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?

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.

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

Endless Events

Taking the time for have an initial consult for event AV can save you many headaches later in planning. Did you know having an initial consult for event AV can save you time, money and more? Video Transcription – 11 Reasons You Need an Initial Consult for Event AV.

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.

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. .

Convene TV: CVBs as Destination Consultants

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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

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.

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.

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 […].

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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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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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.

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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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

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.

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.

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.

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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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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State of Event Sponsorship in 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 97

Endless Events

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.

Managing Client Expectations – #EventIcons Episode 114

Endless Events

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.

2017 Safest Year for Air Travel, but Challenges Remain


To70, an aviation consulting firm, attributes the low fatality totals to stronger safety practices —as well as good fortune.

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Keeping an Eye on the Storm


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.

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Quit Engaging Millennials

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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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Linkedin’s New Geofilter Feature


We all recall when Snapchat first introduced geofilters back in 2014. The feature allowed users who had their phone’s location services turned on to take a snap from anywhere in the world and swipe through photo overlays designed specifically for that location.

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Drilling Your Teeth at Home?

Nuila Events LLC

As Meeting & Event Consultants who specialize in handling bookings for hotels for conferences and conventions, the truth is that most people don’t know the language of that business. Venue Sourcing Meeting/Event ConsultingHey guys!

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How to Accommodate Guests With Dietary Restrictions


Tracy Stuckrath is the president and chief connecting officer of Thrive Meetings & Events, a seven-year-old consulting firm that focuses

How to sell as persuasively as a TED speaker talks

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Digital Can Reinvent Your Event Experiences. Here's How

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Guest blogger Mark McCloskey of HRG Consulting shares tips on how to best use technology to leverage the tidal wave of digital change and create memorable experiences.

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7 Deadly Sins of Event Planning

Nuila Events LLC

Meeting Management Meeting/Event ConsultingG-Force Extreme Inflatables. Well, while there are 7 Deadly Sins in Event Planning, there are exactly two types of people who do the planning – they either love it or hate it.

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When Team Events Meet Philanthropy


Industry Advice creative ideas event management event manager event manager tips event managers event marketing event photos event planning event professionals event profs event registration eventprofs events events consultant events industry events industry advice industry adviceIn the past, we’ve highlighted some of the many benefits of corporate philanthropy. As a company, giving back to the community and setting an example is a responsibility that should be embraced!

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Nuila Events: Your Complete Event Resource!

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Meeting Management Meeting/Event Consulting Vendor Sourcing Venue Sourcing Industry Hello friends!

A Day in the Life of a Corporate Planner

Nuila Events LLC

Meeting Management Meeting/Event I hope that 2016 is off to a rip-roaring start and that you had a wonderful Holiday season.

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