Let’s pretend that you are putting together an All-Employee Meeting. What do you think your attendees will prefer: 4 hours of PowerPoint or an Adventure?
I would go with adventure 10 times out of 10.
Boston Scientific chose adventure, too. They skipped the General Session that would have stuffed 5,000 employees into
Each year 3M spends over a billion dollars on R&D. One Billion dollars! They have thousands of people working on solutions to new problems, refining existing products and just creating mad science.
Event Camp Twin Cities is an innovation lab for the meetings industry. A tiny one. The event is about
What happens if I think that the ice sculpture and chocolate fountain at your event are off the hook? How do I tell my facebook friends and my twitter buddies?
I have to pull out my phone, take a picture, enter a short message and upload it. I miss valuable networking
What comes to mind when someone says - Learning Lounge?
For me, I think of a sterile library-like-space with few people, little noise and empty chairs. I'm extremely pleased to tell you that PCMA's Learning Lounge was anything but. It was noisy, engaging and full of life!
This experimental idea gave us a glimpse
Let’s face it. The past two years have been rough on most North American and European corporations. With the budget cuts, layoffs and bad press, it isn’t hard to figure out why everyone around the office is in a sour mood.
All of this negativity can make the daily grind
As we start to bring more virtual and hybrid elements into our events – should we reconsider how we name these events?
In the past, we might have given an event a local or regional name. This name helped the event connect and identify with the city, state, or region where
One of the great things about Social Media is your ability to monitor conversations.
The general consensus at MPI’s World Education Conference in Vancouver last month was that the Twitter conversations were up and complaining via Twitter was down.
So, I did a short analysis on the Twitter conversations from WEC to
Last week, I came across five different articles on technology that are worth your attention. In some cases these articles are directly related to meetings and events. In other cases the linkage is indirect. Regardless, I thought these perspectives would be useful to you as you think about using technology
We know much more about setting up and managing an event community than we did a year ago.
The report “Best Practices in Online Community Management” produced by Pathable reads like a secret decoder ring for first time event community managers.
While the report is loaded with with helpful advice, I thought