/Tag: Event Planning

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 [...]

What Millennials Want in an Event

By |2019-02-05T16:37:15+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 |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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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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Five Ways to Drive Meeting Attendance

By |2018-12-14T23:15:36+00:00June 1st, 2017|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

IT’S ALL IN THE NUMBERS If only a well attended meeting was as simple as “plan it and they will come.” While there’s no magic formula for sky-high registration numbers, there are a few simple things you can do to drive attendance. Here are five to get you started and planning tips to make your [...]

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Considerations for Generations

By |2018-12-07T22:12:04+00:00March 16th, 2017|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Tips for hosting meetings for 20-somethings to grandparents Every 20 years or so, a generation gets a new label and researchers detail the differences among us. But while we certainly see life through different goggles, we also share something in common: Most of us are still working. As a result, meeting planners are often tasked [...]

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How to choose a destination that inspires on every level.

By |2018-12-19T18:07:06+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Location Considerations, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

“We’re so dialed in here. This is a place that embraces our vision and where we can make almost anything happen, logistically and creatively.” Laurie Koch Trek Bicycle An inspiring event starts with an inspiring location. One that opens up possibilities—both for your event and your attendees. THE IDEAL LOCATION COULD BE [...]

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