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Gather Pre-Event Intel

By | 2018-11-08T16:40:27+00:00 October 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! And [...]

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Considerations for Tech-Friendly Events

By | 2018-10-05T15:43:14+00:00 October 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 | 2018-08-16T18:14:12+00:00 August 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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Three Top Tech Issues

By | 2018-02-15T15:43:41+00:00 February 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 | 2017-06-01T15:53:53+00:00 June 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 | 2017-03-20T13:18:24+00:00 March 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 | 2017-03-02T12:23:09+00:00 January 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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A Healthy Obsession with Quality

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:10+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Monona Terrace earns prestigious Wisconsin Forward AwardSometimes good enough is good enough. But not if you’re aiming for excellence.

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It’s Party Time!

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:11+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Five new twists on the year-end office bash Oh, the office holiday party—and the resulting images in your mind. Off-tune karaoke perhaps? What about that time your boss over-eggnogged? Or channeled the Seinfeld show and danced like Elaine? […]

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Building Excitement Before Your Event

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:11+00:00 July 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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