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The Meeting Show announced a Technology Start Ups Competition

14 Jun 2016 12:19
16 Jun 2016 12:19
Location: 
Olimpia, London
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ACE of M.I.C.E Exhibition

16 Mar 2016 09:00
18 Mar 2016 17:30
Location: 
Istanbul Congress Center & Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar - ICEC, Harbiye - Istanbul
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Organized for the second time this year, “ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition” brought MICE industry professionals from Turkey and all around the globe in a splendid event.

Why you must be hand in glove with your potential participants

Attracting participants to conferences is one of the main challenges for all event organizers. What can help is making your event client-oriented and “exclusive”. Interesting topics, discussions of vital issues, famous speakers and thought-leaders, unusual event format... Right. But I'd like to focus on one of the best motivators for people to attend an event, that is personal engagement in preparation of this event. Conferences are organized for attendees, so that they get answers to their professional questions, share ideas and opinions, meet peers.

(Science Daily) Video Captions Improve Comprehension

A simple change -- switching on captions -- can make a big difference when students watch educational videos, an SF State professor has discovered.

Robert Keith Collins, an assistant professor of American Indian studies, found that students' test scores and comprehension improved dramatically when captions were used while watching videos. The tool is often utilized for students with learning disabilities, but Collins says his results show captions can be beneficial to all students.

New Presentation Management System

Preseria AS, founded in 2008, is an innovative software company focusing on providing high end software solutions for conference planners, technical staff and speakers. We create innovative technologies and software geared towards the meeting and event industry. With several thousand users Preseria AS is securing its position amongst professional presenters and organizers as the new industry standard. Our products increase the competitiveness of our costumers in an already tough market. Preseria Conference makes life easier for presenters and conference organizers.

ROI Institute

ROI Institute, Inc.—a research, benchmarking and consulting organization—provides workshops, publications and consulting services surrounding the ROI Methodology™.
Our Web site allows us to distribute information and support the ROI efforts of professionals and organizations around the world.

change-management-toolbook.com

The Change Management Toolbook is a premium resource for all change management related information, a place to network with other change practitioners (over 15,200 registered users), tap into and contribute to a growing resource base , and market your products and services.

Will a Harvard Professor's New Technology Make College Lectures a Thing of the Past?

ecturing.professor.jpg Another sign that the college lecture might be dying: Harvard University physics professor Eric Mazur is championing the "flipped classroom," a model where information traditionally transferred during lectures is learned on a student's own time, and classroom time is spent discussing and applying knowledge to real-world situations.

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4 Best Practices for Getting Presenters to Submit Their Materials

When it comes to getting things done on time, it’s not easy. It’s in our nature to wait until the last minute to do even the most important things like Christmas shopping or doing our taxes. And, there are many things in life we commit to, yet don’t follow through on such as: helping people move, paying bills on time or just walking the dog. We’re human, what can you expect?

No More Boring Meetings

Office Solutions
An article in four parts including  >Have Fun at Your Next Meeting  >Start the Ball Rolling  >Get them to Speakup  >Keep them Awake  >Recognize and Reward  >Ask for Feedback. Find it:
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa5359/is_200102/ai_n21466110/

Moving Minds

Moving Minds in Denmark
>make the meeting participants to move and think outside the box, have fun and get excited
>make a group create new outcomes and new ways of thinking
>involve all participants in a group in an excellent way
Find more at the website:  www.movingminds.dk

Stop And Smell The Flowers -- The Scent Really Can Soothe Stress

ScienceDaily (July 23, 2009) — Feeling stressed? Then try savoring the scent of lemon, mango, lavender, or other fragrant plants. Scientists in Japan are reporting the first scientific evidence that inhaling certain fragrances alter gene activity and blood chemistry in ways that can reduce stress levels.

Networking tips for introverts

Networking tips for introverts 
  • Choose which events you want to attend, it's OK to decline invitations
  • Remind yourself you may feel over stimulated at social gatherings and that is OK
  • Stay on the side-lines and observe before you enter festive occasions
  • Decide when you will

Microphone feedback is 2nd most annoying sound

26 January 2007 International visitors to the BadVibes web site (www.sound101.org) — a research project from the University of Salford — listened to sounds such as a dentist's drill, fingernails scraping down a blackboard and aircraft flying past, before rating them in terms of their unpleasantness. Although fingernails scraping down a blackboard is said to be the worst sound by many people, the actual recording of this sound only came 16th out of 34 sounds auditioned.

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