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Innovation Starts With Observing Your Conference Attendees In Action

Tweet With today’s tools and environment, radical innovation is extraordinarily accessible to those who know how to cultivate it says author Steven Berlin Johnson. Some environments and workplace cultures squelch innovation while others breed it he adds. So what do conference organizers need in order to embrace innovation in their conferences, meetings and events? The…

Conference Education Should Drive Business Growth

Tweet The only reason that conference education sessions exist is to drive a business’ outcomes. (paraphrase author Rita Smith.) Ok, sure some conference education sessions exist for personal development, hobbies or pleasure. But most of us attend conferences to learn and grow professionally. Yet, in many cases, the business, meaning an attendees’ employer and business,…

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…

From Strangers To Friends: Bridging Attendee Loneliness With Conference Community

Tweet Everybody needs to know Somebody who cares. Just a friendly face You can trust to be there. Are you afraid to be known And not be a stranger? Everyone’s connected but no one is connecting The human element has long been missing Tell me, have you seen it? Have you seen it? Alone by…