Three Detours That Derail Conference YES Decisions

Tweet Your email marketing blast generated plenty of clicks, but the registration needle hardly moved. What’s up with that? For every smooth registration, there are many more frustrating moments that cause people to bail on your conference invitation. You worked hard to earn that “maybe” click. Your next move must be stellar to convert that…

Escape Your Conference Comfort Zone To Become Happier And Smarter

Tweet 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? Busting out of your conference comfort zone leads to a longer, happier, smarter life with increased confidence, gratification and satisfaction, to paraphrase author Ken Budd. Boredom Kills…

Four Blissfully Easy Ways To Use Social Media For Your Events [Infographic]

Tweet   According to Joinin (formerly Eventility), events and social media are a match made in heaven. Take a look at their infographic to learn why.

Crank Up Your Conference Emotional Intensity With Bright Lights

Tweet Forget about turning down the lights to set the mood for your opening general session. Why? It’s the perfect way to disengage and dial back your attendees’ emotions. If you want to emotionally connect and increase your audience’s emotional intensity, a University of Toronto study says you need to turn lights up bright! Bright…

Kneebucklingly Sweet Idea Generation Tool: Brainwriting

Tweet Brainstorming is out! Brainwriting is in! Brainstorming Challenges Brainstorming is something most of us know and have used at some point in our lives. It’s a tool often used to create a list of spontaneous ideas contributed by a group. Alex Faickney Osborn popularized the tool in 1953. Osborn claimed that brainstorming was more…