Posts by Chad Wheeler

Flawless Execution for Large Meetings

Large meetings – like the Geological Society of America’s (GSA) annual conference that hosts 7,500 attendees over four days – require a particularly high level of organization and skill. The secret to ensuring flawless execution is in our team’s strategic approach to event planning, our innovative offerings that elevate presentations and the information delivery, and…

Creating an interactive and engaging experience for meeting attendees

For business development manager Simon Melser, orchestrating the audiovisual needs of the American Animal Hospital Association’s annual meeting in November was especially gratifying. “People go to a lot of conferences, a lot of meetings, and a lot of dinners, and they tune out,” he says. “Our job is to make gatherings as interactive and experiential…

Playing the Venue: How to Make the Most of an Unusual Space

The Joe & Debbie Sakic Bringing Hope to the Table Celebration is one of Colorado’s most entertaining events. Held in August, this annual banquet, billed as an evening of “fun, food, and laughter,” raises money for the Food Bank of the Rockies’ children’s programs. The gala was held at The Hanger at Stanley, the former…

Image Helps Entrepreneurs Present and “Pitch” Their Way to Success

The Joe & Debbie Sakic Bringing Hope to the Table Celebration is one of Colorado’s most entertaining events. Held in August, this annual banquet, billed as an evening of “fun, food, and laughter,” raises money for the Food Bank of the Rockies’ children’s programs. From an audiovisual point of view, this was a particularly exciting…

Audiovisual Strategies to Ensure Full Membership Participation

For ten years, Image Audiovisuals has been the Federation of State Medical Boards’ partner for all things audio-visual. The FSMB represents 70 boards from around the country and has one mission: to support America’s state medical boards in licensing, disciplining, and regulating physicians and other healthcare professionals. Their annual meeting is a networking and educational…

Top 5 Things That Make a Great Meeting

As a meeting planner, your job is to orchestrate and manage amazing events. From the venue to the menu, it’s all about the details. Here’s a Top 5 list that we think makes a great meeting: Connections: That’s why people attend, it’s what you’re trying to facilitate. Speakers: If the speaker is great, the meeting…
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