How Can You Bring Your Icebreakers Into The Digital Era?

Sparking a conversation with a group was difficult enough before the Internet existed. Now, however, we’re living in a society where all of us are bombarded with information on a daily basis, such that any message which doesn’t immediately stand out is lost in all the noise. There’s even a term for it – information overload. Thing is, that very same technology responsible for this overload can also be one of the most effective tools for learning, engagement, and creativity in your arsenal. All you need to do is break the ice. Once you do that – once you get…

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Ten Tips For Throwing A Great Sweatworking Event

People these days really don’t get enough exercise. One need only examine the statistics for evidence of that. More than two-thirds of American adults are considered overweight, with 35.7% of the adult population classifying as obese. Who has the time to exercise anymore, though? We’re all so busy with our jobs and our families that physical fitness sort of just…falls by the wayside. It probably doesn’t help that physically-passive entertainment’s grown so prevalent of late, either – most people would rather sit down and watch Daredevil work out on Netflix than actually hit the gym themselves. Thing is, exercise is…

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Tips for Better Networking at Your Events

People attend events for a variety of reasons, with networking often at the top of the list. As an event professional, there are steps you can take to promote networking and boost the likelihood of attendees achieving success in this area. Why would somebody want to attend your event? In addition to learning, networking is a response that many will share. They want to connect with others in their space, such as to drum up new business or to simply broaden their network for future benefits. Here are some face-to-face networking statistics from HubSpot to help you better understand why…

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Networking: Are You Doing it Right?

Networking is a key part of building a personal brand. The more people you know, the better. You never know when you may be able to help each other out on a project, get hired by a company, or even find investment. Since you really never know who you are going to meet, it’s always a good idea to check out a few networking events a month if you have time. This week we are really going to focus on some key points in networking. Tips for Better Networking at Your Events: Follow these easy tips to increase networking at your events,…

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Planning a Social Media Timeline

A ton has already been written about the power of social media as a marketing tool, especially in the event industry. Few other fields can make such extensive a use of social networks, and few other industries have as much to gain from doing social right. While I’m sure you already know that social media is important, you might not yet be clear on how to create a social media timeline that ensures your next event gets the biggest boost possible from social.

Running an effective social event starts with proper planning. It starts with a timeline, one which covers everything from initial preparation to post-event wrap-up. And within that overall timeline, is where we’re focused today—specifically, creating the social media timeline.

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