After a year of pandemic-forced hibernation, you’ve made the big decision: You’re going to host a hybrid meeting. Fantastic! But what does that even mean …? Each day, we hear of more and more organizations deciding now is the time for re-entry into the live-event
You’ve Decided To Host A Hybrid Meeting … What’s Next?
To Select The Right Event Theme, Go Above And Beyond … Above & Beyond
If you’ve spent any time at all in or around Corporate America, no doubt you’ve heard this exchange at least once or maybe dozens of times … “Well, it’s probably time to start working on the annual meeting.” “OK, what’s our theme?” Which is
What High-Performing Organizations Do That Low-Performers Should Do
It’s as pervasive and inevitable as death, taxes and the common cold. If you’ve hung your hat in a few organizations over the years, some of them (if not most or all) could likely use stronger leadership, not only at the top but in the
Be A Sherpa, Ringmaster, Interviewer, Storyteller & Motivator Onstage!
Anybody who has ever darkened the doors of a college classroom knows why the larger ones are called Lecture Halls and not Discussion Dens. In a twist of irony, the intent is to teach by talking when, in fact, learning would take place more meaningfully
A Great Meeting Begins With A Great Agenda — 7 Tips For You!
When you’re a dedicated meeting professional and you take your job very seriously, you often find yourself holding a two-edged sword. On one hand, you know yesterday’s outta-the-park successful event is very quickly tomorrow’s been-there-before, ho-hummer of a program. Time doesn’t stand still and neither
Is 2018 the year you take an SMMP approach to your meetings and events?
It’s a new year, likely with a new budget, and new goals and objectives for a successful 2018. And that includes all those meetings and events that are sprinkled throughout your new calendar. But before you begin working on your next event, ask yourself if
Keep it Simple – Strategic Meetings Management
Most executives have visibility and oversight into 15%-20% of the events taking place in their organization. These are the big ones, with full legal contract review, and the professional planning team executing on every detail. It’s the smaller events, the ones that make up the
Strategic Meetings Management
The execution of a successful strategy requires vision, planning, execution, measurement and revision to ensure goals are met. Too often Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) programs are lacking one or more of the elements that lead to success, or worse; they are so complex in their