Archive by author: Lauren MentzReturn
It goes without saying that planning a meeting or event is no easy task. Whether it’s a seminar with several dozen participants or a convention expecting upwards of 50,000 in attendance, the logistics involved can be daunting to even the most organized among us. Every step of the way, the goal of providing an excellent attendee experience must be kept within budget constraints, so finding places to save or ways to reduce your financial liability is key.Hotels make excellent venues for even...
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Since 2000, the average human attention span has decreased from 12 to 8 seconds. Is that a bad thing? Well consider this – the attention span of an average goldfish is 9 seconds (source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine). In addition, technology and our need to be connected to a constant flow of information in real-time provides many distractions. With these challenges, how can we create a more effective and meaningful experience for attendee...
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The art and science of event planning has always required coordination of a variety of logistical items and contingency plans. However, with the advent of unfortunate acts of violence caused by man as well as Mother Nature during the last few years, it is more important now than ever to integrate safety plans into all events – big and small.From an event planning standpoint, the focus on safety and security begins with destination research and site selection. The hotel or event site should...
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