Eventelligence Report: December 11, 2015
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
63% of travel managers expect mobile and wearable technology to have a big impact on travel programs in 2016. Successful Meetings
The trade show industry sees 3.1% Q3 uptick; its 21st straight quarter of growth. TSNN
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply”-- Stephen R. Covey
GREAT READS FOR EVENT ORGANIZERS
By Rob Carey, Smart Meetings
Technology can only take us so far; here’s why it’s important to incorporate all the senses when your get your in-person meeting.
By David, Saef, VP of Marketworks and strategy at GES
While some companies are hesitant to revive live events, others are cashing in on the new technologies and revenue. Here’s some tips to how they make them successful.
By Bethany Smith, Event Manager Blog
Social media is a marketing strategy and a vital tool to keeping up with recent trends and contacts. Here’s five important tips to make social media work for you.
GREAT READS FOR VENUE MANAGERS
By Jason Hensel, IAVM Blog
Soccer fans rejoice! Major League Soccer is growing in the US and with that comes more teams for more venues. The potential of 24 teams by the year 2020 is a very real goal and with it comes an abundance of job opportunities for venue professionals.
By Nathaniel Stahlhlecker, IAVM Blog
With safety becoming an ever-pressing issue, we need to consider the changes that need to be made in venues to keep the experiences positive. Additional training for security personnel, allowing off-duty officers to carry firearms; what’s the solution?
By Daren Ungerboeck, Ungerboeck Software International
It’s important to get every detail right for every event. When operations and sales are at odds with each other- the likelihood of something going wrong increases. Here’s how to get them on the same team.
By Dan Probst, JLL
With today’s technologies it is possible to build automation systems in older buildings making them deemed an ‘intelligent building”. Here’s how to do it.