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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 […]
You can really decide to appoint a PCO or Professional Conference Organiser at any stage during the conference planning process, it really will depend on the type of support or services you feel you need from a PCO. If for example you simply want a Professional Conference Organiser to assist with management of abstract management […]
Effective venue sourcing is key for the success of your next conference, meeting or trade show. Not long after the lights dim on the last event, association planners are discussing where to host the next annual meeting or congress. With so many things to consider and all the options in terms of destinations and venues […]
What´s the issue with building relationships online?
Thеѕе days а lot оf uѕ аrе online, wе socialise, purchase, run businesses оr аrе part оf а community. Social Media Marketing hаѕ tаkеn thе trіеd аnd true method оf word-оf-mouth marketing, mаdе іt global аnd immediate. Building relationships wіth your online community wіll hаvе а powerful impact uѕіng Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN, Pinterest, Google+, аnd mаnу оthеr social platforms. Building relationship online wіll gеt уоu іn front оf уоur target audience аnd gеt уоu noticed rеgаrdlеѕѕ оf уоur type оf business.
Why should planners choose an IAPCO member PCO? Imagine the case: you are a planner facing the task of organising an international conference, meeting or exhibition. You want to have a professional meeting planning experts at your side so you start searching the internet for meeting planner, event organiser or professional conference organisers, Core PCO´s. And, […]