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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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Tone it Down: Why a Deep Voice may be an Advantage at a Meeting

Tone it Down: Why a Deep Voice may be an Advantage at a Meeting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Gentlemen - Did you know that research suggests the tone of your voice in a meeting has a big impact on how you are perceived by others?
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Social Media Guide

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The Essential Guide to Social Media for Live Events 2013-2014

1 - Does your business talk to its customers?

2 - Do your customers talk to your business?

3 - Do your customers talk to each other about your brand?

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Why Keynote Speakers are Key to Your Events

Why Keynote Speakers are Key to Your Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Arguably one of the more expensive line items in a conference budget, the investment in keynote speakers may be well worth it if you want people to remember your event and get excited about next year.
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Checklist: 12 Things to Consider When Creating Your Event App

Checklist: 12 Things to Consider When Creating Your Event App | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Create a user-friendly, information-rich app for your next meeting or conference by asking the right questions up front.A dedicated mobile app is now essential for large meetings, conferences, and trade shows, allowing attendees to manage their experiences on the go and eliminating the need for printed materials.
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20 Mistakes Events Make on Social Media and How to Fix Them

20 Mistakes Events Make on Social Media and How to Fix Them | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
When it gets to social media for events, we’re all guilty of making mistakes. Here are a few common ones and how to fix them.
If you’ve been involved in social from early days, you would have done a lot of mistakes.
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How to use online travel reviews to plan your next business trip

How to use online travel reviews to plan your next business trip | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
A 2012 report by Trip Advisor found that travel review websites surpassed feedback from web-based travel agencies, social media and even family and friends as the “most useful” source of information when researching and planning a trip
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How Effective is the Panel Format?

How Effective is the Panel Format? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

  The Panel Report: A 2014 Snapshot on the Effectiveness of Panel Discussions at Meetings, Conferences & Conventions offers some of the most up-to-date information available on the effectiveness of panel discussion at meetings, conferences and conventions.

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GBTA Report: Western Europe's Business Travel Outlook Improves

GBTA Report: Western Europe's Business Travel Outlook Improves | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The Global Business Travel Association recently released its latest GBTA BTI Outlook – Western Europe report, a semi-annual analysis of the five most critical business travel markets in Europe: Germany, the UK, France, Italy and Spain, which form...
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When an Event Becomes a Legend: Inside SXSW

When an Event Becomes a Legend: Inside SXSW | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
What’s not to love about a citywide event that encourages visitors to use every third-party intermediary site out because its block sells out every time?
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Can YxYY Make Us Fall in Love With Conferences Again?

Can YxYY Make Us Fall in Love With Conferences Again? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The No. 1 rule of YxYY is to attend the conference with no schedules or expectations whatsoever — and you'd better keep it that way.
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Conferences and meetings boost Britain’s coffers by £19.9 billion

Conferences and meetings boost Britain’s coffers by £19.9 billion | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

New figures released in BVEP’s latest report highlight value of industry segments. Conferences and meetings are worth £19.9 billion to the UK in direct spending according to new research.

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Meetings Podcast - Show 284: Virtual Assistants, No Shows, AV Tips

Meetings Podcast - Show 284: Virtual Assistants, No Shows, AV Tips | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Mike McAllen interviews Jonathan Skank about Virtual Assistants, Julius Solaris talks about Event No Shows, and Jon Trask ives you 5 AV Tips
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Airline industry pours millions into new terminals

Airline industry pours millions into new terminals | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Airlines and airports are building and revamping airport terminals across the U.S., from putting in work stations and lounge-like seating to adding Wi-Fi to transforming the building's exteriors into architectural standouts.
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Top 7 Reasons Why People Did Not Attend Your Event

Top 7 Reasons Why People Did Not Attend Your Event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

What is the biggest nightmare of an event manager? A well decorated and organized event, without any guest! When you organize an event, you have to take care of several issues such as venue arrangement, hiring the catering service provider, finding the performers or speakers, promoting the event, etc.

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Event marketing—you can’t do it all yourself

Event marketing—you can’t do it all yourself | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
I recently consulted with a client who was new to meeting planning. Mike had bravely decided to create a new conference featuring his talents and those of over twenty friends and colleagues, all of whom had followings in their realm of expertise.
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Stretched Too Thin? 5 Strategies For Coping With Too Much Work

Stretched Too Thin? 5 Strategies For Coping With Too Much Work | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Having too much work has become the new normal. However, until there is a clear directive that the workplace will change, your work still needs to get done. Here are 5 strategies for coping with too much work:
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How to Use Technology in Your Trade Show Booth

Technology can boost any trade show displays popularity at the event, especially in this day and age where most people can’t go anywhere without their smart phone in tow. Keeping your audience engaged and entertained will not only enhance the look of your booth, but it will also help you generate leads. Here are several ways you can incorporate technology into your display system.

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8 Ways Generating Content Before Your Show Will Increase Engagement

Digital content is the means and social media is the medium by which we can do this. We need information to make informed decisions before a show starts as most exhibitors have that readily available months in advance and are just looking for a place to put it. 

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Why We Love Magnetic Name Tags (And You Should Too!)

Why We Love Magnetic Name Tags (And You Should Too!) | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
When people say it's the little things in life make us happy, they must be talking about magnetic name tags because these babies are little and they make me super happy!
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Alternative Team Building Events and Activities

Alternative Team Building Events and Activities | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
As a manager, inspiring your team can often prove difficult and while you might turn to team building events for motivation, these can often be boring, dull and done to death.
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Five Steps To Take Your Education Programming From Blah To Wickedly Smart

Five Steps To Take Your Education Programming From Blah To Wickedly Smart | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Curation: it’s more important than you think.
And it’s extremely critical to the success of your education programming.
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Beyond the Basics: Planning Accessible Meetings

Beyond the Basics: Planning Accessible Meetings | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The Americans with Disabilities Act sets a standard for accessibility compliance for meetings and events, but planning truly accessible meetings means going beyond the basic requirements.
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With a Master Services Agreement, Contract Negotiation is “One and Done!”

MSAs save time and effort by getting legal terms agreed upon between your company and suppliers you use often.
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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.