Social networks have been come a part of our daily lives. Are they replacing formal associations? What can an association provide that a social network can't?
Join us this Friday, April 6 at 1pm ET. Lurkers welcome!
Moderator: Chris Aylott (Engage365 Host)
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In an interview with Lindsey Rosenthal of Events for Good, we discovered the details of her fund-raising experience for “Show Me” Support for Joplin, a red-tie event she planned in less than 3 weeks for Joplin residents and sisters Kiki L’Italien and Kylee Coffman (former Joplinites now living in D.C.). I attended the fundraiser at Union Station’s St. Columbus Club to support Lindsey and this cause. Executive Chef Craig Mason was also the featured chef who prepared Spaghetti Red for the taste-off. Hear ab... read more
I was chatting with Liz King on Twitter not too long ago, we were discussing conference plugins and I told her that I was so frustrated that I was going to find someone to create one and then I was going to sell it…. she was like “Go for it!”…
I thought “HELL YEAH”.. and then a couple of days go by and I am forced to put my idea on the back burner because, well, clients come first….I guess this would have to wait.
Just then, like a bolt from the blue, I get an email, it might have been a sign. You cou... read more
Conference & event attendees want to be sure internet communication with their clients or office back home will flow smoothly. But not all venues are well equipped for this. So how can meeting planners ensure they know how a venue rates for all of their technology needs BEFORE signing a contract?
Meeting technology experts James Spellos of Meeting U and Corbin Ball of Corbin Ball Associates have devised a checklist to help planners assess venue technology offerings. The TechSpec Checklist is free and can be down... read more
Over the past year, we have heard about employees being fired for negative social media posts against their employers. Now, we are reading about lawsuits where the decision is being made in favor of those employees. Since we are navigating the wild west of social media legal issues, I have some viewpoints for you to consider.
Many employees believe that on social media, they are not representing the organization and what they talk about with their friends is none of your business! If at any time, you have said the n... read more
Last Friday's topic for the Engage365 chat was Making Engage365 Better: Your Thoughts on Content, Community and Chats. We had a nice turnout with some very useful tips from participants.
As Engage365 is a community for event professionals interested in innovation, we are always looking for new information and ways of engaging our members that exposes them to helpful solutions and new ideas. Our focus on providing quality content seems to be a strength. But there is always room for improvement.
We also provide... read more