Articles tagged “meetingsiq”

Timing Is Everything When It Comes to Event Planning  — Meetings Innovation Report

Timing Is Everything When It Comes to Event Planning — Meetings Innovation Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

Will there ever be a day when last-minute event or meeting RSVPs are a thing of the past? Probably not.

1 day ago

Meeting Planners Are Experimenting With New Tactics to Avoid Last-Minute Registrations

Meeting Planners Are Experimenting With New Tactics to Avoid Last-Minute Registrations

Jaimie Seaton, Skift

Event overload is causing attendees to register later than ever, and early-bird discounts are so yesterday. It's time for planners to get innovative.

2 days ago

Face Value: The Rise of Facial Recognition Event Software  — Meetings Innovation Report

Face Value: The Rise of Facial Recognition Event Software — Meetings Innovation Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

As with all advancements in technology, we need to ask ourselves: Is facial recognition software a good thing? And what are the potential consequences?

1 week ago

How Facial Recognition Is Shaping the Future of Conferences

How Facial Recognition Is Shaping the Future of Conferences

Sheryll Poe, Skift

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, your face may be your ticket to your next event. Thanks to improvements in facial recognition technology, meeting and event planners have access to a whole slew of tools to make their conferences and events more interactive, engaging and secure.

1 week ago

Chat Is the Future of Everything at Events — Meetings Innovation Report

Chat Is the Future of Everything at Events — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

In 2017, SXSW, IMEX, BizBash and other event companies all rolled out new chatbot platforms, which leverage artificial intelligence to customize messaging. This is how we'll engage with all brands in the future.

2 weeks ago

Behind the Rise of Chatbots in Meetings and Events

Behind the Rise of Chatbots in Meetings and Events

Greg Oates, Skift

Chatbots offer the first glimpse into a future where meeting and event planners can deliver mass personalization at scale using artificial intelligence.

2 weeks ago

A Win-Win for Meeting Planners and Sports Venues — Meetings Innovation Report

A Win-Win for Meeting Planners and Sports Venues — Meetings Innovation Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

Sports venues are quickly becoming a preferred event venue of choice for groups that are looking for a memorable and unconventional meeting.

3 weeks ago

Planners Look to Sports Venues to Host Innovative and Immersive Events

Planners Look to Sports Venues to Host Innovative and Immersive Events

Sheryll Poe, Skift

The use of sports stadiums and parks for non-sporting events is a growing trend in the meetings and events industry, and professional sports teams that are eager to create additional revenue and leverage investments are promoting their state-of-the-art venues as a unique alternative for hosting conferences, trade shows, meetings, and events.

3 weeks ago

Appealing to Gen Z and Everyone Else — Meetings Innovation Report

Appealing to Gen Z and Everyone Else — Meetings Innovation Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

While this week's Meetings Innovation Report takes a closer look at how to craft meetings for younger participants, from Generation Z to millennials, the truth is that all of these strategies make for more engaging, entertaining, and meaningful events.

4 weeks ago

Gen Z Won’t Tolerate Boring Meetings That Aren’t Interactive

Gen Z Won’t Tolerate Boring Meetings That Aren’t Interactive

Jaimie Seaton, Skift

If you want to engage Generation Z, ditch the paper, be authentic, and keep those presentations moving.

4 weeks ago

When Event Technology Is the Problem Instead of the Solution — Meetings Innovation Report

When Event Technology Is the Problem Instead of the Solution — Meetings Innovation Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

While technology specifically designed for meetings and events continues to evolve, planners are, in some cases, struggling to keep up with the fast pace of that evolution.

1 month ago

Meeting Planners Are Struggling With the Fast Evolution of Event Technology

Meeting Planners Are Struggling With the Fast Evolution of Event Technology

Greg Oates, Skift

Innovation in event technology today relates as much to how planners use the platforms that already exist, as compared to new advancements in the technology itself.

1 month ago