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Alexander von Humboldt: A meeting designer way ahead of his time

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I’m indebted to Martin Sirk for sharing remarkable information about an 1828 conference designed by the German geographer, naturalist, and explorer Alexander von Humboldt. Read what follows to discover that Humboldt was also a meeting designer way ahead of his time! Martin Sirk Modern meeting design!

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Cut Keynotes in Half, Say Meeting Designers

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Expert meeting designers lead the call for rethinking conference agendas. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Skift Take: The results are in. Keep keynotes short and dedicate more time to face-to-face interaction.

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Good meeting design is cheaper than special effects

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Far too much money is spent on meeting glitz at the expense of good meeting design. In case you’re wondering, I fed the two words “meeting design” to an AI program, which generated the animated image accompanying this post.]. Seth Godin makes an analogous point in this post…. No related posts.

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Which meeting design books should I buy?

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Here are five meeting design books I especially recommend. Into the Heart of Meetings: Basic Principles of Meeting Design ( ebook or paperback ). Into the Heart of Meetings: Basic Principles of Meeting Design ( ebook or paperback ). Intentional Event Design ( ebook or paperback ).

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Next Gen Attendees Drive Meeting Design Change

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Andrea Doyle and Refugio Garcia Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Skift Take: Event attendees are younger than ever before. Now, planners have to find innovative ways of crafting engaging and impactful events.

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Why Meetings Designed for Intention Win Out

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Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Skift Take: As people look for new reasons to attend events, some stand out by focusing more on the flow and less on the logistics.

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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. I’ve always thought this was the perfect metaphor.