With IncentiveWorks just around the corner, have you checked out what sessions you’re the most keen to see? If not, we have you covered! Check out the three sessions that we think you’d be sad to miss at IncentiveWorks ‘18!
For the average event planner, one of the hardest questions you have to ask is whether you should buy or rent your event equipment (especially for long-term or repeat event planning). And rightly so! When it comes to comparing the pros and cons, you can easily find yourself drowning in a sea of information. So, what should you do?
While your answer will vary depending on your industry and equipment needs, we created a cheat sheet of five categories that ALL event planners should consider when it comes to making a final decision. Check it out below!
When you begin thinking about how you want to organize your next conference, it’s important to consider how you are going to attract a variety of attendee demographics. One easy way to start is by curating varying educational tracks that could interest a range of professionals to your event.
While these will vary depending on your industry, we’ve highlighted four types of educational tracks that will help you cover your bases for attracting both veteran and newcomer attendees alike!
Have you ever thought about using music to help keep the flow of your event on track? The right kind of music at the right time can put your attendees in just the right headspace to get the most out of your event.
Trying to figure out where to start? Take a look at these three questions to keep in mind when you’re creating your next event playlist.
On a daily basis, most people are using some form of social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc) on their mobile device. So the question becomes: How can you take advantage of this for your next event?
In a perfect world, our communication with others would always involve being open, friendly, and dedicated to the task at hand. Unfortunately, not everyone has this mindset, especially when planning a complex event.
So, what should you do when you are having a hard time dealing with others, whether they are co-workers, new clients, or vendors? Check out our four step method to get you safely through the minefield of talking with difficult people.
The appeal of being an active participant on Twitter is obvious. It’s a platform that provides you (a brand representative) real time interactions with your target audience in a clean, streamlined way that is easy to understand. What’s not to love? But are you concerned that Twitter doesn’t come naturally to you?
If so, you’re not alone! Many people feel overwhelmed when they first try to master the basics of Twitter, let alone attempting to live-tweet! To help, we’ve highlighted some basic tips to help any live-tweeting beginner knock it out of the park. Check them out below:
You’ll hear a lot of varying philosophies on the best way to get new attendees at your next event, ranging from making basic updates to your social media plan to mixing it up on a big picture level. While researching for new tips, you’ve probably seen a common phrase over and over again: Under Promise and Over Deliver. But, is it worth some of the associated risk?
When reviewing your conference agenda, you might notice that a large chunk of your conference program consists of back-to-back educational sessions. For your attendees, these large chunks of time will only mean one thing: the fear that all of these educational sessions will blur together and be forgotten!
Trends change all the time when it comes to planning an effective conference and it’s known that audiences get more out of interaction in educational sessions, not observation. To help you (and your potential attendees) out, we’ve outlined four presentation formats that we believe will best impress and educate your future attendees.
Whether you like it or not, a positive first impression can do wonders in fostering a strong personal and professional connection to those in your industry. It’s the first step in building out your network and establishing the tone of your personal brand. Starting to feel some pressure to nail it?
First, take a breath and remember that whenever you’re having these initial interactions, it’s also a first impression for the other person too! So, what can you do to help your technique? Check out three tips that we think will help you make a great first impression.