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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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3 Tips to Boost the Value of Your Event’s Education Sessions

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist. For most conferences, attendees will make their purchase decisions based on education sessions. Some attendees view events as an expedient way to earn and retain certifications, while others are more interested in … Continue reading

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Is Event Design a Wicked Problem?

Post authored by Cynthia Hornketh, CMM, VP, Experience Design, Experient I’ve heard a few university professors suggest design thinking is best when applied to wicked problems. I’m “all in” when it comes to design thinking, so not knowing exactly what … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Navigate Group Reservation Needs in a Seller’s Economy

Post authored by Rick Benoit, Manager, Housing Services, Experient With the meetings industry seeing record occupancy and rate growth, it is more important than ever that your event be well situated in advance for space and room block needs.

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Add Some Wellness to Your Conference by Getting Attendees Up and Moving

Post authored by Kristen Roget, CMP, Senior Meeting & Event Manager at Experient In a previous blog post, I shared how I helped my clients at the American College Health Association incorporate wellness into their events by providing healthier food … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Event Management Needs

Post authored by William F. Reed, FASAE, CMP, Senior Vice President of Strategic Sales at Experient To outsource or not to outsource? Chances are, if you are responsible for your organization’s meetings, conferences, tradeshows or events, you’ve probably asked yourself … Continue reading

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The recipe to avoid $16 muffins

In August 2009, the Department of justice held a legal training conference at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. More than two years later, on September 20, 2011, the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General issued an internal audit … Continue reading

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