(NOTE: This article originally appeared in Corporate Event News, January 9, 2019).
Recent Posts by Tom Pick:
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We've been interviewing expert event professionals in our industry, and sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences. This week, we share insights from Trevor Foley, founder and managing director of tfconnect—an event organiser and global talent network for the events industry. With more than two decades of experience in events, leading both industry associations and his own agency, Trevor has a unique perspective on this segment.
This post is digested from the report and seminar 7 Key Insights from the "How B2B Marketing is Changing". One of the gems you'll find in the middle of that report is a solution for avoiding "Tirekickers" at shows. We're talking about those pesky people who love filling their bags with expensive literature, CDs and giveaways with no intention of buying anything.
Event experts are a diverse lot, ranging from editors to consultants, planners, vendors, and service providers.
A key challenge for event professionals (in addition to running successful events) is keeping up with what's happening in the industry: the latest news, trends, and developments in live events.
Event planners keep up a crazy work pace. With this in mind, earlier this week we “short-listed” a few publications you should follow in this business. Today we are releasing the full and definitive list of the Top 24 Event Industry “Must-Follow” publications.
We have been interviewing expert event professionals in our industry, sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences. This week we spoke with Miguel Neves, who describes himself as a curious creator and caring curator of computerised content and conscious connector of charismatic characters. He holds a masters’ degree in Conference and Events Management from the University of Westminster, and is a Certified Meeting Professional and a Digital Event Strategist.
Unleash the inherent strategic value of your events:
1) Can you walk us through your career path from your early days as an event producer through your extended tenure at IMEX, and how that led to your current role as social strategist at miguelseven.com? And what does a typical day look like for you now?
We have been interviewing expert event professionals in our industry, and sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences. With a dynamic and diverse professional experience, Samuel J. Smith is now Managing Director at Interactive Meeting Technology, leading a team that's redesigning meetings by transforming attendees into active participants.