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Welcome to our meetings and events industry content hub where we curate our favourite content. You can experience live education sessions at our exhibitions, IMEX (www.imex-frankfurt.com) and IMEX America (www.imexamerica.com).
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Don’t Let Attendees Listen and Leave

Don’t Let Attendees Listen and Leave | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Here are five tips from FreemanXP President Chris Cavanaugh for creating community at events in a way that delivers value to participants while “activating” them to bring value to your organization.

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I Tweet, You Tweet, Let’s Tweetup

I Tweet, You Tweet, Let’s Tweetup | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Meet me at the Tweetup…what on earth is a Tweetup? Is it a meeting while tweeting? Is it an online tweeting hangout? Quite the contrary: it’s a face-to-face event, large or small, where you “Tweetup,” a.k.a.
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The biggest unconference mistake you can make

The biggest unconference mistake you can make | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

I was a skeptic myself when I started using participant-led formats back in 1992. A number of years passed before I stopped worrying whether this new-fangled way of running events would work for the next group I tried it with. It turns out that when a participant-led session or sessions are the only conference activities going on, people dive in and nearly everyone likes what occurs. But when you give people a choice between what’s familiar and what’s not, all but the bravest take the safer path.

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Get Your Technology Talking – And Let It Take the Strain

Get Your Technology Talking – And Let It Take the Strain | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Event managers are increasingly expected to handle large numbers of events and present a tangible ROI to clients and board members. It’s fantastic to see that new technology is beginning to be embraced to help with this, not only as a means to improve the event experience for delegates but also assist planners in their day to day role.

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Should CEOs Feel Optimistic About the Economy?

Should CEOs Feel Optimistic About the Economy? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
A new study shows that association CEOs feel steadier after the Great Recession. But growth opportunities remain hard to come by.
Mark your calendar: This June marks the fifth anniversary of the official end of the Great Recession.
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Inspire Creativity at Work With All 5 of Your Senses

Inspire Creativity at Work With All 5 of Your Senses | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
You’ve probably heard of the debate about whether open offices or the oh-so-dreaded traditional cubicles are better in the workplace.
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John Spence: A Simple Formula for Business Success

John Spence: A Simple Formula for Business Success | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Thought leader and business strategist John Spence laid out several cutting-edge ideas and actions to take your organization from good to great at ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference Sunday.
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7 Fundamental Ways To Drastically Improve Conference Breakouts

7 Fundamental Ways To Drastically Improve Conference Breakouts | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Concurrent sessions, often known as breakouts, are the meat and potatoes of conferences. They are also one of the most difficult areas for your continuous improvement efforts.

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The Neuroscience of Networking: Why Networking Matters To Your Conference

The Neuroscience of Networking: Why Networking Matters To Your Conference | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Your brain is passionate about one thing.
So much so that when it is not thinking about a problem or focused on something specific, it defaults to doing this one thing.
Neuroscientist Dr.
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Hiring Event Security Services: What You Should Know

Hiring Event Security Services: What You Should Know | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
There are plenty of reasons to hire a security contractor. Knowing what questions to ask when looking for the perfect event security team can be a bit more difficult to figure out.
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Christiana Taylor's curator insight, March 23, 2014 10:35 PM

Tips on the criteria on hiring security for your events.

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How To Choose Education Content That Leads to a Treasure of Learners

How To Choose Education Content That Leads to a Treasure of Learners | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Pirates are treasure hunters that don’t always play by the rules.
As an association education professional, you too can buck tradition by searching for hidden treasures of content and delivering them to your members.
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Your Conference Needs To Go On An Education Session Diet

Your Conference Needs To Go On An Education Session Diet | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Your conference attendees and prospects are less satisfied with an extensive list of education offerings than a narrow one.
Too much information overwhelms them. And they walk away without any action.
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Helping Conference First Timers And Solo Attendees Move Beyond Hello

Helping Conference First Timers And Solo Attendees Move Beyond Hello | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Imagine that you’re a first-time attendee at a conference that draws thousands.
To make matters even more challenging, you’re flying solo. No safety net of colleagues to meet-up with every now and then.
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Data breach: Expect the worst, and plan

Data breach: Expect the worst, and plan | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
It was a publicity nightmare for the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center last fall when the word broke that hundreds of conventioneers who'd dined at the next-door M. J. O'Connor's restaurant. See BCEC's breach response plan here.
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Seven-Year Study Shows How Associations Weather Economic Ups and Downs

Seven-Year Study Shows How Associations Weather Economic Ups and Downs | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
92% The amount of associations who reported they are optimistic for 2014, according to the latest “Economic Impact on Associations Study.” The latest results from a longitudinal study looking at economic effects on associations suggest that in good...
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Making The Most Out Of Your Event Video

Making The Most Out Of Your Event Video | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
If you are spending a great deal of time putting together grand events to market your business, it is only natural that you will want the world to know about them.
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11 Quick Tips for International Exhibiting

11 Quick Tips for International Exhibiting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Are you joining the growing ranks of exhibitors who are being asked to take your trade show displays international?  Ja?  Si?  Oui?

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Why Going Green Matters at Your Next Tradeshow

Why Going Green Matters at Your Next Tradeshow | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Tradeshows generate a ton of waste each year with an incredible 600,000 tons of trash turned out every year by the 60 million people who attend tradeshows. This is a staggering amount that has a huge environmental impact, and we are all looking for ways to lessen this impact.

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On The Road: Tips for Smooth Sailing on Your Next Business Trip

On The Road: Tips for Smooth Sailing on Your Next Business Trip | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Traveling for work can be fraught with delays, mechanical difficulties, and missed connections as a new study by the Global Business Travel Association recently found.
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17 Ways to Use Google Glass at Events

17 Ways to Use Google Glass at Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Event professionals currently testing Google’s wearable device suggest ways to incorporate it into events and meetings.Google Glass is Google’s entry into the wearable technology market.
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Outlook Strong for International Association Meetings, Survey Shows

Outlook Strong for International Association Meetings, Survey Shows | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
More than 40 percent of North American association executives report increased budgets and higher attendance at international events, finds a new survey.
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Using Technology to Enhance Your Trade Show Booth

Using Technology to Enhance Your Trade Show Booth | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Technology is continually advancing, and that means that it’s easier than ever for companies to incorporate it into their trade show booths.
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Responsible Business in Action

Responsible Business in Action | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We’ve just wrapped up the reporting for the game changing Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development organised at the end of last year with Global Initiatives here in Singapore.
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The First Time Buyer’s Guide To Trade Show Exhibits

The First Time Buyer’s Guide To Trade Show Exhibits | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
So you’ve decided to dive into the process of purchasing your first trade show display? Perhaps you’ve been renting for a few years or are completely new to the trade show scene.
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Is unmembership the future of associations?

Is unmembership the future of associations? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Unmembership? What s that? It s a word invented by my creative friend Mitchell Beer during a wonderful ninety minute coffee break during the 2014 PCMA Convening Leaders conference a few weeks ago. Let me explain.

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