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Being Schooled: Inside a Conference That Works Commented on: 18 weeks ago (August 18, 2014)

Thank you Sue for such an excellent & vivid description of your experience of this conference! Although ultimately "you have to be there" (and be involved with the conference topic or...

Shocking Truth: People Don't Like to Be Left Alone with Their Thoughts Commented on: 25 weeks ago (July 4, 2014)

Sue, I think the interpretation of this research has been somewhat distorted by the media. But to your point, there's a big difference between being told to sit in an empty room with no direction...

Best Packing Video Ever Commented on: 41 weeks ago (March 11, 2014)

If you're on the move a lot and don't want to have to use this packing method every day, a compromise is to use travel packing cubes (eBags & Eagle Creek sell them) which are zippered thin...

A Meeting for Attendees, by Attendees Commented on: 46 weeks ago (February 5, 2014)

Sue, this is fantastic reporting on our webinar. Thank you so much for taking the time to create such an accurate and succinct summary of our 25 minute roller-coaster ride through the world of...

Is Airbnb Becoming a Threat to Your Room Block? Commented on: 50 weeks ago (January 7, 2014)

Based on my experiences looking for accommodations in San Francisco over the last few months, I think airbnb and allied services will force significant changes in the hotel industry. Perhaps some...

Don't Ignore Wall Space When Designing the Conference Environment Commented on: 1 year ago (September 3, 2013)

Hi Sue! I agree—walls are a great untapped resource for events. Here are a couple of posts I wrote about posting on walls. The first is on venues that won't let you touch their walls:

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Shift In Perspective Could Change Everything Commented on: 1 year ago (August 1, 2013)

Sue, you've just summed up the philosophy that's at the heart of the events I design and the Conferences That Work format. Allow participants to create the event they want and need, give them the...

Customers, Clients, and Attendees Commented on: 1 year ago (July 15, 2013)

Here's the problem Sue. As you know, I've now spent 20+ years comparing what conference organizers/program committees think people want to learn about with what participants actually want to learn...

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