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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...
6 Technology Trends Expected to Explode in 2016
Nov 19, 2015 by
  It’s hard to believe, but before you know it, you will be ringing in the New Year with new ideas about ways to improve your meetings and events. However, with the plethora of technology that is generally available and limited time to review it, it can be difficult to assess which solutions make sense for your meeting. Here are six technology trends identified by Brian Pesin, Marketing Manager at Event Farm and Corbin Ball, Owner of Corbin Ball Associates as the ones to keep on the ra...
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...
Attitude of Gratitude: 9 Ways To Show It This Thanksgiving
Nov 12, 2015 by
It’s not about the products and services your company makes or delivers; it’s the people that make all the difference. Your employees are the ones who sell your goods, talk to your customers and make your corporate events happen. This post will talk about why you should appreciate your employees this Thanksgiving season and nine creative ways to do so. The Research Several studies have concluded that appreciated employees are productive employees. Here is the data: According to Harvard Bu...
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...
What’s New with 4K Displays
Nov 05, 2015 by
Even though 4K technology has been around since 2013, it really has only started to catch on over the course of the last few months. And it is really booming in the arena of 50-60+ inch displays, where 4K technology genuinely affects the viewing experience. Before I get into all the technical aspects of this technology, remember that 4K displays are 4X the resolution of a standard HD unit (or 4,000 pixels wide) – thus giving you great detail, sharpness and resolution. Why Aren’t There More ...
Trade Show Technology – Trends and Success Tips
Nov 03, 2015 by
If you are involved with any aspects of trade shows or similar events, you may feel as if things are changing at such a fast pace that it’s hard to even catch your breath, much less capitalize on some of the trends. But rather then fear the blinding speed with which the Internet and trade show technology is evolving, you can use these trends to your advantage by learning how to incorporate technology in ways that support your needs and goals, improve client communication, and boost your ROI. ...
10 Solid Steps to Make Your Holiday Party Stand Out
Oct 29, 2015 by
We talked about holiday party justification in Part 1 and balancing the proper budget in Part 2, now it is time to put the planning wheels in motion with discussion and ideas about the smaller, often overlooked items in the party planning process. Remember, you and your co-workers are coming together to recognize this year’s achievements and set the tone for new and exciting things next year. Unfortunately, a poorly planned and executed event sends a signal that you don’t care. A bad event...
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...
Holiday Party Budgeting Can Be Trickier Than You Think
Oct 22, 2015 by
You and your staff are tasked with planning this year’s holiday party; the first one your organization has had in a few years. While your staff is excited about this, you know there is some risk. Spend too little on the event and the organization will look cheap. Spend too much and the company will look extravagant. The key is to establish and follow a budget that will make employees feel their hard work is being rewarded with this special event. As mentioned in Part 1 of this 3-part series,...
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