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Satisfying wants and needs at conferences

Conferences that Work

I use the phrase “wants and needs” a lot when talking about participant-driven and participation-rich conferences. Conference organizers have, of course, every right to create an event that satisfies their wants and needs. Otherwise, why bother creating the conference in the first place? Whom is your event for?

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The Future Of Conferences Is Unconferences

Conferences that Work

Meetings and conferences are perhaps one of the most important fundamental ways in which people come together and change happens. So I’m pleased to discover an academic research article paper about unconference — especially since its title is: The Future Of Conferences Is Unconferences !

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How to Plan a Conference: 12 Steps for a Memorable & Successful Conference

Eventmobi

With so many moving parts to juggle, planning a conference can seem like a daunting task. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through how to plan a conference from A to Z. What Does It Take to Plan a Conference? But how long does it take to plan a conference? The first key to success is to start early!

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7 Design Considerations for Your Conference Hub

Velvet Chainsaw

High-tech user conferences like Dreamforce and Microsoft Ignite have been designing innovative hub spaces to engage and nurture their top customers for years. A conference hub should be a destination that participants want to go to when not attending sessions or walking the expo hall. Here’s what we came up with.

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The Ultimate Guide to Hosting Hybrid Events For Your Association

For associations, the hybrid model is the future of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) industry. Hybrid events provide increased reach and scalability, improved engagement with association members, and insights from real-time analytics, making them an absolute necessity.

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Obsessed with conferences

Conferences that Work

Are you obsessed with conferences? Yet no vice bedevils me like my one desperate fixation, my shameful ravening itch: I simply must attend conferences. George Meyer , My Undoing: Obsessed with conferences , The New Yorker, May 28, 2007 Of course, every good meeting planner is fixated on the details of the events we plan. .”

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Configurable Conference Journeys

Velvet Chainsaw

For complex conference programs, this insight means that you can increase satisfaction — and reduce attendee anxiety — by providing them with several targeted choices. For conferences that develop education sessions that appeal to a broad audience, applying the principles in this study can improve the attendee experience.

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Unlock the Secrets of Event Marketing Masters

You will learn how to: Deal with internal stakeholders around events Plan an agenda for a large-scale user conference Design effective feedback loops Plan events for a community