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Happy Holiday Technology
Dec 04, 2015 by
Technology is the name of the game for this season and beyond. The holiday season is a time of festivity, family and food. It’s also a time when people use technology to create astonishing lighted decorations at home and places of business. Like all technology in the last couple of decades, advancements have been so great that you can now create light displays at home which wouldn’t have been possible not long ago – and with supplies from your local home improvement store. When we thin...
Easy Event Technology to Boost Your ROI- Part 3
Dec 01, 2015 by
The vast number of technology choices you now have to enhance your brand and exhibit booth at events means that with the right choices, you can make more impact than ever. To make the right technology choices, you should select tech solutions that support your specific company goals. At SmartSource Rentals, we’ve been providing rental products and services for trade shows and professional conferences for over 30 years. So we know exactly how important your ROI is, and how vital it is that the...
5 Ways to Enhance your Event with Twitter
Nov 19, 2015 by
Twitter walls have become an indispensable addition to business events. This unique social media technology enhancement is an important method for: Facilitating business connections Creating interest and buzz Promoting the event and its sessions, both internally to guests and externally (to FUTURE guests and exhibitors) Providing a valuable opportunity for attendees, exhibitors, and—of course!—sponsors to promote themselves Twitter is More Respected than You Think! According to a July...
3 Ways to Create an Outstanding Financial Conference
Nov 17, 2015 by
As a financial conference planner, it’s up to you to anticipate the reasons people attend a conference and provide solutions that will help your attendees satisfy those reasons. These reasons may be a desire to gather new knowledge within an industry, to network, as well as taking advantage of an event location, making it a mini-holiday. You can’t always control where your event is held, but you can create an Outstanding Financial Conference that leaves your attendees feeling satisfied and...
Happier, Healthier Attendees
Nov 10, 2015 by
Wellness is a trending buzzword for workplaces and business events—and for good reason! For business meetings, events, trade shows, and conferences, happy, healthy attendees are far more likely to: Engage with other guests Interact with exhibitors Share and network through social media Attend sessions more frequently Report higher satisfaction levels about the event itself (Most importantly) RETURN year after year! Happiness, however, can seem quite elusive. Here are some tips and tren...
Is Your Event Technology Scaring Potential Customers Away?
Oct 27, 2015 by
Boo! As we approach Halloween 2015, it’s a good time for your company to take stock of what you did right at past events, and what you can improve on. We know that in today’s technology driven society, finding and using the right event technology in creative and effective ways can be the key to achieving the results you’re looking for. Event technology can help increase event attendance 20%, increase productivity 27%, and decrease costs 20-30%. -Frost & Sullivan EVENT TECHNOLOGY – A...
12 Tips for Better Holiday Social Media
Oct 20, 2015 by
The 2015 Holiday Season is upon us, a time of festivities and special events and a time when consumers spend more money. It follows that so businesses and brands have one of the best opportunities to connect with customers and potential customers through the use of technology. This season, why not use the latest trends in social media to add extra pizazz to your communications and growth to your bottom line? Whether you’re attending or exhibiting at an event, or looking for ways to add sparkle...
Easy Event Technology to Boost Your ROI – Part 2
Oct 09, 2015 by
When it comes to tradeshows and other events that are important to increasing your business, the key to maximizing your return on investment is using tools and solutions that will support your specific goals.In Easy Event Technology to Boost Your ROI - Part 1 we discussed three technologies, Digital Signage, Apple iPad Stations, and Video Wall Displays, that are great for grabbing a potential customer’s attention.Gaining the attention of a potential customer is one specific event goal. Today...
How to Create Great Digital Signage Content at Your Next Event
Oct 06, 2015 by
Technology is an indispensable tool for increasing business and growing brand awareness. However, just like any other tool, technology is only as good as the people using it. When you are focused on an event and your goal is to grab the attention of potential customers you can put up the largest video screen there, but if you don’t bother to create effective, exciting content, the technology won’t have the positive impact you’re hoping for. One of the biggest mistakes companies make when...
The Secret to Making Your Next Big Meeting a Success
Sep 26, 2015 by
Meetings. We all have them. No matter what business or industry we’re in, meetings seem to be a fact of the working life. And if you want those meetings to be productive, the key is to make sure that those attending are going to be engaged with the people, the process, and the material. Microsoft conducted a survey of businesses several years ago and found that people spend 5.6 hours each week in meetings; 71 percent of American employees reported that these meetings "aren’t very productive...

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