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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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The Speaker Report

The Speaker Report | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The Speaker Report: The Use of Professional and Industry Speakers in the Meetings Market offers some of the most comprehensive information available on how speakers fit into the educational landscape. This report looks at how organizations use professional and industry speakers at their meetings, conferences, and other events—how they select them, what they expect from …
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A Tale of 10,000 Tablets

A Tale of 10,000 Tablets | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
IMEX's insight:

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation ordered tablets for its annual meeting attendees to access education content — and swiped a few important lessons in the process.

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Convene Article Rethinking Risk

Convene Article Rethinking Risk | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Risk-management plans tend to focus narrowly on catastrophic possibilities and to approach risk strictly as a negative proposition. But each new element you introduce into your meeting represents a calculated risk - and sometimes the payoff is positive.

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Food Movement Meets 'Chopped'

Food Movement Meets 'Chopped' | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Cooking competitions make for excellent teambuilding opportunities, and Atlanta-based culinary and event company The Food Movement has seen the results with its own cooking-show inspired activities. The company has created culinary challenges reminiscent of the Food Network TV show Chopped, which pits four chefs against each other in a race to turn mystery ingredients into amazing meals.

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10 Ways to Significantly Boost Your Trade Show Results

10 Ways to Significantly Boost Your Trade Show Results | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Trade shows are the largest single expense for B2B marketers.  How can you boost your results, and ensure your trade shows are more of an investment?  Here are 10 ways you can drive noticeably greater results from your trade show program.

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3 Top Takeaways From the World’s Largest Medical Meeting

3 Top Takeaways From the World’s Largest Medical Meeting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Dustin Sparks, VP of Experience Design, shares advice and takeaways from his experience working with RSNA
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Hotels Without Reviews Don't Get Booked

Hotels Without Reviews Don't Get Booked | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Find out what percentage of consumers will never book a hotel without online reviews, according to research by PhoCusWright, commissioned by TripAdvisor.
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Pods and Popcorn: How to Engage Pharma Meeting Attendees

Pods and Popcorn: How to Engage Pharma Meeting Attendees | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

At a session at the 2013 Pharma Forum, life sciences meetings managers explored how planners can add value by creating more meaningful experiences, gaining a better understanding how their attendees learn, and encouraging more attendee engagement during live events.

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New Technology Lets Hotel Guests Use Phones Over Wi-Fi

New Technology Lets Hotel Guests Use Phones Over Wi-Fi | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
GuestMobile is a hospitality-specific, VoIP/Voice over Wi-Fi solution that lets guests hotel guests make and receive low- to no-cost international and domestic calls on their own smartphones.
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The Meeting Virus: The Psychological Phenomenon that Occurs in Almost every Meeting

The Meeting Virus: The Psychological Phenomenon that Occurs in Almost every Meeting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Although it occurred in the mid 1990’s such was the hilarity of the situation those who were present still talk about it to this day.
I was working in my second proper job after university and was attending our regular weekly sales meeting.
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Playful Meetings?: Why Juggling in the Boardroom May Just Improve Productivity

Playful Meetings?: Why Juggling in the Boardroom May Just Improve Productivity | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Psychology advocates distracting the brain for a while if you want to maximise creative ideas and one of the most innovative ways of doing this is by introducing an element of play to your meeting.
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Why TED talks are better than the last speech you sat through

Why TED talks are better than the last speech you sat through | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
A new book analyzes the presentations that have attracted millions of YouTube hits, and explains what makes them so compelling.
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It’s a Deal: The Secret Science behind the Perfect Handshake

It’s a Deal: The Secret Science behind the Perfect Handshake | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Some of the most fascinating research related to the psychology behind physical movement that our team uncover is, unfortunately, not always of real use in my blog.
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Understanding Event Medical Planning

Understanding Event Medical Planning | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Event Management can be stressful. It’s #1 on event management for dummies. Even the most consummate professional will face an unexpected situation that causes them to get some grey hairs.
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Event Planner WANTED!

Event Planner WANTED! | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Everyone has heard this phrase a million times over by now, “the events industry is changing.” And it’s true, the industry is changing.
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Successful Networking at Events – Old Ways, New Ways & Not Working Ways

Successful Networking at Events – Old Ways, New Ways & Not Working Ways | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Technology and social media have changed the face of events. In the past, you would go into an event blind-folded as to whom you would meet.  Now you can see who is attending an event via Facebook, LinkedIn, or one of the many amazing event software technologies out there—etouches, for example (shameless plug). Let’s look at the old way of networking, the new way of networking, and what is not working by today’s standards.

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Lufthansa Group developed energy management tool

Lufthansa Group developed energy management tool | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
catering division’s water consumption cut by 30 percent With innovative software, SIMBA, LSG Sky Chefs has lowered the amount of energy and electricity used by its dishwashing lines at 65 locations worldwide...
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All Well-Designed Trade Show Booths Should Have These 4 Key Features

All Well-Designed Trade Show Booths Should Have These 4 Key Features | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
It’s no surprise that as design trends change we see more complex and elaborate graphics and content on trade show displays. These elaborate designs can be overwhelming and can also cause other very important factors to be overlooked.
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Change is Good: How to Keep Group Creativity Levels High in Meetings

You may have a 'dream team' of people who, when they meet, deliver great results. However psychology suggest that, over time, changing that team is the only ...
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The Social Media Strategy Checklist for Events

The Social Media Strategy Checklist for Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

As a flowchart and spreadsheet junkie, it should come as no surprise that I also enjoy a good timeline. Besides the fact that timelines bring me peace, they are also an excellent way to keep on track while juggling a variety of factors to consider. Here is my checklist for social media event strategy, as a well as a few tips that I’ve noticed often get overlooked.

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Brilliant! 10 Favourites Whilst Travelling

Brilliant! 10 Favourites Whilst Travelling | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

IMEX Group execs share their must-have products and experience-born tips to ease the pain of business travel.

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Top Sustainability Reports of 2013

Top Sustainability Reports of 2013 | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Sustainability Reporting in the events industry is gradually picking up and there are starting to be some great reports.
As we start to write MCIs 2013 annual sustainability report I reviewed some of my favourite reports.
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The Return on Investment of Brand USA Marketing

The Return on Investment of Brand USA Marketing | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Destination marketing is a proven driver of economic development and is particularly important due to the unique characteristics of the tourism sector and the global travel market. Oxford Economics, in coordination with its Tourism Economics subsidiary company, onducted a detailed analysis of the return on investment of Brand USA’s marketing in its 2013 fiscal year (October 1, 2012-September 30, 2013).

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6 Things to Consider When Shopping for a Portable Display Solution

6 Things to Consider When Shopping for a Portable Display Solution | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
When shopping for anything these days, we are overwhelmed with information and options. It can be so difficult to know what solution is really best for your company.
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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.