11 Reasons You Need an Initial Consult for Event AV – Whiteboard Wednesday

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Event Strategy And Consulting: The Ultimate Tips For An Elevated Experience

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So, are you ready to get into the nitty-gritty of event strategy and consulting? There is plenty of ground to cover when it comes to event strategy and consulting. Each of them tackles a different and spectacular topic within event strategy and consulting.

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The Unpopular Opinion Part 5: consultancy services

Event Industry News

Our latest Unpopular Opinion piece looks at the subject of consultancy services and why companies think it is acceptable to ask for advice without paying for it. As a consultant, I sell my knowledge and expertise globally. Why is there a low value attached to consultancy in our sector?

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.

Ashanti Bentil-Dhue and Gabrielle Austen Browne launch Diversity Ally- a consultancy and membership organisation to improve diversity in the events industry

Event Industry News

Diversity Ally is a consultancy service and membership organisation offering solutions to help businesses and organisations in the events, MICE and hospitality industry become more diverse and inclusive.

Consultation on plans for EventCity relocation

Event Industry News

Next week will see the launch of a public consultation on the proposed re-development of the current EventCity site. Members of the public are invited to attend the planning consultation at EventCity next week, to be held in the foyer of Hall 1 at the following times: Thursday, 25 th July, 1400-2000 Friday 26 th July, 1200-1600. The plan is to move to a new purpose-built EventCity on the present site of Soccerdome, based in TraffordCity.

Convene TV: CVBs as Destination Consultants

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Events Industry Council releases Sustainable Event Standards for public consultation

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Council has released six new supplier standards for sustainable events for public commentary. Major changes have been made to increase their ease of use, strengthen social responsibility considerations and recognise innovation and exemplary performance. These standards will replace the APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Meeting Standards. .

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


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.

SHRM’s Lisa Block Joins Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

PCMA Convene

After a 28-year career with the Society for Human Resource Management, Lisa Block will join Velvet Chainsaw Consulting as executive vice president, conference strategy, and design. Velvet Chainsaw.

What is Coworking and What Are the Benefits for Independent Consultants?


Coworking offers independent consultants many benefits including cost, collaboration, and flexibility. Here’s what you need to know about this alternative work environment

Podcast: Should You Consult an Astrologist Before Planning Your Next Event? (Episode 68)


Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik Guest: Leslie McGuirk In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor

Aim to serve rather than please

Conferences that Work

Chris Edmonds For context, watch this two-minute video: While Chris focuses on the context of team leadership, I think that aiming to serve rather than please is also a useful rubric to keep in mind as a consultant.

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Ex Time Inc. marketer Lisa Batty launches ‘Memorable’ events consultancy

Event Industry News

UK Marketing Director of Advertising, Lisa Batty, has launched a new trade marketing consultancy dedicated to creating events with a ‘memorable’ twist. marketer Lisa Batty launches ‘Memorable’ events consultancy appeared first on Event Industry News. The former Time Inc. Her Co-founder and Chairman is ex Havas Media UK Group CEO Mark Craze.

The job you’ll be doing in the future hasn’t been invented yet

Conferences that Work

1984: I begin IT consulting for clients using personal computers. Consulting life lessons career consulting future of work jobs“The job you’ll be doing in the future hasn’t been invented yet. ” This is old news.

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Criminal Mock Trial Episode 5: Consultant liability examined, & the third witness

Event Industry News

In this episode, the legal position of the consultant is expanded upon by the solicitors explaining the role, liability and and the standing in the eye of the law. The post Criminal Mock Trial Episode 5: Consultant liability examined, & the third witness appeared first on Event Industry News. The driver of the buggy who caused the accident is questioned and we hear the end of the case from the prosecution. The Mock Trial […].

Risk Management: Addressing Meeting Emergencies When the Industry Resumes


How will meeting professionals address risk post-COVID-19?

How to Choose Event Technology, Should Cost be the Main Factor?

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Brandt is an event technology consulting specialist and has a lot of great insight when it comes to having a tech onsite “I judge my value when I’m onsite for a client by how little they have to come into the ballroom.

The declining influence of leadership positional power in a network society

Conferences that Work

As a consultant in various fields for 35 years, this is a familiar world: one where I have influence with a client but less authority than a janitor. When consulting, one of my biggest meeting design challenges is to get boss buy-in. Facilitating Change leadership authority boss consulting gig economy Harold Jarche hierarchical power models influence network era network society positional power power

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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

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SEARCH: A Case Study in Crisis Management


Smart Meetings asked Kate Patay , chair of SEARCH Foundation and chief strategy officer of Patay Consulting, how she kept everyone safe. The SEARCH event team worked closely with the risk assessor, MC Event Consulting, and took precautions at every touchpoint with sanitizer and signage.

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How to Use Social Media to Improve Your 2019 Events

Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings contacted Sharlet Brennan, a content marketing consultant and president of Brennan Communications, for tips on how to leverage all that traffic for events. Social media consulting company Locowise reports the average engagement rate for video posts on Facebook is at 5.23

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Delegate Select

Event Industry News

Apps Badges Directory Event Technology Software Ticketing UK and Europe US and Canada Virtual Events Event Consulting meetings ticketing virtual meetings

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Event entrepreneur and TV’s ‘Millionaire Party Planner’ launches new company

Event Industry News

This month she launches her personal management company, Liz Taylor Consultancy. This sits alongside a growing portfolio of marketing consultancy for clients such as the luxury Lone Star Boutique Hotel in Barbados and the Renovatio Clinic in Cheshire.

SM Southwest Celebrates 10 Years of Getting Business Done

Smart Meetings

That was the message delivered on Thursday by Jodi Low, founder of U & Improved, a heart-based leadership development consulting company, from the stage at Sheraton Grand Los Angeles, and demonstrated at the one-on-one tables in California Ballroom at Smart Meeting Southwest.

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PRA Orlando, Destinos India Among Winners of 2018 SITE Crystal Awards

Smart Meetings

Awarded to: Meridican Incentive Consultants. Following its incentive travel program, 3M consulted CWT Meetings and Events with PRA to figure out how the team could leave a positive and impactful mark on Hawaii.

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Open Audience

Event Industry News

A unique combination of technology and consultancy uncovers our clients’ needs and ensures they get their messages across. Directory Event Consultancy Event Management Event TechnologyWe are audience engagement experts.

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State of Event Sponsorship in 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 97

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Those people who are introducing themselves as Sponsorship Consultants will become more and more important in the future! Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting ( @BrandtKrueger ). Event Sponsorship is most essential part of every event.

What I’ve Learned This Year Could Fill a Book

Velvet Chainsaw

Association Insights annual conference annual convention business health leadership buyin strategic planning Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

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When Is the Contractor’s Termination for Default Proper? When It Does Bad Things.


Appeals of Industrial Consultants, Inc. Uncategorized Appeal of Industrial Consultants Army Corps of Engineers ASBCA ICI termination for defaultSometimes you “do” bad things. Sometimes you “look like” you do bad things.

TEMBO are at Event Tech Live to help you ‘realise your future event business success.’

Event Industry News

Free event consultancy on stand 3101. Offering a limited number of free, 30-minute event marketing and conference production consultancy sessions, this is the perfect opportunity to see the added value that TEMBO can provide with their knowledge and expertise.

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New AWE Team Advocates for Gender Equality

Smart Meetings

Courtney Stanley, owner of CS Consulting , actively challenges meeting planners to expand upon the types of presenters they choose to take the stage at their conferences and events. “My Photo credit: Association for Women in Events. AWE has seen the future, and it is inclusive.

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SmithBucklin Expands its Events Footprint with New Acquisition

Smart Meetings

based 360 Live Media expands the reach of the consulting firm, which currently has offices in Chicago and D.C. Association management company SmithBucklin’s acquisition of Washington, D.C.-based

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Managing Client Expectations – #EventIcons Episode 114

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Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting ( @BrandtKrueger ). As an event prof managing client expectations should always be top of mind. Managing client expectations helps both you and your client have clarity working together.

Social Media Changes the Lifecycle of Trends

Smart Meetings

Chief Strategy Officer at Patay Consulting , a firm specializing in creating a brand voice for businesses and individuals, Patay is an industry veteran of nearly 20 years and an expert when it comes to tracking trends.

9 Tax Season Tips for Meeting Planners


While it may appear tricky to navigate, we consulted with the experts at TurboTax and compiled a list of 10 tips to get you started on the right path. Keep in mind that these are general guidelines, and you should consult with a professional about your specific situation.

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Event Resources Group

Event Industry News

Directory Event ConsultancyThe Event Resources Group provides event management resources and expertise to the event and entertainment industry. Here are a few of our USPs. Let’s begin with the end in mind? We look at events a little differently.

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How to Disrupt Your Meeting without Upsetting Attendees


For tips on how to do this, we called on Jeff Hurt, executive vice president of education and engagement at Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. For conferences, one size doesn’t fit all. Not any more. Attendees have individual motivations for signing up and engaging at meetings.

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Quit Engaging Millennials

Nuila Events LLC

Event Marketing Meeting Management Meeting/Event ConsultingThe Odyssey Online. We have to reach them – they’re a new market and critical to our success as a (event, business, venue, etc…)!

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Webinar: Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free

Velvet Chainsaw

PCMA is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, May 13, at 2 pm ET , featuring Dave Lutz and Lisa Block of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Lisa Block, Executive Vice President, Conference Strategy & Design, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting.

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