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Generational Blending: An Event Attendance Growth Strategy to Seize

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

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the PCMA Hackathon with Jamie Murdock

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.

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Top Event Moments of 2018 & Predictions for 2019

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.

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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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Throttling Up Event Engagement & Innovation

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

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Who’s Ready for Some World-Class Event Hacking in Cleveland?

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

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Hackathons Deconstructed & Event Hot Topics – The VIP Lounge

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…

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Creative Thinking as an Event Experience Catalyst: The VIP Lounge

“Creative Thinking” is the theme running through episode five of The VIP Lounge, as we interview two creative dynamos: Jamie Murdock and Susan Robertson.

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Hacking the Hackathon: A Chat with Jamie Murdock

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

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