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The Top Meetings Technology Trends to Watch for in 2014. These are exciting times.

The Top Meetings Technology Trends to Watch for in 2014

The rate of technology change is accelerating with thousands of ideas, apps and innovations bubbling up to help meeting planners, exhibitors, venues and other meeting participants to do their jobs better. This annual review covers many of the major events tech trends to watch for this coming year. 1. Crowdsourcing and a crowd sharing will be more widely used for events.

Crowdsourcing is the process of obtaining services, ideas, answers or content from a large group of people (typically an online community) rather than from traditional suppliers. This will change the way meeting participants get sleeping rooms: and; share travel:,; co-create event content:,,;; review events:,,; and fund/promote events:,,, to name a few. Dear Speaker, I Loathe You. Sincerely, Your Event Planner. July 1, 2013 | AUTHOR: Julius Solaris | POSTED IN: event management This is a follow up to the article Dear Event Planner, I Hate You.

Dear Speaker, I Loathe You. Sincerely, Your Event Planner

Sincerely, Your Speaker. Time for event profs to scold sloppy speakers. As I mentioned in the first passage of this minefield I decided to adventure in, I feel entitled for this writeup as I have been both event professional and speaker. This peculiar position does not give me the privilege of telling others what to do, but rather helps me to mediate between two worlds that do not speak enough to themselves.

If you haven’t read the first part of my literary adventure, I invite you to do so. Comment Win. 5 Secrets to Use Storytelling for Brand Marketing Success. Mayhem is Coming - Allstate (Photo credit: roberthuffstutter) Brand storytelling isn’t a new concept, but with the explosive growth of social media and content marketing, the opportunities to tell stories as part of direct and indirect brand marketing initiatives have become a strategic priority.

5 Secrets to Use Storytelling for Brand Marketing Success

Marketers have been telling brand stories for years through advertising, in-person brand experiences, and so on, but the art of writing those brand stories as effective pieces of online content is a challenge that few are trained to do. That’s because the best brand storytellers understand the critical elements of fiction writing, which are skills that few marketers have been formally trained to do.

Today’s strongest marketing team will have room for new roles like the data architect and the brand creative content director. Following are five secrets that brand storytellers understand and use to intrigue, engage, and connect emotionally with consumers. Trend Spotted: A Masquerade-Ball Theme. 10 Events Where Guests Created the Decor. Top 20 Trends in 2013 Forecast - 2013 Trend Report from Trend Hunter. L’ITHQ RELANCE LA... Want To Make Conference Learning Stick? Try Gamification!

Want to make your conference education more fun and memorable?

Want To Make Conference Learning Stick? Try Gamification!

Then maybe you should consider gamification. Simply put, gamification is the use of game mechanics to make learning and instruction more fun and to increase retention. Learning And Gamification Make A Great Team Coupling gamification and learning: gives an experience meaningprovides a set of boundaries within a safe environment to explore, think and try new thingsmotivates players to succeed and reduces the sting of failure• gives players the permission to failencourages out-of-the-box thinking and a sense of control Adding game elements on top of the traditional conference education environment is a way of leveraging the power of engagement, story, autonomy, meaning and imagination.

Gamification is more than the use of badges, rewards and points. Defining Gamification Let’s look at each of the elements Kapp identifies. 1. Using the nine concepts outlined in the definition of a game. 1026973 - vcab1_1_21.pdf / Page 1. Event Manager Blog » The first blog for event lovers. Ritz-Carlton Insurance Advisory Board discusses trends at its annual meeting. Celebrity Chefs Don't Cut It, and 5 Other Trends for 2013. Chef en Vous - Carte et directions. Location de Salle de Réception – Location de Salle à Louer à Montréal.

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Les détails élégants et les proportions gracieuses de son architecture sont à couper le souffle. Othentika. The Tunnel Of Love. Evenement 2.0 - Comment integrer les reseaux sociaux dans un evenement. Corporate Event Trends for 2013, Part 2: Keeping up with the Millennials « Montreal Event Planners. This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 2:10 pm and is filed under Corporate Events.

Corporate Event Trends for 2013, Part 2: Keeping up with the Millennials « Montreal Event Planners

For the first part of this article, go to Part 1: Sustainable Solutions for Businesses and the Environment. Trends are not born in a vacuum, but are informed by one another and the current socio-economic landscape. So, as with green and locally focused trends, so too are millennial-related trends informed by a budget-conscious, result-oriented focus on the future. Corporations are starting to take notice of millennials (Generation-Y births from aprox. 1982-2000), and this coming year will see many trends related to this generation’s entrance into the workforce. With the retirement of many baby boomers on the horizon, it is anticipated that millennials will be quickly acquiring leadership positions, and many corporations this year will be catching on to the fact that new approaches to productivity and communication will be required. New Approaches to Employee Recognition. 2013 Event Planning Trends.

Thankful for Friends Party! » Simply Rosie Photography. Participez aux festivals sans remords. Au Québec, l’été, c’est sans aucun doute le temps des festivals!

Participez aux festivals sans remords

Peu importe le festival auquel vous participez, il y a des gestes simples à poser pour réduire votre empreinte écologique et aider les organisateurs des festivals à en réduire les impacts environnementaux. 1. Transport Saviez-vous que le transport des festivaliers peut représenter l’une des plus grandes sources d’émission de gaz à effet de serre pour un festival? Ce que vous pouvez faire : Show Canada à l'ouverture des Jeux de Londres. LAVAL - Projections de grandes qualité, jeux de lumière, écrans géants, statues imposantes, planchers amovibles, ascenseurs de scène… Rien n’est trop compliqué à concevoir pour Show Canada.

Show Canada à l'ouverture des Jeux de Londres

Conceptrice de la scène officielle d’ouverture des présents Jeux Olympiques de Londres, l’entreprise lavalloise est en pleine expansion, tellement qu’elle devrait s’ouvrir une usine en Chine d’ici quelques mois. Il aura fallu le travail de plus de 500 personnes pour la construction de l’équipement scénique de la scène principale et la montagne de Glastonbury de la cérémonie d’ouverture des Jeux de Londres. «Ce sont entre 100 et 200 employés qui ont participé à la fabrication, 35 qui ont suivi le matériel jusqu’à Londres et nous avons engagé quelque 350 Londoniens pour assurer la mise en place de tout cela», explique Jean Labadie, président de Show Canada.

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Tout commence en. Speakerfile : une plateforme sociale pour les conférenciers. Speakerfile est une plateforme sociale qui met en relation des conférenciers et des organisateurs d’événements.

Speakerfile : une plateforme sociale pour les conférenciers

Chaque conférencier qui s’inscrit sur la plateforme a l’occasion de se créer un profil détaillé et enrichi (background, expérience, style de présentation, domaines d’expertise, etc.). Vous pouvez vous inscrire rapidement en connectant votre compte LinkedIn à votre compte Speakerfile. Speakerfile appraît donc comme un réseau social de niche, mais orienté vers les besoins concrets des conférenciers et des organisateurs d’événement. Speakerfile peut en effet s’avérer utile si vous cherchez un conférencier pour votre prochain colloque, ou si, en qu’en tant que conférencier vous cherchez une occasion de faire valoir vos talents d’orateur ou votre expertise. MARIANIK : stratégie médias sociaux — Montréal, Quebec, Canada.

Blogue officiel de Tourisme Laval. Photo : Scène 1425 Ambiance feutrée, vitres teintées et fauteuils tout confort : on entre à la Salle André-Mathieu comme dans un lounge huppé. Les objets connectés : l’avenir de l’événementiel. (photo par Paperbits) Toronto Special Events.