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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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Quick Guide to Event Floor Plans and Seating Arrangements

Quick Guide to Event Floor Plans and Seating Arrangements | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Get an at-a-glance look at the basics of creating an event floor plan / seating arrangement / table layout with this helpful infographic.
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Using LinkedIn To Connect With B2B Buyers At Trade Shows

Using LinkedIn To Connect With B2B Buyers At Trade Shows | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
LinkedIn, especially when combined with Twitter and Google+, offers show presenters & attendees a way to connect with others before, during & after trade shows.
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How to Really Budget for a Trade Show

How to Really Budget for a Trade Show | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Many people don’t know what a proper exhibit budget looks like. You book a show, get your space and now need to decide what goes in it. What does it all cost?
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Confessions of a Trade Show Project Manager

Confessions of a Trade Show Project Manager | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Problems at trade shows? You aren’t alone! Learn the difference between real and fixable problems and how to solve them in an effective and logical way.
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16 Ways to Help Your Exhibitors Get the Most Out of Trade Shows | BizBash

16 Ways to Help Your Exhibitors Get the Most Out of Trade Shows | BizBash | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Consider these ideas to help your exhibitors keep costs down, generate publicity, and drive traffic to their booths.Happy exhibitors are repeat exhibitors.
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Place your bids for Business Class: Airline upgrades now up for auction

Place your bids for Business Class: Airline upgrades now up for auction | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Flying economy getting you down?

 

The good news is that getting bumped up to Business Class just got more affordable. Last month, Iberia became the latest carrier to roll out an online auction scheme that allows customers to bid for seating upgrades.

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Speaker Management 101: Help Your Speaker Help You

Speaker Management 101: Help Your Speaker Help You | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Event planners can significantly improve their event by helping their speakers help them & it's not terribly difficult or time-consuming.
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The Niche Switch

The Niche Switch | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

When “been there, done that” is your primary feeling while getting ready for work in the morning, it might be time for a change. When the money just doesn’t pay the bills, it might be time for a change. When an opportunity to grow becomes available and you ache to grab it, well, it might be time for a change.

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Audiovisual Technology and Adult Learning

Audiovisual Technology and Adult Learning | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

I approach the meeting room and suddenly enter an environment rich with sensory inputs: soft upbeat music is playing, tables are set neatly with an interesting array of materials and lush green plants are in every corner. I notice an orange uplight on the far wall and a large screen in front with an intriguing image of smiling people. I see that others in the room are talking excitedly, clearly in anticipation of what’s to come. Unbeknownst to me, dopamine starts surging through my brain, creating positive expectations and motivation to discover and learn. My curiosity is aroused. This is going to be an interesting presentation.

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London Seeks More Life Science Conferences + Four Questions For Events

London Seeks More Life Science Conferences + Four Questions For Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

London & Partners, the official tourism body for the UK's most populated city, has begun the process of recruiting ambassadors to aid its efforts in securing congresses and investment from within the Greater London Authority's target sectors—most notably, from the life sciences community. 

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World of Concrete’s Rig Racin’ Mobile Game App Scores 100,000-plus Downloads

World of Concrete’s Rig Racin’ Mobile Game App Scores 100,000-plus Downloads | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Hanley Wood Exhibitions’ World of Concrete just wrapped up in Las Vegas and not only did the show fare well, but also the mobile game app made specifically for it – Rig Racin’ – scored a whopping 100,000-plus downloads

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Creating a People Connector Sponsorship

Creating a People Connector Sponsorship | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

One of the top three reasons people attend conferences and trade shows is to network. People want to get together with their peers and exchange ideas, make connections, find help, and sometimes even find a new job.

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7 Tips to Not Mess Up the Registration Process

7 Tips to Not Mess Up the Registration Process | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
In the first month of the New Year it's critical to make sure you take the steps to have successful events during the year. In order to save you a headache down the road you need to STOP and take ...
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Australia:Australia Day honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors

Australia:Australia Day honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Two Club Melbourne Ambassadors have been officially recognised on the Australia Day 2014 Honours List for their outstanding medical contributions and service to the community.
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U.S. Travel Responds to State of the Union: Travel Can Help Job Creation

U.S. Travel Responds to State of the Union: Travel Can Help Job Creation | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The U.S. Travel Association policy experts responded to elements of President Obama's State of the Union address that point to better facilitation of travel.
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UK: Why Meeting Planners Shouldn't Skimp on Catering

UK: Why Meeting Planners Shouldn't Skimp on Catering | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Food causes the most dissatisfaction says report from Warwick Conferences.
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Why You Should Apply Salman Khan’s Approach to Your Next Education Program

Why You Should Apply Salman Khan’s Approach to Your Next Education Program | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
At Convening Leaders 2014 in Boston, Salman Khan, founder and executive director of the Khan Academy, challenged attendees to think about the shortfalls of traditional education in his keynote address.
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Wait! Before You Sign That Next Contract…

Wait! Before You Sign That Next Contract… | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Signing your name on the dotted line can carry serious consequences for your organization. Whether you’re a meeting planner or hotel sales representative, here are some key considerations to remember before you ink your next agreement.
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What the CIA can teach your business about information gathering on Twitter

What the CIA can teach your business about information gathering on Twitter | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Spying….. sounds sneaky, doesn’t it? But no, we’re not talking about casual Facebook stalking to see what your ex has been up to, or peeking at your neighbours through your curtains, we’re talking about taking a leaf out of intelligence agencies’ books and using Twitter as a powerful information gathering tool.

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White Paper: Personalizing the Attendee Experience

White Paper: Personalizing the Attendee Experience | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

We live in a world of mass-customization: where companies and social media networks such as Amazon, LinkedIn and Facebook, are able to tap into vast amounts of personal data to serve up useful, relevant and timely information to each individual. 

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Why You Need a Daily Prioritization Meeting

Why You Need a Daily Prioritization Meeting | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
If you're always reacting, you're never in control of your day. Fight back with a daily prioritization check-in.
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4 Steps to Create Your First Event Budget Like a Pro

4 Steps to Create Your First Event Budget Like a Pro | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
There are two distinct sides to planning an event. There's the creative side, where event planners use their artistic, right-brain skills to help a client's vision come to life.
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5 Common Pitfalls To Trade Show Marketing

5 Common Pitfalls To Trade Show Marketing | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Trade shows are a valuable marketing medium. But they are harder than they look. Exhibit marketers with good intentions still can make preventable mistakes.
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Answer These 4 Marketing Questions BEFORE Designing Your Trade Show Exhibit

Answer These 4 Marketing Questions BEFORE Designing Your Trade Show Exhibit | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We all love going to trade shows and seeing the beautiful and creative trade show exhibits on the floor. You may find yourself saying, “I like that!
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Don't Stress About Stress—It May Actually Be Good for You

Don't Stress About Stress—It May Actually Be Good for You | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

How can meeting planning be among both the most stressful and best jobs around? It's all about how you handle the stress of the job.

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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.