Recently a Manager of Sales Administration emailed us and asked us the following question:
Subject: How do you keep attendees engaged during virtual meetings?
Do you have any suggestions on articles, books, etc. that address Virtual Meetings regarding how to engage the audience, stop multitasking and keep them engaged?
Here’s how we answered
If your annual education conference attracts only 20% of your members what are you doing for the other 80%? How do you create and deliver education for them? How do you bring your community together?
Meeting Professionals International is making some bold moves in 2011 to tackle some of these challenges.
Ray Hansen and I traveled to Madison, Wisconsin to record a live webcast/webinar on our Lessons Learned in Building the Hybrid Event at Event Camp Twin Cities. Here are the slides and link to the video archive from that presentation.
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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 need to a better job of talking about the benefits, opportunities and challenges of using technology in meetings and events.
Mike McAllen and I are taking this challenge to heart. Today, we are launching a new show focused on technology strategy, social media and the latest trends and tools in event
Over the past few months, I have been collecting smart phone apps that I think are doing "cool" and "innovative" things in my inspiration folder.
While I haven't found any "event" app that seems to pull everything together in "just the right way" - I have found several event apps that
This morning, I joined Jeff Hurt (Velvet Chainsaw Consulting) and Michael McCurry (Experient) in a webinar called: Beyond Social Media: Uncover New Ways To Connect, Engage and Educate Your Audience Physically and Virtually. The webinar was organized by InXpo and was part of their InXpoLive program. The webinar gave
Today, Wired Magazine did all event marketers and event organizers a favor, in my opinion. They created a video based on how they see Wired magazine working on the iPad. Guess what? It rocks! And there are applications for your event guides and exhibitor brochures.
Imagine how great YOU and
I created this video as a thought starter for the "Integrating Social Media in Events" Fishbowl discussion that I led at Event Camp. Due to popular demand, I have been asked to share this video with you. I hope that you enjoy it!
This video was created using Apple Keynote (Apple's
Today, Steve Jobs announced Apple’s latest product the iPad. For most of us “shiny object people” this was a much anticipated announcement.
Well - Apple products have been known to change the way that we interact with technology and experience life. Look at the iPhone, the iTouch, the itunes store and