April 17th 2017
Every corporate meeting is challenged by two competing objectives, successfully communicating key business messages critical for future performance, while also keeping the event interesting, dynamic, entertaining and engaging. These two goals, which may seem inherently in conflict, don’t need to be when event planners harness the power of meeting “energizers”. But what are these strategies and how do you leverage them for the benefit of your company meeting?
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In a corporate world mesmerized by productivity gains, efficiency enhancers and cost-cutting, it might seem appropriate for in-house event teams to “go it alone” when it comes to corporate event planning and management. After all, we all know that the fewer folks involved, the faster decisions are made and we have all been taught the rules of the road when it comes to sticking to a budget. But what we all might not know is that sometimes, this could be a recipe for actually spending more and delivering a less than optimal outcome.
So what are the potential mine fields associated with “do it yourself” corporate event planning?