Category Archives: Events

Bring a Touch of Chinese New Year to Your Next Event

Chinese New Year falls on Feb. 15 this year, marking the beginning of the year of the Dog. Around the world, people are celebrating the holiday to bring wealth, prosperity and luck for the year. In addition to celebrating, this is a perfect time to steal a few ideas for a fun event.

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Engineering a Lounge that Fosters Global Unity

Smelter Shelter Networking Suite cultivates goodwill in diverse teams  Editor’s Note: For the following behind-the-scenes look at planning an annual sales conference that melded global teams, some from newly acquired companies, into a cohesive force for better sales, we are indebted to Terrence Young, trade show and event strategist at Young Event Marketing. The Business…

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Can a Meeting Make the World Sweeter?

The Cocoa Symposium pulled off a scientific meeting surrounding the benefits of chocolate in the midst of political, cultural, and international considerations — Jennifer Collins, president and CEO of JDC Events, lets us in on how they did it.

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8 Conventions You Won’t Want to Miss this Year

One of the signature aspects of the meetings industry is the many inspiring, educational and fun annual conferences scheduled throughout the year. These events have been more exciting than ever recently due to the rapidly evolving offerings, which mirror the dynamic industry, in general. Here is a rundown of eight of the must-attend conventions, including…

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7 Ways to Reimagine Event Signage

When planning an event, you want every detail to stand out. You found your keynote speaker, the PowerPoint slides are finished and the location is booked. But one of the most important things has yet to be figured out: signage that gets its job done and appeals to your guests.

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