Convene TV: CVBs as Destination Consultants

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Quit Giving Free Consultations and Event Advice; Insider Tips to Navigate Blaggers

Event Manager

The post Quit Giving Free Consultations and Event Advice; Insider Tips to Navigate Blaggers by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. When people find out you plan events, are they always hitting you up for free advice? If you find that happening a lot, it’s time to put an end to it.

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Reasons to leave a job

Conferences that Work

My mentor Jerry Weinberg , consultant extraordinaire, has written an excellent list of reasons to leave a job. Consulting commitment Jerry Weinberg job quitting reasons to leave wellbeing

Industry experts consult for Full Circle Events

Event Industry News

Event industry expert Raj Watts will join Full Circle Events on a consultancy basis to assist the business through the next phase of the company’s growth. The post Industry experts consult for Full Circle Events appeared first on Event Industry News.

Welcome our newest co-host, Brandt Krueger – #EventIcons Episode 58


Brandt is not only an educator with the Event Leadership Institute (ELI) and a sought-after consultant, he is also a master of all things AV. We’ve got him! Brandt Krueger has joined our #EventIcons team and we couldn’t be happier to have him on board!

Sustainability, what does it mean for your conferences and events?


On this episode of Event TALK, we are speaking with Julia Spangler a Sustainable Events Consultant with 6 years of corporate event experience. She has experience working on multi-day customer appreciation events, educational seminars and social events.

Planning The Audience Experience And PR For Your Events


Andy Perez, a Los Angeles based marketing and public relations consultant who has created more than 1,000 events in his career joins EPN and Event TALK.

Keeping an Eye on the Storm

Smart Meetings

Jim Foerster is the Director of the Meteorology Operations team at DTN , where he oversees a talented group of more than 50 meteorologists providing weather forecasts and consultation to businesses making critical decisions around safety or operations.

How to Improve Your Call for Presentations Process

Velvet Chainsaw

When Velvet Chainsaw Consulting conducted speaker research with 120 associations with research and consulting company Tagoras Inc. in 2013, we found that nearly 77 percent use a call for speakers/sessions process. Associations value member input.

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Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Most show organizers prefer that their communications and consultative selling be done by their team. Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space.

How Is Your Association Using Learning Technologies?

Velvet Chainsaw

Improving digital learning and amplifying conference content to a larger audience is a high priority for many clients we consult with.

Getting More Value from Conference Keynote Speakers

Velvet Chainsaw

Many built their expertise in an industry or function, shifted to consulting and then wrote a book to launch their speaking career. Not long ago, becoming a professional speaker was a third step in a thought leaders career path.

Skills needed for organising an event

Gallus Events

The modern event planner must have a “little black book” or at least the ability to search “event consultants UK”, for example, to find experts who can add value to their events.

Top trends in meeting planning by trend expert Daniel Levine


Mr. Levine is a trusted consultant to major companies and brands worldwide. On this episode of event TALK we are speaking with Daniel Levine about trends in the meeting and event planning industry.

Homeless Hackathon Glasgow

Gallus Events

I highlighted CycleHack as one of my events of the year in 2015 , and I even suggested, during a consultancy contract, that a 75 year old medical association should consider running one! In November, we will run a “Homeless Hackathon” in Glasgow.

Feedback Frames—a low-tech tool for anonymous voting

Conferences that Work

tool Idea Rating Sheets in 2004 (originally called “Dotmocracy”) to “make it easier to find agreements in large groups” He has been a Senior Public Consultation Coordinator for the City of Toronto since 2010, and is working to crowdfund his invention.

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How to sell as persuasively as a TED speaker talks

Lara Mcculloch

Small business sales Small business tools b2b sales event planning sales fast b2b sales outbound sales sales consultant sales expert sales prospecting sales scripts sales techniques for small business

EPISODE 2: Corbin Ball, Top Technology Trends Transforming The Events & Tradeshow Industries & What It Means For You

The Modern Event

In This Episode: Today’s guest is Corbin Ball, international speaker, consultant and writer helping clients worldwide use technology to save time and improve productivity. Expert Guest: Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP, DES, MS, International Speaker, Consultant, Founder of Corbin Ball & Co. With 20 years of experience running international technology meetings, he now is a highly acclaimed speaker with the ability to make complex subjects understandable and fun.

Planning Weddings To Remember – #EventIcons Episode 65


Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting ( @BrandtKrueger ). Your Dream Day (Wedding Planners and Planning/Consulting in Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio.). It’s wedding season and event planners know that planning a wedding can be especially challenging.

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How To Create The Best Trade Show Booth – #EventIcons Episode 67


We’re excited to welcome Julien Rio (Founder of MyFairTool and Author of Trade Show Chronicles) and Trevor Lewis (Branding Consultant and Mobile Activation Specialist) to the show. Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting ( @BrandtKrueger ).

How to Measure the Success of Your Conference


” Kristi Porter , a writer and consultant with Signify shares: “In addition to the number of registrations or tickets sold, another way I like to measure conferences and events is by tracking the “next steps” that are asked of attendees.

Trade Shows vs. Conferences vs. Conventions

Social Tables

Conference – A meeting for consultation, education, exchange of information, or discussion with a formal agenda. My recent post on Events vs. Meetings got some good feedback but also opened the door to some other clarifying questions.

Vista appointed to create temporary environment for Linkedin

Event Industry News

Award-winning creative communications consultancy and event specialists, Vista, have been appointed to create a pop-up environment for LinkedIn at this year’s Festival of Marketing.

3 Steps to Build Your Event Content Team

Event Farm

This is a guest post by Denayja Reese , a multi-city Event Production and Experiential Marketing Consultant who has worked with companies like Toyota, Airbnb, Spotify, and more.

More stellar judges for Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

Jonathan Smith, Head of Operational Development at FIA, Barry Muldowney, Head of Events at Verve and Roisin O’Brolchain, Event Technology Consultant at Reed & Mackay, are among the final 11 Event Technology Awards (ETA) judges, the organiser has confirmed, taking the total to 21.

The Future is Here! Managing Event Tech,WTF Moments, and Robots – #EventIcons Episode 71


Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting ( @BrandtKrueger ). Do you struggle with managing event tech? Would you like to incorporate apps or robots into your event? Then listen up!

5 Edgy Ideas for Educational Seating

Connect Your Meetings

Jeff Hurt , executive vice president of education and engagement at Velvet Chainsaw Consulting, says successful seating leads to transformational learning. Just as educators are constantly looking for better ways to communicate, p lanners are always looking for new educational seating ideas.

The five keys to great conference content

Gallus Events

This might sound like a no brainer, but in some of the organisations I’ve worked in, and consulted for, the person with the content knowledge wasn’t always involved in the conference programme.

5 Tips to Write a Winning Event Proposal

Event Planning BluePrint

Showcase your Services – this is your moment to shine so describe your services and offerings, including the hours you’re available for consultations, i.e.: 9-5pm Monday-Friday. Creating winning event proposals is a great way to build your event business and your success in the industry.

New data legislation will change the events industry as we know it

Event Industry News

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How to leverage events to market your product


In addition to producing his own trade shows he is a highly sought after booth performer and spokesperson, and he also consults for exhibitors, marketers and sales teams.

5 Smart Moves at Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, Choice Hotels and More

Smart Meetings

Prior to Choice bringing him aboard in 2005, he worked with BearingPoint and Arthur Andersen in senior management consulting positions and was an officer in the U.S. White worked at another Destination Hotels-managed property, the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix/Scottsdale, before opening her own business consulting firm, Workshop AZ. She’s lent her consulting expertise to over 40 hotels. Bruce Siegel.

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Conference Programme Template

Gallus Events

Gallus Events are the UK's leading Event Consultants. There is no such thing as the “perfect” conference programme.

16 Event Resources to Plan Your Next Great Event

Capterra Event Management

Event consultants and meeting designers, Gallus Events uses its blog to offer advice and tips on the industry. If you are looking to improve your aesthetics and make your event more pleasing to the eye, Stylevise is the blog to consult.

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Safety at Events – What Every Event Planner Needs to Know – #EventIcons Episode 74


Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting ( @BrandtKrueger ). Safety at events should always be a top priority when creating your event. Today we bring in Pierre-Luc Rompré of Stageline Mobile Stage, Inc. to discuss event safety.

Swoogo Celebrates Fast Growth with 50 th Customer @swoogo


It’s us,” said Swoogo marketing consultant Molly Falco. Westport, Connecticut August 11 2016. Event marketing software newcomer Swoogo announced the acquisition of their 50 th customer today.

EventIT 2017 Review

Gallus Events

When I consulted for Reed Exhibitions on their international meetings portfolio (which includes the massive IBTM show in Barcelona) it took a full three years for them to implement all of my ‘creative’ recommendations.

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5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Conference Connections


You never know when you may need a certain vendor or consultant. The truth still holds: meetings mean business. Participants attend conferences to learn, meet new people, sell and buy. Why then is it so hard to make the most of the connections made?

Eventinterface launching partnership in Asia


We contribute to clients' successes by providing consultancy, marketing, speaker management and technology services.

The five keys to great conference content

Gallus Events

This might sound like a no brainer, but in some of the organisations I’ve worked in, and consulted for, the person with the content knowledge wasn’t always involved in the conference programme.