Share information; don’t hoard it

Conferences that Work

Why would you want to share information, not hoard it? This is a touching, century-old example of how communities of practice benefit from sharing information. Share information; don’t hoard it. Finally, as a meeting designer I’m convinced that using meeting formats that facilitate and support sharing amongst peers of relevant information is one of the most powerful ways to improve the effectiveness of meetings. Share information; don’t hoard it.

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12 Ideas to Help Attendees Manage Information Overload at Events

EventMB

Protect your attendees from information overload, which can cause mental paralysis and lack of focus. The post 12 Ideas to Help Attendees Manage Information Overload at Events by Christina Green appeared first on [link]. Meeting Design attendees meeting design information overloadDon’t allow too much of a good thing to ruin your event. Here are a few ideas to keep that from happening. If your event is a good one, chances are there’s a lot to do.

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SBA Loans: Resources and Information for Event Creators Affected by COVID-19

Picatic by Eventbrite

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is disrupting the live event industry. Many event creators, promoters, and venue owners like yourself are concerned about the future. Which is why we wanted those of you in the United States to know that there may be some much-needed assistance. The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance offers […]. Resources and Tools Coronavirus COVID-19 Small business Stimulus

2020 253

Tracking Information Across Enterprise Locations

Caterease

The post Tracking Information Across Enterprise Locations appeared first on Caterease. Reports & Queries Tip of The Week

2020 43

CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

Inside Information

PCMA Convene

For nearly 10 years now, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has hosted unique on-site content from blogging attendees at its annual REALTORS Conference & Expo, in addition to professional video interviews with speakers and special guests — all free of charge. NAR began offering online coverage of REALTORS in 2010, when the financial downturn made it difficult for some members to attend.

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Tracking Information with Quick-Access Reports

Caterease

The post Tracking Information with Quick-Access Reports appeared first on Caterease. Reports & Queries Tip of The Week

2020 40

How to Stay Sane When Dealing with Event Information Overload

Eventtia

Time is one of the most important assets for those who plan events. But it’s not nearly as important as energy and mental stamina. Even if you have plenty of work hours ahead to finish the planning or logistic assignments, if you’re too tired, you won’t do much. Event Planning

2019 76

International Confex: The rise of communities & information sharing

Event Industry News

Moderated by Hire Space’s co-founder and COO, Edward Poland, the panel discussed the shift in trends and habits in the event industry regarding sharing information and building communities. Sharing their own expertise and knowledge from their sector within the industry, the speakers agreed that the industry has experienced a shift in attitudes towards information sharing.

2020 57

Disabling and Securing Credit Card Information

Caterease

Disabling and Securing Credit Card Information Caterease Version: 18 Category: Event Manager Date: 01/07/2018. The post Disabling and Securing Credit Card Information appeared first on Caterease. Event Manager

2019 46

Should You Share Your Salary Information?

PCMA Convene

Pay transparency — allowing all employees to access the salary information of their bosses, their peers, and even their CEO — was unheard of in the private sector back then. According to a 2017 report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), only around 17 percent of private companies practice pay transparency, while 41 percent discourage — and 25 percent explicitly prohibit — sharing salary information.

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How to Protect Your Event Information from a Cybercrime

MeetingsNet

Today’s cybercriminal only needs one piece of information to wreak havoc with meeting planners - an email password. Meeting planners connect keynote speakers with clients and negotiate the deals and contracts, relieving a ton of administrative burdens off both parties, but as a result, oftentimes have access to sensitive information. If this information got into a cybercriminal’s hands, it could be used for a large financial fraud data breach.

2019 79

Tracking Information in Charts and Graphs

Caterease

Tracking Information in Charts and Graphs Caterease Version: 18 Category: Miscellaneous Date: 01/21/2018. The post Tracking Information in Charts and Graphs appeared first on Caterease. Miscellaneous

2019 40

EventsCase launches a guide with valuable information on how to organise virtual events

Event Industry News

EventsCase, an all-in-one event management software, has produced a reference manual containing the information needed to organise virtual and hybrid events along with the suppliers specialised in this industry. In the words of Jose Bort, CEO of EventsCase: “Our clients and potential clients demanded information and training to organise their virtual and hybrid events in the most effective way.

2020 56

Should You Share Your Salary Information?

PCMA Convene

pcma.org. Until pay transparency becomes more commonplace among organizations, business event organizers’ go-to resource to benchmark their compensation against that of their peers remains Convene’ s Annual Salary Survey. Help us make this year’s survey results as robust as possible. pcma ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

2019 40

EMA Launches COVID-19 Forum to help members and gathers corporate opinion and information

Event Industry News

The information will also be collated anonymously and will help inform the events industry on the position of the corporate market. James Hitchen, General Manager of the EMA said: “The EMA is uniquely positioned to gather vitally important information and opinion directly from the businesses making crucial decisions about forthcoming events. We will listen to the collective voice of our corporate members and feedback to the industry to help inform short to midterm strategy.”.

2020 57

How to Keep Attendees Informed and Engaged from Start to Finish

ePly

Whether you’ll be face-to-face, all online, or some combination of the two, keeping attendees informed and engaged is imperative to event success. The main goal for any event is getting people there in the first place — so you probably have a pretty solid plan for promoting it to your audience and generating registrations.but, that said, do you have a plan for communicating with your attendees? The people who’ve already signed up? You ABSOLUTELY should.

2020 48

Guest Blog: Information has never worked so hard

Event Industry News

What you get is still, ultimately, a product of the detail fed in at the door, metaphorically, but the tools to analyse the information are that much smarter. Information has never worked so hard. The post Guest Blog: Information has never worked so hard appeared first on Event Industry News. By Matt Blain, D2i Systems.

2018 55

Event Volunteers: The Information You Need to Track & Why

InitLive

Carefully tracking certain information helps your event run more smoothly, helps protect you in case of a legal issue, and encourages your volunteers to trust your leadership because they can see you're on top of your game. Keeping track of this information helps you avoid pairing two non-drivers on a task that requires driving, for example. There's no way you can remember all that information about all your volunteers.

2017 55

10 Event Flyer Designs You’ll Love – Tips and Information

Master the Event

The post 10 Event Flyer Designs You’ll Love – Tips and Information appeared first on mastertheevent.com. event planning Tools & Resources budgets Business event planner event planning resources planning planning an event

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Tech Tuesday: Online Tools & Best Practices for Keeping Planners Informed

Aventri

It's no secret that it's important for today's meeting and event planners to stay up to date on the latest trends and news. Not only can it help you get inspired and find new solutions, but it's important to know what's coming down the pipeline. After all, significant trends elsewhere often make their way into the meeting and event space. Event Management featured

2018 40

New VWP Rules Focus on Overstays and Information Sharing

SmartMeetings

Visa Waiver Program (VWP) require participating countries to share information with Interpol and Europol and screen passengers, particularly from other countries, based on U.S. counterterrorism information. The new rules will require countries with more than a 2 percent rate of visitors overstaying their time limit to launch public information campaigns about possible consequences of being in breach, including getting removed from the VWP program.

2017 40

Cvent demonstrates continued commitment to world-class data and information security

Event Industry News

Cvent, a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, highlighted their continued dedication to information security at the company’s annual European user conference Cvent CONNECT Europe in London. The company also recently achieved SOC 1 and SOC 2 status across their entire product platform, further solidifying their market-leading position and commitment to world-class data and information security.

2018 55

How “Conference Refugees” Can Inform Your Event Strategy

PCMA Convene

Not so long ago, I think that the value in that experience is that you’re getting connected to some expert information that you couldn’t get otherwise. While his book Church Refugees: Sociologists Reveal Why People Are Done With Church but Not Their Faith is about congregants who stop attending church, Josh Packard, Ph.D., has a larger and more secular audience in his sights: conference-goers.

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How “Conference Refugees” Can Inform Your Event Strategy

PCMA Convene

Not so long ago, I think that the value in that experience is that you’re getting connected to some expert information that you couldn’t get otherwise. While his book Church Refugees: Sociologists Reveal Why People Are Done With Church but Not Their Faith is about congregants who stop attending church, Josh Packard, Ph.D., has a larger and more secular audience in his sights: conference-goers.

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Attendify launches Audiences, a data management platform to use attendee information to drive ROI

Event Industry News

The post Attendify launches Audiences, a data management platform to use attendee information to drive ROI appeared first on Event Industry News. Attendify has released Attendify Audiences, the first ever data management platform for the event industry. Attendify Audiences enables marketers who produce live events to turn their data into a powerful asset, leveraging it to personalise marketing campaigns and deliver positive event ROI.

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BVEP to coordinate event industry response on Brexit impact to inform Government review

Event Industry News

The post BVEP to coordinate event industry response on Brexit impact to inform Government review appeared first on Event Industry News. The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has been invited to co-ordinate the views and concerns of the events industry surrounding Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, as part of initial reviews being carried out by the Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS).

2016 48

Announcing the International Exhibitor Representation Program

Event Industry News

Diane Bjorklund, founder of Eventful Management Group and Stephanie Selesnick, President of International Trade Information, Inc. Exhibition News Featured News US and Canada Eventful Management Group exhibitions IERP International Trade Information Inc US News

2020 68

Make Your Event Website Stand Out

Smart Meetings

Tips & Tools accessibility aesthetic attendees attention contact details embed Events followers font homepage html information informative JavaScript links logo media photo pleasing rsvp social Videos web websitesYou’ve set up the Facebook event page, you’re regularly tweeting and you’re posting about your event on Instagram. You might think you’ve covered all your bases. But you’re missing an important piece: an event website.

2019 76

Event App Security: Access & Data Privacy Best Practices

Eventmobi

Whether you feel you have confidential information housed in your event app or not, it’s important to ensure that all personal data about your event participants is only accessible by authorized parties. Passwords help your attendees’ protect access to their personal accounts and the information stored within them. Passcodes help limit public access to information in the event app—such as location, agenda, or a speaker list.

Hone Your Radar To Seize These Conference Innovation Invitations

Velvet Chainsaw

Information Liberation. In an age where we have access to more information than ever before, providing too many conference programming choices and too much content can have devastating effects. Some participants feel anxious from information overload from our own excessive offerings. How are we going to liberate our customers from passively consuming information to selectively focusing on and thinking about what the curated content means to them?

2018 155

5 Tips for Taking Your Internal Events Virtual

SmartMeetings

When we talk about events, it sometimes seems meeting professionals are talking mostly about those their clients or companies host for customers or sales partners, rather than internal meetings for employees —which can be just as important, if not more so.

2020 59

6 Essential Tips to Deliver More Productive Virtual Meetings

SmartMeetings

Meetings should serve one of three purposes: Information and education. A crowdsourcing app gathers pertinent information that attendees want to discuss, decide or hear about at your next meeting. It appears the average meeting is messed up.

2020 87

When consensus is dangerous

Conferences that Work

The best we can strive for is what Hans, Annemarie & Jennifer Bleiker , who have trained over 30,000 public-sector professionals over the last 40 years, call I nformed Consent , which they define as follows: Informed Consent is the grudging willingness of opponents to (grudgingly) “go along” with a course of action that they — actually — are opposed to. Sources for additional information. facilitation consensus decision rules informed consent roman voting

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4 Tips to Make Your Online Event a Success

SmartMeetings

We’re able to obtain information in real-time and on-tap via our smart devices. At the same time, the way in which we receive information and engage with others has changed. How might you convey information in a meaningful way that encourages participants to interact?

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5 tips for presenting financial information to company executives

Plan Your Meetings

When you find out that you will be presenting, get as much information as you possibly can about what you should be doing. You should endeavor to have these questions answered as precisely as possible before you even consider what information you’ll present. The answers to these questions will give you the base you need to create a presentation that is informative and engages your audience.

Event Cybersecurity Risks Every Event Prof Should Know

Endless Events

We have peoples addresses, credit card numbers, emails, phone numbers, even flight, and hotel information. If you aren’t protecting people’s information you are making yourself and your clients an easy target for a cyber breach. Will and Brandt will share their top three ways to protect your events information, how and what cyber attackers will look for, personal anecdotes and more. The amount of information that we are the guardians for is really pretty ridiculous.

2019 87

International Meeting Safety Checklist

SmartMeetings

Embassies and consulates are eager to know who is traveling and usually have a plethora of information ready to give you. An action plan doesn’t have to be complicated; a basic document with only the necessary information will be more helpful than a complex and confusing one. Capture attendee information early, including emergency contacts. Keep it with information for the local police, pharmacies and hospitals, including which hospitals have doctors who speak English.

2019 68

Your All-Encompassing, Need-to-Know Security Guide

Smart Meetings

Resource Guides Tips & Tools attendees breach clients cyber data disaster duty event financial guide information insurance legal liability marriott obligation peril Planners privacy private protect protection responsibility risk safe safety security shooter tactics Tech technology theft third-party Tips tools tragedy unexpected venue

2018 68

Poaching: How You Can Prevent It

Smart Meetings

Unauthorized access, use and selling of data : A poacher may obtain attendee information by unauthorized use of a website or database, or they may purchase data from an unauthorized seller. Here are ways to prevent it: Communicate/Inform. Provide information to attendees and exhibitors on the event website clearly listing official vendors and logos, as well as potential personal risks. The event planning industry has a poaching problem.

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