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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 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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7 ways to minimise no-shows at your B2B events

7 ways to minimise no-shows at your B2B events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Can drop outs be prevented at your event? What are the ways to minimise no-shows at your B2B event and ensure you have a room filled with engaged delegates.
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How to Increase Attendance by Successfully Switching Over to Digital

How to Increase Attendance by Successfully Switching Over to Digital | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The conference industry works in long arcs of time, and short bursts of excitement.
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Great Questions Define Great Conference Experiences

Great Questions Define Great Conference Experiences | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
It is much more effective to provide opportunities for conference participants to solve their own problems, then telling them how to solve it.
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Creating The Highly Energized And Engaged Conference Participant

Creating The Highly Energized And Engaged Conference Participant | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Are 50%-80% of your conference attendees in your programming at any given time? Or are they filling the hallways, hotel spa and lounge, local restaurants, coffee shops and bars conversing with others?
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Stop Promoting Conference Fast-Track, Artificial, Butt-In-Seat, Surface Learning

Stop Promoting Conference Fast-Track, Artificial, Butt-In-Seat, Surface Learning | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
How are your conference attendees learning? Yes, of course we should ask, “What are they learning?” More importantly, we need to ask, “How are they learning?
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5 Essential Pieces of The Audience Engagement Puzzle

5 Essential Pieces of The Audience Engagement Puzzle | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The times when participants attended events just to listen to a string of presentations are over. People expect interaction. They want to be part of the experience.
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Your Conference Needs To Focus On Providing 4D Experiences

Your Conference Needs To Focus On Providing 4D Experiences | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Conferences need 4D experiences: deep learning, deep play, deep reflection and deep connections. Not fast paced consumption and transactional events.
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Demystifying the Cost of Coffee

Demystifying the Cost of Coffee | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Coffee and labor costs will always fluctuate. How can you ensure you're getting a fair price?
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10 Trends in Corporate Events

10 Trends in Corporate Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Here are a few ways in which you can incorporate the latest trends in corporate events into your own events and event planning company.
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Panels as if the audience mattered

Panels as if the audience mattered | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

You may be wondering how to effectively structure a panel where the panelists don’t necessarily dominate the proceedings, letting attendees contribute and steer content and discussion in the ways they want and need. There’s no one “best” way to do this of course, but here’s the format I used for these two particular sessions.

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Conference planning process eclipses purpose

Conference planning process eclipses purpose | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
As a conference organizer, do you put your planning process before your conference participant? Or do you put the conference stakeholders before the plans.
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10 of the Best European Venues for Large Events

10 of the Best European Venues for Large Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Here are 10 venues in 10 cities where you can comfortably cater for larger capacity events for 1000 plus, with the authentic uniqueness of European culture.
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Avoid These Hazardous Conference Planning Thinkholes

Avoid These Hazardous Conference Planning Thinkholes | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Ever run your car over a pothole? It can do major damage. Conference planning thinkholes are like potholes. These mental sinkholes can derail your event.
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Conference participants vote with their feet

Conference participants vote with their feet | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
They’re voting with their feet. It’s a common phrase. And one that we as conference organizers should pay attention to. And let’s not forget: after participants vote with their feet, they vote with their wallet.
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Getting More Value from Conference Keynote Speakers 

Getting More Value from Conference Keynote Speakers  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Keynote speakers should be chosen wisely. How your audience responds will have a direct impact on your conference’s brand image and credibility.
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A Virtually Decent Starter Pack to a Virtual Conference

A Virtually Decent Starter Pack to a Virtual Conference | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Technology makes things possible. Things like connecting people from far away places. This is what to do for your own virtual conference.
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