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 …

Four Reasons Why You Should Attend Professional Association Meetings

Maddy Marchildon Best Practices Leave a Comment

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 …

Gamification: Embracing Technology at you Next Event

Shayna Asgill Technology Leave a Comment

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mentorship: A Mutually Beneficial Partnership

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For emerging professionals, the modern corporate landscape is a challenging and unknown territory, muddled with obstacles and setbacks. Having a coach to guide you through this maze of challenges can be extremely valuable, especially in the outset of your career. Nevertheless, mentorship must not be interpreted as an experience that …

10 Ways to Attract Millennials to Association Events

Maddy Marchildon In the Industry Leave a Comment

Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network.  Why is there such a stigma around events hosted by associations? Why do association events somehow get classified as less glamourous than corporate events? Many young professionals may not yet know all of the benefits of joining a professional association in their field (networking …