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Special D Events

Need Internet for Your Meeting? Here Is What You Need to Know

April 9, 2014

Avoid surprise invoices after the event and difficult conversations by arming yourself with some of the latest tips from industry experts on buying WiFi or wired internet for your meeting. Meeting planners may rely a little too much on their technology partners to guide them down the right path. You could be overpaying the hotel…

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Mobile Apps – What You Need to Know About Going Mobile

August 26, 2013

What They Offer Attendee Engagement – networking, photos, push notifications, social media integrations Sponsors and Exhibitors – sponsorship opportunity, interactive exhibit hall map, company profiles Program/Content – speaker profiles, downloadable session documents, personalized attendee agendas For Planners – surveys, audience polling, analytics Choosing a Provider Components to Consider Price/Cost – apps are available at all…

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5 Tips on using social media outlets to promote your next event

August 3, 2011

750 million people can’t be wrong.  That’s how many active users Facebook brings to your event table.  Used properly, the Facebook social media website can increase attendance and enhance your event’s brand.  Here are a few tips to get you started. Tip #1: Create a group for your event Instead of just promoting the event…

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Doodle.com

October 7, 2009

Is anyone using www.doodle.com? I just learned about this helpful tool to schedule board meetings, planning sessions, etc. It allows you to efficiently check everyone’s calendars and set up dates/times that works for all. Since these types of meetings are often a part of overall event planning, I think this could be very useful.

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Twitter on Parade

March 16, 2009

Looking for an example of how to use Twitter for events? I just attended Detroit’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and a light bulb went off. Parade organizers could easily and cheaply use Twitter to enhance the parade-goer experience. Imagine that one of the first few floats included a sign that said: Follow us… twitter.com/SnickerzTHEdog parade….

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Twitter @ Conferences

February 27, 2009

I just attended a great seminar on Twitter presented by PRSA and the social networking team at General Motors. Fascinating! There are so many applications for those of us in event planning. I think the bottom line is that people are going to talk about your event whether it has a Twitter presence or not,…

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