How to Manage a Company Trip or Organize a Client Conference

It may feel like you’re herding cats sometimes, but managing a company trip or organizing a client conference doesn’t need to be as difficult, or stressful. In fact, it can be pretty fun and rewarding. From big conference and expo to small company trip to attend an event, the planning and management doesn’t change all that much. The grandiose nature does.

Managing upcoming company trip

If you’re planning a company trip or organizing a client conference for the first time, we compiled a quick roadmap. Even if you’ve had a few small events under your belt, you may find some value. So without further ado, let’s dive in.…

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Top 4 Reasons to Attend Social Media Marketing Conferences

Social media marketing and management are constantly changing. Social media managers need to embrace new trends to stay successful and promote their brands. You can keep track of a lot of new information by keeping track of the latest news, but you can learn more by attending a social media marketing conference.

Social media conference

Digital marketing is more important than ever, and a conference can help you keep up with the latest advances and increase sales for your company. Here are some excellent reasons to attend social media marketing conferences.

1. Getting Great Inspiration

A social media marketing conference like Social Media Strategies Summit is an ideal place to get inspiration for your next campaign.…

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3 Fatal Conference Booth Mistakes that Small Business Owners Make – and How to Avoid Them

There are plenty of good reasons why small business owners should consider presenting at — rather than just attending — conferences. For one, it’s an opportunity to showcase their products and services to a high volume of prospective customers and to attract interest from potential suppliers, vendors, influencers, and other strategic partners.

Tradeshow booth at a tech event

However, some small business owners fail to achieve significant — or in some cases any — return on investment from their conference-booth spend. And while each story has its unique variables and nuances, typically it’s the unfortunate result of making one, some, or all of the following fatal mistakes:

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3 Tips to Make a Big Impact Even With a Small Conference

Planning a successful conference is a lot of work. A lot of conferences fail because not enough time and effort wasn’t put into the planning process to ensure the conference’s success. The good news is that you can follow the experience of others to remove most of the hardships that conferences face.

Small business conference

Three tips that can help make your conference a hit, include:

1. Answer One Question: Why?

The question of why must be asked before even the most miniscule of planning can commence. The idea is that there always needs to be a purpose behind a conference. You can’t go into the conference planning process without knowing why.…

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Captivate Business Conference Guests With Their Own Devices

There’s nothing worse than meticulously planning a meeting replete with carefully crafted PowerPoint slides, handouts, and a speech you worked on for weeks, only to look up and discover that everyone is playing Angry Birds and checking the weather on their devices. You want to storm out in disgust. But you have to soldier on.

Using a smartphone at a conference

This frustration is magnified tenfold for conference planners. Every detail is carefully plotted. Yet the only thing anyone talks about afterwards is the great party they were able to arrange on some social networking startup app during the boring speech about web design best practices.

There was a time when everyone hated their phone.…

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