Convene TV: CVBs as Destination Consultants

PCMA Convene

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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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!

Your Attendees Are Livestreaming – What Are You Doing About It?

Event Manager

Recent research by the consultancy firm, Magid, has found that a majority of US internet users (56%) watch livestreamed content at least once […]. Over half of the United States is watching livestreamed video on a regular basis. Now is the time for eventprofs to take back TV.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 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 ).

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 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.

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.

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.

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

Event Industry News

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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.

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.

Conference Programme Template

Gallus Events

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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 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?

Three Workforce Mega-Trends for 2017

PCMA Convene

Gig workers come in many varieties, including solopreneurs, independent contractors, project specialists, and even consultants like me. Conferences are about people first and content second.

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How to Ask for a Raise and Other Top Learnings from IAEE Women’s Leadership Forum

Velvet Chainsaw

To build connection and engagement at events — give up control!

Conferences that Work

My wise consultant friend Naomi Karten tells a short story about a client’s unexpected reaction. How can we build connection and engagement with people with whom we work?

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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.

Fyre Festival, Laptop Bans, & Other Event Industry News – #EventIcons Episode 60


Will Curran of Endless Events, Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting, and Laura Lopez of Social Tables are live and taking your questions. Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting ( @BrandtKrueger ). Our hosts have taken over!

Event Technology Awards 2017 Judge’s Spotlight: Jason Allan Scott

Event Industry News

Full Name: Jason Allan Scott Company: Eventrepreneur Ltd Job Title: MD Entrepreneurial consultant, Professional Speaker, Best Selling Author, Startup impresario and a part of Tim Ferris’s NR set. This week’s Judge’s Spotlight falls on Jason Allan Scott, an award-winning event professional, serial entrepreneur who has created and sold several companies.

Eventinterface launching partnership in Asia


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

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.

Top 50 Marketing Resources


It is the leading global content marketing education and training organization featuring articles, resources, tools, events, consulting, and even training for those in the content marketing field. Demand Spring is a demand generation consultancy, making their blog all about demand generation.

Things You Need to Know When Hiring Event Staff by @dancarthy2


Consult with Your Team. Even the best event planner s are only as good as the staff that makes the event possible. The staff aren’t just the people that set up the venue and register the attendees.