Upgrade your CV with a Professional Designation – Getting Started

Nzinga Brown In the Industry Leave a Comment

  Can three letters make a difference? Having a professional designation – those three or four letters beside your name, often makes a big impact on your professional development and career advancement. Those additional credentials, such as the Certified Association Executive (CAE) or Certified Meetings Professional (CMP) demonstrate that you …

The Importance of Aesthetics in Branding: Tips for Creating Effective Marketing Collateral

Kaitlyn McGuirk, MA Best Practices, In the Industry, Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

In today’s digital era, individuals expect that images and graphics they consume are aesthetically pleasing. With the increasing demand for content, marketers have to produce more creative projects in-house and deliver them faster. And with popular programs such as Instagram, Canva and Animoto there is no longer an excuse for …

Mindful Event Design: Creating Millennial-Approved Conferences in 2019

Matt Beal In the Industry Leave a Comment

Conferences provide opportunities for like minded communities to connect, share knowledge, build relationships and exchange resources. These events are notorious for packed schedules with breakout sessions, plenaries and social gatherings, lasting multiple days in length. Have you ever felt burnt-out after attending such a meetup? More than ever, national conferences …

The Latest Trend in Environmentally Friendly Event Planning

Melanie Smilynov In the Industry Leave a Comment

With increasing climate change and pollution in today’s world –  being green as much as possible, in every aspect of life is important. This is true in event planning as well, which is why making your event green has become the latest trend. Being environmentally friendly is a way for …

The Latest in Event Technology

Ashley Wood In the Industry Leave a Comment

In the past decade, technology and innovation have been two critical elements in event planning, both contributing to successful and unique events. At Redstone, we are always looking for the latest trends in technology and how we can enhance the overall event experience. When guests leave an event, it’s the …

Your Guide to Connect Marketplace

Ashley Wood In the Industry, Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

Connect Marketplace is the ultimate networking Conference. From meeting with 20-30 suppliers or planners a day, to mingling over drinks and appetizers in the city’s most famous venues, you are guaranteed to meet hundreds of new potential customers, clients and friends.   To someone who has never experienced Connect, the Conference …

Attracting Generation X – The Forgotten Generation of Meeting Attendees

Maddy Marchildon In the Industry, Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network. While Generation X makes up less of the workforce than Baby Boomers, and now Millennials, they still make up a considerable portion of your meeting attendees and organization/association demographic. We tend to hear less about this demographic and therefore plan less around them but …

Do’s and Don’ts for Events Geared Toward Young Professionals

Maddy Marchildon In the Industry, Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network. Young professional events can be super tricky to plan, because of the wide range of individuals attending (often anywhere from 21 to 35), varying from junior, to mid, to sometimes even senior-level professionals. Considering that you’re probably marketing to both Baby Boomers and Generation …