ExEl: The Experience Space

Welcome to the first in a series of articles where I look into the experience elements of the events I either attend or plan. In the perfect world, we would include all of the elements needed to design the perfect experience (see the article “Back to school: Experience Management”)…but most …

A fair visit

No, this blog post is not about fair trade or fair treatment of people…it is about Denmark’s largest meetings and events fair that I visited this week. The fair (in Danish: Møde & Event Messen) takes place every year for two days in March, and it gathers the entire meetings …

Does your business card come with dressing on the side?

When asked about a quick, cheap, and easy lunch at a meeting, most (Danish) meeting planners I know think “sandwiches”. But in order not to be too cheap and too unhealthy the sandwiches are made with rustic whole wheat rolls topped with loads of meat and enough lettuce to feed …

Three ways to involve your participants

To end my little trilogy of blog posts about participant involvement in conferences and events (see We don’t want no song and dance shows! and Well, hello…ahem…I’m an introvert for the first two), this time I will give you some examples of active involvement that doesn’t overstep the boundaries of anyone. …