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Social Media for Conference Planners – A Checklist
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8 Things to Avoid When Engaging Millennials at Meetings
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Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners
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Meeting Planner Review – the Poweradd™ Pilot S 12000mAh Portable Charger
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Trials and Tribulations of a Digital Nomad and #eventprof

Social Media for Conference Planners – A Checklist

Conference Planners need a social media plan to market their events

Drowning in Social. Yep. I have been there, just like 1000 other conference planners. In fact, I have a conference planning client that is starting to slip beneath the waves just thinking about thinking about the marketing of their conferences in 2016.

Now, it should be said that this client is not new to social media and content marketing. They have been quite successful in the past which has led to some phenomenal growth over the past couple of years. So what could possibly be different? How about just being successful. Being on top is like having an anchor tied to an ankle and it is pulling them under the pristine waters of Dread Lake. Read More

8 Things to Avoid When Engaging Millennials at Meetings

Meeting Seminar Conference Business Collaboration Team Concept

Millennials comprise of a huge chunk of the country’s demographic. This is the audience you should have your sights set on. Here’s the thing: millennials have very peculiar characteristics.

They take notice of the little things. This is why you have to be very careful of your strategy as there are little nuances here and there that may put them off. There are no-no’s that you should take heed of when hosting an event or meeting with mostly millennials in attendance. Read More

Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners

Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners

Finding general liability insurance if you are a meeting or event planner can be a royal pain in the ass. No kidding. It sucks on a level Hoover and Dyson cannot even begin to touch. Most regular insurance agents don’t want deal with us so they lump rap and heavy metal producers alongside pharma meeting planners and special event planners. Makes no freaking sense, but hey, what are you gonna do. If we can’t explain what we do to our family and friends, how in the hell are we going to explain it to an industry that sees no shades of grey. Read More

Meeting Planner Review – the Poweradd™ Pilot S 12000mAh Portable Charger

the Poweradd™ Pilot S 12000mAh Portable Charger

Electricity. Access to it gives a meeting planner superpowers… I said the same thing in this post and because something was said twice on the internet, it must be true. But what about when you are out saving the world from the scourge of bad conferencing and there is no outlet? No matter how bomb-diggity your phone or tablet is it can’t help you stop whatever event-killing-monster is lurking in the dark if it can’t be powered up. Read More

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