Category Archives: How To

How to Kick the Multitasking Habit in 2019

Meeting professionals often find themselves managing multiple priorities. After all, we all have a variety of responsibilities that need to be handled adroitly. That is simply the nature of our work today. Unlike factory workers of 100 years ago, hardly anyone today focuses solely on one specific task repeatedly. Today, we are all knowledge workers…

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sniffle-free holiday traveling season

Stay Sniffle-Free During the Holiday Traveling Season

It’s the holidays, and we all know what that means: it’s cold, it’s stressful and illness is in the air. Whether you’re traveling, filling out reports in the office or working hard at an event, it’s easy to catch something if you’re not being careful. Flu shots can’t protect you from the annoyance of a…

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How to Use Tech to Win Social Events

Everyone knows this scenario. You attend a social event and serendipitously make a genuine business connection with someone. You can envision working together on an exciting project. After several minutes, you move on, only to realize too late that no form of contact was ever exchanged. This mistake is common, but not inevitable. Thanks to…

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How to Build Better Attendee Evaluations to Determine Event ROI

Last month, we addressed how planners can become more hands-on in content creation and speaker preparation. But the only way to prove to executive stakeholders the value the planner added is by effectively measuring the business benefit of that event’s formal and informal sessions.

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Beauty Hack: 3 Options for Getting Glam on the Go

While we’re often encouraged to fully embrace our natural beauty, many women (and some men) are never fully dressed without their “lipstick” smiles, lush lashes and contoured cheekbones. Most of us mere mortals don’t wake up as flawless as Beyonce or have a professional glam squad as part of our entourage, so it’s up to…

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How to Keep Attendees Engaged

Whether your role as an event planner is focused on internal meetings or a broader event-marketing strategy, plenty of time, money and organizational skills are invested into their success. To maximize on that investment, you need to keep attendees engaged.

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