8 Tips to Enhance the Impact of Utilizing QR Codes for Your Next Event

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

My primary current focus is to learn as much as I can about the best approach for utilizing QR codes. As I am acquiring new information I’m thinking about how it would apply to the meetings and events business. Here are 8 starting tips to enhance the impact of utilizing QR codes for your next eventhim

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4 Ways to Earn a Seat at the Strategic Event Planning Roundtable

Monday, March 28, 2011

So what’s the solution? How does one get a seat at the “strategic event roundtable”? How do you play a strategic role in helping customers make the best decisions regarding their event’s direction? How do you become their “trusted adviser”? Here are some thoughts.

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Entrepreneurial Thinking: a Simple Formula to Find New Customers

Friday, March 25, 2011

Finding business opportunity is not rocket science. We just need to tune in to what’s going on around us. Connect the dots, so to speak. If we have our game on, and our wits about us, its amazing what we can discover.

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Six Reasons Why You Should Use QR Codes for Your Next Event

Monday, March 21, 2011

I made a pact with myself that every day I would learn about at least one new feature to use with my new phone. Thus far I have done a pretty good job of living up to that commitment. I spent some time this past week investigating QR (Quick Response) codes and other similar barcode based tools. I am absolutely fascinated by what I learned.

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How to Make Your Next Meeting or Event “Spectacular, Spectacular”

Sunday, March 20, 2011

I believe there are some solid learning lessons that can be applied to the meetings & events business, from Moulin Rouge. If you are seeking to make your next meeting or event spectacular here are some thoughts.

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Golden Rule of Authenticity: Telling the Truth with Humility!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

To optimize the value of relationships an individual must be willing to drop their protective shield, and communicate with relentless authenticity. I tell people what I truly believe, even when I know they sometimes may not like what they are going to hear, because I care. I call this level of communications, when seeded with good intentions, “telling the truth with humility.”

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Meeting Attendees: It’s About My Experience, Not My Location!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The most important focus, for event organizers, will be on creating fertile conference experiences fostering quality conversations, collaborative learning experiences, and productive brainstorming sessions. Technology will be the bridge to ensure this happens seamlessly, amongst all attendees, whether they are participating remotely, or face2face.

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Three Reasons Why Attendee Feedback is a Powerful Force for Events

Monday, March 14, 2011

Tweet As a veteran of the meetings and events profession, for more than thirty years, I am no stranger to making mistakes.  I have made more than my fair share of them along the way. (and continue to do so) Early in my career I naively believed that admitting errors was a sign of weakness.  […]

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Teambuilding Through Song: A Musical Solution to Attendee Engagement!

Saturday, March 5, 2011

If you are seeking to “juice up” your event, then “Teambuilding Through Song” may be just the solution for you. If your organization’s goal is to foster teamwork within it’s culture then this is an excellent program to jump-start the effort. The program truly does build a sense of camaraderie and strengthen relationships, amongst participants.

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SmartPhone Bliss: A Little Slice of Social Technology Heaven!

Friday, February 25, 2011

Yesterday (2/24/2011) I truly entered the smartphone age. I am now the proud owner of an HTC EVO 4G Android Phone. Wow… talk about a shocking transition! My user experience with my new Android mobile device is like night and day, compared to that crusty ole Blackberry.

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5 Reasons Why EventCamp Community Rocks My World

Saturday, February 19, 2011

So what is it about EventCamp that has captured so much of my interest and attention? What unique characteristics of this splendid community have instilled in my soul, a spirit of unwavering support? Here are some thoughts…

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