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Why you should consider Incentive Travel

Wise business operators have long seen the benefit of incentivising their teams, and in particular that unbeatable once in a lifetime experience that a well created trip brings to the table, enhancing culture, bottom line results and loyalty.

Many who have long shunned this type of program are jumping onto the bandwagon and implementing programs with huge success.

The key to loyalty is to continually motivate, show appreciation and build relationships.  People like to feel like they are rewarded, they also like to feel like they are achieving and part of a winning team or organisation. This will have a positive effect on business with increase in productivity and business sales.

There are several aspects which can be considered when selecting the winner; it doesn’t have to due to best sales, but a variety of values can be used in the selection process. Ensure the parameters, timelines and details are clear at the beginning.

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Event Security – How to safeguard your event

Arguably event and venue safety and security has never been as challenging as it is today.

Horrendous attacks which have occurred with seemingly increasing regularity have targeted public gatherings and events internationally. The overt and callous acts of terrorists do not respect traditional rules of engagement and the strategy to maximise fear in the community seems to target our workplaces, arena, public venues and places of mass gathering.

Due to this current elevated security climate, it is imperative to strategise and plan early to keep your event safe.

Having a well-prepared strategy will help to safeguard your event.

  • It is important to be prepared at all times, keeping up-to-date with the latest in security – not just when an attack or threat occurs
  • Cyber security threats to businesses and hacking are also becoming more prevalent
  • Having the right resources is crucial to combat attacks

As an event holder, you need to: Identify Threats, Understand Risks, Assess Vulnerability and Implement appropriate security measures.

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Choosing the perfect Keynote Speaker for your event

Your keynote speaker plays a significant role in influencing the success of your event. 

Your conference not only has goals to reach, but also has an important message to deliver to the attendees. A keynote speaker not only helps to influence attendees, but also creates an audience focus and generates a positive influence around the event.

Preparation and research are key to ensuring that your chosen speaker meets the brief, captivates the audience and delivers a high impact and memorable presentation.

The speaker helps to set the overall tone of the conference. The keynote who opens the conference determines the atmosphere and core messages, whilst the closing speaker helps to continue the conversation and wrap up key points.  They add a great amount of value to the program whilst also providing stimulating, meaningful and thought-provoking material.

However, choosing the right keynote speaker to deliver on all these aspects and create cohesiveness to the event can be particularly challenging.

These are the key points you should keep mind when selecting a keynote speaker for your next event.

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Why you need an Event App for your next Corporate Event

Simple event apps can be key to a successful event.

Being able to establish one consistent up-to-date form of communication is essential to providing seamless, and easily accessible information for all involved.

Event technology is becoming increasingly more advanced and the opportunity to utilise apps to create a more productive and engaging experience is at its forefront.

Today people are constantly connected by their mobile phones, with users checking their phones up to 150 times a day. In addition, smartphones are driving app downloads with 268 billion app downloads predicted this year.

With so many people using their phones as their key form of communication, we outline how a simple event app can improve your next corporate event.

 

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