Upgrade your CV with a Professional Designation – Getting Started

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  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 …

Redstone’s Shayna Asgill Awarded 2019 Marriott Hotels “Rising Star” Scholarship

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Earlier this year, our very own Shayna Asgill travelled to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to attend PCMA’s Convening Leaders Conference as the recipient of the 2019 Marriott Hotels “Rising Star” Scholarship. A scholarship that’s awarded each year to an up-and-coming event professional.  In this post, we chat with Shayna to learn about …

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 …

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 …

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

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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 …

IncentiveWorks 2018 in Review

Maggie Large In the Industry, In the Media, Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

Tips to Maximize Your Experience at the 2019 Canadian Meetings & Events Expo The annual IncentiveWorks Conference & Tradeshow was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Tuesday, August 14th and Wednesday, August 15th. IncentiveWorks launched in 1991 and since then has advanced into an outstanding 350+ exhibitors representing …

Volunteer Engagement: Eight Tips for Creating a Good Time Onsite

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in September 2016. Working in the not-for-profit management world, we simply could not operate within the organizations we work with without volunteers. Giving your volunteers a great onsite experience by keeping them engaged and happy at your events is one way to recognize and …

Critical Path Column #1 – As Featured in M+IT

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A couple of months ago, Redstone co-founders Bailey Roth and Carly Silberstein were approached by an editor at Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) with a column idea – chronicling a meeting/event company’s first year in business…. “Is this something Redstone would be interested in? You could explore the challenges and opportunities encountered as …