Getting Better Data From Your Learning Events
May 14, 2015
Throw out your current education session evaluation sheets and replace them with improved forms to capture more useful feedback.
Do Drones Have a Place at Meetings?
May 11, 2015
While legal, safety, and privacy concerns are leaving the role of drones at tradeshows up in the air, they could turn out to be a must-have in every event planner's toolbox once everything settles.
Are Your Meetings a Feature of Membership?
May 04, 2015
To effectively increase member ROI at any of your meetings, consider adding a number of new features, including member-only educational, networking, and social sessions.
A Hybrid Approach for Developing Conference Education Content
April 14, 2015
Small groups of experts can't know everything that's relevant in a given field, while a cattle call for sessions won't guarantee the right quality or variety of education, either. That's why the American Physical Therapy Association combines these approaches to capture the best of both worlds and provide the most relevant and attractive education possible. Here's how it works.
April 14, 2015
Find out what makes Ohio's second-largest city and its many meeting venues rock. On the list: a new convention center, unique event settings, and an easily navigable public transportation system.
Help Your Presenters Embrace Diversity and Inclusion
April 06, 2015
A full commitment to diversity and inclusion means that an association's educational programming—and the speakers providing it—reflect the learning community. Here are some practical steps associations can take to help presenters prepare sessions that reject assumptions about the audience and meet diverse attendee needs.
Sages and Stages No More: How CWEA Is Remaking Its Conference Learning
March 23, 2015
Take a cue from the California Water Environment Association and shake up your conference session formats.
Destination: San Diego
January 26, 2015
California's second-largest city boasts great weather, a waterfront convention center, and lots of outdoor spaces that could make it a perfect location for your next event.
Rethink Tradeshow Benchmarking to Increase Success
December 19, 2014
Measuring the success of tradeshows has always been about numbers and size. But expo organizers can build better, more sustainable events by rethinking and widening the way they measure and benchmark success.
The Next Big Thing In Meetings Analytics
December 15, 2014
New technology that can detect a person's mood based solely on speech patterns could provide meeting planners useful insights.