Recently, I attended Cvent CONNECT Virtual, joining over 35,000 other meeting and event professionals in order to learn more about our recovering industry. After attending several breakout sessions, one stood out in my mind: “Understanding Your Virtual Attendees—The Antidote to Virtual Fatigue.” During the event, the presenter dove into how difficult it can be to […]
Smart Badges Make Networking Easy at Meetings and Events Let’s face it—for many people, networking at events or meetings is a daunting task filled with a lot of awkward conversation. Most of the time, meeting attendees only get a name and maybe a business card from people they mingle with at a networking event. It’s […]
We all struggle with client gifting ideas. Okay, well at least I do. It’s always difficult to find the right combination of “what’s under my client’s corporate gifting policy” and “what’s a cool and unique idea that my clients will actually use.” I mean, really, how many times have we gotten a portable power bank? […]
Conference goodie bags can be one of the highlights of a corporate event. Everyone likes a free gift. That is, until you open it and realize it’s full of items you’ll be dumping as soon as no one is watching. The swag bags we’re given at industry events should be full of possibility, not disappointment. […]
The 2019 IMEX America show is scheduled to take place on September 10-12th. Don’t miss the top 12 things to do at the tradeshow.
At Bishop-McCann, we know how important a good keynote speaker is to the success of any meeting or event.
Facial recognition at events can be used for registration, security and improve your event social media.
Meatless dishes, unique flavors, superfoods, and savory, low-calorie cocktails are being highlighted on event menus this year.
The meetings and event industry technologies that we’ve only dreamt about previously are now becoming commonplace.
Since we’ve been implementing Attendee Services Lounge at corporate meetings, we are seeing a big shift in the way annual meetings are being viewed by employees and leadership alike.
Artificial intelligence technology is available right now to help and it doesn’t matter if you are a large company or a small business, this technology can be implemented easily and cost-effectively.
Bishop-McCann supports the premiere issue of IN Kansas City magazine which celebrates how Kansas City lives today. There’s something for almost everybody.
Social media is a powerful tool for any meeting or event planner today. Here’s some social media tips for before, during and after your event!
What we do know is that millennials want thrilling experiences and are adventure seekers. They want to live in the moment. They are tech-savvy, social, like collaboration and are passionate about values.
Taking a sustainable approach can make the time more rewarding for your company and for your attendees. Here are 7 ways to help make your next event eco-friendly.
Recent studies are showing that the real truth is that although employees may say they want a cash incentive, many times they will actually work harder for a trip to the Cayman Islands or an Apple watch.
Our vision is to be the agency partner our clients can’t imagine living without. To fulfill that vision, we are committed to doing more than simply meeting our client’s needs in terms of planning the perfect event, meeting or incentive program.
The true testament to a successful event is an engaged audience, but in reality, it can sometimes be a bit difficult to achieve.
To understand what your attendees thought about your event, all you have to do is ask. Chatbots and kiosks can address problems in real time.
Event trends that drive attendee engagement. Identify what’s trending and how you can fit it in at your next event or meeting plans.