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Welcome to IMEX's meetings and events industry content hub. We select and tag our favourite industry related online content daily. You can experience live education sessions at both our trade shows, IMEX and IMEX America. For more information on how to register (for free) for IMEX America 2016 head to: http://register.imexamerica.com
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The Collaborative Economy’s Impact on Events - etouches blog

The Collaborative Economy’s Impact on Events - etouches blog | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Airbnb, VRBO, Uber and Lyft — companies at the forefront of the “sharing economy,” from home rentals to ridesharing — have been getting more than their own…
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25 Health Conscious Catering Ideas for Your Next Event

25 Health Conscious Catering Ideas for Your Next Event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Healthy catering options at events shouldn’t be dull or boring. Here are some mouth-watering and health conscious catering ideas to inspire your next event menus.
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Why don’t participants want to ask questions at events?

Why don’t participants want to ask questions at events? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Picture this scene. The presenter finishes their session, the moderator steps on stage and asks the audience “are there any questions?” Tumbleweed rolls by as delegates shuffle nervously in their chairs.
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Planning for disaster: Best practices and essential terminology

Planning for disaster: Best practices and essential terminology | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Your reputation—and people’s lives—are riding on your preparedness for riots, protests, shooters and acts of terrorism. Do what you do best: Prepare.
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7 ways to minimise no-shows at your B2B events

7 ways to minimise no-shows at your B2B events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Can drop outs be prevented at your event? What are the ways to minimise no-shows at your B2B event and ensure you have a room filled with engaged delegates.
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How to Increase Attendance by Successfully Switching Over to Digital

How to Increase Attendance by Successfully Switching Over to Digital | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The conference industry works in long arcs of time, and short bursts of excitement.
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Event Sponsorship Roundup: The Best Content from Around the Web 

Event Sponsorship Roundup: The Best Content from Around the Web  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We’ve rounded up the best recent web content about event sponsorship from those who know and fashioned it into five tips we’ve discovered to snag better sponsors.
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Great Questions Define Great Conference Experiences

Great Questions Define Great Conference Experiences | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
It is much more effective to provide opportunities for conference participants to solve their own problems, then telling them how to solve it.
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Creating The Highly Energized And Engaged Conference Participant

Creating The Highly Energized And Engaged Conference Participant | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Are 50%-80% of your conference attendees in your programming at any given time? Or are they filling the hallways, hotel spa and lounge, local restaurants, coffee shops and bars conversing with others?
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Stop Promoting Conference Fast-Track, Artificial, Butt-In-Seat, Surface Learning

Stop Promoting Conference Fast-Track, Artificial, Butt-In-Seat, Surface Learning | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
How are your conference attendees learning? Yes, of course we should ask, “What are they learning?” More importantly, we need to ask, “How are they learning?
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3 Ways to Successfully Convey Your Association’s Value Proposition

3 Ways to Successfully Convey Your Association’s Value Proposition | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
You probably know your association’s mission, but do you know your association’s value proposition? And if so, does it resonate with people?
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5 Essential Pieces of The Audience Engagement Puzzle

5 Essential Pieces of The Audience Engagement Puzzle | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The times when participants attended events just to listen to a string of presentations are over. People expect interaction. They want to be part of the experience.
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How to develop a global risk management strategy

How to develop a global risk management strategy | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

With an increasing number of incidents occurring around the world, meetings and event planners are understandably seeking assurances from their chosen event partner. In light of the recent attacks we have witnessed, this is particularly true for Europe, where we see a great number of our clients placing a much stronger emphasis on emergency response planning.

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Employee Recognition Programs: A Guide [Infographic]

Employee Recognition Programs: A Guide [Infographic] | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The following infographic offers an overview of building engagement and enhancing productivity. It is a complete guide to employee recognition programs.
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5 Incredibly Easy Eco-Friendly Ideas to Use at Your Next Trade Show | TSNN Trade Show News

Whether or not your brand has established eco goals or objectives, there’s a lot of value for the planet, for your brand and for your prospects and customers in going green at trade shows.

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20 Ice Breaker Ideas to Help Event Networking

20 Ice Breaker Ideas to Help Event Networking | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Networking is an important part of events. Here are 20 ice breaker ideas that are easy, fun and should loosen everyone up.
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The Ultimate Guide To Meeting People at Events

The Ultimate Guide To Meeting People at Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
I wrote this free guide for entrepreneurs like you – self-starters who are looking to grow their businesses and turn the people they admire into friends, mentors, and clients.
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How to Give Constructive Feedback to Your Employees [Infographic]

How to Give Constructive Feedback to Your Employees [Infographic] | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Constructive feedback is all about constructing, building skills and relationships, that will stand up in the long run. This infographic shows you how.
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Making Hotels' Space-to-Rooms Ratio Work for Your Events

Making Hotels' Space-to-Rooms Ratio Work for Your Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Although doing math brings on anxiety for most, in the world of meetings, some basic math skills can take you far. And when it comes to…
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10 Massively Cool Exhibition Venues

10 Massively Cool Exhibition Venues | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Trade shows are an important part of our industry. So which are the top exhibition venues around the world? Here are the top 10 based on size.
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6 Tips for a Digital Strategy that Drives Sustainability

6 Tips for a Digital Strategy that Drives Sustainability | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
For nearly a decade, technology usage is increasing and experience has proved that virtual connections increases face-to-face attendance and plays a very important part in your event sustainability strategy.
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13 Things We Need to Keep at Events

13 Things We Need to Keep at Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
There are some ideals for the event industry that we need now more than ever. Don't throw away everything that worked in the past, these are things we need to keep.
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Your Conference Needs To Focus On Providing 4D Experiences

Your Conference Needs To Focus On Providing 4D Experiences | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Conferences need 4D experiences: deep learning, deep play, deep reflection and deep connections. Not fast paced consumption and transactional events.
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