Category Archives: Meeting Planning

Your Big-Name Keynote Speaker is a No Show. So Now What?

Post authored by De-De Mulligan, Chief Content Strategist for Mulligan Management Group You and your team have been trying to book a big-name, big draw keynote speaker for years. Finally, the stars align, and their bureau and booking agent say … Continue reading

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Event Planner Challenges and Opportunities of the Next Decade

Post authored by Rachel Stephan, Event Marketing Strategist, sensov/ event marketing A lot goes into crafting the ultimate event experience. Putting a successful event together means a lot of moving parts. There are a lot of things event planners need … Continue reading

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27 Ways to Avoid Burnout for Event Professionals

In such a demanding industry, it’s important for meeting and event professionals to find new ways to destress and avoid burnout.

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Events as a Bridge to Ease Generational Friction & Enrich Collaboration

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder, Retirepreneur Our world has plenty of complex problems to solve, and generational friction isn’t helping us move the needle. No single generation has all the answers, but when we come together for more fruitful … Continue reading

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How to Increase Event Attendance by Identifying New Sources

Post authored by Rachel Stephan, Event Marketing Strategist, sensov/ event marketing For many associations, events are key strategies for member outreach and growth. To increase event attendance, yearly conferences must consistently achieve their goals for growth and evolution.

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How the 10-5 Rule Creates Kinder, More Welcoming Event Experiences

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder, Retirepreneur The 8-Phases of a Successful Event is an outstanding blueprint for mapping out steps (large & small) you can take to improve event experiences across their entire event journey – before, during, and … Continue reading

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6 Valuable Insights That Helped Shape PCMA Convening Leaders 2020

As PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 kicks off in San Francisco, we got a behind-the-scenes look at the insights they are using to transform their conference.

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3 Noteworthy Trends for Event Strategists to Explore in 2020

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder of Retirepreneur A recent Forrester report caught our eye, as it touched on several business trends that will also impact event strategists and the industry: PREDICTIONS 2020: On the Precipice of Far-Reaching Change.

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5 Valuable Lessons Event Professionals Learned in 2019

Meeting and event professionals gained a ton of insights in 2019. We countdown the favorites over the past year and how they can help your event move forward.

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7 Tips to Stop Attendee Churn in its Tracks

Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President & Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group Merely knowing what attendee churn is and why it happens isn’t enough. You need to be able to stop it from killing your event’s future.

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