Author Archives: Experient

Event Trends to Watch from Michael Dominguez & Wisdom@Work: The VIP Lounge

This podcast episode starts off with a book recommendation. Then it’s on to emerging trends that tee up challenges to solve and opportunities to seize for event organizers.

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The Future of Experience Design: 2 Mins With David Peckinpaugh

Experience design isn’t just an industry buzz word. It’s not a “best practice” that’s here today and gone tomorrow. It’s a culture-shifting, get-on-or-get-left-behind principle that has already transformed the meetings and events industry—and it’s just getting started.

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How Event Behavioral Data Advances SFA’s Growth Strategy

Data is important. There’s no doubt about that. But can collecting event behavioral data drastically change how your organization views success?

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Endings Matter: Event Programming Insights from Dan Pink

Recently, keynote speaker Dan Pink shared a wealth of insights from his best-selling book, WHEN: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Even better, he carefully tailored each one for the events industry.

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Diary of an Event Learning Sherpa

Post Authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Strategist & Workshop Designer Recently, I had a chance to experiment with an idea I’ve been noodling on. This idea is a twist on a grander concept, first introduced by Velvet Chainsaw Consulting: … Continue reading

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Smart Speaker Tip Series Plus a Conversation with Futurist Mike Walsh – The VIP Lounge

This edition of the VIP Lounge dives into a brilliant way to prep your event speakers–while also educating your attendees–and an interesting chat with a futurist.

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Join Our Growing Community of Event Experience Designers — The VIP Lounge

Last week, something remarkable happened at Maritz Global Events’s e4 conference. Something so remarkable, we decided to share more in this special edition of The VIP Lounge podcast.

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Unleashing Human Gifts to Improve Your Events – The VIP Lounge

“How do we make the realm of human endeavor ever more productive, ever more creative, ever more fulfilling?” That mission threads throughout Polly LaBarre’s career, our guest on this edition of The VIP Lounge podcast.

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How P.E.O. Event Strategies Nurture Vibrant Communities – The VIP Lounge

In this podcast, we take a closer look at P.E.O., a remarkable organization that started with seven young women in 1869 and now has nearly 230,000 members across the United States and Canada.

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Hackathon Design Playbook: Tapping the Wisdom of Your Event Crowd

Gather four teams of smart people in a space wired for creative thinking. Put a complex challenge before them, with helpful tools for their problem-solving journey plus a chance to compete for a cool prize. Then step back and watch … Continue reading

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