Outings to sporting events, short trips, and nature retreats are all popular team building choices, but these kinds of exercises very rarely forge the bonds they set out to. Though team members may enjoy themselves during the excursions, it’s common for those feelings to dissipate as they returned to the regular workday. Besides, trust falls and sharing circles aren’t exactly surefire tools for connection. So what are extremely successful companies like Uber, Google, and Facebook doing to orchestrate interpersonal relationships amongst their employees? READ MORE
Believe it or not, not all work distractions are created equal! While getting stuck in your phone or wandering to the bathroom may kill company time, taking a look at a creative art piece could actually help you to work better. Dr. Craig Knight of the University of Exeter has studied work environments for 12 years, and much of his research has found that workplaces benefit greatly from incorporating art and decor into their design.
As technologies have changed and forms of media entertainment have evolved, one thing has remained constant: the television interview. Audiences love to see a subject shine on camera, and media interviews with experts, participants, and even celebrity personalities are a great way to make any story come alive. However, sometimes your subject or subject matter don’t make it easy to turn each interview into a success. As an interviewer, it’s your job to break down those barriers to ensure the discussion goes well.
Picking a venue is probably the most important and stressful decision you have to make as an event organizer. Yes, food and entertainment are also important parts of an event, but the location often dictates the choices made on everything that comes after it. Venues set the tone for your event and have a profound effect on your attendees’ overall experience, so it’s important that you consider all necessary factors when deciding on one.
The venue you choose for your corporate event will entirely set the tone for how your attendees receive the event’s content. The thought, consideration, and effort put into choosing the perfect venue can be sensed by the guests, so you want to put your best foot forward. There are many factors to consider, and your needs may change depending on the exact kind of work function being thrown. Luckily for you, we’ve come up with a list of a few of the most important things to keep in mind when when choosing the right venue:
“All publicity is good publicity.” That age-old adage doesn’t necessarily still ring true today, but it does highlight a fundamental truth about exposure: companies need it at all costs. There was once a time where corporate events were extremely confidential and closed entirely to the public, but now, getting attention is just as important as making money. More businesses are giving customers a look behind the curtain in order to create better relationships and stronger brand loyalty. Here are some ways you can use corporate events to gain publicity and garner media exposure for your business:
Business events, functions, and gatherings are a dime a dozen, and after a few years—or even months—they can all begin to run together. As an event organizer, it’s your job to make sure that never happens, because when employees are disengaged, they can’t perform at their best level.
We are living in the age of the viral video—every day, a new interview or ad is flashing across our screens and being shared by everyone we know. For marketers, this can mean big success, so it’s no wonder everyone is trying to get in on the viral market.
Whether you’ve just been thrown into your first shoot or you’re a veteran in the game, the chaotic nature of the fashion world means there’s always an opportunity for things to go wrong. You’ve always got to be thinking on your feet, but nobody’s perfect and you can’t expect everything.
You know what they say: an event planner’s work is never done. From guest lists to cleanup, there are a million moving parts to organizing a work event, and it can be difficult to remember all of the important factors you’re supposed to keep in mind.