Event design is not just visuals and logistics

Conferences that Work

The following year, David was kind enough to honor me in his flagship publication BizBash as one of the most innovative event professionals. However, one recurring theme in David’s magazine irritates me, because it perpetuates a common misconception in the events industry.

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Tom Kehoe

BizBash

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Tony Schubert

BizBash

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Podcast: How Strategic Event Design Can Change Attendee Behavior

BizBash

Forward Design: The Top 40 Event Designers 2017

BizBash

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Edgardo Zamora

BizBash

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The meeting industry’s biggest dirty secret

Conferences that Work

Event design a letter to myself change evaluation event outcomes long-term outcomes ROI secrets The ReminderThere are some things that the meeting industry doesn’t like to talk about in public. For example: Revenue models. Who actually paid for all that sybaritic F&B?

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Jeffry Roick

BizBash

2017 10

The Next Biggest Thing In Events

Event Manager

What’s the next biggest thing in the event industry? I get this question at every event, interview, webinar, guest post I participate in. The post The Next Biggest Thing In Events by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link].

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Mindy Weiss

BizBash

Six ways to keep attendees comfortable and improve your event

Conferences that Work

Pivoting to the world of events, this means if we want to give attendees the best possible experience, we need to minimize the quantity and severity of physical comfort issues that are under our control. Whoever they are—young developing leaders, Ask Me Anything About Event Production—Today!

25 Event Themes That Ooze Style

Event Manager

Admire or get inspired by some of these new and classic event themes that have a stylish twist. An event theme is the central idea upon which the rest of the event is based and can therefore be the event success or downfall, so be sure to choose wisely.

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6 Ways to Use Mind Maps in Event Planning

Event Manager

Looking for a way to organize your events differently? The post 6 Ways to Use Mind Maps in Event Planning by Christina Green appeared first on [link]. How To Articles Event Design mind map mind mapping doodleWant a tool that plays to the visual person you are?

Design your meeting BEFORE choosing the venue!

Conferences that Work

I love my meeting design clients, but there is one mistake I see them making over and over again. Clients invariably ask me to help design their meeting after they’ve chosen a venue! Face The Fear—Then Change Your Conference Design! Want to see my 6 minute 40 second Pecha Kucha presentation Face The Fear—Then Change Your Conference Design! Event design meeting design venue contracting venue selection

Drones: Moving Into Events at the Speed of Flight

MeetingsNet

Here are four ways you can add excitement to your next event using drone technology. Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas Event Techread more.

Eventprofs Share: 4 Encompassing Trends in #EventDesign

Event Manager

Are you wondering what’s on the horizon for event and meeting design? Event professionals take a look at the future by applying their experiences and sharing their thoughts. Meeting Design design Event Design meeting design

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Why meetings are more important than you think

Conferences that Work

Related posts: Designing Participation Into Your Meetings No, that’s not me up on the stage, and that’s not the kind of session I’ll be leading next Tuesday, May 22, at the MPI New England 2012 Northeast Education. Event design Dan Siegel interpersonal neurobiology self

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Virtual Meetings Lower Costs … and Interaction

Conferences that Work

If you think of a meeting primarily as a way of transferring content , then online meetings seem attractive, inexpensive alternatives to face-to-face events. Event design Berkshire Hathaway CSX Disney Intel interaction participation Steven Davidoff Solomon virtual meetings

11 Things about Event Planning I Learned from New York Fashion Week

Event Manager

New York Fashion Week is an event to behold and offers a number of great ideas and tips for event planners. Here, the event is secondary to what’s going on behind the scenes and in the audience. Event Management Event Design event management fashion week new york nyfw takeaways

5 Ways to Move Your Meetings Ahead in 2017

MeetingsNet

Here’s how to grab the new year’s big onsite trends by the horns to make your events more successful. Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas Meetings Fuelread more.

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Four reasons why traditional conferences are obsolete

Conferences that Work

The five day event is being held by Federation EIL, the worldwide network of The Experiment in International. Whoever they are—young developing leaders, Event design automation broadcast obsolescence peer conferences peer learning peer process rise of online workplace learning

Meetings Get Real—and then Some—with Virtual and Augmented Reality Technology

MeetingsNet

5 ways AR and VR are already starting to enter the world of meetings and events—are you ready to embrace the new reality? Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas Event Tech

28 Wedding Planners You Should Be Following on Instagram

BizBash

In the past, we’ve shared our (highly subjective) lists of event designers and other event professionals that you should be

Participatory voting at events: Part 2—Low-tech versus high-tech solutions

Conferences that Work

Plus/Delta : A review tool that enables participants to quickly identify what went well at a session or event and what could be improved.

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Three ways to make it easier for attendees to participate

Conferences that Work

They are also far more likely to make valuable connections with their peers during the event. Every time I find myself wishing for an external event, I realize that I’m way better off focusing on something I can control instead. How do we get people to participate at meetings?

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Do You Need to Reformat Your Conference?

MeetingsNet

Attention span, learning goals, and learning styles are all factors to consider when planning your event. Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & IdeasBy Hannah Kinnersley. read more.

The best way I know to radically improve your conferences

Conferences that Work

CE hours, and — most important — learn how to significantly increase attendee satisfaction at your events. Event design Workshop Catalyst Ranch Chicago participation techniques workshop

Behind the Scenes: Five of the Fastest-Growing Trade Shows

PCMA Convene

Event Design Research Trade ShowsListen in as Convene TV hosts Carrie Ferenac and Kimberly Bottom unpack Convene ‘s July cover story featuring five of the fastest-growing trade shows in the U.S., and the secrets behind their success. One show’s formula for growth?

Guaranteeing audience engagement at your events

Conferences that Work

So how can you get authentic audience engagement at your events? When I facilitate longer conferences I can assure you that almost everyone will ask questions in public at some point during the event. Event design action connection engagement Learning process tools workshop

The InstaList: The Stunning Event Decor Blowing Up Instagram

Canadian Special Events

Instagram has become a resource for inspiration for Canadian event & meeting professionals to add value and creativity to their events. Toronto based decor and rental company Detailz Couture shared a stunning white wedding ceremony at The Estates of Sunnybrook event space.

How to Use Technology and Content to Build Experiences That Matter

BizBash

Consumers are used to technology being woven seamlessly into their everyday lives, and it’s time for event designers to adopt

What’s the best learning model for conference sessions?

Conferences that Work

We don’t usually think about the learning models we employ during conference sessions, and I believe our events would be better if we did. Studying how to facilitate this process and then adopting it is perhaps the most effective way you can improve the learning at your events.

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Annie Senatore

BizBash

A British designer with a background in international fashion, Senatore founded event design and production company A Vista Events in

6 event planning mistakes that will destroy your budget

Plan Your Meetings

Yet, many organizations continue to make event planning mistakes that explode their budgets. Here are six common event planning mistakes that can negatively impact your budgets…and tips on how to avoid them. Picking event dates out of the air and locking them in prematurely.

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Tom Kehoe

BizBash

Founded 17 years ago, Chicago-based event design and decor company Kehoe Designs provides captivating atmospheres for social and corporate events

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Javier Velarde

BizBash

After studying marketing, Velarde founded Miami-based event design and production agency Triton Productions in 2000. Focusing mainly on corporate and

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: André Wells

BizBash

Once a fashion buyer for women’s sportswear, Wells launched his Washington-based event design and production firm, Events by André Wells

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Edgardo Zamora

BizBash

Argentinian-born and Los Angeles-based designer Zamora of Revelry Event Designers draws inspiration from his travels for social and corporate events

Planning for Purposeful Meetings

MeetingsNet

Event Design & IdeasWhat are purposeful meetings, and how can we create and deliver more of them? What are purposeful meetings, and how can we create and deliver more of them? Carina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Group has five ideas to get your wheels turning. read more.

4 Must-Try Nontraditional Event Venues

MeetingsNet

While moving out of the ballroom and into venues you may not have considered in the past can provide a “wow” experience, it’s essential that the space will promote your event’s objectives. Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideasread more.