Virtual Events for #eventprofs: Q & A with Dennis Shiao

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Jul 26, 2011 @ 10:05 AM

As Director of Product Marketing at INXPO, a leading provider of privately-branded virtual events and virtual business environments; and author of “Generate Sales Leads With Virtual Events,” Dennis Shiao knows a little something about a very hot topic in the event industry. 

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Tags: event planners, hybrid events, #eventprofs, event technology, virtual events, event marketing

Sustainable Meetings Today: Q & A With Shawna McKinley

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Jul 21, 2011 @ 07:31 PM

As the Director of Sustainability for MeetGreen, Shawna McKinley oversees all of the programs the company offers that help event professionals be more environmentally and socially responsible.

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Tags: Event Planning and Production, meetings, #eventprofs, meeting planners, sustainable meetings

Event Camp Europe: My European Vacation

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Sun, Jul 17, 2011 @ 10:28 AM

The event that was born from the Twitter community #eventprofs will cross the pond September 9 with Event Camp Europe and, full disclosure, I am one of the organizers behind it. Chalk it up to one more weird and wonderful way social media has allowed me to do things I would never have thought of doing.

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Tags: #ectc10, #ec10, hybrid events, meeting planners, interactive meetings, Event Camp, #ecec10, innovation, #eceu11 #eventprofs

King Dahl: A Great Event Designer Studies Everything

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Jul 12, 2011 @ 01:27 PM

King Dahl is one of those event industry professionals who seems to spread sunshine wherever he goes.  His event designs have certainly garnered their share of the spotlight and his name always draws smiles and kudos from colleagues. But none of that prepares you for his wit, his laughter and his genuine warmth and accessibility.  

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Tags: special events, event production, corporate events, Event Planning and Production, #eventprofs, meeting planners, events industry

Jenise Fryatt's Top 5 Links July 3-9 2011

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Mon, Jul 11, 2011 @ 10:30 AM

Google and the Power of Interaction

My friend Jeff Korhan has been watching and talking about what Google has been doing to improve searches for the last several months.  Google+ seems to be one more step toward improving searches by accessing social sharing.  Google+ also seems to have won a lot of praise from typically critical IT geeks.  This article by Jeff, spells it out in quick and simple language.

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Tags: Google, Facebook, events, social media, Event Planning and Production

9 Tips for Creating More Engaging Events

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Jul 07, 2011 @ 10:44 AM

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Tags: conferences, interactive meeting, events, meetings, #eventprofs, meeting planners, presentations, presenters

Jenise Fryatt's Top 5 Links June 26- July 2, 2011

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Jul 06, 2011 @ 07:32 AM

How To Claim Your Business on Facebook Places

Excellent information here from Mashable.  If you want to be found, both brick & morter-wise and online, you need to have your physical location recognized by the most important search engines.  Make sure that your business is on Google places AND follow these steps to ensure you are on Facebook places as well.

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Tags: conferences, blogging, meeting planners, events industry, Social media marketing

Are Angels Engaging With Humans on Twitter? Interview with Amit Verma

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Fri, Jul 01, 2011 @ 08:45 AM

I don't remember which of Amit Verma's Modern Life blog posts first caught my attention. What I do remember is that it was inspiring and amazingly insightful and it caused me to want to know more about the writer.

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Tags: Social Networking, Twitter, blogging, brand, #EIR, Social media marketing, bio