As the events and conference industry gears up for 2016’s busy season, planners are scrolling through their Rolodex of ideas as to how they can create a more effective general session, promote attendee engagement during breakout sessions, and generate more interaction throughout their multi-day programs.
This organization had been working with one event staging company for many years for their Global Leadership Meeting and wanted to take it to the next level. Their meeting planning company allowed IMS to bid on this conference, their largest annual event, to be held in Orlando, Florida for ten days. The client also needed a whole new stage set as their previous hard-set stage was destroyed in shipping after a previous conference. They also desired an event staging partner who could assist them to take their general sessions, breakout sessions and multiple awards presentations to the next level with upgraded audio, video, lighting, staging and content creation in Orlando.
Social Media can play an important role in organizing an event. Involve your existing attendees by posting questions to Facebook, last year’s event group, or Twitter to gather interest and insight as to what your previous and prospective attendees would like to see, hear and experience.
Salesianum School is a private college preparatory school for boys in Wilmington, DE. They have a fundraising event which is known as the “For The Boys” event each year to assist underprivileged students with tuition cost to attend the school. In the past this event was held in the school gymnasium but in 2014 the administrators decided to convene the event offsite for the first time. They decided to hold their event at the Delaware Art Museum in March of 2014 and made preparations for attendance of 350 people.
For 75 years, Allan Myers has built the infrastructure that serves as the backbone to the Mid-Atlantic. Allan Myers is the largest civil construction and materials company in the Mid-Atlantic with 7 regional offices, 15 plants, a workforce of over 2,000 hard working men and women, its own extensive fleet of vehicles and equipment.
The U.S. Open is the most prestigious squash tournament in the United States, and one of the most significant in the world. It is a major international display of supreme talent in squash, showcasing the top players from around the world, and bringing fanatical visitors from across the globe to view elite competition.
Presenting in the round is a seating configuration for meetings & events that lends itself particularly well to high-energy productions and anything that requires audience participation.