Personalization: General Manager Edition

August 21, 2012

Midori and I recently had the honor of facilitating several event technology sessions at Experient’s E4 conference.  It just happened to be located at the Sheraton Waikiki in beautiful Hawaii.   Upon arrival at the hotel, we were given brown paper bags and told that this was our amenity bag.  The word “makana” which is…

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…

Seven Benefits of Mobile Apps for Events

June 28, 2011

Last week I had the pleasure of moderating a panel with some of the best thought leaders when it comes to Mobile Applications and Technology for Events.  Panelists at PCMA’s Education Conference included Michelle Bruno, Johnnie White, Mike Immerwahr and Trevor Roald. Each panelist brought a unique perspective to the discussion and it was clear…

Techy Tools That Are Better Than Cake: Episode 1

June 5, 2010

On Friday I spoke to the NJPSMG group about emerging technologies. The session was basically about the cool tools that use in my daily routine and some that I want to try. My co-presenter, Lisa Kanda, introduced me to a few new ones as well.

One Day at a Time: Building Your Social Media Knowledge Base

February 24, 2010

As meeting planners and associations (and the rest of the world) continue to learn about social media, many people are looking for cookie-cutter solutions. They want to attend a webinar and leave knowing exactly what they need to do to implement social media.