If event planners could see the future, they'd never have to worry about keynote addresses dragging on or expert panels running too short. They would know exactly how to time their events for maximum audience engagement.
Question-and-answer sessions following a panel or keynote are one of your attendee's best opportunities to engage with your event. But due to their unpredictable nature, Q&As are also notoriously difficult to moderate.
Last week the entire DoubleDutch team met in the valley of the sun for an unforgettable company offsite jam-packed with goal setting, learning, and even some karaoke.
Landing the right sponsors is a key factor in getting your event off the ground. Between venue, food, speakers, and logistics, events can be costly to produce. Not only can sponsors defray some of your expenses, a well-known brand can also help you reach your desired audience and burnish your event's profile.
No event pro wants their event to be a networking flop. Worst-case scenario: You end up with a group of bored, uncomfortable professionals awkwardly standing around a half-empty venue like kids stuck at a middle-school dance. To avoid that fate, it's essential to set the stage before, during and after your ev[…]
As the COO of a multinational company, fulfilling the strategic intent of every event was my number one priority. Strategic intent is the single most important requirement for a successful event.
For an event planner, it's like hitting the jackpot: You've landed a celebrity keynote for your event. Now the magical confluence of name recognition, celeb status and public curiosity are sure to lure attendees in droves, right?