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THE SHAKEDOWN INTERVIEWS

FLIP THE SCRIPT GUEST BLOGS

VR, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, Flip the Script, Dianne Devitt, sensory experiences

How to Avoid Getting an “F” Using AI

The same principles used to create live events should be applied for virtual planners whose responsibility is to plan the AI and virtual reality (VR) aspects of meetings.
bitmojis, Dianne Devitt, senses, sensory marketing, five senses, Flip the Script,

See Me, Feel Me, Hear Me—Making Sense of Non-Verbal Experiences

We have been playing with our senses since birth, and as planners, we sometimes forget the importance of non-verbal contact.
M&Ms, unique selling propositions, USP, Flip the Script, Charles Dugan

How to Use a USP to Supercharge Your Trade Show Exhibit

A company’s USP makes its product stand out against the competition, but the same thing can happen to help your trade show booth stand out as well.

INSPIRATION HUB

WHAT I KNOW

What I Know, meeting planner, role model, Greg Jenkins, Dianne Devitt, David Jacbosen

My Meeting Planner Role Model Is…

Industry experts weigh in on their meeting planner role models.
wellness, Spark, What I Know, wellness events

I Incorporate Wellness Into My Events By…

"I incorporate wellness into my events by doing several things, including having ‘breathing’ breaks, as there are many breathing apps to choose from."
What I Know, team building, Cisco Systems Inc., Corporate Travel Concepts

My All-Time Favorite Team Building Activity Was… 

My all-time favorite team building activity was a bike build on the beachfront in Cancun, Mexico.

EXPECT DIVERSITY

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Make Your Multigenerational Meetings a Success With These 5 Tips

Here are five key factors for meeting planners to consider when planning multigenerational meetings.
accessible meetings, meeting tips, how to, German Convention Bureau, Matthias Schultze

How to Plan More Accessible Meetings

Here are nine tips Matthias Schultze, managing director of the German Convention Bureau, suggests for meeting planners looking to make meetings more accessible.
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Addressing the Culture Gap at Global Meetings

With attendees traveling from all over and meetings being hosted in foreign countries, here are three ways that meeting planners can at least begin to address the culture gap.

MILLENNIAL MINDSET

How to Engage Millennials With Event Education

When it comes to professional growth, research shows that 80 percent of millennials feel there is no replacement for coming together.
Millennial Mindset, Millennials, workplace, meeting tips, millennial talent

5 Ways to Attract & Retain Millennial Talent

As meeting planners continue to expand their staffs with employees from this younger generation, it’s important to remember these key ways to attract and retain top millennial talent.
Millennials, Millennial Mindset, bosses, event technology, Liz King, Liz King Events

Why Millennials Want to Become Their Own Bosses

Now the largest generation, millennials are reshaping the workforce as we know it, and several report having dreams of becoming their own bosses.
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How Millennials Are Changing Snacking at Meetings

You better believe that this new, influential generation of consumers is changing our snack choices, especially at meetings.
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3 Bad Habits that Millennials Can Avoid to Save Time

If you’re a millennial or know a millennial, it will likely come as no surprise to hear that millennials have made a habit of wasting time due to technology.

Have something to add to Spark? Please contact Prevue’s Executive Editor, Johnalee Johnston at johnalee@worthit.com