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Participative event formats that facilitate greater attendee engagement are growing in popularity. With the rise of conveniently accessible online content, conference sessions that could just as well be watched on a computer are losing their appeal. In addition, research has shown that the way that adults actually learn to do their jobs has changed dramatically over the last twenty years. The majority of adult learning now takes place via our peers, not through formal training, and we need to reflect this fundamental change in learning modality in the processes we use in our meetings if they are to remain popular and relevant.
In this interactive session Adrian will explain why it's vital that our future events incorporate participant-driven and participation-rich designs.
Meetings have to become more effective, generate more ROI. Through Meeting Architecture you can influence that, help your ‘clients’ to perform better. You need a lot of tools to construct the right meeting for the right purpose. Your toolbox needs to grow (Size Matters) and that is an on-going process (Always new tools). Maarten Vanneste will explain THE Meeting Architecture ‘IDEA’, the 5 ‘CHATTY’ categories of tools and show some of the latest tools. When you leave this session you will: be able to explain why you can be of influence in Meeting Architecture; be able to use the Meeting Support Institute Knowledge Base; know how to be kept up-to-date and know a few amazing new tools.
by richad mitha
User experience in events is under major change, mobile technologies are setting a new standard in terms of interaction and communication We will explore how a conversation can be initiated before the event and continue afterwards. Using best-in class technology tools will engage emotionally your attendees
Some of the richest experimentation in conference formats is coming from the fringes--citizen innovators organising their own unconferences and progressive conference organisers promoting spontaneous gatherings and pop-up sessions. This presentation will cover the trends that are transforming meetings of the future and how social media channels will make it all possible.
by Danny Stevens
Technology makes it possible to steer presentations dynamically based on the live feedback and interaction with the audience.
Corbin Ball presents the latest technology trends and innovations for the meetings and events industry at the moment with an overview of this year’s EIBTM Technology Watch product entrants and results. Voted as this year’s most innovative technology product, in the 2011 EIBTM Technology Watch, ITN International (www.itn-international.com) presents their winning product: Citywide Attendee Credential System.
by Ruud Janssen
MPI is providing 1.5 hours of dynamic training at EIBTM, which consists of globally recognized skills and competencies training for the meeting and business event professional. The content for this session is directly coming from MPI Global Training modules of the Global certificate in Meetings and Business Events levels II & III (a 5-day residential program) and the most prestigious designation in the meetings and events industry; CMM. This session offers learning opportunities and the possibility to interact and ask your questions to multiple CMM trainers while in this session where we will connect you with the global experts in the trade that deliver the CMM training around the globe.
This is your chance to get a sense of where you are in your professional development and what training will enable you to move your career to the next step of professionalism.
In this session Thorsten Kolbinger will present insights regarding establishing and tracking metrics in the meetings and event industry. Learn how using an executive dashboard will allow for smarter decisions on all management levels while also creating ownership for the accuracy of data. Review the concept of creating a balanced scorecard for your organization and the type of metrics you want to consider including in your executive report or dashboard.
This year for the first time, attendees of EIBTM, are invited to visit and take part in an interactive experience area. The vision behind the area was to set up an interactive showcase of some of the leading innovative events technology providers. Each exhibitor and speaker taking part has volunteered to ensure the success of the area, based on contribution of their resources in a cooperation and collaboration. The aim of the future events experience area was to enable EIBTM attendees to have a real action – reflection experience, in order to create new knowledge and understanding where we as industry are heading.In order to achieve successful implementation Syncpartners who specialise in knowledge, learning and project management were chosen to design the theme and attendee journey and also to orchestrate in partnership with EIBTM the build and implementationof the area. You are invited to join Adi Ben – Nesher the managing director of Syncpartners, to gain better understanding about the thinking behind the area, and how this collaboration of different companies took place.
28th November to 1st December 2011