Event design is not just visuals and logistics

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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


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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Tony Schubert


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Podcast: How Strategic Event Design Can Change Attendee Behavior


Forward Design: The Top 40 Event Designers 2017


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The 7 Elements of Beautiful Event Design


The look and feel of your event can have a big impact on the experience of your attendees. Discover the seven core elements of beautiful event design. The post The 7 Elements of Beautiful Event Design appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Design Event Management Event Planning October design Event Design

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Creative Problem Solving for Event Design in 3 Easy Steps!

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As you might imagine when working in the arena of live experiences for a living, event professionals run into all sorts of opportunities to Creative Problem Solve. A good event professional takes risk management into great consideration, but a great one knows how to mitigate recovery.

Avoid this common mistake when planning meeting programs

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Although I have good reasons to champion meeting designs where the participants get to choose what they want and need to discuss and learn rather than a program committee , there is invariably a place for some predetermined presentations at conferences.

The meeting industry’s biggest dirty secret

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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?

The Next Biggest Thing In Events


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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Six ways to keep attendees comfortable and improve your event

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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!

Impediments to AI matchmaking at events

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And that’s exactly what he did to find the creative direction to design one of the prettiest events of the season; a 34th birthday party for Roxy Earle, one of the stars from the hit show The Real Housewives of Toronto. “ Event Design canadianspecialevents. By Stacy Wyatt.

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Design your meeting BEFORE choosing the venue!

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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

15 Ways to See the Future of Event Technology

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What’s the future of event technology? During the event, I asked Corbin Ball, event-tech speaker and writer, to also share his thoughts. Here’s what they had to say: “The future of event apps is bright!”

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19 Event Entrance Ideas To Make A Great First Impression


The entrance isn’t important, it’s about what happens at the event that matters right? Your event entrance is the first opportunity to make an impact and sets the tone for what is ahead. Wrong.

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Virtual Meetings Lower Costs … and Interaction

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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

25 Event Themes That Ooze Style


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


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?

Getting Creative with Your Convention Layout

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Tradition is taking a back seat in convention layout plans, and designers are discovering fresh ways to create a unique space to match a corporate culture. Interactive corporate events create opportunities for unique event layouts and designs. .

Why meetings are more important than you think

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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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Four reasons why traditional conferences are obsolete

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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

Eventprofs Share: 4 Encompassing Trends in #EventDesign


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

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

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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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Drones: Moving Into Events at the Speed of Flight


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.

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


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

Three ways to make it easier for attendees to participate

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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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Children shouldn’t sit still in class — and neither should adults

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It’s amazing that established research on ways to improve children’s learning is ignored when designing adult learning environments. Event design Learning active learning adult learning andragogy benefits kinesthetic classroom meeting sessions movement physical activity

5 Ways to Move Your Meetings Ahead in 2017


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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Golden Ivory For Alex & Mario

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Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique collaborated with the amazing team at DT Floral and Decor to design this lavish and opulent white and gold wedding for one very lucky couple. DT designed ice sculptures for the couple’s special Ciroc bottle and Oyster bars.

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How to use dot voting to choose the sessions your attendees need and want

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Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference. Sue, Event design crowdsourcing dot voting interest dot voting peer conference peer sessions Post It!

Guaranteeing audience engagement at your events

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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 best way I know to radically improve your conferences

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

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21 Design Ideas For Making Cavernous Spaces Feel More Intimate


Here are some clever examples and ideas to help you create a more intimate and cosy space and completely transform the look and feel of the event environment. The post 21 Design Ideas For Making Cavernous Spaces Feel More Intimate by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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


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

Show Stopping Grand Entrance Ideas For Your Next Event


It’s important to start your event off on the right foot. Your attendees first impression will set the tone for the rest of the event. With these grand entrances ideas, you can make that impression a great one and start your event off on the right foot! . Event Sponsorship .

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How to Create an Event Planning Checklist That Leads to Flawless Execution

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Coordinating an event involves layers upon layers of details from the pre-planning stage six months in advance to the day-of-event logistics. Keeping all of those details in your head will result in constant mental chaos and present unnerving stress on event day. Event Goal.

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