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Five Things Savvy Planners Always Do

By |2019-11-15T15:36:53+00:00November 11th, 2019|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

And that you can start doing today.Aiming for a near-perfect event? Innovative organizers have a few tricks up their sleeves. We’ve taken note and gathered a few of our favorites.1.  Make technology work for you. Event management apps promote cohesive coordination and clarify the expectation of who’s doing what—and when. Even complex events are made [...]

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Swag Sense

By |2019-11-15T15:37:48+00:00July 10th, 2019|Sustainability, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

To swag or not to swag—and how to green your goodie bag if you do Conference freebies. They’re almost a given—as well as a $19.4 billion industry, according to Event Manager. But if you’ve seen discarded tchotchkes at a meeting’s end, you know that poorly chosen giveaways waste budget and natural resources. What can you [...]

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Beyond Branded Pens and Water Bottles

By |2019-11-15T15:39:18+00:00May 16th, 2019|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Ten smart goodie-bag ideas for your corporate event. There’s no shortage of swag options out there. While no one wants to drag home cheaply made stuff—which is why it ends up in the trash—event attendees do appreciate useful branded items. Luckily, there are plenty to choose from. We picked five of our favorite giveaways [...]

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Emergency Preparedness for Planners

By |2019-11-15T15:40:21+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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What Millennials Want in an Event

By |2019-11-15T15:40:52+00:00February 5th, 2019|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Millennials - four ways to engage this influential group Millennials, who make up one third of the U.S. population, have a surprise for the rest of us. Despite their stereotype as “kids glued to their phones,” 75 percent of these 18- to 34-year-olds say they value experiences over things, according to Eventbrite. That makes millennials [...]

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Gather Pre-Event Intel

By |2019-11-15T15:41:25+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 |2019-11-15T15:41:53+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 |2019-11-15T15:42:28+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 |2019-11-15T15:43:23+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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And the Survey Says …

By |2019-11-15T15:46:32+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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