On 4-7 November, one of the biggest tech gatherings in the world, a festival, expo, conference and loads of sub-events took place. Web Summit yet again rocked the city of Dublin. A quick run-down of this year’s event numbers (from Irish Independent):
Sometimes an event provides a much better experience for your attendees if instead of setting it in a large conference hall, you invite them to an enchanting, spacious outdoor spot. It helps people feel more comfortable and less formal, making for cherishable moments at your event. However, there are also pitfalls to watch out for, as outdoor activities can be very easily spoiled and need taking care of a number of details that might turn out to have a vital importance in the end. In short, these are some of the points to bear in mind when you decide to ditch the usual venue and go for the al fresco:
Greenhosue gas emission has been the talk of the town for a while now and as a result, being green is the demand that’s here to stay in the event industry. Apart from hundreds of events focused on sustainability and environment-friendly solutions in tens of industries, the general tendency now is that your event should go green. Here are a few things to do if you want to express your concern about our planet’s condition.
There is no shortcut when it comes to event organization. This will always require checking off hundreds of bigger and smaller points on your to-do lists. There are, however, a lot of things that are unchangeable – you’ll always have them on your list, whether you’re running a meetup for a local community or a high-profile finance summit. They need to be thought over and determined before you start talking to the vendors that you’ll work with.
The steps below will in practice unfold into another sub-lists with further details to take care of. Nevertheless, use this mini-guide when you’re about to start with your new project and are in two minds about the essentials.