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Event Case Theory: MGMA’s Leaders Conference

Smart Meetings

It didn’t always go by the name Leaders Conference. Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is hosting its annual 2023 conference at Nashville’s Music City Center with a change in how it approaches the in-person event. What about that line staff who are no longer in the Leaders Conference?

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B2B In-Person Conferences Strike Back

Smart Meetings

Bizzabo Survey: While hybrid isn’t dead, community is the cornerstone B2B conferences are back and have no sign of slowing down anytime soon. At least, according to a recent survey from the event management technology company Bizzabo that showed in-person conferences are once again the darling for attendees and organizers alike.

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START Summit injects innovation into Europe’s startup conference scene

The MICE Blog

START Summit offers an innovative take on entrepreneurship conferences – entirely student-run it gives a fresh perspective on Europe’s startup landscape. While there are numerous startup conferences worldwide, what truly sets START Summit apart is that it’s entirely run by students. Gallen, Switzerland. Gallen, Switzerland.

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Are Family-friendly Conferences in Your Future?

Smart Meetings

Select a hotel or conference center with family suites. The post Are Family-friendly Conferences in Your Future? Be sure to ask about the ages and interests of the children, so you can tailor experiences to wow them. Choose a family-friendly destination. Look for multiple bedroom options, a kitchenette and a living area.

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Satisfying wants and needs at conferences

Conferences that Work

I use the phrase “wants and needs” a lot when talking about participant-driven and participation-rich conferences. Conference organizers have, of course, every right to create an event that satisfies their wants and needs. Otherwise, why bother creating the conference in the first place? Whom is your event for?

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How to Get Creative with Conference Staging Ideas

Endless Events

As you know, conferences are the bread and butter of event planners. You plan so many conferences of a similar nature each year that it can be easy to get stale. But, just because conferences have a heavy business-focus, doesn’t mean they need to be (or should be) lifeless! Using projection for conference staging.

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Creative Methods to Generate More Revenue for Your Next Conference

Smart Meetings

Do you need to find new monetary sources for conferences, conventions and trade shows? Give attendees a discount code on the last day of the conference that is only good for the next 30 days. Establishing the conference fee, contracting with the venue and locking the dates will require some effort. Create a zero-waste meeting.