The power of event data

Event data is my new best friend this year. We have to use technology to collect it and help us to use it. Most Event Planners would agree that collecting data from their event is very important. In fact they’ve probably been saying that for years and most of them would have been collecting some […]

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Event organiser skills

To understand behavioural change we have to change  I stated at the outset of my yearly blog about skills for event planners with this phrase: “if you aren’t in the change business then you aren’t in business” and I really can’t think of a better way to open this longer piece about the need for […]

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Which events to attend in 2014

Every year more and more events take place and understandably attendees are continuing to feel event fatigue; turning up to at best average events. Organisations are continuing to question the ROI and value of business events. Everyone should be thinking which are the events to attend in 2014. However not all events are the same. […]

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5 little ways to improve events

This blog is dedicated and inspired by Adrian Webster of “Polar Bear Pirates” fame. Adrian presented at Association Congress in London on the 11th December. Like most great speakers I felt he was saying things specifically designed for my ears. But of course that’s not true. The best speakers just make you think the particular […]

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