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5 Cool Things Associations Are Doing at Meetings and Events

5 Cool Things Associations Are Doing at Meetings and Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Association meetings are sometimes wrongly perceived as unable to keep up with the likes of bigger conferences such as SXSW or TED. Here are five ideas executed by associations throughout the past year that I think are the best of the best.

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Your Conference Planning Really Is Brain Surgery

Your Conference Planning Really Is Brain Surgery | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

You’ve heard the saying, “Come on, this is not brain surgery.”
It means that something is really simple to do. We use it to encourage people to stop whining and do the obvious.

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Meet and Eat: 5 Recent Trends in Hotel Catering

Meet and Eat: 5 Recent Trends in Hotel Catering | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Get inspired by the latest trends for your next corporate gathering. In an effort to meet the changing needs of conference clients, more and more hotels are transitioning from traditional banquet service to more engaging, specialized experiences, like hands-on food demonstrations and healthy, local fare.

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How to battle nomophobia at corporate meetings and events

How to battle nomophobia at corporate meetings and events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Six months in planning, and your event is in full swing. The key note speaker is addressing a hall full of your client’s customers and peers. The presentation is climaxing when – oh no! – certain members of the audience appear distracted.

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You Cannot be Serious! Why Events are the Perfect Adult Playground

You Cannot be Serious! Why Events are the Perfect Adult Playground | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

There are certain types of events such as sports, music festivals and comedy shows which are designed for people to come together and play.

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How to Host a More Efficient Meeting

How to Host a More Efficient Meeting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Embarrassingly simple icebreaker: Raise your hand if you have ever found yourself upset with the inefficiencies and time wasted as a result of a business meeting. 

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The DOs and DON'Ts of Social Media

The DOs and DON'Ts of Social Media | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

With social media becoming a more prevalent part of our daily lives, it’s almost a normal occurrence to catch bad behavior and blunders from people around the world.

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#Eventprofs, Here Are 5 Ways Boost Your Creativity

#Eventprofs, Here Are 5 Ways Boost Your Creativity | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

At times, finding new creative ideas to incorporate into meetings and events can be challenging as an #eventprof. Have you ever found yourself in a position were you need an extra boost in creativity?

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New Survey Reveals Some Networking No-No’s

New Survey Reveals Some Networking No-No’s | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Do you have trouble asking for a favor or keeping in touch with your network? These are just two common networking mistakes identified in a new survey.

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The Era of Average is Over – 4 Insights How NOT to get Left Behind

The Era of Average is Over – 4 Insights How NOT to get Left Behind | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

In the past 30 years, millions of people have lost their jobs to the rise of computerized automation, technology and robots offering unparalleled efficiency, reliability and performance benefits. Experts state that we are at the crucial tipping point often referred to as the ‘great decoupling’, with economic growth for the first time not followed by a similar increase in job creation.

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35 Tools to Enhance Your Content Marketing Efforts

35 Tools to Enhance Your Content Marketing Efforts | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Here is a comprehensive list of tools to help you get the most out of your content marketing efforts, broken down into five manageable categories.
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5 Feelings That Make the Event Magic Happen

5 Feelings That Make the Event Magic Happen | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Have you ever attended an event that was great, so great that you keep telling your colleagues or friends through the year? Probably you have. Yet is highly likely that, despite your incredible enthusiasm, it is hard for you to say why it was so special.


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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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