IPads on Robotic Sticks: Is This the Future of Hybrid Events?

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Aug 28, 2012 @ 05:50 PM

What if you could attend an event virtually through a robot that could go where you want to go, see what you want to see and facilitate face to face networking with the people you want to meet?

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Tags: event innovation, hybrid events, #eventprofs, interactive meetings, event technology, virtual events, innovation

Flexi-Screens Will Bring Exhibition Stands Into the 21st Century

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Fri, Aug 24, 2012 @ 08:46 AM

The following is a guest blog article by Keir McCaton of Nimlok Tradeshow Exhibit Solutions. If you are interested in guest blogging for Sound n' Sight, please read my guest blogging guidelines. And if you have any thoughts, please comment. Keir and I both would love to hear what you have to say! 

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Tags: event innovation, displays, tradeshows, video, audio visual, event technology

Building A Portfolio of Your Events for Display Online

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Aug 14, 2012 @ 03:56 PM
The following is a guest blog article by Rachel Besonen of Dickens in Lowell. If you are interested in guest blogging for Sound n' Sight, please read my guest blogging guidelines. And if you have any thoughts, please comment. Bob and I both would love to hear what you have to say!

With just about a year of event planning and production experience, I’ve quickly accomplished and learned a lot.  One of the things that I have learned is that events are about the experience. In looking at the websites of other event professionals during my job hunt, I have noticed one crucial commonality between them: they all place a heavy emphasis on photos and videos.  When I realized that, I also realized that I never simply “looked” at those websites—I experienced them.  The most visually stunning have left me breathless, awe-inspired and envious. 

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Tags: event planners, blogging, #eventprofs, meeting planners, event marketing, event industry

What You Need to Know About Moderating Twitter Chats

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Aug 09, 2012 @ 07:15 AM

A few weeks ago, my friend #eventprofs Community Manager Adrian Segar and I held a Google Hangout On Air to share everything we know about moderating Twitter chats.  Between the two of us, we've probably moderated hundreds of them.

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Tags: Online Communities, Twitter chat moderation, Twitter chats, Twitter, online content curation, #eventprofs, #eventtable

A Blog Theme for #Eventprofs: Q&A With Julius Solaris

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Mon, Aug 06, 2012 @ 09:36 AM

Not long ago, my friend Julius Solaris, well known for founding the 85,000 member Event Planning & Management Group on LinkedIn and for his EventManagerBlog, shared a tool with me that he has created for event bloggers: the Event Manager Theme.

It's a responsive WordPress blog theme specifically designed for people using a blog to market an event. I was impressed and would certainly purchase it if I were planning a new event. (I wish I'd had it for Event Camp Europe!)

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Tags: event planners, blogging, #eventprofs, event marketing, Social media marketing, event blogging

Why You Need to Create Oxytocin at Your Events

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 @ 11:58 AM

Want more satisfaction, wow experiences and breakthrough collaborative moments at your events? Then create the ideal circumstances for the production of oxytocin in your attendees.

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Tags: event innovation, event production, conferences, collaboration, meetings, meeting planners, meeting innovation