4 Essential Educational Tracks You NEED for Your Next Conference

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!

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Should You Under Promise and Over Deliver For Your Next Event?

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? 

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Session Formats That Will Boost Your Event Attendance: 4 Trends

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.

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Follow These 3 Tips to Make a Killer First Impression

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.

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Dietary Restrictions 101: Surging Diets in the Event Industry

Like the saying goes, the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. Unfortunately, this path has become far more confusing for event planners in recent years due to unique diets becoming more commonplace with the average eater.

To provide some peace of mind, we decided to highlight some of the more specific food lifestyles (specifically vegetarian-based diets, popular elimination diets & religious restrictions) that you’ll see your attendees wanting from your next event. Check them out below!

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Unlock Why Attendees No-Show: 6 Questions for Post-Event Surveys

When working in the event space, you come to realize that not every event is going to be a smash with attendance. You’ll hear a lot of reasons to explain no-show absences but usually it just comes down to a lack of time, money, or even interest.

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6 Planning Reminders That Will Save Your Next Event

While it’s always with good intention to try and plan your event to go perfectly, things WILL happen. We recommend accepting it now, taking a big breath and letting go of the idea of a totally seamless event.

That said, we’ve highlighted the six basic reminders you’ll need to help make your next event a little bit more foolproof!

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6 Questions to Ask Your Potential Online Registration Provider

Not all online registration vendors are created equal, so it pays to do a little research and ask a few questions before you sign-up with a vendor. Check out these six important questions you should ask before choosing which vendor will help you with your event. 

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4 Fundamental Guidelines for Saving Money on Event Purchases

Let’s be honest - who doesn’t love saving money? However, keeping within a budget is probably one of the top stressors for most event planners. You have a lot to consider: Venue, entertainment, transportation, food and drink, etc. So, how do you save where you can?

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