This is the first of the PlanNet Education Series broadcasts from "The Breakout Room", sponsored by the Canadian Tourism Commission. This session moderated by Pete Hanley, President & COO of PlanNet (YourMeeting.com). We all see the elephant in the middle of the room but there is no industry-wide code of conduct or ethics and, as a result, sessions we attend often call everything - from not returning phone calls to stealing - ethics issues.
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Over the past 10 years meeting professional have been handed yet another hat
. Technology is an essential element of communication and offers the potential to significantly boost productivity. However, let's be real, you're never going to read the manual and it's intimidating to ask questions about this topic in an in-person meeting. Get the real scoop on why WiFi still isn't "free" at convention properties, how to use technology to engage participants, Hybrid Meetings (what is a hybrid meeting, why should I care, and where do I get started) and so much more. We will be taking your questions, even anonymously, during this live session.
Watch a candid session with Gary Vlk (One Smooth Stone, Inc.) and Michael Dominguez (Loews Hotels and Resorts) to demystify the Tech questions you want answers to. This session moderated by Pete Hanley (President & COO of PlanNet).
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AV can make or break your meeting and your meeting budget, yet few really understand the questions we need to ask to reduce the exposure. Join us for a candid discussion with Tim Brady (Swank Audio Visuals) to uncover the answers to your AV questions. Whether you use the hotel's in-house AV company or wonder if you should bring your own don't miss this discussion. This session moderated by Pete Hanley (President & COO of PlanNet).
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Software, service, integration, and avoiding the pitfalls of buying the wrong thing. Join us in The Breakout Room for a candid discussion with Jeff Rasco (AMi) and Corbin Ball (Corbin Ball Associates) that will answer your Registration questions. Is it the service? Is it the software? Is it the all important combination? Whether or not you think you have the answers don't miss this discussion. This session moderated by Pete Hanley (President & COO of PlanNet).
Industry Trends, like ocean waves, can make or break you. Timing is everything. Gain the wisdom to identify the right wave for your business and the knowledge to ride it. What upcoming trends are expected to make an impact? How is this impact going to affect you? Is it going to be a passing fad or the next big wave? This session moderated by Pete Hanley (President & COO of PlanNet).