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How Apple, Google and the White House Hold More Productive Meetings (And You Can, Too)

How Apple, Google and the White House Hold More Productive Meetings (And You Can, Too) | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Science-backed methods you can use. If you have ever wanted to pop an escape hatch or teleport to distant worlds just to get out of a meeting, take heart.There are ways to hold a better meeting.


Forward-thinking companies have found creative ways to get their teams together, and their lessons and structure can be easily duplicated in meetings anywhere. These creative methods aren’t just clever for cleverness’s sake: Most of them are science-backed and all of them are grounded in successful experience.

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Zero-Waste Event Makeovers Anyone Can Do

Zero-Waste Event Makeovers Anyone Can Do | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

When it comes to eliminating waste at your event, a picture is worth a thousand words. Following are two examples of seriously simple, low- to no-cost ways to reduce event waste that anyone can accomplish.

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Top 7 Best Practices for Online Registration

Top 7 Best Practices for Online Registration | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Without an online registration form, an event could never be complete. The beauty of having an online form as well as an event website, is that you can avoid human error and save an immense amount of time. If created a certain way, you can make event forms do all the grunt work for you, and these 7 steps will help make all the difference.



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17 Ways to Use Video to Market Your Event

17 Ways to Use Video to Market Your Event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Try these strategies to create shareable video content before, during, and after your event. Videos are a critical piece of content marketing for events.

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3 Business Life Lessons: How To Progress Through Positivity

3 Business Life Lessons: How To Progress Through Positivity | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Working in any sector of business can be stressful, and it’s easy to lose sight of your own personal goals and progression, which often fall to the wayside in favour of deadlines and number crunching.

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Why You Should Use Technology To Register and Manage Your Attendees - Plan It On A Post-It..

Why You Should Use Technology To Register and Manage Your Attendees - Plan It On A Post-It.. | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

It always dawns on me that many meeting owners still resort to stone-age methodology instead of technology to register and manage attendees to their meeting or event.Technology offers a better way to manage and get your attendees registered for your event. So ditch that excel spreadsheet, and read on about how technology can work for you and your event.

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How to Use Content Marketing to Drive Success for Your Next Event

How to Use Content Marketing to Drive Success for Your Next Event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Why creating useful and relevant information engages attendees year-round and helps a target audience see a brand, corporate entity, or nonprofit as a credible resource on a topic. Let’s start with what content marketing is not: It’s not advertising.

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Think Big About Smaller Events

Think Big About Smaller Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Everyone wants to plan and produce mega-events with thousands of attendees, massive general sessions and hundreds of workshops and seminars. Yet the reality is that the vast majority of events are smaller ones, with an average audience of 100 people or fewer.

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Rethink 2014: Six shifts occurring in the world of corporate events

Rethink 2014: Six shifts occurring in the world of corporate events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

We have slowly shifted to keep pace with these changes in the corporate events industry and the expectations of the guest. As our world shifts around us so quickly we can barely keep pace, we’re learning to become more agile and adjust to the landscape. Some of the changes which have struck me as significant I share below, and I welcome comments from those you have experienced.

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4 Steps to a Greener Meeting

4 Steps to a Greener Meeting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Green meetings are based on a sustainability framework that balances environmental, economic and social impacts in context of an organization’s business needs.

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Use improvisational skills to succeed at the trade show

Use improvisational skills to succeed at the trade show | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

When it comes to the trade show, personality and the ability to quickly develop positive relationships with attendees should always be at the top of one's event checklist. However, making this happen in a way that fosters lead generation is often easier said than done at the actual event.

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9 Creative Ways to Display Company Logos at Events

9 Creative Ways to Display Company Logos at Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Today’s event planner is expected to ‘think outside the box’ and create unique experiences rather than run-of-the-mill corporate events.
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How brands perceive events

How brands perceive events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Events are increasingly important for brands, there is no question about that. We sat down with Pedro Caldas, a specialist in brand management.
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Ways to Reduce ‘No-Shows’ at Your Events

Ways to Reduce ‘No-Shows’ at Your Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Whether you run free or paid for events one of your biggest worries as an event organiser is whether everyone you expect to turn up is going to. No shows have a huge impact on an event and its profitability.
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8 Secrets From Power Networking Pros

8 Secrets From Power Networking Pros | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
To ace networking, you need to do more than just collect cards. Take it from these hard-core networkers, who share their top tips.
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The Email Marketing Guide for Exhibitors

The Email Marketing Guide for Exhibitors | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Attention Exhibitors!

  • Did you know that email can massively help you drive visitors to your stand?
  • Are you ticking all the boxes to make your emails stand out amongst other exhibitors?
  • Are you optimising your email activity before, during and after a show?

 

There’s a good chance you’re not but don’t worry our new Email Marketing Guide for Exhibitors is here to give you the inside track on what you should be doing to use email more effectively!

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10 Tips for Adding Local Destination Flavor to Your Meeting

10 Tips for Adding Local Destination Flavor to Your Meeting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Imagine this: a meeting attendee is sitting in an airport on their way home and someone asks, “How was your time in X city?” and the attendee responds, “I could have been in any city and it wouldn’t have mattered.” They are stuck in the Airport-Taxi-Hotel-Taxi-Airport (ATHTA) rut and are never able to get a taste of the destination.  Not exactly the experience planners are hoping for, especially when a meeting’s success is tied to attendees desire to return for next year’s meeting.

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Creating Meeting Experiences That Drive Attendance

Creating Meeting Experiences That Drive Attendance | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

This episode will address this challenge and direct you to resources and solutions that will help you plan engaging meetings and uncover ways to attract younger participants.

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Measuring What Matters To Your Conference

Measuring What Matters To Your Conference | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

If the only conference numbers you care about are attendance, exhibitors, revenue and profits, you will never be able to understand why those numbers fluctuate.

You’re only guessing and planning conference programming through a shot-gun approach if you don’t get serious about measurement.

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Audience Expectations for Events Around the World

Audience Expectations for Events Around the World | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

At the end of the day, we are all consumers and our habits in the real world impact the face-to-face activations in business meetings and events. Here are three unifying event trends I’ve discovered all across the globe, spanning industries, markets, and audiences.

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Unconventional Event Venues – Six Ideas You’ll Want to Steal NOW!

Unconventional Event Venues – Six Ideas You’ll Want to Steal NOW! | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Choosing a venue becomes even more complicated the moment you realize that an event space isn’t just a place for people to sit while someone talks on stage. It isn’t just locale to dine or share some drinks. The venue is a major part of the experience.

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7 Reasons Why Going Digital Can Increase Engagement and Happiness at Your Next Show

As the event industry continues to adopt and grow its digital presence through various social networks, we always need to zero-base and remember why we are doing it. First off, it allows organizers and everyone at the show to interact with everyone else on multiple levels for lots of different reasons in basically real-time like never before.

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5 Cool #EventTech Tools Waiting For Adoption

5 Cool #EventTech Tools Waiting For Adoption | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Not all event technology was created equal. This post looks at revolutionary technology that is yet to make an impact in the event industry. Do you recall that moment when you looked at a brand new, mind-blowing tool or software?

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You Can’t Fake Quality: What Event Planners Can Learn from the Peacock’s Tail

You Can’t Fake Quality: What Event Planners Can Learn from the Peacock’s Tail | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

In these budget conscious times, most of us are looking for ways to keep our costs down. The prevailing logic is that we need to keep our ticket prices as low as possible in order to attract attendees.

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