Integrate social networks into your association's education programs, SocialFish's Maddie Grant suggests. Also: Prepare for potential disasters by building a solid risk management plan.
With a cancellation of a major federal conference due to sequestration still weighing on the region, large conference hotels in the Orlando region are reconsidering their marketing approaches, something which could help the region stay strong despite the negative press.
Extend your presentation's reach beyond the conference room. Also: These apps can help you jazz up your presentations.
How can a name badge change the outcome of your event? Some meeting planners weigh in on how they affect attendees’ interaction. Also: a marketer's theory that learning through analogies can train you to think.
After enduring a wet winter and sequestration delays, U.S. airlines can take heart in a Airlines for America’s prediction that more passengers will travel by plane this summer than a year ago.
Are your meetings feeling a bit dull and drab? Here are seven things to think about as you dive into the conference planning process.
Jim Ziolkowski, the founder of buildOn, delivered a rousing speech on replenishing education. Also: How one exhibitor's booth mixed fun, on-the-floor activities with their social media presence.
The social network is currently in the midst of launching a new wireless product with perks for both the social network and businesses at large. Could it be just the thing to make your event's WiFi a little less of a burden?
Following an embarrassing scandal in 2010, many federal agencies imposed meeting bans on conferences in resorts and casinos. Federal lawmakers from Nevada—which was uniquely affected by the conference restrictions—are pushing legislation to lift the ban.
Social media predicted The Great Gatsby would be a hit, even when the film got subpar reviews. Could it predict attendance during your next conference? Also: Your members are champions, but it's up to your association to help them along their professional path.