The process of planning and coordinating a conference is usually referred to a conference planning and which can include budgeting, scheduling, venue selection, acquiring necessary permissions, coordinating transportation, arranging for speakers or entertainers, arranging decor and furniture, event security, catering, coordinating with third-party vendors, and emergency plans. Each conference is unique in its nature. The meeting planner is the person who designs, plans and executes the event, taking responsibility for the creative, technical, and logistical elements.
Conferences have gained popularity for multiple reasons, including networking and expanding one’s knowledge in their professional field. The focused nature of conferences is excellent for personal and professional development. Apart from the benefits to attendees, the organisers also have objectives for hosting the conferences. Their goal could be to increase membership, improve professional development, and […]
In-person events like conferences, conventions, and trade shows remain crucial to associations and organisations who want to attract new members and draw people to understand the value of their products or services. These events require reliable sources of funding, which means organisers must be willing to work side-by-side with sponsors, who can benefit from enhanced […]
A successful conference requires a lot of planning. You have to pick a venue, create an agenda for the day, and find keynote speakers. After nailing down all the details, you need to figure out how to fill up the empty seats. While many people who attended your previous event will likely participate in the […]
Finding speakers is vital for any conferences, as well as conferences, are essential for interacting with people within your profession. With the increasing number of congresses, you would think it is easy to find a great speaker. There are thousands of speakers, but most of them do not have what it takes to appeal to […]
When you have to organise a conference annually, you need to find creative ways to make the conference memorable. An unforgettable meeting guarantees more attendees in the next convention. Maintaining simplicity and allowing the theme to speak for itself will make your conference stand out. However, meeting planning is tedious and stressful. You have to […]
What conference trends can you expect still in 2019 and for 2019? The past two years have been packed with change and innovation in the events industry. Recently, we’ve seen personalisation, immersion, and interaction become the driving forces of all event types. New technologies have quickly made inroads into trade shows, conferences, and meetings all […]
Event sponsorship is a crucial aspect of event planning due to its ability to connect brands with their ideal audience and to increase exposure. However, because event marketing is getting more competitive by the day, meeting professionals and conference planners often struggle to secure a sponsorship agreement. Creating an exceptional proposal is the first step […]
Over the past few years, some of the most important concepts surrounding the conference and event planning industry have experienced a dramatic transformation. This applies to delegates and their role, the definition of conference content, and how conference content is distributed. Nowadays, continuous engagement and quality interactions are expected before, during, and after a conference. […]
All over the world, the gamification market is going from strength to strength, achieving a value of more than $5.5 million and expected to grow by an additional 30 per cent by 2024. Gamification is now a pervasive trend in multiple industry sectors, and as such, it has an application to conference organisation and design […]
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The twenty-ninth European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) achieved a new attendance record in 2019.
In April of this year, the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) held their International Liver Congress (ILC) in Vienna.
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