Category Archives: Event Design
Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder of Retirepreneur “Same is lame.”
In a profession that tends to favor those who pay close attention to the slightest details and plan for almost every contingency, the defining principle of a hackathon is probably frightening: beautiful chaos.
In this edition of The VIP Lounge podcast, we’re thrilled to showcase an interview with David Peckinpaugh, President of Maritz Global Events.
Like many event, meeting and trade show professionals around the industry, I just returned from IAEE Expo! Expo! 2018 in New Orleans. Unlike many of them, however, this was my first rodeo on the show floor.
It might sound like a basic concept, but sometimes the simple answer is the best one: the most valuable events are the ones that know who their attendees are and what they want most.
Pouring back into the community that hosts your event should never be an obligation; it should be a display of gratitude and goodwill to those who have welcomed you and your attendees.
In this edition of The VIP Lounge podcast, the focus is on event reinvention and how getting back to the basics can make all the difference.
At almost any event you attend, conference bags are sure to await your arrival. But have you ever been given one that you actually keep and use?
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.
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.