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BOOK | Event Design - Social perspectives and practices

Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community builders, image makers, business forums and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain cultural and sporting activities even in difficult economic times.

Improving the quality of meetings using music

Abstract: Music's power in leadership and the development of trust has been both recognised and documented at least since the time of the Ancient Greeks. The potential impact of face-to-face meetings, as opposed to communication by other means – even aided by a battery of technological developments – is also widely accepted.

Learning Meetings and Conferences in Practice

Learning meetings and conferences are about maximising the attendees' learning. Too many conferences are

Successful Events for Not for Profit Organisations

This book is designed to demonstrate the need for a strategic approach to event management. Everyone involved and interested in the strategic role that events can play will gain insight from the areas discussed.

With practical examples and thought provoking questions in every chapter, we see how the event organiser and senior management can together shape the events business for the benefits of stakeholders or members.

What Color is Your Event?

This book approaches the communication value of live experiences through events and meetings. It provides a refreshing and unique perspective on the correlation of advertising and public relations and the relationship among these three disciplines to increase the efficacy of a business message.

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs

“The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs reveals the operating system behind any great presentation and provides you with a quick-start guide to design your own passionate interfaces with your audiences.” —Cliff Atkinson, author of Beyond Bullet Points and The Activist Audience

Presentation Zen

FOREWORD BY GUY KAWASAKI Presentation designer and internationally acclaimed communications expert Garr Reynolds, creator of the most popular Web site on presentation design and delivery on the net -- presentationzen.com -- shares his experience in a provocative mix of illumination, inspiration, education, and guidance that will change the way you think about making presentations with PowerPoint or Keynote.

Into the heart of meetings

Into the Heart of Meetings defines meetings as a form of communication. It describes the characteristic processes of meetings and how to influence them through Meeting Design. Based on many years of working together as professional Meeting Designers, the authors provide an array of tools that enable meeting organisers to obtain the best outcomes from their meetings as measured by their business value.

KICK-START YOUR WORK MEETING

The world launch: at FRESH 2012 in Copenhagen

KICK-START YOUR WORK MEETING – A HANDBOOK FOR FACILITATORS

I don’t agree, this not a book for facilitators.

In search of Learning Agility

The central premise is that enduring competitive advantage must be built on organizational learning agility — meaning an organization’s ability to respond to adaptive challenge through the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills. The authors, Clark and Gottfredson,  sketch three distinct stages of learning agility: 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0, and illustrate a clear path forward for the meaningful use of learning technologies in organizations.

FREE REPORT: Compare Event Registration systems

The Good Event Registration Guide
 
 Three lines of research in this report:
- 200 event professionals ranked the most popular features of registration and ticketing providers
- 300 providers were reviewed, 123 shortlisted and jotted in a features table to help the reader understand who offers what.
- 78 providers where assessed for their basic pricing structure identifying the expense in commissions and processing fee for a $100 ticket
 

BOOK: the Tweeting Meeting

THE TWEETING MEETING IS A CROWDSOURCED BOOK ON SOCIAL
MEDIA & SOCIAL NETWORKS FOR MEETINGS & EVENTS. 
PUBLISHED IN DECEMBER 2011 BY THE MEETING SUPPORT INSTITUTE.
Maarten Vanneste, president of MSI
 
SOME OF THE TOPICS THIS BOOK WILL COVER ARE:
• Research and advice on the use of Twitter during events

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