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How To Plan The Perfect Conference Menu

Mark Cooper - Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Conference menu planning can be like mastering a fine art. Theres often time and budget limitations and a need to cater to different palettes and dietary needs. So, to help you plan the ideal meeting menu, weve consulted industry experts to bring you a host of ideas and inspiring industry insights.  Read More


5 Things That Made The 2019 IACC Europe Knowledge Festival One To Remember

Mark Cooper - Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Following the success of the IACC Europe Knowledge Festival at Dolce by Wyndham La Hulpe Brussels earlier this month, IACC’s CEO Mark Cooper gives us five highlights that made it extra special. Read More


10 Event Planning Tools To Make Your Life Easier

Mark Cooper - Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Meeting planning can be exciting, varied and incredibly rewarding. There are countless opportunities to meet new people, travel to far-flung locations and visit unique destinations. However, event planning can also be tiring, intense and pretty stressful. Conferences often involve short lead-times, tight budgets, ever-changing schedules and ever-evolving technology. Read More


Do you design your own strategy meetings?

Mark Cooper - Wednesday, September 04, 2019

A great strategy implemented through poor meetings carries a high risk - MindMeeting

You wouldn’t ask your accountant to design your website. The office manager probably isn’t in charge of your cyber security either. Why, then, do we insist on designing our own strategy meetings? Especially when - as is often the case for strategy meetings - they’re so important to our success? Read More


How To Choose Event Themes That Wow

Mark Cooper - Monday, July 01, 2019

With events often being held in unique locations, with state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology, how can you stand out from the crowd and offer something different?

Could theming your next event or conference prove key to its success?  Read More


Highlights from the MPI World Education Congress (WEC) 2019

Mark Cooper - Wednesday, June 19, 2019

After a fantastic three days at the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress in Toronto June 15-17, 2019 in which IACC presented a live interactive showcase of the Meeting Room of the Future, IACC CEO Mark Cooper gives us an overview of what happened at the event and the highlights from each day.  Read More


Essential elements for measuring the meeting experience

Mark Cooper - Tuesday, June 18, 2019

In the world of meetings and event management, the idea of creating memorable “experiences” is becoming an ever more important element. In fact, in a recent survey for the 2019 Meeting Room of the Future Report,  IACC found that 57% (up from 56% last year) of venue operators said an important part of their role is to provide “experience creation.” And they expect this to become an even more important trend in the next five years.  Read More


Creating an Experience: Ten Inspired Ideas That Wow Meeting Attendees

Mark Cooper - Wednesday, June 12, 2019

In the era of virtual offices, online companies and remote work teams, hosting meetings or conferences that allow audience members to connect and interact in meaningful ways is more important than ever. That may be one reason that today’s event planners are focusing more and more on creating experiences rather than just organising meetings.    Read More


How To Map Out The Customer Event Journey

Mark Cooper - Wednesday, May 29, 2019

One of the challenges the meetings and events industry is experiencing right now is how to elevate an event from a logistical plan to a strategic plan. In other words, the journey from simply organising a meeting or event to designing a transformational experience.   Read More


7 Simple Ways To Make Your Events More Sustainable

Mark Cooper - Wednesday, May 15, 2019

As the effects of climate change and environmental degradation continue to dominate headlines worldwide, the need for sustainable and eco-friendly events has never been greater.  Read More


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