Maybe a weird title for an article written by a meeting marketer but at least now you are reading. I would like to get you to think about this: when you are hosting a party, how often do you send an invitation? Do you send out the invitation to total strangers? If you explain to … Continue reading Stop marketing your meeting!
Instead of relying only on internal staff or a mix of staff and venue or destination teams to handle onsite customer service at meetings, some associations are asking attendees to volunteer. The good news: It benefits everyone involved. Associations spend a lot of time thinking about how to put on successful and worthwhile conferences for … Continue reading Attendee Volunteers: A Meeting’s Best Customer Service Team
The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME), which runs at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 23-24 February, will kick off with a glittering Welcome Event at 400 City Road, in the city. The welcome theme will showcase ‘One year in Melbourne in one night’. Located within five minutes of the CBD, 400 City Road is … Continue reading AIME prepares big Welcome Event at 400 City Road
At the 2016 Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Winter Symposium, a panel addressed the idea of “trends” versus “fads” in meetings, technology, and more. When the discussion gravitated toward what’s happening in the area of teambuilding events, the room filled with examples. Everyone, or so it seemed, wanted to share a story about the coolest, … Continue reading Teambuilding Starts with Trust Building
Our industry needs to focus on the design principles and logistic and strategic approaches that meeting planners can utilize to create higher-impact meetings and events considering virtual meetings, hybrid meetings and other advance un-manned technologies to position & manage event content in a strategic manner. We believe in the values our families taught us, in … Continue reading Make in India – Opportunity & technology promise