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Month: January 2014

Survey Says: C-Suite Values F2F Meetings
Jan 08, 2014 by
Northstar Meeting's Group recently polled 145 senior executives regarding their position on the intrinsic value of off-site meetings. The results were refreshing and if used properly, should help in your efforts to justify the use of meeting planners within the organization. Here it goes:  VITAL MEETING TYPES Respondents said the following meetings are extremely or very important to the success of their organization:  Training (65%) Board (65%) Annual (59...
Planners Prepare for 6 Shifts in Mobile Solutions in 2014
Jan 06, 2014 by
With the number of active cell phones reaching 7.3 billion this year, according to Silicon India and Gartner predicting that tablet shipments will outstrip PCs by 72% in 2016, is it any wonder that organizations are looking at their mobile technology strategy as they embark on 2014?    According to Dr. Hossein Eslambolchi the Chairman and CEO at CyberFlow Analytics you have a recipe for growth or disaster depending on how how prepared you are for this technology within your enter...
4 Fabulous Meeting Technology Predictions for 2014
Jan 03, 2014 by
GenieConnect, a mobile events app company, recently came out with their top 10 tech predictions for the New Year. Many of them validate what I have been writing about for the last 18 months. Here are the four I believe you should pay attention to, in order of urgency, as you look at your meeting plans for the coming year.  Fit-for-Purpose Wi-Fi will become the norm.  What is fit-for-purpose Wi-Fi? It is providing the right amount of bandwidth needed at your event at the ...
Cheers to the New Year
Jan 01, 2014 by
A p p r o a c h t h e N e w Y e a r w i t h r e s o l v e t o f i n d t h e o p p o r t u n i t i e s h i d d e n i n e a c h n e w d a y . ~ M i c h a e l J o s e p h s o n & n b s p ; C h e e r s t o t h e N e w Y e a r ! & n b s p ;
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