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Networking ideas for conferences. Conference organisers are increasingly placing networking opportunities at the forefront of their events programmes. The reasoning behind this trend is no secret. Networking is consistently cited as one of the most attractive elements of conferences among attendees: second only to information gathering and the opportunity to learn. Conference organisers appreciate that […]

There is little doubt that professional association management within the associations community is experiencing a renaissance of late. Perhaps unfairly, outside commentators have often viewed the service to one’s association as a poor motivator for achieving high performance – especially when compared to the financial profitability which drives the innovations of the private sector.   […]

Digital marketing for associations of all sizes and specialities has now taken centre stage in order to reach the correct audience at the most appropriate times. However, this can be easier said than done. Not only must a viable framework be present, but this very same architecture should be extendable so that it can be modified […]

Managing to avoid food waste at a conference or event is an important duty. Planning and implementing a food waste reduction programme is always a difficult task when you are planning a conference or event for a large number of people. Events, conferences and special occasions have a greater chance of food being wasted because it can […]

Many associations and corporate companies are faced with the difficulty of keeping conference attendance figures up. Developing a clear marketing strategy will be your key to success. Researching and understanding your delegates will enable you to be more creative and flexible. It will also allow you to stretch your budget further as you will only […]

This week’s blog post comes from our team members Judith Bärfuss (Meeting Planning Manager) and Carolin Steiner (Industry Relations Manager) who participated in the IPCAA 5th Annual Seminar on Compliance 2016, March 7 – 9 in Copenhagen. For a Professional Conference Organiser, knowledge of healthcare compliance in medical education is a must in order to organise conferences in the […]

Defining roles in meeting management is one of the important aspects for running any organisation, if it’s for profit or non-for-profit. When designing workflows, you establish steps and assign roles to those steps. Clearly defined processes eliminate bottlenecks without sacrificing accountability.   In an earlier post we were talking about defining roles in meeting management: […]

There are many factors that will impact the conference timeline and initial steps to be taken when planning an event. It may also be difficult to specify exact norms for conference timelines as some events may require special lead times of up to four years due to their size, complexity or frequency. In other cases the […]

From January 19-21, 2016 over 60 international participants joined the gathering of the meetings industry in Copenhagen, Denmark. The first edition of the IAPCO Edge Seminar series was addressing some extremely interesting topics focusing on challenges the meeting professionals face in their day to day business.  Following the path of the famous Wolfsberg Seminars of […]

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