Mar 29, 2013

How Predictable is Your Annual Conference?

Jeff Hurt

Jeff Hurt is EVP, Education & Engagement, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

Has your annual conference become predictable? Do attendees show up to the general session late because they know it starts with...

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Mar 29, 2013

This Brand Is Your Brand

Jason Popp

This Land is Your Land by Woody Guthrie is an iconic song that gives Americans a feeling of happiness and pride every time they hear it. It says that no matter where you’re...

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Mar 22, 2013

Mobile Social Networking: 4 Ways to Improve Attendees’ Experiences

Corbin Ball

Guest blog via Corbin Ball, CMP, CSP as published in Midwest Meetings Magazine

One good contact made at an event can often pay for the whole trip! Yet, until recently, the...

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Mar 15, 2013

Don’t Kiss Me Because I’m Irish, Ask Me Why I’m Bald

Scott Cunningham

Scott Cunningham is Director, Quality Systems at GES

Over the years I’ve been fairly creative with my hair style, especially for a guy. I’ve gone from a military cut, to shoulder...

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Mar 15, 2013

International Event Planning: 5 Tips Event Marketers Should Know

Doug Shockley

Doug Shockley is Vice President, Global Events at GES

As I board my plane to Beijing, China for another corporate event, I realize that working on international projects has taught me...

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Mar 08, 2013

Picture This: 8 Ways Instagram Works for Trade Show Marketing

Alexandra d’Archangelo

Alexandra d’Archangelo is Social Media Strategist at Marketing Design Group

Instagram, a mobile-based, image-sharing platform that allows users to make images more flattering through the use of various filters,...

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Mar 01, 2013

Recognition Matters: 5 Ways to Spark Results

Melissa Lanier

Melissa Lanier is Director of Talent Development at GES

Survey after survey has shown the connection between recognition and business results. Most managers know they should recognize the people on their team,...

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Feb 22, 2013

What the NFL Knows

Floyd Genova

Floyd Genova is GES’ senior sales manager at GES‘ New Orleans office…

The Super Bowl is such a momentous event that some even consider it a de facto American holiday. And for those...

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