Welcome to the weekly Eventelligence Report! Ungerboeck is always on the hunt for industry insights, facts, stats, quotes and whatever else we come across that might be useful, and it would be such a waste for us to keep it all to ourselves! Here’s our pick of what’s hot this week. Enjoy!
Check these stats
Only 18% of U.S. exhibiting companies believe zero waste trade shows are attainable. Statista
53% of meeting professionals said they do not consider gender diversity when choosing presenters for their events. PCMA
“I want to put a ding in the universe.” – Steve Jobs
Great reads for event organizers
How to Use Gamification at Your Next Association Conference
By Christina Green, Event Manager Blog
A dash of competitive spirit might be just what your next conference needs to motivate attendees and encourage social sharing. Here’s a few tips on getting gaming right.
Master the Show Floor Balancing Act with Technology
By Rob Hamlin, Ungerboeck Software International
Driving traffic on a show floor is a collective effort between you and your exhibitors but as the organizer, ultimately, the responsibility is yours. See how tech can lend a helping hand!
10 Tips for Marketing Your Event and Driving Attendance
By Betsy Bair, MeetingsNet
Who’s going to turn down some fresh marketing ideas and strategies? Not you!
14 Great Low-Cost Tech Tools for Planners
By Susan Jacobs, Smart Meetings
You’ve got a tight budget, a huge to-do list and very little time. What do you do? First things first, check out this list of technology solutions that can help with all three!
Great reads for venue managers
Biophilic Design For Buildings: 3 Things To Know
By Skye Witherspoon, Facility Executive
Genetically speaking, people are hard-wired for a life outdoors (some more than others…). Designing spaces with this in mind can increase productivity and alertness, so here’s three key things you need to know about the process.
Why The FCC Is Fighting Wi-Fi Wars In The Convention Industry
By David McMillin, PCMA
Everybody’s read the writing on the wall but if you’re looking for some additional insight into the current Wi-Fi battle with the FCC, here it is!
Energy Efficient Solutions Help Carnegie Hall Secure LEED Silver Certification
By Mary Ellen McCandless, Facility Executive
If an iconic 125 year old venue can do it, so can you!
It Pays to Give Thanks at the Office
By Janice Kaplan, The Wall Street Journal
It starts with a fair salary, but if you really want to motivate your employees to do good work, research shows the best thing to do is also the simplest: Say “Thank You!”