The Best PowerPoint Alternatives in 2017

Effective presentation skills reduce miscommunication, which is likely the biggest cause of work-related stress. Better presentation skills also reduces the stress on presenters which means they will be more willing to present and more effective with their communication. (George Torok)

5 Student Engagement Tips to Kick-Start 2017

Cue the least surprising statement to begin our sequence of #StudentEngagement blog articles for 2017: ‘the more times students spend engaged during instruction, the more they learn.’ (Gettinger & Ball, 2007)

Using Instagram to Boost your Event Promotion in 2017

Your initial thoughts on Instagram may relate to your own personal accounts; used to share pictures of your latest sumptuous dinner plate, or that amazing view stumbled upon after a wintery walk last weekend. But think again…

E-Learning and Technology: New Event Professionals

You’ve likely seen the adverts for online events courses, and may have wondered what it’s all about. The prices are good, the courses are targeted to your area of interest, it’s convenient and accessible – it almost looks too good to be true! But the benefits of e-learning are undeniable, and event professionals have discovered that virtual classrooms are the way to go when it comes to career training and skill development.

The Rise of the Trees

The world’s relationship with paper is not a healthy one. U.S. businesses use approximately four million tons of paper every year … That’s over 68,000,00 trees. Just think for a second how much that it is. Although hard to imagine, paper consumption is a genuine concern to the world’s future health.

Electrifying Day at Event Tech Live and the Event Tech Awards

Once again we were invited to exhibit at Event Tech Live, Europe’s first conference and exhibition for event professionals with an interest in technology. ETL is the event of the year for event tech professionals as it provides a unique platform to learn about this ever expanding sector and as a result it is an absolute pleasure to be a part of. With over 60 exhibitors set up in the quirky Old Truman Brewery, the atmosphere was buzzing.

How to Instantly Improve Your Event Marketing Metrics

The event industry is booming; it generates £20.6 billion GVA in the UK alone. But why are we all turning to events and what should we get out of them?

A Simple Way to Think About Event Return On Investment

Before I started Glisser I spent 12 years running marketing teams. And in that time I saw the perception of marketing change from colouring pencils and parties, to being digitised and data-driven. No longer sales-support, but a strategic function at the heart of the world’s best businesses.

9 Interactive Slideshow Moves Every Presenter Should Make

The term ‘audience engagement’ has become the ultimate buzzword, it’s splashed all over event blogs. But what does it actually mean? Engagement means that the audience interacts with the content; is this either by listening and digesting or actually through an exchange?

5 Ways to Boost Audience Interaction at Events

Whether organising a business dinner, conference or promotional activity, event planners are utilising bold techniques bolstered by the latest technology in order to ensure attendees get the most out of an event. With an increasing focus on achieving event ROI and ‘success’, it is becoming more widely accepted to improve audience engagement by involving delegates throughout the experience: before, during and after their attendance
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