Tips for Attending Industry Conferences

So it’s time for your first industry conference, and you’re not sure what to expect. You know that hundreds, maybe even thousands, of people in your line of work will be gathered in one city for a few days of panels, trade shows, and schmoozing.

If you want to make the most of the experience, keep a few things in mind.

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Communicate

This is the biggest thing you can do at a conference. Don’t just hang out with your small group of coworkers; get outside your comfort zone.

When you get up in the morning, you should have a list of things you want to accomplish that day.…

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4 Effective Ways to Prepare for your Next Exhibition

Planning for an exhibition takes a lot of time and effort, but the pay out after the event can be huge. In fact exhibitions have the highest return on investment compared to other marketing methods.

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Here are four effective things you need to know about to help you prepare for your next exhibition:

1. Check your displays

As soon as you’ve booked your stand space, start to think about what sort of displays you’ll need. If you’ve never exhibited before then you’ll need everything! If you already have some displays lying around, then you need to think about whether they are still usable, whether the information is still up to date and whether they are still relevant.…

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How to Make your Next Business Event more Sustainable

In a UN study, 93% of CEO’s stated that sustainability would be an important factor in the future success of their business. While the importance of eco-friendliness in general to business in 2016 cannot be overlooked, there are times when more waste is produced. One such time is at bigger events, such as exhibitions and conferences.

In some cases environmental responsibility is shared with venues, caterers and attendees. However, there are ways you can minimise waste on behalf of your business and manage more sustainable events throughout the year.

Technology can help reduce paper waste

42% of all global wood harvest is used to make paper, and paper accounts for 50% of the waste that businesses produce.…

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3 Key Considerations when Hosting a Rural Event

Back in 2013, it was revealed that the events industry in the UK was worth a staggering £58.4 billion. In addition to this, it contributed in excess of £21.1 billion in taxes and was also recognised as the UK’s 16th biggest employer.

Rural business networking

These numbers have risen further since this time, with the result that the events industry represents huge business nationwide. Not all events are created equal, however, and this can create challenges for firms amid increasingly diverse and high demand for services.

What to keep in Mind when planning a Rural event

Let’s say that you are looking to host a corporate event in a rural location, for example, which may take the form of a military boot camp or orienteering experience.…

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