The creative event design tool that all #eventprofs should use

Conferences that Work

Here’s a powerful tool you can use to generate creative event designs. You can use this tool for every aspect of event design. Stylists working on the look and feel of an event often use it to stimulate fresh thinking about the venue, the décor, the lighting, the food and beverage, entertainment, and so on. Rarely, however, is this tool used to design events that creatively incorporate, illuminate, and support core desires and outcomes for the meeting.

Five Reasons to Change Conferences

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Related posts: Conferences That Work goes to Japan! The first Conferences That Work peer conference held in Japan begins today! The five day event is being held by Federation EIL, the worldwide network of The Experiment in International.

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Handling a meeting question that isn’t

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Sue, Conferences That Work goes to Japan! The first Conferences That Work peer conference held in Japan begins today! The five day event is being held by Federation EIL, the worldwide network of The Experiment in International.

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Three differences between genuine and phony experiential conferences

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“Experiential” is the new hot adjective used to describe events. ” Sadly, many of these so-called experiential events are phony. Conferences That Work goes to Japan! The first Conferences That Work peer conference held in Japan begins today!

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What the ‘Sense of Place’ Travel Trend Means for Event Design

PCMA Convene

One trend in particular, “a sense of place,” speaks directly to enterprises like Morgan’s food tours, recognizing that immersing meeting participants in the local landscape and connecting them with local culture and community leads to more memorable events.

Learning in community at conferences

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Legendary Apple designer Jony Ive explains how learning in community helped Apple make the iPhone: “When we genuinely look at a problem it’s an opportunity to learn together, and we discover something together. At traditional events, expert speakers broadcast content at attendees.

How to help meeting design clients figure out what they really want and need

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Recently, a client asked for help designing a new conference. Thirty minutes of discussion with three stakeholders revealed they hadn’t yet settled on the event’s specific purpose, scope, and format. The needs assessment trap Conference design clients who “know what they want” have already decided on their “ why? hoping that in the process the event’s purpose and desired outcomes will become clearer.

Five reasons NOT to use a Conferences That Work meeting design

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two meeting types and three situations when you should NOT use a Conferences That Work design: — Most corporate events. Many corporate events have a tight focus. Special events involve a mixture of entertainment, celebration, and raising money.

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The UnExpo Experiment

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Fun fact: the testing community often uses my term “peer conferences” for their get-togethers, due to a chat about meeting design I had with tester James Bach at the 2004 Amplifying Your Effectiveness conference.) The day after the event, MoT ran a Twitter poll for 24 hours, receiving 58 votes with 91% of the voters agreeing that The UnExpo worked. The first Conferences That Work peer conference held in Japan begins today!

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How Multi-Cultural Design Thinking Leads to Better Events

PCMA Convene

These were a few of the topics during “Multi-Cultural Design Thinking: Custom Touches for Remarkable Events” at Convening Leaders 2018. Is a millennial in Japan the same as a millennial in Austria?” Big Ideas Event Design Experience Global Meetings

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Being truly heard and seen at meetings

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Such a transformation is the essential work needed to build human community around the event, which becomes something special, standing out like a beacon from the humdrum conferences routinely inflicted on attendees. The first Conferences That Work peer conference held in Japan begins today!

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18 Thought-Provoking Quotes From Convening Leaders 2018

PCMA Convene

” — Stuart Ruff-Lyon, CMP, DES, vice president of events and education, Risk Management Society. Is a Millennial in Japan the same as a Millennial in Austria? Big Ideas Event Design

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Home Sweet Airbnb

PCMA Convene

17 to 19, the peer-to-peer hospitality company’s events team intentionally left most of those details blank for me on the second day. ” Also participating with me in a shortened version of the experience were a female journalist from Japan and a member of the Airbnb communications team.

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How the International Baking Industry Expo Keeps from Getting Stale

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More than 15 different show features at IBIE 2016 were designed to do that, including the B.E.S.T. Event Design Innovative Meetings Magazine American Bakers Association Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds IBIE nternational Baking Industry Exposition Retail Bakers of America

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PCMA Expands Business Events Programming Throughout Asia Pacific

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Sessions scheduled in eight countries including Australia, China, India, Japan and Indonesia. PCMA is significantly increasing its Asia-Pacific presence in 2019, as one of the global leaders in business events demonstrates its dedication to supporting the region’s thriving industry. “As

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Interviews with Planners - Chivonne Hyppolite

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Looking to create your ideal event planner? Pour your mixture into a fashionable pair of heels and Voila’, you will yield Chivonne Hyppolite, Event Execution Expert and owner of Abstract Elements Management Agency and AEMA Love Deluxe. Art of the Event by James C.

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide

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Searching for top technology events to attend in 2019? Scouring the internet for event information could be an overwhelming task. Tech Events featured in in this list take place all throughout the year, all around the globe. DLD18 (Digital Life Design). Kyoto, Japan.

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Put A Cherry (Blossom) On Top This Spring

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The festival represents friendship between the United States and Japan because the Asian nation gifted more than 3,000 of these emblematic trees to America in 1912. s spectacular events calendar. Event Design. of event space.

Best in Show 2018

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This event provided diabetes screenings, educational opportunities and follow-up access to primary care to underserved populations in downtown Indianapolis. G Events and Catering’s Draper event, Boston, MA. An old jailhouse for an event space? Innovative Event Technology.

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Bringing a ‘Sense of Place’ to Meeting Design

PCMA Convene

One trend in particular, “a sense of place,” speaks directly to enterprises like Morgan’s food tours, recognizing that immersing meeting participants in the local landscape and connecting them with local culture and community leads to more memorable events.

And Then There Were 20

PCMA Convene

Chosen by a committee of industry veterans and previous 20 in Their Twenties winners, the latest class of honorees are dedicated, focused, and inspired by their work on business events — everything kids aren’t supposed to be today, yesterday, and probably tomorrow, too.

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