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Yet Another Beautiful Conference Branding Roundup for 2015

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: great conference branding and collateral is more than just “something nice to look at”. It inspires trust and pride in your conference, gives the event a bit of gravitas, encourages attendees to share their participation, and if done well over a series of events, maintains event continuity (Ted Talks is a great example of continuity in event branding). We’ve recently come across another five examples of event branding done right, and it’s inspired another post, cuz hey, can we really ever get enough pretty, inspiring things? Read more…

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Everyone’s the Speaker: Two New Ways to Share the Floor at Your Event

Is the traditional I-talk-you-listen lecture dying? Probably not – we’ve been silently listening to speeches for a few thousand years or so – but these days, technology is filling up our toolkit with interesting ways to pass the mic. Maybe this is the result of shortening attention spans and an inability to shut out mouths for an entire hour, maybe its our natural and frenetic desire to innovate, maybe this is just the way we start cresting out of the me-me-me cultural narcissism that social networks facilitate. Who knows? But more fluid audience participation methods during conferences and talks are definitely becoming a trend. Here’s a look at two of the new tools available for getting listeners involved. Read more…

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How to Drum Up Good Volunteers for Your Event

Need more helping hands than you’ve got? Don’t have the budget to have your paid staff picking up litter? No matter what your event topic is, there’s someone out there who desperately wants to go but can’t afford the ticket. Even better, there’s someone out there who loves your theme so much, they’d be thrilled to have back-stage, hands-on access in exchange for a couple of perks. Here’s how to catch and keep these lovely unicorn-people. Read more…

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Heads Up: The 2015 Parade of Trains is Looking for Sponsors

The good folks over at Grand Central Terminal in New York City recently let us know about a great sponsorship opportunity for the 2015 Parade of Trains, held May 2 & 3, 2015. They’re currently offering a number of levels, both the title sponsorship (hey, big rollas!) and supporting sponsorships. Of all of the venues that we work with annually, Grand Central Terminal is one of our favorites, and this is an amazing chance to get your name in front of a huge audience in a great location for a unique event. Read more…

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Throwback Thursday: Vintage Parade Photos from the early 1900′s

In the midst of a busy New Year season, we caught a few minutes of the annual Pasadena Rose Parade broadcast, and naturally, we marvel at both the floats and the logistics: can you imagine? Even as a member of the industry, it’s hard to wrap your head around the amount of work it takes to put together an event that size. Read more…

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