tech hour: planet of the apps

industry, tech
Apps are everywhere and can do everything from helping us accomplish mundane tasks to keeping us entertained while we wait for the bus. But what happens when we need a ... Read more

lights, camera, action! a dummy’s guide to A/V

Meeting and event planners are often faced with technical difficulties and relying on technology as we all know can create added pressure on the day. At EIBTM in 2014, we ... Read more

exploring meeting formats: the course of design

ideas, industry
Meetings design has been a very hot topic for a little while now and meetings and event planners are constantly trying to deliver new design concepts. The FRESH conference is ... Read more

the road to ‘app’iness

industry, tech
Having a mobile app dedicated to maximize the success of your event nowadays seems to be a must, but the huge number of app providers in the market and all ... Read more

wearables in the MICE industry

Wearable technology has been creeping into our newsfeeds for a while now and appearing on various wrists more recently as people choose to communicate on the go through a smartwatch. ... Read more

researching MICE in China

Research into the meetings, events, incentives and business travel industry is fascinating and something i’m so passionate about. Last year, I explored the Chinese meetings market for research presented at ... Read more

how leaders use the event model canvas

ideas, industry
The event model canvas employs a visual chart with elements that describe an event’s promise and how the event will help stakeholders get their jobs done, resolve pains and create ... Read more

designing guest-centred events

In today’s busy world, engaging and motivating your meeting and event guests is essential. However, leaning on best practices creates “better sameness”, resulting in disappointed guests. How do you ensure ... Read more

learning to speak the language of leaders

Attitude is everything, but behaviour is key. We are brought up to focus on a person’s attitude, but the problem is that you can’t see attitude, only its effects. So ... Read more

neuromarketing in the events industry

Neuromarketing is a fascinating subject discussed across a number of industries, but how can it have an impact on your events? Wenda Kielstra, CEO of Consumatics, is an expert on understanding ... Read more