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Meetings planners can expect more socialising rather than networking and venue operators better be ready to supply the latest technology to facilitate communication for Generation Y and pimp up the mood in their centres
In sales, you’re only as good as your last sale. In meeting planning, you’re only as good as your last meeting. Or so it seems. There is immense pressure to deliver more, better, faster, and with less.
He’s all about trade show marketing and getting more attendees at your conferences and events. Sam Lippman, president and founder, Lippman Connects, conducts an annual roundtable on attendee acquisition.
Remember when rapper Tupac (who was killed in 1996) took the stage in hologram form at Coachella in 2012, performing with live stars Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre? (If not, here’s the link—it is pretty impressive.)
Truth be told, we’re beyond the right brain/left brain dichotomy. But it’s still terrific shorthand for describing perspectives and working styles that are guided either by free-flowing imagination or by reality-bound logic.
To some, the term 'networking' is overused, and even may sound a bit sleazy. We've amplified that by promoting speed networking and boasting about the number of professionals attending our conferences.
Event planners and conference hosts all share the same concern: “Will attendees find this event helpful and useful?” You need to get the right people to your events to help both your clients and your attendees achieve their meeting objectives.