What would happen if meetings and events were designed to answer attendees’ needs instead of corporate mandates? That’s the question behind design thinking for events, a process intended to create more effective, relevant and enjoyable learning environments and experiences.
“Collective agility,” strategic innovation and foresight are the keys to future success in the meeting and event planning industry, according to a study dubbed the “Power of 10” and shared Wednesday with the 4,000 buyers at the IMEX Frankfurt 2012 trade show in Germany. The Power of 10 study was conducted by Fast Future Research, […]
When planning a program, which is more important, the logistics or the design? The answer, just as with the proverbial “chicken or the egg?” question, depends on your perspective.
How organizations use professional and industry speakers at meetings, conferences and other events is detailed in a recent survey from Tagoras and Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Consultants interviewed almost 250 respondents from 170 organizations, 80 percent of which hold meetings attended by at least 500 people. The report looks at how speakers are chosen, what is […]
There are lots of things you can do to shock your attendees out of their stupor.
We all know what rhythm is — whether you have any or not — but what does it have to do with meetings?