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How to Avoid The Seven Most Common Technology Pitfalls

By |2019-07-08T14:56:40+00:00July 8th, 2019|Meeting Services and Coordination|

“Technical difficulty.” It’s the stuff of nightmares for event planners. Our onsite audio visual (AV) technical experts share the seven most common tech-related pitfalls that haunt planners and how to avoid those problems in the first place. Pitfall 1: The wrong connectors Solution: Laptops and displays feature several types of connecting ports. With laptops getting [...]

Emergency Preparedness for Planners

By |2019-03-19T14:09:08+00:00March 19th, 2019|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Stay cool by expecting the unexpected Being ready for anything. It’s part of what elevates good event planners to great. Still, it can be overwhelming to imagine every possible emergency scenario and how to react. In fact, there are entire companies that do only that! But even without the help of a pro, you [...]

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Gather Pre-Event Intel

By |2018-12-19T20:03:15+00:00October 24th, 2018|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

How to Gather Pre-Event Intel and increase your chance for success. Guessing-games have no place in event planning anymore. That’s because it’s easier than ever to get information about your audience’s wants and expectations—even before registration or arrival. How do you tap into that fountain of information? Here are three simple ways. Just ask! [...]

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Considerations for Tech-Friendly Events

By |2018-12-01T00:27:45+00:00October 5th, 2018|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

What to address with your venue before your meeting kicks off. If the devil is in the details, it’s even more important to consider the technological details that can make or break your meeting. But how do you know what to even consider? These questions will get you started—and the answers will guide you to [...]

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Surveys, Snapchat and hashtags to the rescue.

By |2018-12-08T00:10:21+00:00August 16th, 2018|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Three Simple Ways to Engage Guests Using Technology Engaging with your meeting or conference attendees is key to a successful event. Luckily, technology makes it easier to connect with your audience. To help you hit the ground running, we picked three of our favorite tech-tricks-of-the-trade, all designed to enhance attendee engagement. Conduct [...]

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Things to Do Near Monona Terrace

By |2018-12-19T17:52:10+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Got a Couple Hours Between Events at Monona Terrace? We’ve got ideas on what to do We’re in the heart of Madison, which means it’s easy to explore the city on foot or bicycle if you have a short window of opportunity. What’s there to do? Here are some thoughts. Just make sure you verify [...]

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Why Host Your Next Business Meeting at Monona Terrace?

By |2018-12-20T00:00:24+00:00April 30th, 2018|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Why Host Your Next Business Meeting at Monona Terrace? We’ll give you 10 great reasons. Finding the right venue for your meeting is as important as the event itself. Check out these reasons to host your meeting with us. We hope we’ll see you soon! Reason #1: The Inspiring Setting [...]

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Three Top Tech Issues

By |2018-11-30T23:22:58+00:00February 13th, 2018|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

The Three Top Tech Issues that Planners Face And how to avoid the glitches in the first place Excellent event planning means keeping the big picture in mind while tending to every little detail. We don’t need to tell you that planning a well-received event is far easier said than done. But we can tell [...]

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And the Survey Says …

By |2018-12-01T00:21:38+00:00December 21st, 2017|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Tips on using a post-meeting survey to gather valuable data “How’d the meeting go?” It’s a question that key people in your organization inevitably will ask after any important event. The good news: You can provide an accurate, data-based assessment if you survey your attendees, which also helps you plan successful events in the future. [...]

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The Value of Celebration

By |2018-12-19T20:53:21+00:00August 28th, 2017|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Examining the importance of corporate year-end parties For some company leaders, hosting a holiday party is tradition and they wouldn’t dream of canceling it, even in “down” years. Other executives, however, need a little convincing that it’s worth the investment—even in “up” years. To help you persuade them that holiday parties make good business sense, [...]

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