Conference Networking: How to Help Attendees Make Meaningful Connections

Endless Events

Conference planning is well underway. You know that conference networking is important, but you’re not sure how to help your attendees make meaningful connections. Use technology to enhance your networking events. Many event apps offer more than just a networking platform.

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Endless Events

Conference planning is well underway. You know that conference networking is important, but you’re not sure how to help your attendees make meaningful connections. Use technology to enhance your networking events. Many event apps offer more than just a networking platform.

The Crisis of Connection

Velvet Chainsaw

So what does this mean for those of us responsible for organizing and executing conferences and events? Rethink the way you design your networking opportunities. What would it take to implement radical hospitality at your conference? We’re lonely. And not just a little lonely.

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Three Core Conference Planning Tenets To Master And Skillfully Apply

Velvet Chainsaw

Does your conference committee practice organized abandonment and avoid no-bottom-line-mindsets? How are they at focusing on the purpose, goals and target market of the conference when making decisions? These three principles are vital to maintaining a healthy, strong conference.

When Contemplating Conference Growth, Think Next Audiences Which Includes Next Gen

Velvet Chainsaw

Too often when we think about conference growth or sustainability, we assume it means attracting next gen customers. Instead of limiting our conference growth plans to a specific generation, let’s consider next audiences. Most conference professionals can relate well to two generations.

Event Planner Networking: 4 Creative Ways to Connect Attendees

Endless Events

Networking is often listed as the number one reason people attend conferences and events. Unfortunately, event planner networking often falls to the bottom of event planners’ priorities. Technology is starting to play a big role in event planner networking.

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C2 Montreal – Not Your Average Conference

Endless Events

Business and event planners around the globe are raving about this year’s C2 Montreal conference. Most people go to the C2 event to experience the future of networking, but it’s completely different from any of the networking events most of us attend.

Everything You Need to Know for Killer Conference Breakout Sessions

Endless Events

Breakout sessions are a staple at conferences. If you are wondering what conference breakout sessions are and why more and more conferences are incorporating them, then continue reading. All of these topics revolve around a central theme, the conference’s main theme.

Speed Networking at Your Next Conference

Social Tables

While I am not a big fan of hosted speed networking events on their own, I am a strong believer in integrating speed networking concepts with corporate conference activities. By offering speed networking as part of your conference program, you eliminate this barrier.

Speed Networking at Your Next Conference

Social Tables

While I am not a big fan of hosted speed networking events on their own, I am a strong believer in integrating speed networking concepts with corporate conference activities. By offering speed networking as part of your conference program, you eliminate this barrier.

Getting Serious About Forecasting Future Conference Topics

Velvet Chainsaw

Savvy 21st Century conference organizers can effectively demonstrate strategic learning alignment of their conference networking and education programming. Smart conference professionals are skilled at articulating the value of their event’s networking and learning opportunities.

Conference and event leaders come together for the 6th Annual Conference Summit

Event Industry News

The Global Conference Network (GCN) hosted the Conference Summit on Friday 9th at 99 City Road, London. Attended by 150 conference and event industry leaders and suppliers, the annual Conference Summit is renowned for addressing the critical issues facing the industry.

Four Personalization Strategies Conferences And Associations Can Adopt From Education

Velvet Chainsaw

Let’s separate reality from fiction regarding personalized conference experiences and personalized learning. Fact: Meeting professionals and conference vendors frequently confuse personalization with configurable conference experiences. So what is conference personalization?

Your Trade Show Attendees: What Do They Really, Really Want?

Velvet Chainsaw

The factors that influence loyal attendees to come to a trade show are quite different, in many instances, than organizers’ perceptions—factors used to select sites, sell to their exhibitors, and plan their conference education.

networking at conferences structuring connections

Gallus Events

Networking at conferences is always one of the top three reasons that attendees give for attending a conference. So, I’d like to cover ‘structured’ networking. Why is structured networking missing from many conferences?

10 Things to Do While in Sacramento for CalSAE

Smart Meetings

The conference is a once-a-year chance to see all of your friends and find new solutions. At the Conference. Network.