Building Event Excitement

6 Ways to Build Excitement Before an Important Business Event

January 31st, 2017 by

Today’s business events rarely follow the “if you build it, they will come” strategy. Even events that employees are required to attend can have attendance problems (you’d be amazed at the excuses people can come up with if an event looks boring or unnecessary). So the goal of any good event team is to build[…]

professional event brainstorming

Problem Solving: Are Today’s Professional Events the Place for Brainstorming?

January 31st, 2017 by

Brainstorming has an interesting relationship at events. It allows for more relaxed conversation in smaller groups, which sounds like a great idea, especially for longer presentations. However, it can also interrupt the main point, distract attendees, and accomplish nothing useful, which all sound like poor ideas. To help make things a little clearer, here are[…]

event sponsor negotiating

6 Things to Ask Event Sponsors For While Negotiating

January 31st, 2017 by

Picking up new event sponsors is both exciting and challenging, especially when you are still in the negotiating stage. But what should you be asking sponsors for when it comes to support and services? While their level of involvement can vary greatly, here are several reliable things, both big and small, that you should request[…]