INSIDER SERIES: 3 Ways Meetings Should Change

By Connect Staff, June 12, 2015

Mind your P’s. “New research says participants are tired of pageantry, production and performance,” says Jeff Hurt, EVP, Education & Engagement for Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. “We’re looking for participation.” Hurt urges planners to alter their conference education sessions to “move from being informational to transformational.” Instead of having attendees sit still and take in information, he believes planners need to move from logistics and scheduling to designing an experience for their attendees. Check out the video for more tips from this industry expert.

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