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How to Get the Most Out of a Conference

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A conference can be a fantastic place to network with people in your industry as well as a chance to gain insight and ideas on a variety of different topics. But sometimes you can go away from a conference feeling that you haven’t really gained anything. There’s no use wasting your time on a flat […]

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Best Ways to Engage a Conference Audience

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The best conference presentations are the ones where the audience becomes invested and engaged in what the speaker has to say. If you’re giving a presentation you will no doubt want to achieve a connection with your listeners, so here are the best ways to make that happen. Engage them before you start One great […]

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Last But Not Least: How To Speak Last At A Conference

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We all know what it’s like to attend a conference. At the start of the day you’re full of enthusiasm and passion, excited for all the great stuff you’re about to learn. But after seven hours or so of listening to lecturers and speeches on broadly the same topic, pretty much everyone in the room […]

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Common Conference Planning Mistakes

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Running a conference can be very challenging. If you are in charge of organising an event it can feel like there is a lot of pressure on you to get everything perfect. Don’t worry – everyone makes mistakes – but the truth is that many of the most regular conference planning errors are completely avoidable. […]

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Audience Response – Expect The Unexpected

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Using an audience response system (ARS) can be a great way to get people engaged with your presentation. Collecting responses can help you make a strong point and give listeners a real reason to pay attention to what you are saying. But you need to be aware of Murphy’s Law: anything that can go wrong, […]