Long Beach Convention Center to Showcase Arena Renovation

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Sat, Oct 26, 2013 @ 02:22 PM

Disclosure:  The Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau has invited me to attend the grand opening of its renovated Long Beach Arena free of charge and has agreed to pay for my accommodations during the event in exchange for my sharing of news about it on my social media channels and blog.

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Tags: event innovation, LBCVB, conferences, event planners, meeting planners, event technology, event marketing, Social media marketing, event industry

Create Powerful Content from Conference Video with Illustrated Audio

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Fri, Aug 09, 2013 @ 12:57 PM

A little over a month ago, my colleague Mitchell Beer, with whom I'm honored to work at Smarter Shift content marketing, unveiled a new way to repurpose content captured from conference sessions.

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Tags: digital marketing, content creation, conferences, video, content capture, content marketing

How Generations X & Y Are Changing Meetings & Events

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Fri, May 31, 2013 @ 11:56 AM

More transparency, more engagement and more education: these are some of the features Generations X and Y are looking for in exhibitions and events, according to new research by Amsterdam RAI.

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Tags: event innovation, conferences, exhibitors, event planners, meeting planners, event industry

Four Quick Tips for Saving $$ on Event Audio Visual

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Fri, May 17, 2013 @ 10:55 AM

Last week my friends Lindsay Rosenthal and Liz King over at Event Alley, asked me to share a few tips for saving money on AV with their event planning listeners. 

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Tags: event production, conferences, event planners, audio, AudioVisual, audio visual

Produce Quality Hybrid Events Without Breaking the Bank

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Apr 11, 2013 @ 02:11 PM
Hybrid events with all the bells and whistles can be costly affairs.

The combination of live online communication with streaming via the Internet has provided event organizers with a great way to extend their audience reach and contain travel costs. But do you really need a semi-truck load of technical tools to ensure a quality hybrid event experience? Absolutetly not.

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Tags: conferences, event planners, live stream, hybrid events, video, event technology

#Eventprofs Community Spawns BlogTalkRadio Show

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 @ 02:58 PM

The Twitter community for event professionals known as #eventprofs has given birth to a BlogTalkRadio show hosted by Lindsey Rosenthal of Events for Good and Liz King of Liz King Events

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Tags: event innovation, conferences, event planners, #eventprofs, meeting planners, events industry

The Value of Audio Visual at Events: A Marketer's Perspective

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Jan 17, 2013 @ 11:09 AM
The following is a guest blog article by Tim Kern. 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. Tim and I both would love to hear what you have to say!

As a marketer my people often think of ourselves as the most important aspect of any business activity. After all, who else is bringing in all of the business?

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Tags: conferences, audio, events, video, audio visual, event technology

Incentives that Cause Attendees to Show Up

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Dec 19, 2012 @ 10:20 PM

The following is a guest blog article by Tim Kern. 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. Tim and I both would love to hear what you have to say!

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Tags: conferences, event planners, Marketing strategy, meeting planners, event marketing, Social media marketing

Why I Don't Attend, Exhibit or Sponsor Events

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Mon, Oct 29, 2012 @ 06:03 PM

 

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Tags: sponsorship, conferences, event planners, #eventprofs, meeting planners, event marketing

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