How Virtual & Hybrid Events Are the Future of Corporate Meetings And Events

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With varied views on when we will return to live events, virtual events have allowed corporations to stay connected to their teams, clients and customers and the numbers show this will continue. Why are you meeting? Meetings, typically more of a business focus are easier to translate.

Corporate Meeting Planners Reveal What’s Changing for Them

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The third annual corporate-events research report from Germany-based meetings organization In-House Corporate Events (ICE) in conjunction with Cvent revealed several interesting trends as corporate-meeting departments coordinate events for 2022.

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Layouts for Corporate Meetings

All Seated

Planning a corporate meeting can seem easier than social functions, as the décor tends to be minimal and you generally only have to work with one space. However, corporate events carry their own set of guidelines to follow and it’s important to keep them in mind while planning a layout. Corporate meetings often have keynote speakers that impact the floorplan significantly. The post Layouts for Corporate Meetings appeared first on AllSeated.

Discover New Corporate Meeting Industry Trends and Statistics

Endless Events

It was Global Meetings Industry Day a while back so we peeked into the corporate meeting trends and statistics that have shaped the past year. Another highlight is that the number of event-related careers is growing due to the sheer popularity and effectiveness of meetings as both marketing tools and revenue opportunities. Here’s How the Meetings Industry Changed around the World. These niches are explored in this year’s Global Meetings Industry Day.

17 Meeting Ideas to Encourage Learning Retention

EventMB

Meetings are a necessity in terms of everyday working life and also creating smaller gatherings or workshops as part of a larger business event can be fruitful if done right. The post 17 Meeting Ideas to Encourage Learning Retention by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Ideas meetings meeting planners meeting design meeting profs meeting learning meeting facilitation corporate learning learning ideas meeting ideas corporate meetings

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A New Green Spin on the Corporate Meeting App

Guidebook

Your meetings are looking more like conferences — more complex schedules, social events and entertainment. But while corporate meetings are becoming increasingly multifaceted, reducing the waste that accompanies them is a major focus. Pressure to design eco-friendly events come from host organizations, attendees, and corporate meeting planners. You’ve been using meeting apps for awhile now. Highlight the eco-friendly elements of your meeting.

CWT Meetings & Events research: London to remain top EMEA destination for corporate meetings and events in 2019

Event Industry News

CWT Meetings & Events, a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today unveiled its predictions for the top ten cities in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in M&E. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data in CWT’s 2019 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published later this week. Russia’s hosting of the FIFA World Cup 2018 is likely to have boosted the appeal of Moscow as a meetings and events destination.

It’s Time for Your Enterprise Meetings to Go Mobile

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How Mobile Impacted Meetings & Events. The same holds true for enterprise meetings. Why Your Enterprise Meetings Need Mobile. Mobile has also had a huge impact on enterprise meetings. If you’re not taking advantage of mobile at your enterprise meetings , it’s time to now! Consider the multiple benefits a mobile app has on enterprise meetings, including: Reduced or eliminated printing costs. How to Utilize Mobile at Enterprise Meetings.

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How to renew the look of your corporate meeting/general session

Tallen Technology Rentals

Many attendees are tired of seeing the same standard look when they attend a corporate meeting or enter the general session room. Rear projection screens, black pipe and drape, and a stage wash have been the meeting room standard for many years. A concern over budget or the perception of attendees that a company has spent too much money on a meeting have kept them from changing up their look. First, lighting can have a huge impact on your meeting.

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Top 10 Resources Every Meeting & Event Planner Needs in 2021

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This list was part of a larger guide that we launched: 10 Survival Skills for Corporate Meeting & Event Planners in 2021. Meeting Minds Podcast. Meeting Minds Podcast has over 130 episodes recorded, sharing the ins and outs of meeting and event planning.

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20 Global Meeting FAQs

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events

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Offsite Meetings: What Are the Benefits? - No matter how big or small your business, offsite meetings lead to incredible results

Hornblower

Could this meeting have been an email? Any meeting, no matter the length, should do one of four things: solve a problem, make a decision, develop a plan, or answer a question. How many meetings have you been in where one team member is distracted by another project, one team member is late, one team member isn’t contributing, and one team member is taking over and leaving no room for input? Have meetings always been this way? Offsite meetings are expensive.

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How to Run Successful Virtual Event

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Virtual Event Virtual event is an online based event that allows you to hold an organised meet-up from one location to many viewers. This event can range from hosting global conference, trade shows, product launch, recruitment fair to small question and answer session.

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Meet Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey, a Bonus Episode! – #EventIcons

Endless Events

EventIcons #eventicons #eventicons podcast attendee engagement audience engagement corporate convention corporate events corporate meeting planners creativity design event education event industry event knowledge retention event planners event sponsors event sponsorship event technology gamestop pathableToday we are introducing our newest #EventIcons host, Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey!

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5 Tips for Planning Franchise Conventions

Endless Events

You can gather this information before the meeting using simple survey tools. Planning a franchise convention, or even just a corporate meeting for your franchise, is no easy feat. They’re the key to creating an even better future because — if they’re a success — they’ll inspire and breathe life into your corporation, encouraging franchisees to find new ways to make the company even better. And what will the corporation do to help me grow?”

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The Best Lighting Companies for Corporate Events

GEVME

Despite what sceptics may believe, impressive lighting design is an important part of your corporate event atmosphere. We’ve compiled a list of the top five lighting companies for corporate events that can do all of that and much more. Here are the key benefits of using high-quality lighting at your corporate events: Put a spotlight on the presenter. Project a corporate logo on venue walls. Types of lighting you can use at a corporate event.

Want to Sabotage Your Meeting? Easy. Just Flub the Pre-Meeting Research

MeetingsNet

Ira Kerns shares his top tips for the crucial pre-meeting research process. Association Meetings Objectives/ROI Corporate MeetingsSkipping this step can cost you time and money and damage your chances of a successful event. read more.

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Unique Meeting Space by the Hour in NYC—Believe It

MeetingsNet

Spacebase, a website for finding and booking unconventional, non-hotel venues for small meetings, has expanded out of Europe, with a just-launched presence in New York. Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Techread more.

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What Meeting Profs Get Wrong about Hybrid

SmartMeetings

If meeting planners don’t strike the right balance between the two experiences, then one set of attendees (most likely the virtual audience) will have to endure a bad event experience. Step one for meeting planners is to master providing superior experiences for purely virtual events.

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Ritz-Carlton Upping the Ante on Custom-Crafted Meeting Options

MeetingsNet

Sixty of the luxury chain’s hotels are participating in a personalized approach to décor, wellness, and F&B called, “A Meeting of the Senses.”. Association Meetings Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Corporate Meetingsread more.

Ritz-Carlton Upping its Ante on Custom-Crafted Meeting Options

MeetingsNet

Sixty of the luxury chain’s hotels are participating in a personalized approach to décor, wellness, and F&B called, “A Meeting of the Senses.”. Association Meetings Audience Engagement Food & Beverage Corporate Meetingsread more.

New Rules for Planning a Corporate Meeting in Cuba in 2019

Smart Meetings

Rules are changing again for event professionals following in the literary footsteps of Ernest Hemingway to Cuba for a corporate meeting. Smart Meetings’ Top Webinars of 2018. 5 Meeting-Ready Havana Hotels. Meeting space: 3,725 sq. Meeting space: 5,382 sq. Meeting space: 5,920 sq. Meeting space: 7,534 sq. Meeting space: 13,000 sq. The category listed for planners and groups is “professional meetings.”

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Keeping a Global Meeting Secure

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate MeetingsCarina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Group, talks about how her organization balances security concerns with the benefits of bring people together face to face. read more.

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Transform Your Meetings with These 10 Productivity Hacks

MeetingsNet

We all go to meetings—a lot of meetings. But even meeting planning meetings can be less productive than everyone would like. Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Event PlanningHere are 10 ways to fix that. read more.

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Are You Minding These 5 Risk Management Gaps?

MeetingsNet

While a new report finds meeting risk management much improved over the past three years, these areas still need attention. Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetingsread more.

New Rules for Planning a Corporate Meeting in Cuba in 2019

Smart Meetings

Rules are changing again for event professionals following in the literary footsteps of Ernest Hemingway to Cuba for a corporate meeting. Smart Meetings’ Top Webinars of 2018. 5 Meeting-Ready Havana Hotels. Meeting space: 3,725 sq. Meeting space: 5,382 sq. Meeting space: 5,920 sq. Meeting space: 7,534 sq. Meeting space: 13,000 sq. The category listed for planners and groups is “professional meetings.”

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5 Tips for Scripting a Captivating Event

MeetingsNet

Audiovisual/Production Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate MeetingsBy Josh Golden, Creative Director, PCI. Lights, music, action! How you can play up the drama to engage your audience. read more.

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Airbnb and Meetings: “A Win for Everyone”

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings TechSan Francisco Travel’s Joe D’Alessandro talks about his city’s tax-then-partner relationship with the home-share giant. San Francisco Travel’s Joe D’Alessandro talks about his city’s tax-then-partner relationship with the home-share giant. read more.

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An Essential CSR Tool for Meeting Planners Expands Online

MeetingsNet

The GivingGood.com project portal is a gift for meeting professionals, use it to plan your projects and help others plan theirs. The GivingGood.com project portal is a gift for meeting professionals, use it to plan your projects and help others plan theirs. Sustainability Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & EventsHannah Kinnersley.

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The Story Behind the Redesigned World Education Congress – #EventIcons Episode 155

Endless Events

They strive to change the way we meet and it’s working! Meetings Mean Business- Global Meetings Industry Day. Today we are diving into MPI’s World Education Congress. The World Education Congress (WEC) is a gathering where both MPI members and non-members alike come to gain education, network and more. The event has grown to about 2500 attendees and each year MPI is working to raise the bar. In 2018 MPI’s World Education Congress had a complete overhaul.

Engagement: It’s Not Rocket Science (But it Is Neuroscience)

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Medical MeetingsIncorporate these neuroscience findings into your event design when your objective is learning, collaboration, or change. read more.

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Are You Prepared for a Cybersecurity Breach at Your Next Event?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsTake this survey to help the CIC’s new APEX cybersecurity task force develop ways to help combat this growing threat to the events industry. read more.

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GameStop – #EventIcons Episode 153

Endless Events

Together their event department raises millions of dollars in sponsorships and create an event that crosses generational boundaries, uses creative ideas to engage their audience, all while meeting stakeholder objectives. Check out the epic resources mentioned in this episode: Smart Meetings. Today we are joined with a dynamic duo Samantha Vogel and Judy Payne of GameStop.

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10 Sweet Ideas to Reduce Food Waste and Food Miles at Your Events

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Corporate MeetingsHow much are you doing to incorporate sustainability into your F&B programs? Here's a menu of actions that can help you send a lot less good food to the landfill. read more.

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5 Steps to Signing the Right Keynoter

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Speakers Corporate MeetingsBy Darcy Bouzeos. Your keynote speaker: Get it right and the audience is motivated, delighted, informed, in awe. Get it wrong and everyone is bored or worse. read more.

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What’s the Worst Thing that Could Happen at Your Meeting?

MeetingsNet

It’s not enough to just hope something awful won’t happen at your meeting—you have to prepare for every contingency. It’s not enough to just hope something awful won’t happen at your meeting—you have to prepare for every contingency. Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetingsread more.

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16 Things to Know About DMOs and DMCs

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate MeetingsA couple of experts untangled the DMO/CVB/ DMC relationship during a recent webinar sponsored by empowerMINT, the online information tool from Destination Marketing Association International. read more.

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Conference Associations Aim for National Guidelines for Conference Security

MeetingsNet

Here's what the newly formed Industry Security Council wants to do to safeguard meetings and conventions from terrorism and other risks. Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetingsread more.

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Plan to Play: Science-Based Engagement Techniques

MeetingsNet

Roger Haskett, owner and director of Engagement Unlimited, on how meeting planners can turn attendees into participants. Roger Haskett, owner and director of Engagement Unlimited, on how meeting planners can turn attendees into participants. Event Design & Ideas Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & EventsBy Hannah Kinnersley. read more.

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New Platform Aims to Help Planners Crowdsource Content

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Event Management Tech News/Trends Speakers Corporate MeetingsSharedXP is designed to tap into the collective intelligence of peer groups to co-create event content. read more.

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