Four top apps for planning your next meeting–along with video overviews to help you get started.
We don’t get a second chance to make a first impression when it comes to hybrid events. And if your virtual audience doesn’t feel welcomed, appreciated and involved, it will walk away and rarely return. Here’s how to avoid that.
A few years ago, Cisco Systems Inc. hosted about 20,000 employees at its Global Sales Experience meeting in Las Vegas and treated them to a private Aerosmith concert. This year, 20,000 employees went to work and attended the meeting by watching video screens as executives gave speeches and handed out year-end awards. Did Cisco get […]
Last month, I was delighted to participate in an educational experiment. I often lead roundtable conversations among meeting professionals for organizations such as Plan Your Meetings and PCMA, but for the MPI Cascadia Educational Conference (MPI-CEC) I was asked to do so as a virtual presenter/moderator. Normally, I would jump at the chance to travel […]
While the recessed economy has many looking for ways to curtail costs through technology, not everyone is using it as an alternative to traditional meetings. According to a recent Forbes Insight survey, the benefits of face-to-face meetings are immense. Of the 760 business executives surveyed, eight out of 10 preferred in-person contact to virtual interaction. […]