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How Embracing Change Leads to a More Vibrant Event Future

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist Change. It’s all around us. And the change machine never idles. Change is that disruptive, double-edged sword that tees up both exciting opportunities to seize and perilous threats to thwart. Within the … Continue reading

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Borrowing Event Housing Ideas from the Film & Television Industry

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist If you’re an association or corporate event professional who’s struggling with last-minute housing need changes and pesky attrition clauses, things could be worse: You could be doing it for the cast and … Continue reading

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3 Tips to Boost the Value of Your Event’s Education Sessions

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist. For most conferences, attendees will make their purchase decisions based on education sessions. Some attendees view events as an expedient way to earn and retain certifications, while others are more interested in … Continue reading

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An Event Marketing Force More Powerful Than FOMO

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist True confession time: My appetite for conference learning and networking is voracious and it often exceeds my available time and budget. In turn, the “fear of missing out” (FOMO) on exceptional learning … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE Harnesses Event Data to Deliver Sensational Experiences

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist. Every time I have a conversation with Thad Lurie, I get smarter. Thad’s one savvy association executive who recognizes the perils of complacency and “status quo” thinking, especially in today’s rapidly changing business … Continue reading

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What’s Next for ‘FIRST?’ One Wildly Successful Student Event Becomes Two

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. With support from over 200 of the … Continue reading

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Event Insights: Richer Behavioral Data for Vastly Improved Experiences

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage and use information technology to shape strategic IT decisions at every level within higher education. Thad Lurie is Chief Operating Officer at EDUCAUSE and leads the … Continue reading

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Event Insights from PRG: How Smart Event Technology Improves Attendee Experiences

The stakes are rising for event organizers, but technology is a powerful lever to speed up and improve your event transformation journey. Continue reading

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Managing Event Team Members from Afar

Guest post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Maven, Enlighten 123 According to a recent Gallup Work and Education Poll, there’s been steady growth in the remote work sector. To give you some context, in 1995, only 9% of U.S. … Continue reading

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