Why Meetings should be more like the The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

First let me  openly confess…I love Jimmy Fallon.  I want to be his friend.  Who doesn’t? He’s the best! 

Just a little over a year ago Jimmy Fallon took over The Tonight Show and what a difference!  The picture below is a great example of this transformation.  

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8 Concrete Ways to Measure Retention and Engagement at Meetings

In this blog, we talk a lot about ways to create engagement and improve overall attendee experience, but the bottom line is if you can’t measure the success of your meeting then why meet at all?  

Below are eight very different and insightful ways to measure learning and member retention as well as overall engagement (and therefore success) of your meetings.

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What Childbirth Taught Me About Meeting Planning

Our mantra at Engagement Unlimited is "put the participant first."   

Well, what do we really mean by that?  To us it doesn’t mean choosing smoothies instead of bagels, or rounds instead of theatre style.  It means a philosophical shift towards prioritizing each individual over the organizers and speakers. With some extra effort and insight on behalf of the conference organizing committee, the overall value of the conference increases dramatically.

I am a new mother, and my best possible analogy is my personal experience with regards to planning for my labor and delivery. 

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