Social Media Roundup: The Art of Meeting Decor
How to use art to inspire your conference goers with fascinating meeting decor. Plus: Mobilize your fundraising efforts with these helpful apps.
How to use art to inspire your conference attendees with fascinating meeting decor. Plus: Mobilize your fundraising efforts with these helpful apps.
Pollock and Warhol most likely won’t be among the list of your conference keynote speakers. (For one thing, they’re both dead.) But who’s to say their work, among other artists’ oeuvres, can’t be exhibited at your meeting? Displaying art can encourage thought-provoking conversation—and, in turn, fuel creative, insightful exchanges among conference attendees.
The details, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup.
— Cincinnati USA CVB (@CincyUSACVB) November 4, 2013
Palette pleaser: Your art history buffs and event planning profs will tell you as much: Art is more than just a painting to gawk at. Art engages and, when applied to your meeting, can enable networking and assist the learning process, the Cincinnati CVB writes on its MTG PLNR blog. The conversations and observations that emerge can inspire a creative interchange of ideas—a way of thinking that can be channeled right into your meeting’s ultimate goal. (ht @CincyUSACVB)
Donations on the Fly
— Attendee Interactive (@AttendInteract) November 4, 2013
Fundraising goes mobile: How much closer can you get to your members (other than in person) than via a mobile fundraising app on their phones? The trick, Nonprofit Tech For Good suggests, is finding the right app that’s based on good ideas and successful outcomes. Among the top picks: I Can Go Without inspires users to make a lifestyle change to cut costs—and then donate the saved spending to a nonprofit (brilliant!). Users can donate $1 a day via Google One Today or raise money by walking, running, or biking with Charity Miles. (ht @AttendInteract)
Are you using apps to drive donations? How’s it going so far? Tell us in the comments.