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Virtual Event Coordination

Last week we had the pleasure of coordinating a virtual conference for Marney Perna and Kinique Kinesiology. https://vimeo.com/424643702 When everyone is doing whatever they can to pivot their business to a "no-touch" version, health practitioners, in my view, have...

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Is there a COVID Safe Plan for Events in Australia?

Is there a COVID Safe Plan for Events in Australia?

Recently a couple of members of the Event Managers Network have asked me if I'm aware of any event specific COVID Safe Plans that are out there. As this is a question that I think many of us are searching the world for the answer, I've posted my thoughts below. I hope...

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Supporting your Speakers at your Virtual Event:                 An Interview with Dr. Monique Beedles

Supporting your Speakers at your Virtual Event: An Interview with Dr. Monique Beedles

Supporting your Speaker for your webinar or virtual conference requires a greater attention to detail than you would if you were engaging them for a live presentation. And while it may not require the same location resources, you need to walk in the shoes of your Speaker, to make sure you offer the appropriate level of support to enable them to give their best performance.

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Don’t Get Lost in the Logistics

Don’t Get Lost in the Logistics

“The Book of Joy” is a book full of wisdom from 2 of the greatest in our time. The co-writer (aka organiser of all things logistics) makes a very interesting observation about remembering the purpose of the get together.

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Stop Working for Free and Start Working for What You Want

Stop Working for Free and Start Working for What You Want

Owners of service or arts based business are typically naturally empathetic and have a natural desire to help people and organisations achieve particular outcomes. That’s often why the people who ownor run these businesses choose the service industry. When what you do...

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When & Why you should call a Professional?

When & Why you should call a Professional?

I always thought I could build a website myself. All the website companies tell me I can. They all show me how easy it is, heck I can build one in a day if I need to! I was romanced into thinking that this was true and I set about signing up for one of the platforms...

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Do you Review?

Do you Review?

I had an opportunity recently to view an event from the perspective of the audience, and provide the feedback to the client. This was an excellent opportunity for them to understand what experience the guest gets, but from the perspective of a professional planner.

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What to Wear to a Webinar

What to Wear to a Webinar

I don't know about you, but I've never watched myself work and interact with other people more than I am at the moment. I'm still so uncomfortable with staring at my own face while I listen to others, I'm yet to figure out how to make it so I can't see me, but others...

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Venue Review, Hilton Hotels

I recently had to privilege of visiting both Hilton Brisbane and Hilton Surfers Paradise, for leisurely gatherings where the properties' staff and management share their food, their wine and their beautiful surroundings with a few luck people like me. The Hilton...

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