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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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Need to build better teams? Let the games begin!

Need to build better teams? Let the games begin! | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Thinking a ropes course or trust circle might help you bring a disparate group of co-workers or meeting attendees together? Yawn … been there, done that.Why not shoot your people over the treetops on a zip line instead? Or have them strap on helmets with tiny video cameras that record the entire heart-stopping ride for viewing once they get back on the ground.

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Snack Bite-Size Learning Rules The Roost At Conferences

Snack Bite-Size Learning Rules The Roost At Conferences | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Bite-size learning as well as bite-size instruction improves an attendee’s psychological engagement. It prevents cognitive overload and mental burnout. It also encourages us to process information and consider its application.



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Mary Poppins meets event sustainability

Mary Poppins meets event sustainability | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

“Fun theory”. Just saying the two words one after the other sucks any “good times” energy out of the idea, doesn’t it?

Contradictory terms, but a gem of an idea for event professionals wanting to influence event participants to make better, more sustainable choices.

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From broadcast to learning in 25 minutes

From broadcast to learning in 25 minutes | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Last week’s Green Meetings Industry Council’s 2014 Sustainable Meetings Conference opened with a one-hour keynote panel. Immediately after the presentation, my task was to help over two hundred participants, seated at tables of six, grapple with the ideas shared, surface the questions raised, and summarize the learning and themes for deeper discussion.Oh, and I had twenty-five minutes So here’s what I did.

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Workzone: Unconventional meetings take boring out of the boardroom

Workzone: Unconventional meetings take boring out of the boardroom | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Sitting in a conference room has become a thing of the past for some companies that have turned to more unconventional meeting methods to spark creativity and innovation among their employees. Unconventional meetings have gained popularity in the last 10 to 15 years, according to Kelly Peacy, senior vice president of education and events for the Professional Convention Management Association in Chicago.



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Sounds Good?: 6 Little-Known Ways Music Can Impact Meetings

Sounds Good?: 6 Little-Known Ways Music Can Impact Meetings | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

The Meetology Group have delved into their research archive and come up with some light-hearted nuggets related to the effect music can have on human emotions and behaviour.

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Escape Your Conference Comfort Zone To Become Happier And Smarter

Escape Your Conference Comfort Zone To Become Happier And Smarter | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Conference organizers, whatever scares you when planning your event, plan to do it now! That’s right, run to your fear and escape your conference comfort zone! Why?

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Cooperative Learning: Lessons from neutrino physics and pair programming

Cooperative Learning: Lessons from neutrino physics and pair programming | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
As an experimental elementary particle physicist in the 1970’s I was lucky enough to work on what turned out to be one of the most important physics experiments in the second half of the twentieth century.
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Does Size Matter?: What’s the Ideal Group Size for a Creative Meeting?

Does Size Matter?: What’s the Ideal Group Size for a Creative Meeting? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Amongst the huge amount of psychological research related to creativity comes some that highlights the impact of group size. When it comes to creativity it seems that small is beautiful.
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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.