The R.O.I on Team-Building at Events

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Bailey Roth, President of Redstone Agency, was recently featured in Corporate & Incentive Travel on the topic of team-building in the meetings and events industry. Teambuilding (both in your office and at events) can carry huge value to your meeting or event attendees, and yet is sometimes overlooked. Check out …

Four Reasons Why You Should Attend Professional Association Meetings

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in March 2018. As an association manager, I’m regularly coming up reasons why professionals should join their industry associations, and different ways to market and share their value propositions – and yet, there is still work to do around awareness in our own meeting …

Non-Profit, Pro-Revenue: Making Money in the Not-For-Profit Sector

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in September 2018. It’s that time of year again: More financial considerations for not-for-profit meeting planners. I’m not sure what it is about this time of year, but at the end of the summer season my financial concerns are always top of mind. It …

Site Visits 101

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Site visits are an essential part of planning an event.  An in-person look at your event space is important to ensure that your next event will run smoothly and that attendees will have a memorable experience. Earlier in the year, Redstone conducted a site visit at Blue Mountain Conference Centre …

Eight Quick Ideas for Volunteer Recognition

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I Want to Give a Shout-out to … You! Volunteers are the heart of any not-for-profit association. Redstone recognizes the importance of celebrating volunteers, and we understand the pivotal role they play in ensuring that an association’s members are engaged and its objectives are met. One way to recruit and …

Tech Review: Top Platforms Your Organization Should be Using

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These days, it seems like there is an app or platform for anything and everything you need. Electronic wallets, calorie counters, dating platforms, food delivery services – you name it. But what about those platforms that can help you in your professional life to increase efficiency, time management and ultimately, …

Gamification: Embracing Technology at you Next Event

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Engaging attendees is becoming increasingly challenging and gamification is a solution to this problem. The popularity of games has been increasing year to year, from Candy Crush to Fortnite. Most recently, Redstone incorporated this event technology at a Conference which contributed to increased attendee engagement and networking opportunities. “Gamification is …

The Latest in Event Technology

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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 …

Resourceful Ways to Stretch a Small Meetings Budget

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network. Meeting planners don’t generally lack original ideas for how to wow attendees. It’s fun to daydream about having a limitless planning budget and all of the things we could do, from infamous speakers, to the highest quality of food and beverage, and holding events …