Entries for the 2014 Australian Event Awards Now Open

Entries are now open for the 2014 Australian Event Awards and close on August 11. The Australian Event Awards aims to recognise the achievements of all event professionals in Australia. Entry eligibility requirements have been simplified to create a level playing field for Australian events by focussing on work performed in Australia, meaning more companies

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Are Convention and Visitor Bureaus still worth considering

Meeting planners are blessed with many options when it comes to the destination selection process.  Are Convention and Visitor Bureaus still worth considering for the site selection process? The answer is “yes.” Convention and Visitor Bureaus, and in some cases Destination Marketing Organizations or DMO’s, should be the first organization you contact in a desired

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Slide Makeovers: Presentation Design Lessons from Real Slides

I was browsing the web the other day and stumbled across a handful of slides that I thought could use a makeover. The slides were cluttered, the main message unclear and visuals weren’t leveraged to make any impact. So I asked my team to redesign them. I thought it would make a fun and insightful exercise,

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