Tag Archive: disruptive innovation

These Barriers Keep You From Conference Innovation

Tweet Things are changing faster than ever before. Conference owners used to get dominance through scale. That scale came from securing the most industry-related exhibitors, sponsors and attendees as possible for your event. Then, the conference became the industry’s go-to-place for new product announcements from exhibitors, breaking industry research, the industry’s experts and the latest,…

Five Forces Reshaping Associations

Tweet This past week I heard an amazing presentation by technology guru and business futurist Scott Klososky. I’ve been following Scott since 2007 when I first hired him to present. His presentation, “Leveraging Disruptive Innovations For Business Success,” was one of the best I’ve seen in a while. And, it has given me a lot…

If You Really Understood Digital Disruption You Would Be Shaking In Your Boots

Tweet Business professionals drop the word disruption in conversations today as often as they discuss the stock market. And the word digital is part of our normal vernacular. Put the two words together, digital disruption, and it adds up to much more than the sum of its parts says Forrester Researcher Dr. James McQuivey. He…

Our Conferences Are In Need Of An Epidemic

Tweet Are you a virus? Let me rephrase that. Do you see yourself as an innovator, a change agent, one that pushes the envelope? If you do, you may very well be a virus. Defining A Virus A virus is an infectious agent that replicates within the cells of a living host. Viruses spread in…

The Conference Innovators DNA

Tweet The Conference Innovators DNA View more presentations from Jeff Hurt Innovation. It’s the heartbeat of today’s economy. It’s also where meeting professionals need to focus their attention, time and resources to compete in the meetings marketplace. Average meetings are planned by average meeting professionals. Yet, most conference attendees don’t want to pay for an…