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Why is There a Limit on Attendees for Webinars?

Quora | Posted 11.28.2016 | Technology
Quora

If they are broadcasting the webinar on the net why is there any limit to those who want to register? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sha...

Seven Ways to Double or Triple the Value You Get From the Next Meeting, Conference, or Trade Show You Attend

Peter Shankman | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Peter Shankman

Take it from someone who keynotes at over 250 corporate events, conferences, trade shows, and meetings around the world: You can double (or even triple) the value of any event you attend by spending a few hours doing the simplest of things long before the event starts.

What The #PhelpsFace Was Really About (And Why No One Wants To Admit It)

Gene Marks | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Michael Phelps has not only been crushing it in Rio, but he's also been destroying the internet. That's because of a viral photo of him taken right before a race he was about to swim.

5 Tips On How To Get The Most Out Of A Disappointing Event

Catriona Pollard | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

I've been to many workshops and conferences, and I must say some were pretty ho hum when it came to content. It is so disappointing when this happens ...

5 Cool Technology Conferences to Check out This Summer

AJ Agrawal | Posted 06.18.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

When you hear the word conference, you may automatically think of the word boring. This changes when technology is put in-front of the word conference...

Time for a Reboot for the Speaking Industry in the Human to Human Era

Ayelet Baron | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Ayelet Baron

In a world where we manage change in business instead of embracing it, it is not surprising that fear produces predictability and cookie cutter expectations at events. It is part of the current transactional nature of business that needs a reboot to match the 21st century human to human era.

5 Reasons To Attend Conferences

Chirag Kulkarni | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Chirag Kulkarni

Lately, I have been chatting with many of my colleagues regarding attending conferences. Most of the entrepreneurs I know love to give back to the com...

5 Ways To Make Work Events Less Painful For Introverts

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com A recent education conference I attended had a packed schedule: multiple sessions, lunch in a large common...

A Networking Guide for People Who Hate People

Jamison Vann | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
Jamison Vann

Effective networking is a skill that every professional should attempt to improve on. Talking with strangers and making quick connections may come easily to some people but prove to be quite difficult for others.

2015 Tech Conference Reviews

Oliver Leung | Posted 01.06.2017 | San Francisco
Oliver Leung

There is a tech event every week of the year in San Francisco. From the humble meetup groups at the local cafe to the annual circuses that invade the City, events bring people together to share ideas.

Speaking of Laughter

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 12.28.2016 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

A well-timed, original joke can be the beginning of a wonderful relationship between a speaker and an audience, and between friends.

Booth Tips: 9 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Appearance at a Trade Show

Shuly Oletzky | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Shuly Oletzky

Trade shows and conferences give entrepreneurs an opportunity to showcase our products and businesses to our target market and beyond. These events bring entire industries together; packing a lot of potential business and growth into a single room or exhibit hall.

'Death Ship,' A Conversation With Joseph Badal

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Joseph Badal served for six years in the U.S. Army as a highly decorated commissioned officer in sensitive, classified positions, including tours of duty in Greece and Vietnam.

Eight Tips to Master Any Conference

Margaret Molloy | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Margaret Molloy

I believe business people can be divided into two groups: those who are energized by conferences and those who are depleted by them. I'm firmly in the first camp.

6 Conferences in Fall 2015 That Will Make You, Your Company, and Our World Better

Mark Horoszowski | Posted 09.10.2016 | Impact
Mark Horoszowski

The ensuing conference season in Fall 2015 will be full of discussions, ideas, and networking for anyone interested in contributing to building a better world free of poverty.

How to Power Network Like a Relationship Coach

Laurie Davis | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Laurie Davis

As the founder of a digital dating consultancy, I know that relationship development really begins when you meet offline. To create meaningful connections, you need to put the phone down. Face-to-face is the new FaceTime. But even for me, saying hello at a networking event isn't always easy.

How Do You Know If You're Good? 3 Ways to Get Validation for Your Writing

Brooke Warner | Posted 08.14.2016 | Home
Brooke Warner

Writers struggle with their inner critics more than most artists, I think. But they suffer from outside criticism more than most artists, too. I get asked nearly every week some variation of this question: How do I know if my writing is good?

Literary Speed Dating: How Not to Find an Agent for Your Book

Karen Dionne | Posted 06.22.2015 | Home
Karen Dionne

Pitch sessions are a staple at most writers conferences, offering authors the opportunity to sit down face-to-face with literary agents to talk about their projects. Some conferences pair writers and agents for ten minutes of one-on-one time, often for an additional fee.

What Are the Five Best Practices for Tweeting From Conferences?

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.14.2015 | Technology
Mona Shattell

Dr. McLemore's good friend and colleague, Steph Herold, Deputy Director for The Sea Change Program developed a set of best practices for use of social media at professional meetings and conferences.

Digging the Sandbox

David Kleeman | Posted 05.11.2015 | Education
David Kleeman

The Sandbox Summit at MIT has long been a favorite event for me, in large part because it's always been a gathering point for academics and industry leaders to meet and exchange expertise.

Making the Most of a Conference

Laura Liswood | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Laura Liswood

While often the conversations are delightful and allow an opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues, the question for me is: Did I optimize the time together to explore an aspect of another person's world view and knowledge or did we just have a pleasant conversation?

The Competitive Edge: Grow Your Business by Growing Your Professional Skills, Knowledge, and Network

Ciara Pressler | Posted 12.31.2014 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

In your career and your business, moving forward is about what you know and who you know. Are you dedicating enough time and energy to growing both yo...

Global Development's Latest Challenge: Conference Fatigue

Adam Lewis | Posted 12.10.2014 | Impact
Adam Lewis

They say those who can't do, teach. But those who can do neither? They attend conferences.

A Guide to Getting the Most of Going to Conferences

Jacqueline Wolven | Posted 11.20.2014 | Business
Jacqueline Wolven

Don't leave it up to memory. Take a moment to reflect on the goals you made for the conference and decide if it is something that you want to repeat next year. If you really didn't get something awesome from it maybe your time and money would be better spent in another way.

Orlando--We're No More Weird Than Anywhere Else

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Whether the Orlando haters believe it or not, real people with real families working at real jobs live here. And compared to a lot of other places, trust me, Central Florida has a lot going for it.