Challenging your meeting clients

August 2013 This month’s issue of Micenet Australia features an opinion piece on ‘How the Traditional Meeting Model is Broken’ and what we need to do to fix it.  It challenges the industry and our clients to step up, increase expectations of conference or meeting outcomes and join the 21st century or risk becoming a dinosaur.   You can read the full article by clicking Micenet opinion piece. I came […]

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Never mind the quality, feel the width

July 10th 2013 Many conferences are starting to move away from the classic  series of 50-60 minute time slots for keynote presentations and break-out sessions. Since the advent of the highly successful TED  events with their 15 minute slots it would appear that this format is rapidly being incorporated in association and corporate events. The most astonishing version of this I’ve come […]

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Hybrid meetings are they on your radar?

Hybrid meetings aim to integrate live and virtual events into one conference.   However, it’s not just a matter of broadcasting your traditional conference format and speakers to remote audiences. Whiltst technology may be the most expensive element it is only one factor and as with any conference content and purpose should come first. Information needs to be presented in a totally different […]

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Who’s dictating your program content?

June 2013 Do you find yourself struggling with a  vocal minority pushing their own agenda?   Do you worry that your program  is being highjacked? Even senior management, like governments, can  find itself responding to the loudest  or most powerful voices which often reflect no more than a fear or resistance to change. It’s easy to lose sight of the big picture […]

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