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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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How to Fuse Talks, Polls and Q&A In the Ultimate Interactive Session

How to Fuse Talks, Polls and Q&A In the Ultimate Interactive Session | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
For so long, presentations, panels and Q&A have been fixed and standard items on the average conference menu.
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Supercharge Your RFP by Sharing Your Meeting History 

Supercharge Your RFP by Sharing Your Meeting History  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

As an event professional, you may already know what meeting history is and why it’s important. 

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6 Life-Changing Event Marketing Tools for Event Planners

6 Life-Changing Event Marketing Tools for Event Planners | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Your first big step towards an even better event promotion strategy. See how these 6 event marketing tools could change your events life.
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How to deal with event no-shows

How to deal with event no-shows | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

No shows are a major problem for event organisers. Is it organiser’s fault or is it to blame the individual? September’s Event Huddle debate was about how to deal with event no-shows.

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Crowdsourcing Speakers

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Are you ready to crowdsource your speakers or learning sessions at your next event? Here are a few questions to ask yourself before you do.
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Top 5 Things You Need To Know About AV Quotes 

Top 5 Things You Need To Know About AV Quotes  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Newly working with an AV company and confused by the contract? Learn about the top 5 most important things about AV quotes!

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Why More Event Attendees Are Asking For Locally Sourced F&B

Why More Event Attendees Are Asking For Locally Sourced F&B | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We want to feel invested in our communities — but that's just one of the many reasons event attendees are looking for locally sourced meals.
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How to negotiate with suppliers and reduce the costs of your event

How to negotiate with suppliers and reduce the costs of your event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The key to organising a great event is planning and that includes staying within budget and achieving your objectives. Part of a successful planning strategy is being able to balance your budget.
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Conference Event Sponsorship Guide 

Conference Event Sponsorship Guide  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
If money appeared out of thin air, then there wouldn’t be need for sponsorship. Of course, building sponsorships is a reality and part of the business if you routinely host events.
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Increase Bookings Inside Event Room Blocks 

Increase Bookings Inside Event Room Blocks  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The Event Room Demand Study found that, on average, one in three group room reservations in the United States are booked outside of the contracted event…
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How to balance commercial event objectives with attendee satisfaction 

How to balance commercial event objectives with attendee satisfaction  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Last night’s #EventPlannersTalk Twitter chat was about balancing commercial event objectives with attendee satisfaction.
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10 Examples of Strong “Why Attend” Pages

10 Examples of Strong “Why Attend” Pages | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Attendees often need a little urging to come to your event. To make this easier for all involved, craft a “Why Attend” page.
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5 Tips for a Successful First Site Inspection

5 Tips for a Successful First Site Inspection | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Site inspections are the last check before you make your final decision on a hotel for your meeting, event or conference. 

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Free vs. paid events 

Free vs. paid events  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Free vs. paid events is an ongoing debate in our industry. Last year I read a very interesting book called “Free – The Future of a Radical Price”.

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8 Tips to End Attendee Early Departure

8 Tips to End Attendee Early Departure | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Are you worried about people leaving your event early? You should be if you’re not doing these 8 things.
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5 Global Locations Event Profs Should Look Out For

5 Global Locations Event Profs Should Look Out For | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Now more than ever, the global event planning industry has spread to other locations around the world. 

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Why Self-Service is the New Standard

Why Self-Service is the New Standard | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Self-service transactions have experienced a surge in popularity over the past few years. According to Self Service World magazine, 27,000 self-service terminals were shipped to retail businesses…...
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More, More and More: How The Event Industry Got it All Wrong

More, More and More: How The Event Industry Got it All Wrong | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Event planners seem to have a serious obsession with more. Is it possible you are giving your attendees too many choices?
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6 Steps for Choosing the right Conference Venue

6 Steps for Choosing the right Conference Venue | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
If you want your conference to be a success you’ve got to get the venue right. People will only put up with a poor location, difficult transport links and sub-standard facilities for so long, regardless of how amazing the event is.
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The UnConference

The UnConference | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We’re excited to see how this concept works in May 2017. In the meantime, it got us thinking of other unconference tactics that could be employed at any event.
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7 Deadly Interaction Sins and How to Fix Them

7 Deadly Interaction Sins and How to Fix Them | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Despite our best intentions, each of us has committed a sin or two against audience interaction when organizing an event. Despair not, dear brothers and sisters!
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How to Scare Away Clients with Event Technology

How to Scare Away Clients with Event Technology | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Event technology shouldn't scare your clients. Here are some things to think about - common concerns with eventtech and how to get over them.
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Why don’t participants want to ask questions at events?

Why don’t participants want to ask questions at events? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Picture this scene. The presenter finishes their session, the moderator steps on stage and asks the audience “are there any questions?” Tumbleweed rolls by as delegates shuffle nervously in their chairs.
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