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Alcohol-focused team-building events: Is it time to rethink them?

Alcohol-focused team-building events: Is it time to rethink them? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We need to rethink the idea of making alcohol the focus of team-building events in an effort to make them more inclusive and diverse, says Andrea Boulden.
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7 Ways to Make Your Meeting More Introvert-Friendly

7 Ways to Make Your Meeting More Introvert-Friendly | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Isn’t it interesting that, while up to half of meeting participants are introverts, most meetings are designed for extroverts? But it doesn’t have to be that way, said Play With a Purpose Chief IdeaSparker Sharon Fisher at a session at the 2017 Meeting Professionals International’s World Education Congress. With just a few tweaks, you can design an event that both introverts and extroverts will love.

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Saying “No” to All-Male Panels: Why it Matters

Saying “No” to All-Male Panels: Why it Matters | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Think about the last conference you attended and try to recall: was there an all-male panel? And what about the conference before that? In fact, have the majority of panel discussions you’ve attended, organised or - if like me, you identify as male – participated in been all-male? Sadly, for most the answer is “yes”…

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Attracting Millennials With Experiential Events

Attracting Millennials With Experiential Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Understanding attendee profiles and how they behave is vital to any organisation. Attracting millennials or different age groups to any type of event plays a key role in its success, but also comes with several challenges. Ways of engaging with millennials for example, are quite different from the ways of getting Generation X or Baby-boomers involved. 

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Assif Khan's curator insight, February 26, 6:48 PM
A good read on overcoming challenges for MICE events. 

 From live.mci-group.com - February 23, 1:00 AM
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Creating Accessible Events On-Site 

Creating Accessible Events On-Site  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

70% of Americans will have either a temporary or permanent disability at some point in their lifetimes — in 2015 alone, people with disabilities accounted for 12% of the US population. Whether you’re hosting an outdoor camping festival or a conference for professional networking, event accessibility should be top-of-mind for you and your team.

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Tickets, Please: How To Attract Millennials To Your Next Event

Tickets, Please: How To Attract Millennials To Your Next Event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

In a world where competitive lifestyles and social media are stressing people out, it’s no surprise that the Millennial generation is turning to live events to spend money and make memories.

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20 Tips for a More Accessible Event

20 Tips for a More Accessible Event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Event organizers have a legal and moral obligation to ensure their experience can be equally enjoyed by all. This includes attendees who have special accessibility requirements. This 20 point guide will help you audit your event to ensure it allows all event attendees to equally participate in a dignified way.

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How to Add More Women Speakers to Your Meetings

How to Add More Women Speakers to Your Meetings | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

In a recent survey, we asked meeting professionals to let us know the process behind their speaker selections. We’ll be publishing data from the full study in an upcoming issue of Convene, but here’s one of the most interesting results.

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How to Plan Accessible Meetings and Events

How to Plan Accessible Meetings and Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Experts offer their tips for accommodating attendees with disabilities. Accommodating different types of disabilities is a necessary, and sometimes overlooked, part of a successful event or meeting.“Can all guests, despite any ability level, attend and enjoy the event just like all others?” asks Susan Nicholl, executive director of the Special Olympics Chicago.
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The Event Industry’s Problem With Speaker Diversity

The Event Industry’s Problem With Speaker Diversity | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

White male seems to be the trend when it comes to speaker line ups at events. Are you brave enough to change that? A couple of weeks ago the event industry earned its first internet meme, courtesy of Congrats, you have an all male panel!

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