July 28, 2016
Meet Sheila Gidley, CAE and Partner at Gidley Management Group, an association management company out of Chicago. She also holds the position of Executive Administrator for the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy and (like us!) is really looking forward … Read more
January 15, 2016
Surveys have been a part of the post event wrap-up for decades evolving from cumbersome paper handouts to electronic submissions, streamlined by event apps and audience response systems. Planners have the technology to gather feedback efficiently but are they getting the … Read more
January 5, 2016
Kick off meetings should be exciting and inspiring, not dull and boring. This is your chance to get everyone together in one room to bounce around ideas, get valuable feedback, and really set the tone for the rest of the … Read more
December 15, 2015
Managing events is an incredibly intricate and stressful profession, ranking in the top 10 most stressful job lists. Clients’ high expectations, strict deadlines, and the attention to detail needed to successfully run events creates a logistical nightmare.
December 9, 2015
For tech-enthusiasts like us, watching technology in action is a beautiful thing. Even more gratifying is seeing the many ways technology improves the face-to-face connections that happen every day at events.
November 20, 2015
Are you worried that you’re not delivering relevant content to your attendees? You’re not alone. Arranging speakers and choosing session topics 12 months in advance is a challenge. Delivering quality, up-to-date content to your attendees isn’t always as simple as … Read more
November 11, 2015
Live streaming video is simple to set up, easy to use, entertaining to watch, and most importantly accessible by all. It’s also unedited, unplanned, and unprocessed content being broadcasted live. There’s undoubtedly potential for using this new technology at events; … Read more
November 5, 2015
Businesses are always seeking new ways to engage with audiences, employees, and prospective markets, and recently there has been a significant study of gaming as a way to accomplish this. Gameplay is of interest for its unique ability to engross … Read more
October 28, 2015
Something is “ephemeral” if it only lasts a very short time. As social beings, we love to connect with one another, and this era of digital media has seen an unprecedented ability to share moments and intimate insights into the … Read more
October 22, 2015
If you’ve ever used a credit card to get reward points, a stamp card to get a free sandwich, or gone to a bar for happy hour, you’ve experienced gamification firsthand.