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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Millennials are the most educated generation in history and represent nearly $2B in annual buying power. BizBash
Study shows a 7% drop in membership growth for associations in 2015. Membership Marketing
The average worker is interrupted every three minutes. Success
“Inspiration isn’t the struggle – it’s the implementation.” – Dan Monsieurle, Director of Sales & Marketing, justFDI
“Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own.” James Cameron, Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker
Great reads for event organizers
Are You Committing These 7 Deadly Attendee Sins?
By Meghan Palm, MeetingsNet
You know how doctors will often admit they make the worst patients? It seems maybe the same is true for event professionals as attendees. Are you guilty of any of these conference etiquette infractions?
How to Track Event Hashtags
Hashtags have proven to be an excellent way for planners to track attendee feedback in real-time but if you stop there, you’re missing a lot of additional value! Make the most of it with these tips for measurement.
What’s Holding Planners Back From Choosing the Best Event Technology?
By Michelle Bruno, Ungerboeck Software International
Event technology got your head spinning? You’re not alone! Here’s why it’s getting harder and what you can do to make sense of things.
Mobile Social Media: A Checklist for Maximum Event Impact
By Corbin Ball, Corbin Ball Associates
Because when Corbin Ball offers words of wisdom on how to thrive in the era of mobile, you listen!
Great reads for venue managers
Effective Exterior Surveillance
By Amy Milshtein, Facility Executive
Lighting and security cameras are pretty effective partners in crime, or rather, against crime. However, getting the two to work together effectively is less clear-cut. Here’s some expert advice on making it happen!
By Mark Nagel, Facility Manager Magazine
Event tech is a useful tool for customer service and communication, but if that’s where your plan ends there’s probably trouble ahead!
Smart Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy
By Mary Ellen McCandless, Facility Executive
Windows that can let in light without transferring heat or block it while allowing heat through? Yes, please!
Shifting Goals, Managing Expectations
By Mark Crawford, Facilities Manager
It’s probably easier to explain what isn’t driving change in facilities management for higher education rather than what is. But APPA meets the challenge head on!