How The Hague Is Helping Event Professionals With Meeting Design

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The average employee attends approximately 62 meetings per month. Multiply that by 12, and you already have an impressive yearly figure – yet this is only a tiny part of more than three billion annual meetings, worldwide. This is a sponsored post written by The Hague Convention Bureau.

The production line approach to meeting design

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I have always used the metaphor of a production line to explain the need for meeting design. The production line approach to Meeting Design. The post The production line approach to meeting design appeared first on Gallus Events.

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. The needs assessment trap Conference design clients who “know what they want” have already decided on their “ why? Event design Eric de Groot exploring design meeting design process Mike van der Vijver needs visualization wantsGreat — a client who doesn’t know what they want!

How venues can support meeting design

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I was recently referred to a hotel in Barcelona as a “meeting design expert” I popped along and had a look at a good (if rather too traditional) meetig space. I met with a couple of their senior team and tried to get handle on their interest in meeting design.

Meeting Design: Trends, Technology and Tactics to Plan More Effective Events [Free Report]

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Meeting Design is the next biggest thing in the event industry. Download our new report with new research into how event planners design their meetings and events. Meeting Design design free report report meeting design free resources

An Event Planner’s Guide to Engaging Room Layouts

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Find out which are the best seating layouts for different events and some ways to mix it up with more unusual layouts to increase engagement in meeting design. When planning an event or meeting, one of the hardest parts […].

12 Ideas to Help Attendees Manage Information Overload at Events

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Meeting Design attendees meeting design information overloadProtect your attendees from information overload, which can cause mental paralysis and lack of focus. Don’t allow too much of a good thing to ruin your event. Here are a few ideas to keep that from happening.

The Next Biggest Thing In Events

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Meeting Design Event Design future meeting design next big thing trendsWhat’s the next biggest thing in the event industry? Hint, it may not be what you are thinking about. I get this question at every event, interview, webinar, guest post I participate in.

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16 Inevitable Ways To Make Event Attendees Happy

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Meeting Design attendees event planning customer service EventProfs user experience meeting design event attendees attendee satisfactionAs event planners we strive to make our event attendees happy and make a long lasting impression.

How the Calgary Welcome Made This Event a Success [Case Study]

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This is a case study sponsored by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. The post How the Calgary Welcome Made This Event a Success [Case Study] by Meetings + Conventions Calgary appeared first on [link]. Meeting Design Outdoor Events case study planning events outdoor meeting design Calgary

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100 Event Statistics (2018 edition)

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Event Marketing #eventtech event technology event marketing virtual events meeting design Event ROI event sponsorship event statisticsDo you know all the key statistics that will affect the way you create events?

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Design-Driven Project Management for Event Planners

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It’s time to embrace design-driven project management. The post Design-Driven Project Management for Event Planners by Christina Green appeared first on [link]. Meeting Design project management project manager meeting design

More, More and More: How The Event Industry Got it All Wrong

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Meeting Design #eventtech choice event industry event marketing meeting design sponsorshipThe event industry is simply amazing. The constant strive for excellence and the obsession to be at the top of the game makes our environment unique.

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Eventprofs Share: 4 Encompassing Trends in #EventDesign

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

Can You Come to the Front Please?

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Meeting Design conferences meeting design engagement Layout seating front row event problemsYou’ve heard it time and time again at a conference near you. Nobody wants to sit on the front row. Why is that and why it does not happen at other events? Picture this.

Architecting Your Event For Success. Better Experience = Better Events [Webinar]

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Join us for this free webinar to learn how to better design your events for success. In today’s experience-driven world, engaging and motivating your meeting and incentive guests is essential. Meeting Design Event Design experience meeting design Webinar

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How to Navigate the Dreaded Design by Committee Event

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Yet some organizations and clients insist upon a ‘design by committee’ approach, which possibly compromises your reputation. The post How to Navigate the Dreaded Design by Committee Event by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Meeting Design design meeting design design by committe

Event Trends Watch: The Largest Trends Database of 2018

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Event Trends #eventtech event technology event marketing marketing trends event trends event venues venues destinations DMCs meeting design technology decor styling100+ event trends transforming the industry.

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Why Your Conference Should be Target-Audience Obsessed

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In order to design relevant education and networking experiences at our conferences, we need to be focused to the point of obsession with our target audience. The first heat map shows the percent of loyal attendees by region, who tend to go anywhere your meeting is being held.

17 Meeting Ideas to Encourage Learning Retention

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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].

10 Tips to Get Started With Event Design

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Join us for this free webinar to learn more about event design and why it matters for your events. More and more people in the event industry are talking about the importance of event design. The post 10 Tips to Get Started With Event Design by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

25 Corporate Event Ideas To Steal

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Ideas event planning EventProfs event ideas meeting design event sponsorship event branding corporate event planner corporate event corporate corporate event ideasBusiness environments need to be navigated differently so here’s some ideas for planning your next corporate event.

How organisations can make the most of a hackathon

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“Being embedded within the team over the weekend allowed us to plan, design and implement and ensured we all knew the impact the app could have. homeless events Innovation Meeting DesignIt’s been almost two months since we organised the Homeless Hackathon in Glasgow.

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Finding a creative venue and what to look for

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Too many venues, especially hotels, are still designed and to house traditional conferences. If you want to run a creative conference, one that uses Meeting Design you have to find a venue that will really support your conference. Meeting Design Venues

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How to Know if Gamification is Right For Your Event

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Meeting Design attendees gamification engagement motivationThis is a sponsored post written by Grace Cheung, Marketing Coordinator at QuickMobile. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Gamification is big.

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16 Event Room Layouts That Scream Success

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Embracing the Dark Side of Event Planning

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Meeting Design dark event planning event planningDeath and destruction don’t have to be bad things. Some crowds actively seek these thrills out, at least historically speaking. Take a look at the trend of “dark” event planning. It’s not a scary as you think. Or is it? Zombie runs.

Five Easy Ways To Freshen Up Your Annual Conference

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As the understanding and awareness of how attendees learn and engage with content, as well as the importance of the design, venue, atmosphere and environment, event organisers should be open to asking for some specialised help. Innovation Meeting Design Uncategorized Venues

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100 Virtually Free Event Planning Ideas

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We have all worked on events with a great vision but no budget to match. Here are 100 ideas to help you create an amazing event that cost next to nothing when funds are limited. It can be hard not to be disheartened when you have a virtually non-existent event budget and still want to […].

Who’s the Ken Bone of Your Event?

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Event Trends #bonezone attendee engagement audience participation engagement Ken Bone meeting designKen Bone is unanimously the winner of the latest presidential debate. Do you have a Ken Bone in your event?

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12 Engagement and Presentation Ideas To Give Your Speakers

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30 Examples of Beautiful User Experience in Events

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Meeting Design #eventprof Catering eventbranding eventcatering eventdecor events eventstyle eventwelcome userexperience UXA lot of elements go into every event and help to build the user experience. Here are 30 examples of great UX from real life events to inspire you.

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7 Steps to Align Face-to-Face Meetings with Organization Strategy

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Because we’ve done it every year is not a good reason to run a meeting! The post 7 Steps to Align Face-to-Face Meetings with Organization Strategy by Eric Rozenberg appeared first on [link]. Now more than ever we need to get a greater return from our events.

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17 things I learned running an online event

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As a firm believer of “meeting design” : the principle of texturising content to avoid it being stale and boring, we made sure we integrated meeting design into the programme. We chose a big, bright and well lit meeting room.

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101 Event Planning Ideas For Under $100

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For limited budgets here are a variety of event planning ideas that you can accommodate for under $100. When the budget is running out, or you don’t have that much to begin with, low-cost ideas can be just what you need to ensure your event is a success or add some special touches.

Three ways to create truly surprising meetings

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Experienced meeting planners know that every meeting has its share of unexpected surprises. Minimizing surprises like CoffeeGate is default behavior for meeting planners. Surprising Meetings But not all meeting surprises are bad. Because meeting professionals want to minimize the likelihood of unexpected surprises during execution of the events, there’s a tendency to unconsciously minimize planned surprises for the attendees.

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6 Ways Coachella Is Redefining Concert Events

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Meeting Design coachella concert concertsThink concerts are all the same from a hosting standpoint? Coachella Music and Arts Festival sets the bar high. Here’s how it’s redefining the concert space.

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The five keys to great conference content

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3 Use meeting design to create the framework for great content. With these first two steps covered: bringing together the content expert and the programme expert, the next step was to add some meeting design. That’s Meeting Design.

10 Conferences That Excel at Exclusive VIP Experiences

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Meeting Design VIP vip experience exclusivity upgradesDo you want attendees to squeal like pre-teens at their first boy band concert? Then consider offering exclusive experiences and upgrades at your next event. Read on for examples you can apply to your events.

The Secrets Behind Conference Engagement

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The Solution Room—a powerful conference session There’s been a lot of interest in The Solution Room, a session that I co-facilitated last July at Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress in Orlando, Florida. So you’re holding a conference.