Audience Engagement http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6619/more en How to Make Events More Effective: Shut Up and Dance http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-make-events-more-effective-shut-and-dance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New book provides specific techniques to make meeting sessions more participatory—and effective. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-make-events-more-effective-shut-and-dance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/how-make-events-more-effective-shut-and-dance#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Corporate Meetings Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:51:00 +0000 51141 at http://meetingsnet.com How Not to Kill Your Awards Show http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-not-kill-your-awards-show <div class="field-byline"> By David Ahearn, co-founder, Four Day Weekend </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Comedy troupe Four Day Weekend has seen the good, the bad, and the very unfunny from the corporate awards show front lines. Heed their tips!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-not-kill-your-awards-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-not-kill-your-awards-show#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:02:00 +0000 50961 at http://meetingsnet.com Gen Z: Hard-Working, Savvy, …Younger Than Google http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/gen-z-hard-working-savvy-younger-google <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Even you’re sick of the generation-talk, FreemanXP's new report is worth a download simply for its cheat sheet on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> platforms (farewell, Facebook). But read it now, before the next new thing pops up!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/gen-z-hard-working-savvy-younger-google" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/gen-z-hard-working-savvy-younger-google#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Marketing Event Planning Medical Meetings Mon, 08 Jun 2015 22:03:00 +0000 50631 at http://meetingsnet.com IACC's Top 10 Meeting Tech Trends http://meetingsnet.com/blog/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Among the top 10 tech trends spotted by the International Association of Conference Centers: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">Social media</a></span>-addicted Millennials, LED mood lighting, and geofencing</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/iaccs-top-10-meeting-tech-trends#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Site News face2face Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:13:00 +0000 50611 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Drone&#39;s-eye view of the Cvent Summit meeting in summer 2015. Drone use is one of the top meeting tech trends identified recently by IACC.</p> Case Study: How One Association Reinvented Its 90-Year-Old Annual Conference http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/case-study-how-one-association-reinvented-its-90-year-old-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Yes, you can teach an old conference some new tricks! Here's how the California Water Environment Association is flushing its tired old conference format and bringing in a flood of new ideas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/case-study-how-one-association-reinvented-its-90-year-old-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/adult-learning/case-study-how-one-association-reinvented-its-90-year-old-annual-conference#comments Adult Learning Association Meetings Audience Engagement Meeting Formats Sun, 07 Jun 2015 22:35:00 +0000 50541 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>One of the sessions at the CWEA 2015 annual meeting was called, &quot;How a Water Quality Project Returned the Sparkle to a Los Angeles Jewel,&quot; Echo Park Lake.</p> Watching a Planner Work: 7 Lessons http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/watching-planner-work-7-lessons <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Learning what guides a great meeting by being on site in Boston with Thrivent Financial's Dan Young and his event planning team</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/watching-planner-work-7-lessons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/watching-planner-work-7-lessons#comments Audiovisual/Production Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Objectives/ROI Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:27:00 +0000 50521 at http://meetingsnet.com How Much Speaker Technology Is Enough? http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/how-much-speaker-technology-enough <div class="field-byline"> By Devin Turner and Charlie Beckwith </div> <div class="field-deck"> Tech bells and whistles can enhance a presentation—or put an audience to sleep. It pays to choose wisely. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tech bells and whistles can enhance a presentation—or put an audience to sleep. It pays to choose wisely.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/how-much-speaker-technology-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/how-much-speaker-technology-enough#comments Audiovisual/Production Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:01:00 +0000 50491 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Steps to a Killer Meeting Theme http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/10-steps-killer-meeting-theme <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A strong theme is based on the objective and goals of the meeting or event, and provides a foundation for messaging to the participants and stakeholders</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/10-steps-killer-meeting-theme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/objectivesroi/10-steps-killer-meeting-theme#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Marketing Objectives/ROI Medical Meetings Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:18:00 +0000 50441 at http://meetingsnet.com 6 Unorthodox Approaches to Engaging Attendees http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/6-unorthodox-approaches-engaging-attendees <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Ballman, director of education and learning services at SmithBucklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Toss the boring old meeting-as-usual and inject some of these ideas to transform your events into must-attend experiences.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/6-unorthodox-approaches-engaging-attendees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/6-unorthodox-approaches-engaging-attendees#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Sun, 31 May 2015 20:14:00 +0000 50431 at http://meetingsnet.com MeetingMatch, a New Tool for Business Networking, Launches http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/meetingmatch-new-tool-business-networking-launches <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>MeetingMatch, a new mobile app aimed exclusively at helping meeting participants network before, during, and after an event, launched earlier this year.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/meetingmatch-new-tool-business-networking-launches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/meetingmatch-new-tool-business-networking-launches#comments Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Tue, 26 May 2015 19:11:00 +0000 50321 at http://meetingsnet.com