Your business finds that social media is the best way to stay connected with customers, but do you understand the legal ramifications of your social media involvement and set policies to protect yourself? Jim Spellos and Jonathan Howe, Esq. discuss the various Web 2.0 tools available to you and the legal perspective behind each.
Identify critical Web 2.0 sites that impact how you do business today.
Understand the legal risks of implementing and using social media and Web 2.0 applications.
Controversial topics and speakers, challenging locations, gate crashers, crime, passion, alcohol and human frailty can lead to an interesting meeting if even one of them rears its ugly head. Among the issues to be discussed will be: how to work effectively with public safety officers before, during and after an issue arises, tools for training staff and clients to address crises, strategies for working with staff and clients during an incident, what law enforcement cannot do for you, and what you must do for yourself and your event.
Implement techniques to mitigate potential security issues including methods recommended by law enforcement
Develop methods for training staff and clients in handling security concerns, including communication with first responders and the press
Formulate meeting security plans and identify measurable strengths and weaknesses
This session will cover the basics of effective presentation, including how to prepare, how to deliver and how to follow-up. The secret of effective speaking is simply to ensure that your message is of interest and value to the audience, and that they are able to use their new knowledge subsequently. The aim of this session is to do exactly that for speaking skills.
Discover how to effectively sell to the American Market as a supplier partner
Craft your correspondence, contracts and communications to outsell your competition
Uncover cost effective options to present and sell your organization's services
Why are meetings and events, more often than not, viewed by corporate executives as a cost centre and having little strategic business value? Because they are focused on effective and measurable organizational performance. If we show key decision makers that meetings and events are a strategic business tool that can be aligned to effectively and efficiently meet goals, it will help us gain respect as a group contributing to organizational success.
Help professional planners and suppliers present a compelling case for the strategic business vom and events to key decision makers
Gain insight into Portfolio Management, Meeting Design and Measurement and come away with a wealth of material you can immediately use
Hear why Advanced Logistics (meeting services and facilities) is critical to the future of meetings and event
In this exploratory workshop, event planners will be able to evaluate and experience some of the latest tech tools in the events industry. From RFID to Augmented Reality to digital lighting, the world of event technology is in constant flux. Event professionals know how difficult it can be to determine which technologies have a place in our stable and which are just toys. This session will focus on how to work through the excitement and wow-factor of technology, from RFID devices to AudioVisual to QR Codes, to deliver value to a client or employer. The session is presented by two females who believe in creating a no-fear zone where any question about technology is always okay to ask, all levels of experience are welcome!
Find out more about the most useful and inspiring technologies now available.
Use a tool to evaluate which technologies you need and those you don't.
Develop skills to assess and relate value to a client or employer for introducing new technologies.