language, language barriers, Inspiration Hub, TED Talk, Hidden Brain, multilingual

How Language Can Create Different Perceptions Among Attendees

Did you ever stop to think about how different languages create different perceptions or cultural biases at meetings?

Flipping the Script on Disruption in Meetings

When American film director John Waters took the stage last year at the Rhode Island School of Design to give what should have been the usual “go get ‘em” commencement speech, the crowd grew quiet with the wrong kind of anticipation.
good or bad, parable, TED Talk, Inspiration Hub, meeting nightmares, meeting tips

Good or Bad? The Incomplete Stories That We Tell Ourselves (and Our Clients)

There’s an ancient parable about a wise farmer who went through different trials and tribulations with the same response: “Good or bad? Hard to say.”
group decisions, collective decisions, Inspiration Hub, TED Talk, Mariano Sigman

Does Peer-to-Peer Brainstorming Help or Hinder the Team?

As a meeting planner, have you ever asked yourself if talking amongst attendees helps or hinders collective decision-making?
feng shui, meetings

Add Meaning to Your Event With Feng Shui Design

Ideas for integrating the principles of feng shui in meeting room design from MeetWell speaker Debra Duneier of Eco Chi
wellness, meetings

The Smart Business of Intentional Event Design

When you are taken care of as a participant, your ability to make connections to other humans, and to the learning you are experience is stronger.

Get Your “Hum” Back With Shonda Rhimes—a Real-Life “Yes” Woman

Meeting planners too often lose themselves in their work, especially before a big event. And lose their professional and personal "hum" in the process.
Siri, artificial intelligence, AI, Inspiration Hub, technology, event technology

Hello, Siri: How Could Humanistic AI Change Event Networking?

Some are fearful AI will take over human jobs, while others are embracing the technology at an unprecedented rate.
Inspiration Hub, Susan Pinker, Julianne Holt-Lundstad, TED Talk, face-to-face, face-to-face meetings,

The Secret to Living Longer Involves Meeting Face-to-Face

Do you ever wonder what it would take to live to 100 or beyond? The answer may lie in face-to-face contact.
Tim Ferriss, fear setting, goal setting, The 4-Hour Workweek, TED Talk, Inspiration Hub

Try Fear Setting Instead of Goal Setting to Achieve Success

Instead of goal setting, why don't you try fear setting this New Year's?
decision making, Inspiration Hub, NPR, Change My View, Planet Money

How Changing Your Mind Can Be Beneficial for Planners

What if being indecisive or changing your mind wasn’t necessarily a bad thing?
OK Go, Inspiration Hub, surprising ideas, finding ideas, TED Talk

The Art of Zero Gravity Events

While there are tons of untried ideas out there, people too often simply reshuffle ideas that have already been proven to be 100 percent reliable in order to avoid failure.
Recycle Across America, Inspiration Hub, recycling, event recycling, meeting recycling, sustainability

What Is Your Event Doing to Curb Meetings Waste?

The state of California—known for its progressive recycling efforts—already shut down more than 450 recycling plants this year.
exhibit booths, 3D printers, virtual reality, Freeman, Inspiration Hub

What Will the Next Generation of Exhibit Booths Look Like?

Everything from the use of 3D-printed booths and booths made of recycled materials will leave attendees questioning how trade shows were ever considered wasteful.
mushroom foraging, prehistoric life, Bill Schindler, The Great Human Race, anthropology, fishing

How Living a Prehistoric Life Can Shape Your World View

“If we’re talking about housing development, they probably should know how to swing a hammer and pound a nail.”
Design Thinking, Silicon Valley, National Public Radio, Stanford University, Inspiration Hub

Design Thinking: A Creative Way for Planners to Get Unstuck

Thinking like a designer can help organizations develop products, services, processes and strategy by using creative tools—i.e., stories, drawings, stickers, you name it—to address challenges.
virtual reality, Freeman, VR, technology, event technology, virtual

Are You Ready to Explore Virtual Reality?

During a trade show, exhibitors can use VR to introduce attendees to products such as a ship or jet that can be difficult to transport to the exhibition floor.
time, time management, free time, TED Talk, Laura Vanderkam, Inspiration Hub

How to Manipulate Time to Your Advantage

“Over the long run we have the power to fill our lives with the things that deserve to be there.”
Tech Trends, Inspiration Hub, Corbin Ball, meetings technology, technology trends, event technology

3 Tech Trends to Take Over Meetings in 2017

Face recognition systems are already available to determine someone’s gender, age, ethnicity and even mood.
Meeting Design Institute, Meeting Design Toolbox, meeting design, meeting tools

3 Technical Tools to Put in Your Meeting Design Toolbox

The microphone is designed to enhance audience engagement because it can be tossed from participant to participant, creating more interactions.
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, event personalization, big data, Freeman,

Enhance Event Personalization Using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

At the very core, attendees have basic human needs that need to be satisfied before moving to the next step.
Mentors, Mentoring Events, Network Under the Stars, Jackie Brown, Freeman

How Mentoring Events Can Shape the Future of Meetings

Forming a mentor-mentee partnership can be beneficial to both parties.
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, convention center, exhibition center, public spaces

How to Make the Most of Your Convention Center’s Public Space

Are you making the most of the public spaces surrounding your event?
Engage attendees, increasing attendee engagement, meeting tips, professional development blog

Discovering Underutilized Visual Opportunities to Engage Attendees

Recent studies have shown that approximately 65 percent of people are visual learners. There are lots of underutilized opportunities to engage attendees visually in between sessions, lunches and receptions, says Cynthia Hornketh, CMM, Experient’s VP, experience design.
Tableau Conference

Build Your Conference, Build Your Brand

How did the data company Tableau grow its user conference from 200 to 8,000 attendees in less than eight years?

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