Meetings & Events

Co-Location, Combination and Inconjunction With: The Future of Events?

June 30, 2011

This week the #Eventprofs twitter chat discussed the good, bad and ugly of co-location of events. There were mixed feelings on the topic, and a number of definitions shared. In the last six months I have attended three separate events which were co-located. Here are some thoughts and some things to consider. Definitions (in my…

How to be a Good Conference Attendee.

May 24, 2011

I am writing this post from the train to New York City to attend BlogWorld East. It seems that there is a conference for just about everything. This one is for bloggers and new media enthusiasts. As a self-proclaimed conference junkie, I was very excited to be able to attend this event without getting on…

Seven’s Sunday Suggestions.

April 3, 2011

Since it is Sunday and a day that a lot of people use to catch up on reading, I am sharing some of my favorite blogs. Most of these are written by friends who influence me. There are so many blogs out there to read and so little time to do it.  If I read…

EventCamp: Just the Facts

January 30, 2011

Anyone that has spoken to me over the last few months has probably heard me talk about EventCamp. As a co-founder of this event, it is near and dear to my heart. EventCamp is an experiment in meeting planning. While its primary focus is on integrating social media and technology into events, it’s really about experimenting with new formats. EventCamp gives event professionals the opportunity to try new things in a safe environment. I like to think of EventCampers as FEARLESS.