quite simply, every 5 or 10 slides the speaker c...
5 Roadblocks to Holding an Exceptional Event
Aug 06, 2012 by
You have been given the green light on a meeting you have had on the drawing board for months and you want it to be absolutely exceptional. The last few meetings you have planned have been okay, but this one you want to be different. You want attendees to be excited about coming to the event.  Here are 5 common roadblocks many planners face when putting their meetings in motion and what you can do to avoid them. Getting caught up in the minutia.  If you want a great ev...
Delivering Training Face-to-Face: Why One Organization Says it is the Only Way to Go
Aug 03, 2012 by
Two years ago, Delotte LLP an audit, financial advisory, tax and consulting firm, set out to offer the best possible staff training to their 186,000 employees and partners from 154 countries worldwide. They studied the "bricks versus clicks" options and what they settled on was a $300 million, 5 story training center solution.  "We wanted to do something special and different," said Bill Pelster, Principal at Deloitte Consulting. "We had a great ...
5 Things Event Planners can Learn from Olympic Athletes
Aug 01, 2012 by
Now that the Olympics are in full-swing, I often marvel at the way things change every 4 years. Athletes seem to get faster and more powerful. Technological advances in equipment, clothing, and shoes allows them to go just that millisecond faster.  So what can event meeting services organizations learn from these powerful professional athletes? Plenty. Here are the 5 things any meeting planner can take away from the games: Olympians train, train, and train some more. They are...

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