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Category: Event Planning

Omissions, Oversights, and Oopsies – 6 Considerations Event Planners Might Want to Know

Omissions, Oversights, and Oopsies – 6 Considerations Event Planners Might Want to Know Event Planning Mistakes

The event biz is kind of like the mafia… once you’re in, you never really get out. After a decade in media/communications, seven years of which were dedicated to the events industry, in early 2012, I decided to leave that world to pursue a new direction in life. And I’ve found myself in and out […]

Crowd Management at Events: 5 Best Practices for Venues

Crowd Management at Events: 5 Best Practices for Venues

A heavy event turnout is indeed a good thing. However, with a crowded venue comes a greater likelihood of disorder, injury, or damage to property. It’s your legal obligation to ensure the event concludes with everyone making it safely to their cars or hotel. Crowd management is extremely important and cannot be overlooked. Here are […]

Responsive Design for Conference and Association Websites

Responsive Design for Conference and Association Websites Responsive Design for Conference and Association Websites

2005 was a pretty rough year. We had Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and eleven Asian countries were just starting to recover from the Tsunami. There were some bright spots though. Gwen Stefani had the number two song of the year with Hollaback Girl, Green Day hit with Wake Me Up When September Ends and your […]

Event Gamification: Is It the Next Big Thing in Event Management?

Event Gamification: Is It the Next Big Thing in Event Management? Gameification Strategies for Conference Planners

Whether it’s checkers or Call of Duty, people by nature love games. It’s no surprise, then, that the gamification market has erupted, expecting to become a $5.5 billion industry by 2018. With such a lucrative market, it’s no wonder gamification has become such an integral part of event management. Event Gamification Defined There is a […]

Make Presentations Fun Again: How Sli.do Has Changed the Way We View Audience Participation

Make Presentations Fun Again: How Sli.do Has Changed the Way We View Audience Participation

You can start off your presentation by saying “I want this to be a discussion,” but it never is. Both you and the audience know that it’s probably going to be a lecture. Because many people fear public speaking, they rather sit back and absorb information than be a part of the discussion. But you […]

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