TFG INSIDER: TIPS, TOOLS, TOPICS, TRENDS
TIP: 11 Meeting Technology Trends To Watch For 2011 Meetings and event technology continues to advance as technology products become better, cheaper and easier to use. Click here to read about some major technology trends to watch for this coming year.
TOOL: Meeting Wizard
One of the best meeting scheduling tools for conference calls or other events. Simple and free. Also has an agenda and minutes tool too. Click here.
TOPIC: Event Catering Trends For 2011
Event catering is consistently adapting to new trends. With each season there are new hit flavours, social trends, innovative presentation methods and exiting influences from different cultures and nationalities from around the world. So what trends are suspected to be popular in 2011? Read our latest blog to find out.
TREND: Paparazzi Studios
One of the first in the world, state of the art unique mobile photo booths that has full video functionality and uploads directly and immediately to all social networks including facebook, twitter, youtube and myspace. Join in on the fun here.
TIP: 10 Best Practices In Planning and Marketing Virtual Events Imagine enhancing your events by making it available to a much larger, highly attentive audience that can conveniently gather and exchange information, browse exhibits, receive product demos, provide feedback and network – all via their computer. Try adding virtual events. To read more, click here.
TOOL: Free Venue Matching
There are several venue finding resources available online. Here’s one we’ve used recently we can recommend: Venues2Events – they provide you with a FREE venue match. You submit your enquiry, and then the venues email you directly with a proposal. All you have to do is click here and enter your event details.
TOPIC: IMBIZO! A South African Gathering For Event Management Companies
TFG worked with South African Tourism (SAT) to create a sensory experience of a South African Imbizo for the Australian MICE market. The objective of the four-city roadshow was to educate and immerse attendees in a true South African experience whilst showcasing South Africa’s diverse offerings as a global meetings destination. To find out how TFG achieved this, read the event case study here.
TREND: 3 Lighting Trends For Events
Las Vegas is known as the ‘City that Never Sleeps’. With tens of thousands of events and exhibitions held in Vegas every year, we look to them for the latest lighting trends for events – click here.