Using Food to Engage and Energize Your Audience
Tracy Stuckrath (Thrive! Meetings & Events)
As meeting planners, we’re challenged with a lot more than basic logistics. Attention is being lavished on every last detail, including social media, ROI, ROO, speaker and participant engagement and corporate social responsibility.
Who would have thought that meeting the dietary needs of your participants should be one of them as well? But it can! What if the food served to partici-pants helped improve ROI for your organization and them? What if swapping out oversized danishes for hard-boiled eggs or candy bars with fresh fruit could help attendees be better engaged and energized to participate in your event?
Food is a powerful force. It influences how we think, feel, learn and interact with others. It helps us feel and do. It provides focus and energy.
Learn how to harnesses the power that food has on our bodies to create “win-win” designs for organizations and attendees, increase participation and productivity, enhance the psychological quality of the event experience and improve your ROI.
Revolutionizing the Annual Conference: Six Steps to Higher Revenues & Attendance
Jeff Hurt (Velvet Chainsaw Consulting)
Is your annual conference a dinosaur? For too many organizations, it is. Outdated events, formats and content are relentlessly eroding attendance, revenues and relevance for associations every year, but the ROI on your annual conference doesn’t have to fade away.
In fact, by injecting creativity (and attitude) into your conference, you can go from dinosaur to dynamite, with a value-driven experience that rewards attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and you. Here’s how to put everything in place to take your very next conference to an all-new level of success.
Keep outdated thinking from sabotaging your annual conference—and your future. Step by step, you’ll discover how to avoid six “success disrupters” and put new speaker, content, and technology strategies in place to keep attendance and revenues growing.
Breakthroughs start with breaking those old rules. Forget the conventional wisdom about what an annual event should be. Instead of just a meeting, you’ll learn next-gen conference “hacks” that create a one-of-a-kind forum that sends attendees home ready to see immediate ROI from high-value new skills, contacts and attitudes. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own specific questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar