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How Long Should Your Event Sessions Really Last?

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.  

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How Long Should Your Event Sessions Really Last?

April 25, 2018
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.  

3 Ways to Create More Engaging Q&A Sessions

April 19, 2018
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.

3 Tips to Take the 'Work' Out of Networking at Your Next Event

April 4, 2018
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[…]

How to Negotiate a Hotel Room Block

February 6, 2018
Whether you're organizing a week-long conference or a two-day company retreat, booking accommodations is a huge piece of the planning puzzle. You may dread the prospect of securing a hotel room block for your event, but finding a great deal doesn't have to take hours of research or frustrating negotiations. I[…]

A Revamped Event App Connects MongoDB With Its Customers

January 22, 2018
   MongoDB realized it had a problem: The company helps developers to build great applications, but attendees at its annual event weren't as engaged with MongoDB — or with fellow attendees — as the company had hoped.

SAP Teams Up With DoubleDutch to Power Global Events

January 16, 2018
    As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device — SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectiv[…]

How to Choose the Perfect Event Menu

November 9, 2017
Food may not leap to mind as a top priority when planning an event, but guests are just as likely to remember a bad meal as they are a good speaker. Hidden costs and unforeseen allergies are only two elements that can make choosing your event food an unnecessary source of stress if you're unprepared. Follow t[…]