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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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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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Building Excitement Before Your Event

By |2018-12-19T17:58:03+00:00July 14th, 2015|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

How to use simple tactics to fire up the crowd Attendee engagement. It’s a phrase you hear—and most likely repeat—with every event you plan. With good reason. “You need to grab attendees’ attention before they even step foot inside your venue so that they arrive already excited for the event itself. They’ll come ready to [...]

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From A to V: Five Audio/Visual Must-Haves When Planning Your Event

By |2018-12-19T20:02:02+00:00June 17th, 2015|Meeting Services and Coordination|

In today’s wired world, technology goes hand in hand with effective gatherings. In fact, nine out of 10 events at Monona Terrace require some kind of technical support, says John Klingelhoets, an audio/visual technician with Monona Terrace. “Technology, requirements and equipment change so rapidly nowadays that it’s not just nice to have audio/visual support—it’s imperative,” [...]

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Seven Steps to Find The Perfect Venue for your Event

By |2018-11-30T23:51:35+00:00February 20th, 2013|Location Considerations|

Whether you’re an event planner by vocation or necessity, selecting the right venue is vital to the success of your event. Narrowing down the best location may seem like an overwhelming task, even for the most seasoned event planners. But, it doesn’t have to be. Keep the following checklist in mind as you move through your [...]

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