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Post authored by Lynn Wirch, Director of Operations, Live Events Imagine a scenario where you put some of the biggest players across your industry in the same room, working together to consider the evolution of their sport, creating new ideas … Continue reading
Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder of Retirepreneur Tribalization (aka “Take Me to My Peeps”) has ruled supreme at many events. And let’s face it – our brains are hard-wired to prefer mingling with like-minded people. People of the same … Continue reading
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.
As 2018 ends and 2019 begins, we thought it might be fun to share thoughts from the Experient team – as they look back at favorite event moments in 2018 and look ahead at predictions for 2019.
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
5 Questions for Jamie Murdock, VP Sales at Experient A savvy leader who is adept at tapping the wisdom of a crowd to solve complex problems. A creative thinker who asks smart questions and listens intently. A tireless advocate for … Continue reading
Hackathons Deconstructed: Designing Richer & More Rewarding Event Innovation Experiences That’s the title for a one-of-a-kind workshop experience that combines behind-the-scenes hackathon design education with a series of actual hands-on hacking sprints. This PCMA weekend workshop immediately precedes their 2018 … Continue reading
In this episode of The VIP Lounge podcast, we’re tackling an array of challenges that are top-of-mind for event organizers, but before we do…
“Creative Thinking” is the theme running through episode five of The VIP Lounge, as we interview two creative dynamos: Jamie Murdock and Susan Robertson.
Thinking about hosting a hackathon at your next conference? This brainstorming method originally caught on in tech circles, as programmers, coders and others would congregate for a weekend to collaborate and solve complex problems. Today, hackathons are being embraced by … Continue reading