What Do Conferences and the Digital Age Have in Common?

Conferences are such a great way to gather a group of people together to motivate them, share your product and evoke a sense of camaraderie about your business. The digital age has done something extraordinary for conference goers- it's made it a virtual experience and has escalated the numbers who see and hear about your conference from a few hundred to a few thousand people. 

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How to Incorporate a Charity at Your Next Event

Have you ever thought about ways to tie your business back into your local community? There’s so much opportunity to give back and help someone in need and most of us want to help, but we just aren’t quite sure where to start. There are so many people in this world that could use a helping hand so perhaps consider adopting a new way of team building and encourage your company to join you—each one of you will probably be deeply impacted as a result!

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Setting Goals for Your Conference

Planning a conference for your business is great if you have lots of time and money, right? But time and money are of the essence in today’s world and that’s why partnering with an events planner for your next conference is like throwing the winning touchdown on the last play of the game!

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Planning a Business Conference

Deciding to host a conference for your business is a great decision for a variety of reasons.  It can build unity, develop your sales force or provide an avenue to introduce a new product. Conferences have been a staple amongst many companies for a long time. It enables a business to establish itself within the particular industry plus it creates great networking opportunities.  

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How to Select the Right Accommodations for a Corporate Retreat

Your event planner can advise you on what to look for in the accommodations of your retreat. You may wonder why this aspect is important and we're here to share the 411. Grab a cup of tea and cozy up, we're about to share some great ways to determine which accommodations are best for you and your company.

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Top Trends for 2015 :: Events

 

Welcome back to the Top Trends of 2015. We've loved sharing the trends and hot tips within the event planning industry and we hope you've enjoyed this series. Check out our previous posts if you're new to the our blog. And welcome! We're so glad to have you! Thanks to our awesome friends at The Events Manager Blog, we've been able to share their research and report. To round it all out, we're concluding with Events.

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Top Trends for 2015 :: Event Planner

We've covered a broad range of topics from drenching attendees in an experience they'll never forget to finding the perfect venue, complete with it's own charisma and story. This time around, we're sharing all about the role of the event planner--and you'll be surprised at what the experts had to say.

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Top Trends for 2015 :: Performers

Have you ever thought of the speaker as the performer of your event? If we really think about it, the speaker can make or break it from the start. Having keynotes that are not only engaging but are part of the performance is key to the events success. That doesn’t necessarily mean they put on a show, but it does mean that they are willing to genuinely interact with your attendees to make them feel part of the experience.

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Top Trends for 2015 :: Venues

It's all about the "Drop and Drag" this year. That means taking something old and creating something new. Want to know what it really means? It's all about reinventing spaces. People want to come to something that’s unique and one of a kind. Maybe you transform an old bus or a train station and make it the next hot event. Or you take an old barn and create a fun, inviting atmosphere that attendees will love!

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Top Trends for Event Planning in 2015

We love sharing insider info here at The Events Genie so we’re super excited to tell you all about the top 10 trends in the events world for 2015!

The Events Manager Blog is an industry leader who has been around for a while and knows tips of the trade and the best part—they’re willing to share it with everyone! Over the last five years they’ve been polling and putting together yearly reports that reflect the voice of the industry of what’s hot and what’s not. Plus they talk about what's here to stay!

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