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Published: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:19:11 -0500


5 Benefits of Using Acrylic Displays

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:55:08 -0500

Acrylic displays are the latest option for displaying goods to the public. This material is favored ahead of metal and wood for a variety of reasons.

It's Time to Enhance Your Presentation Skills

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:16:47 -0500

Are you missing out on potential clients despite your perfect blend of good content and best presentation design? Well, maybe you need to work on your presentation skills.

5 Most Famous Bands For Corporate Events

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:14:44 -0500

Trade Shows and Corporate Events more often than you can imagine, include professional entertainment, and a huge majority of that entertainment includes professional, famous, or cover bands, spinning up-tempo pop hits. We do love our music and what better way to entertain the masses than a big band or celebrity dance band?

Go the Distance With Your Presentation

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:28:37 -0500

Businesses are often judged on their appearance and how they present themselves to customers. It may not be fair as that has nothing to do with the products or services, but that is how it works.

A Spectacular Visual Display Ready to Go

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:54:03 -0600

The visual connection you offer for your target audience is important. Many consumers are drawn in by what they see more than by what they hear.

A Tool That Gives You The Right To Be Heard

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:37:38 -0600

How do you grab the attention of your target audience whenever the opportunity presents itself? How do you get ahead of your competitors and consistently give presentations to the people who will bring your goals to fruition? It starts by crafting a compelling elevator speech!

Dress Your Documents for Success

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 18:26:32 -0600

Your prospects and clients see and judge your company first in looking at your documents. Inspect them critically to insure they are seeing what you want them to see.

Presentation Confidence: How To Take The Fear Out Of Executive Presentations

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 07:51:36 -0600

It's perfectly natural (and even common) to feel anxious about speaking in public, but if you're an executive, it's a fear you'll need to overcome. You can learn to present with confidence and conquer the fear.

How To Choose An Event Presenter For Any Kind Of Event

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:49:13 -0600

When it comes to events, one of the most important factors that greatly contribute to the success is having an event presenter that can relay the message for you to the audience. With a lively and well-spoken presenter, you events will be more interesting and not boring. However, you need to choose the best event presenter in your area to ensure positive results.

Leaving the Script Behind: How to Power Up Your Presentation Like the Pros

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:51:47 -0600

If you've ever been impressed by a briefing, presentation or speech, you know it wasn't the presenter's script that wowed you. Every successful executive knows presentations are about the presenter. Make your presentation one to remember by leaving your script behind and showing your audience who you really are.

The 3 Elements of a Riveting Presentation

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:46:25 -0600

When you give the same memorized presentation with the same supporting materials time after time, it becomes rote. You're no longer thinking about what you're saying, or paying attention to how your delivery is affecting your audience.

No, You Don't HAVE to Use PowerPoint

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:29:11 -0600

PowerPoint is expected in many business presentations, but that doesn't mean there aren't other ways to effectively present your ideas. If you're looking for alternatives to Power Point presentations, or just looking to freshen up your professional communications, here's some strategies to consider.

Tips for Producing Quality Web Content

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:40:42 -0600

Marketing means professional presentation. Proofread your web content. Personalize your web content.

Five Tips to Present Effortlessly

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:32:36 -0600

"I don't like your attitude" shouted my high school teacher as I was evicted from the class and demanded to appear in front of the Head Master. He gave me a complete dressing down and I swore from that point onwards to improve my attitude to school. Having the right attitude or the right state of mind is essential for anyone speaking or training in public.

Why You Should Hire an Exhibition Designer for Your Next Trade Show Event

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:06:55 -0500

The visual aspect of your company's marketing materials will make the biggest impact on your target audience. Everything from shape and structure, to colour, logo placement and taglines will make an impression - and you'll want it to be a good one.

How to Find the Best Exhibitions Company for Your Business Event

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:06:24 -0500

If your business is attending a trade show event, you will want to make sure your stand or booth creates a lasting impression on your target audience. The aim of these events is to build your business reputation and attract future custom, inviting people to spread the word about your brand.

How to Design and Build an Effective Exhibition Stand

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:06:22 -0500

If your company has an upcoming exhibition, you'll no doubt be brainstorming ideas to create the most effective stand to represent the unique products and services you have to offer. When it comes to these events, it's important to make a lasting impression on both potential customers and other businesses you could build relationships with in the future.

How to Make Your Trade Show Booth Design Stand Out

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:06:20 -0500

When it comes to your trade show exhibition, you'll want your booth will make a lasting impression on your target audience. It should go without saying that your stand will act as a representation of your brand.

How to Become a Rockstar Presenter

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 06:55:59 -0500

How do you feel when you have to make a presentation? Are you well prepared and relaxed, confident that your performance will have the desired impact on your audience? Or is the thought of standing on a podium, holding a microphone, enough to give you stage fright?

Ensure Your Case Study Is Relevant

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:48:01 -0500

For many years, I have used the same case study in a seminar to teach managers how to coach their employees to improve performance. Luckily, it has resonated with participants in the past, so I had no idea that it needed to be revised. I had a rude awakening when a recent class (composed of participants with similar roles and responsibilities to previous participants) pointed out that the case study needed improvement to be meaningful for them.

How to Make My PowerPoint Look Amazing - Without Being a Designer!

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:51:19 -0500

Enjoy these 7 tips on how to make your PowerPoint slides more visually engaging, creative and professional. Wow your audience with your improved presentation!

5 Predictions for the Future of Animated Marketing Videos

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:48:45 -0500

It's no surprise that animated marketing videos offer one of the best ways to immediately engage website visitors. As a popular tool in digital marketing, video conserves a website visitor's time and effort and allows startups to explain their supreme benefits quickly. Are you still under the notion that affordable, top-quality computer-assisted animation is the thing of the future?

Make PowerPoint More Effective

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:55:50 -0500

Here is a quick tip to make your PowerPoint slides more effective. It is based on brain research into how to focus your audience's attention on the key points you want them to remember. It is called "spatial cueing."

Ways to Deliver an Engaging Presentation

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:26:23 -0500

Do you want to learn to be a better public speaker? Do you want to be able to give presentations that engage your audience? To quickly recap, let us outline the three key components of public speaking: Message content - Audience connection - Message impact - Each of these three points will influence you as a presenter - the way that you come across to others.

Tips To Consider When Setting Up Your Product Displays

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:04:25 -0500

Whether you sell electronics, handbags, clothes, pet supplies, accessories or any other product you have to display them in an attractive way in order to attract the attention of customers. Experts recommend that you have product displays in place. For you to reap the most from the displays you need to consider these tips:

How To Cure Performance Anxiety

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:45:23 -0500

Most of us are scared to perform in public. That's a common phenomenon called performance anxiety. If you're about to do any kinds of public performance, here's 3 tips you can use to cure your P.A.

The Benefits Of Using Exhibition Flooring

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:50:44 -0500

To make events better, it is important for business owners to make use of reliable event equipment. By doing so, business owners can improve venue aesthetics as well as increase protection of products.

7 Secrets to Growing Your Business With Public Speaking

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:59:13 -0500

When it comes to growing your business, you need to get in front of your target audience with a compelling message to get exposure, gain credibility, foster relationships and get new clients. There are lots of benefits to public speaking as a marketing strategy for small business: You can get in front of a lot of people, you set yourself up as an expert, your audience bond with you faster than almost anything else you can do and you also learn more about your target market, their needs, desires and questions, which you can...

How to Give More Effective Presentations?

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:28:33 -0500

Have you ever heard a presentation, a lecture, or an acceptance speech that just left you in awe? Did it make you wonder how they did it? How did they make public speaking seem so easy?

Trade Shows and Exhibitions to Promote Your Business and Build Useful Contacts

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:05:30 -0500

Trade Shows and Exhibitions to get information or advice on turf management, and latest news in the sports complex management. Here are a few things that you can expect in such events organised for estates, sports grounds and other outdoor management activities.

How to Get Audience Attention at the Start of Your Presentation

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 15:23:23 -0500

How do you get the attention of your audience right from the beginning of your presentation? What do you say? How do you say it? What can you do to get people interested or drawn into your presentation, so you can take them through the journey of your presentation, so as to connect with and up sell your products or services to them at the end of your presentation?

What to Look For When Buying an Exhibition Stand

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:09:19 -0500

Your exhibition stand represents your company and it is more like an invitation to your visitors. So it is very important that your stand is acquired with the right look and feel. Your company's display stand for exhibition should clearly display your objective. And then only it will be able to attract visitors. For this Concept-Exhibit is here to tell you top 5 key strategies to attract more people to your stand.

Hiring The Right Exhibition Stand Designer

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:41:39 -0500

Finally, your company is all set to be a part of a very big expo and you are the one, to handle all the responsibilities. Now you are looking for best exhibition stand builders and confused which one to choose? There are many companies which offer stand building services. These companies offer different types of packages to meet your needs. For selecting a correct stand designer, it is necessary that all the requirements should be clear in your mind. So here we enlisted some tips that will help you in hiring the correct company.

How To Set Up Temporary Grandstands In Your Event

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:40:43 -0500

Any event that invites spectators - school plays, community events, concerts, music or religious festivals, sports competitions, races and the like - will bring dozens, hundreds or even thousands of people together in a single location. If you're the event organiser, then you must have the right provisions in place - especially if the venue is originally a vast, empty outdoor space or simply an indoor location that isn't originally designed to house large crowds.

Do We Bloom Where We're Planted?

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:35:37 -0500

Last year, a friend gave me iris bulbs from her garden. I planted them in three different places and was delighted to see their skinny green leaves poking up out of the soil. Much to my surprise, although they were divided from the very same iris plants that my friend had in her garden, there was a distinct difference between the irises that grew in my yard. This brings to mind a comparison between different types of training programs. What amount of sunlight and nutrients do we give to our participants?

Relax, The Audience Is Rooting For You

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:56:39 -0500

If you're like many people, the thought of speaking in front of a group of people is like bamboo under your nails. Truth be told, the audience wants to see you succeed and doesn't want to see a crash-and-burn on the stage. The audience is rooting for you. Next time you have to take to the podium, keep the following in mind:

What to Pack for Your Trade Show

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:18:09 -0500

Learn what you need to prepare for and what to pack for your next trade show event. Ending up at your event and not being entirely prepared for it has the potential to have a negative effect on the outcome of your show. Make sure you make a list and go over it several times before you leave.

Should I Hire A Videographer Or Do It In-House?

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:30:19 -0500

When you need a video job done and you have a good camera sitting somewhere in the building, it is a big temptation to start doing it yourself. It would save you a lot of money, maybe some time and it will say exactly what you want with images that you take and show in your own way. It would be, apparently, the perfect solution when you are dealing with a limited budget.

8 Best Practices for Organizing a Successful Event

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:16:32 -0500

Are you into planning events for your corporate clients for conferences, seminars, product launches, celebrity events etc? If your answer is yes, you must check out our practices of successful corporate event management and planning.

9 Ways In Which Presentations Are Like Meetings (And Not In A Good Way)

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 06:37:38 -0500

I spent many years in corporate life sitting through both presentations and meetings. I've also run a lot of courses on how to deliver effective presentations and how to organise and run successful meetings.

How Loyalty and Reactance Can Curb Learning

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 08:27:48 -0500

There are many things that can get in the way of learning. Andrea May has identified ten cognitive biases and we have considered the first six in previous articles. We'll now look at the "Not Invented Here" bias and the "Reactance" bias and discuss how we can counter their effect through our training design and delivery.

How The Status Quo Can Curb Learning

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 08:27:34 -0500

There is a lot that can interfere with a willingness to learn new things. Andrea May has identified ten cognitive biases and we have considered the first eight: Confirmation, Anchoring, Curse of Knowledge, the Dunning-Kruger effect, Functional Fixedness, Mere Exposure Effect, Not Invented Here, and Reactance in previous articles. Now we'll look at the last two cognitive biases: "Status Quo" bias and "System Justification" bias and discuss how we can counter their effect through our training design and delivery.

Emotional Intelligence and Presenting: Powering Up Your Executive Presentations

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:31:37 -0500

Emotional Intelligence is a key attribute of any successful leader. You can use emotional intelligence to strengthen your professional presentations before any audience. Here are some things to keep in mind for linking the two.

Why Hire Event Permits Experts?

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:12:50 -0500

Events are a source for people to have fun and mix with people. There are a lot of factors like, establishing dates, budgeting, reserving venue location event registration procedures and systems, which need to be considered while planning an event. Obtaining an event permit from the concerned authority is one of the most important things to make sure that an event is safe, secure and memorable.

Should I Hire a Solo Singer or a Band for My Event?

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:18:58 -0500

Whether you are looking for a corporate event singer or a wedding singer, finding the right entertainment for your event can be tricky, and there are so many different options on the market that it can seem almost impossible to choose. With DJs, live bands and solo singers to select your entertainment from, it is often difficult to know what is best.

How Tradition And Familiarity Can Curb Learning

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:20:23 -0500

Learners can get stuck on what is comfortable, such as traditional usage and familiarity, which can cause them to reject new learning. However, we can anticipate and minimize the negative impact of these cognitive biases by making good curriculum design choices.

How Knowledge and Confidence Can Curb Learning

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:19:45 -0500

SME expertise and participant over confidence can both have an adverse effect on the success of a training program. The good news is that we can design and facilitate training programs that nullify this effect.

How What You Know Can Curb Learning

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:18:43 -0500

If your training doesn't seem to make a dent, it may be due to your learners' cognitive biases. For example, once they have decided what is "right," they will stick with it even in the face of information that categorically invalidates it. As another example, they may give greater weight to the first thing they learned about a topic, in spite of additional information. Fortunately, we can counter the effect of these biases through our training design and delivery.

Improve the Visual Appeal of Events With Ostentatious Lighting

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:32:20 -0500

Large-scale events surely need grand illumination for enthralling the spectators. It makes the entire event special and leaves a long-lasting impression on the mind of the guests and spectators. There are different kinds of modern lighting options for party animals and event organizers. Read more...

Common Errors That Small Businesses Make When Choosing an Exhibition Stand Designer

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:55:15 -0500

Hiring the right exhibition stand designer is arguably the most important thing that a company can do when attending a trade fair, as much of the success that they have in attracting and engaging people with their stand comes down to how appealing and engaging the booth that has been designed is. Although the activities or presentation that the company is running at the stand is important, the design needs to incorporate this and also make the whole affair attractive to passers -by so that they are keen to get involved and see what the brand has to offer.

Why You Need to Choose a Creative Exhibition Stand Designer

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:54:26 -0500

Trade fairs and events are busy and bustling places, and the onus is always on the company exhibiting to ensure that they stand out as much as possible. To do this, many hire exhibition designers to come up with a great concept and design for their booth or stand, helping them catch the eye of potential customers and engage attendees at the event.

4 Reasons Why Your Exhibition Stand Is Not Making an Impact

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:53:50 -0500

The right exhibition stand design can be elusive, especially for new comers to attending trade fairs. This is something that a great exhibition stand designer will be able to help you with, but sometimes it will still take some trial and error to find out what is best for your company and how to achieve the aims that you have for a particular trade event.

A Professional's Guide To Advertising At Trade Shows

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 07:25:31 -0500

When advertising at a trade show, there are a few key strategies every company should use to properly represent their brand and product range. By familiarizing yourself with these strategies, you will be able to greatly increase the revenue that is generated from your company's presence at these fairs. Everything from the manners and appearance of your employees to the signage and advertising materials used should be thoroughly reviewed prior to each trade show.

When an Overview Is NOT an Overview

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 06:54:50 -0500

A client has a three-hour lesson plan that they have termed an "overview." The content is studded with details that range from general procedures to specific forms, time frames and deadlines. The client wants new hires to be aware of program activities that occur upstream of their job assignments. The new hires will not be involved in the conduct of these activities. So why would the lesson designer include so many details?

Effective Business Presentations

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 08:10:19 -0500

In business, as in many aspects of commerce, packaging is more than half the battle. No matter how good your product or idea is, a bad pitch can ruin your chances of landing a sale, raising capital or inviting a partner. This article deals with some fundamentals that relate to all presentations, whatever the purpose may be.

The Importance Of AV Solutions In Pulling Off A Successful Event

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:11:56 -0500

A lot of thought and planning goes into coming up with a great concept for an event. The AV element is one of the most significant parts of an event because the wrong selection could be disastrous!

Key Details The Presenter You Hired Should Know About Your Upcoming Event

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:00:04 -0500

For your chosen presenter to be successful in his or her hosting duties, he or she needs to know some important details about your company and the event itself. As such, it is important that you share with him or her the key details below.

A Simple Tool to Make Your Presentation Move Audiences to Action

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 09:44:41 -0500

Here is a simple tool to help public speakers create the presentation they want that will move audiences to action. With a simple file folder and Post It Notes it is easy to lay out a presentation that creates drama, includes short stories and a call to action.

Commercial Display Systems For Businesses And Conventions

Tue, 31 May 2016 09:13:43 -0500

Commercial display systems continue to be utilized in several industries and sectors. From brand and product showcases at conventions to store signage, these items play a pivotal role in business advertising. They can also help establish brand validity and awareness, while effectively attracting and engaging new clients and customers.

Tips for Making Your Trade Show Exhibition a Great Success

Mon, 16 May 2016 11:10:03 -0500

When you are exhibiting at a tradeshow, you present yourself to the possibility of capturing very many prospective customers. Exhibitions at these events are significantly cheaper than advertising on TV or radio. It is also better because it gives your clients the opportunity to get a hands-on experience of whatever new products you have on offer. Actually even the potential clients get to have a demonstration done for them. This is the best thing about trade shows. However, in order to achieve these ends you will have to get a team of the best promotional models to help you out.

Planning A Successful Convention

Fri, 13 May 2016 15:59:58 -0500

Conventions can be political, professional or social and others and they usually have topics of discussion amongst the attendants. They can be all day events or even stretch over a number of days. It is not as easy to put together a convention because you need to think about necessary research for the topic at hand, coursing, scheduling, booking and organizing the entire event. Luckily, when you have a strategy planning is made easy and below are tips that can help you organize a convention that is bound to be a success.

Planning a Corporate Event - It's Easy With a Plan

Wed, 11 May 2016 07:15:31 -0500

For anyone that's never planned a corporate event before, the task can seem overwhelming. Getting all of one's "ducks in a row" can and will a lot of headaches. Corporate events are held for many different reasons. Whether the company in question is launching a new product, getting together for meetings or training, or simply needs a morale boost it's crucial to follow the right steps for planning the event. Doing so will save time and frustration on everyone's part.

Choosing an Event Singer - Tips to Finding the Perfect Performer

Wed, 11 May 2016 07:14:25 -0500

There are plenty of singers for hire in any given area, and booking the right one can be overwhelming to say the least; that is, unless the event planner already knows of a great performer. In most cases, the planner is unsure of what type of singer to look for, and then how to decide amongst those that fit this category Whether booking for a corporate event, wedding, special occasion or even to raise awareness of a particular service or brand, getting the right performer is crucial to the event's success. If the singer is terrible it will automatically make the event unpleasant. Music has a huge effect on the overall ambiance.

The Structure Of a Good Presentation

Mon, 09 May 2016 07:09:37 -0500

Great orators have always been a force to moving or influencing people. The world has seen its share of charismatic speakers that have made heads of nations, spiritual personalities, movie or music celebrities, company heads and even dictators. People are moved by the skill of a great orator or the effectiveness of his or her presentation skills.

Tradeshow And Expo Management Services

Wed, 04 May 2016 11:50:22 -0500

Planning a tradeshow and expo is not an easy task. You will need a lot of time and resources to organize a successful event. If you are running out of time and want to organize a successful tradeshow and expo, hire the services of a professional.

Floor Graphic Tips for Your Trade Show Exhibit

Mon, 02 May 2016 10:45:31 -0500

Floor graphics can enhance the outcome of any trade show or event. Learn how to effectively incorporate marketing solutions for your floor space that will increase your effectiveness.

How to Determine Your Trade Show Budget

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:28:39 -0500

Learn how to determine the budget that you'll need in order to execute a successful trade show or marketing event. Participating in a trade show or marketing event has a lot of variables in order to properly determine your budget. Not only do you want to make sure that your budget is within your spending means, but that it is also going to be yield a return on your investment.

Guide to Write and Submit a Conference Paper

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:29:10 -0500

A conference is rightly described as a think tank of both experts and novices where people gather to share the ideas they have developed. If you come and think about it, a conference is probably one of the best platforms for putting forward an idea which is to be evaluated by the world. The World is your Audience: The conferences that are organised around the world each year on various topics are usually on a global scale and people from different organizations around the world usually take an interest in the same.

How to Choose the Right Exhibition Event to Meet Your Company Goals

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:01:21 -0500

Choosing the right event to take part in is as important as choosing the right exhibition company to design and build your stand. Taking part in a show is quite a daunting experience, you don't want to spend days at an event and come away with nothing.

Things to Remember When Taking Part in a Trade Show

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:01:20 -0500

Taking part in a trade show can be exceptionally beneficial for your business. You can boost your branding, you can increase your customer base and you can improve your revenue by attending one local event. You will notice that there are numerous events taking part each year, so you will have to identify which one is the right match for you and focus on certain criteria to ensure that your trade show participation is a success.

Make Your Exhibition a Complete Success

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:00:31 -0500

More companies are hiring an exhibition company to help them design their stand and ensure they achieve success at the next event they are taking part in. The reason for this is because trade shows and exhibitions are becoming a top choice for all types of companies in a host of industries.

What Makes A Company's Event Successful And How Yours Can Be Too

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:27:59 -0500

Events can make your company's message reach your intended market but a well-organized one can make a real impact. Have you ever wondered how speakers can motivate and fill up 10,000-seat venues?

If At First You Don't Succeed, There Is Probably A Good Reason

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:21:29 -0500

The first time I tried to make yeast bread (using a written version of an oral recipe from my grandmother), I waited three days for the yeast to bubble. It had actually bubbled within the first few minutes, but I missed it. What brought this to mind was a meeting to discuss the effectiveness of a newly created participant-centered curriculum. The subject matter experts (SMEs) responsible for delivering the curriculum had essentially ignored it and presented their lecture-based curriculum instead.

Eight Tips for Planning Your Next Conference at a Convention Center

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 06:19:34 -0500

Planning a conference at a convention center is a big responsibility. However, the planning process can be fun and low stress by following a few simple steps. Here are eight tips for planning a successful event.

Business Etiquette: Communication

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 06:02:27 -0500

Eye Contact - In the States, good eye contact is important, but in some countries around the world, eye contact could be quite a problem because it would likely lead to an unintended misinterpretation of the other party. Voice - When you are speaking, make sure to keep a smile in your voice. Attitude comes through in your voice.

The Answer That No One Wants

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 11:29:14 -0500

Why don't we want to practise? Have you heard the line, "If you can read, you can cook"? We mistakenly believe, "Since I can talk, I can present." Talking is not presenting. Be warned: technology gone awry, or a disgruntled audience − can crush you. That's the difference.

Lightning Talks

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:36:21 -0500

A lightning talk is a conference presentation that, like lightning, beams a brief flash of light that strikes to the core of a discrete subject. It is a concise, clear and insightful form of communication. It is also very quick, typically 3-6 minutes and definitely no more than 10 minutes.

Rethinking Bloom's Taxonomy

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:35:47 -0500

This article is not so much about rethinking Bloom's Taxonomy of Behavioral Learning Objectives- but instead about realizing that my understanding (and therefore explanation) of the difference between Bloom's cognitive levels of Analysis and Evaluation had become muddled. It took a scientist in a Dubai train the trainer program to point out that the learning levels of Analysis and Evaluation can be very easily distinguished from each other:

Learning Should Be Dope

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:32:40 -0500

Many of us realize the importance of actively engaging participants in learning activities. It has been proven that participatory learner-centered training results in better learning, transfer and retention. One reason for this is that memory is lodged in our emotions. But there is another deeper factor that explains why learning and research has discovered that the neurotransmitter dopamine plays a critical role in learning.

Can Flipped Learning Be Effective?

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:27:37 -0500

Flipped learning involves the idea that requisite individual learning will occur prior to and outside of the classroom. In this way, classroom time can be used for interactive collaborative learning activities in which that knowledge is applied. Can flipped learning be effective? The answer to this question is a very qualified "yes."

Moving SMES to Interactive Learning

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:25:40 -0500

An international organization asked for suggestions regarding how to move their highly technical subject matter experts (SMEs) from reliance on lecture and PowerPoint to the more effective facilitation of interactive learning in 1.5 hour modules. They were given twelve recommendations that will require firm and patient guidance from the training office.

Do You Use Backronyms?

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:24:13 -0500

A "backronym" is essentially a reverse acronym. It is an acronym that is designed to fit an existing word. In some cases, it can save a mouthful of words.

Mistakes When Opting For Marquee Rentals Service Providers

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:50:49 -0500

When renting marquees, it is best to choose reliable providers. This is important in order to avoid mistakes that can ruin your event.

Security Measures To Keep Conference Crashers Away

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:40:20 -0500

Putting together a successful conference is no easy task. You have to find speakers, brief them about the event, find a venue, organize the conference materials, ensure that food and drink services are top notch, among many other things. With all the stress, the last thing that you need is conference crushers that not only put a strain on your budget, but also cause confusion as they keep wandering around.

The Importance of Conference Alert Services in Today's Competitive Industrial and Commercial Sectors

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 11:50:25 -0500

In today's world where companies and development groups within commercial and industrial sectors are facing tremendous challenges from competitors, it is necessary that they have the access to all the latest information about new enhancements that occur in their fields. It is for this reason that conference alerts play such a major importance in the current world as it helps to improve the overall quality of research, analysis and production.

3 Ways to Book Your Next Event Space on a Budget

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:36:44 -0500

When planning your next conference or seminar, booking an event space can be an overwhelming task. It doesn't have to be with these three easy tips.

Experts Shared Some Tips For Properly Designing Your Exhibition Stand

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:52:57 -0500

Hosting an exhibit or show will certainly entail a lot of important things. Oftentimes, it can be overwhelming and scary. However, there are experts you can hire to help you out.

The Importance of Perfect Reporting Skills in Business

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:02:47 -0500

In the hustle and bustle of today's business world, not many people have the time to read long, detailed reports. This is why effective reporting skills are much needed in a career in business so that your impression, as well as that of the organization you work in remain intact and of a high caliber.

How Do You Know Your Presentations Are Powerful? Get REAL Feedback

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:19:38 -0500

Being able to deliver a powerful presentation is an essential skill for executives. Developing that skill requires practice from you and feedback from those listening. Make sure you get the right kind of feedback so you can continue improving.

7 Tips On Holding Your Own Money-Making Seminar

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 10:09:28 -0500

You've likely seen advertisements in your local paper, or via direct mail regarding various events and seminars in your local area. If you've ever wondered if you have it in you to make money speaking at such events, why not just have your own event? Here are 7 tips to help you out.

The Do's and Dont's of Exhibition Stand Design

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 06:50:56 -0500

When it comes to designing and exhibition stand there are so many things you need to remember to do and not to do. In most instances you will find that you can make the smallest mistake, in turn this results to you finding that you don't get the attention your stand deserves, you don't generate enough interest and your revenue doesn't increase enough.

Benefits of Taking Part in Exhibitions

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 06:49:43 -0500

All companies will find some benefit in taking part in exhibitions around the world. Companies are constantly looking for ways to improve their visibility and get new clients and an exhibition or trade show is the perfect option to help you achieve your goals moving forward.

What to Look for In an Exhibition Stand Design and Build Company

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 06:48:10 -0500

When it comes to choosing an exhibition stand design and build company there are a number of important factors you are going to want to take into consideration. Don't fall into the trap that is seen by so many people which results in you going for the lowest price and yet you don't receive the complete service that you were hoping for or even deserve for the money you pay.

Top Five Things to Remember for Exhibitions

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 06:46:45 -0500

Companies around the world rely on exhibitions as an opportunity to introduce new clients, boost their visibility, improve their image and increase their annual revenue. An exhibition or trade show is a chance to meet new clients, target a wider audience and focus on clients that you don't reach with regular online advertising.

How To Choose The Right Event Production Companies

Tue, 15 Mar 2016 07:13:33 -0500

Planning for an event and ensuring its success is such a difficult task. It's for this reason that most business organizations no longer dare to go at it on their own; they turn to the experience of companies that specialize in event management and production because with this, they are able to score the assurance of achieving target results in a cost and time-efficient way. Before you start calling up the different event production companies in your area, first establish the kind of event you want, the budget you have, your issues in turning your vision into reality,...

The Top 3 Mistakes That Are Killing Your Speech and Presentations

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 07:06:41 -0500

How to improve your presentation to connect better should be a priority. The top three mistakes that hinder your connection include: weak content, not taking action, and weak voice power.

5 Easy Ways to Discombobulate a Presenter

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 10:44:50 -0600

The purpose of this article is to ensure that people responsible for organizing presentations are made aware of some of the problems that can be caused by a lack of psychological training in this area, and its application in the real world, so that they can take appropriate action to ensure that the presentations they are responsible for are successful. In previous articles, I have talked about how everyone involved in a communicative event, be it a presentation, training course, meeting, etc., arrives with preconceived ideas and expectations about what will happen, the location, the type of interaction, the people, unspoken norms of behaviour (both verbal & non-verbal) and many other elements.


Tue, 08 Mar 2016 07:54:00 -0600

The preparation of an engaging presentation needs relevant information, attractive design and confident deliverance at the time of interaction. The present article mentioned a few guidelines on effective presentation.

Motivating Personnel for Staff Conferences

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 06:48:07 -0600

It sometimes comes as a shock to executives when they discover that many of their employees are deeply negative about imminent company conferences. While it is true that receptivity to away-day conferences can vary a lot based upon background factors such as company morale and current success levels, even so, in many cases there is a high degree of cynicism about such events.

Important Presentation? Don't Do Death By PowerPoint!

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 07:24:59 -0600

Important presentation on the horizon? Here are 5 ways to engage and persuade like a (slide-free) pro.