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!
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“Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.” – Nido Qubein, President of High Point University, author, businessman and consultant
“Even in the worst of circumstances, there is always a way to make it right for the customer. Don’t stop until you’ve found it.” – Steve Jones, business expert and author
Great reads for event organizers
6 Mistakes Event Planners Make With Event Tech
By Cathy Key, Event Manager Blog
Technology plays a crucial role in the life of an event planner and it changes at a rapid pace. Who could blame you for getting tripped up by it from time to time? Check out these common event tech mistakes and how to avoid them.
This Is What Your Attendees Really Care About When They Travel
By David McMillin, PCMA
Networking opportunities and continuing education might be why they registered, but what your attendees really want goes above and beyond the obvious. Find out what they’re looking for and how to deliver!
8 Social Media Tactics to Ignite Ticket Sales
By Jack Meredith, Social Tables
Our industry is based on social interactions. So it only makes sense to capitalize on that shared premise with social media tools! Here’s some great tips to help you make the most of what’s available.
Navigating the Nuances of International Meetings
By Lauren Deaton and Cynthia Cortis, Successful Meetings
Even the most experienced organizer can get thrown off their game by the challenges of planning an international event. Here are three tips to help you smooth out the edges of events outside the U.S.
Great reads for venue managers
iBeacons Will Change the Way Visually Impaired Guest Navigate Your Venue
By Jason Judy, IAVM
It’s easy to get caught up in the “whiz-bang” effect of emerging event technologies but here’s a good reminder that it can also be about more than just bells and whistles.
From the Outside In
By Deborah Sexton, PCMA
Taking a cue from Hollywood, some venues are offering a (literal) new twist on filling dark days: sleepovers!
Unexpected Places to Find ROI
By Brandon Spriggs, Ungerboeck Software International
Tired of the same generic tips about improving ROI? We hear ya, and we’ll raise you this post!
3 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently
By Rhett Power, Inc.
Tired of the same generic tips about increasing your productivity? This guy is too. So he took a look at the habits of the people who are getting it right and identified a few trends. Here’s what he found!