Tips on How to Run a Successful Conference or Seminar – Introduction

It is very important to make sure that any business event that you are planning on having is successful and is a return on investment. I will outline in  a number of blog posts the factors to consider in having a successful conference or seminar. The posts will be written under the following headings:

  1. Corporate reasons for having a conference
  2. How to plan for a conference
  3. Budgeting for a conference
  4. Finding the right venue
  5. Marketing for a conference
  6. Event management and logistics (in several parts)
  7. Conference on-site logistics (in several parts)
    • Conference Office and Delegate Registration Desk
    • Delegate packs, hosting and extra staff
    • Room set-up, audio visual set-up
    • Running order
    • Speaker & session chair management and presentations
    • Exhibition management
    • Food and beverage
    • Social events
  8. Review of the conference and follow up
  9. ROI
    • Setting of objectives
    • Measuring results

Do get in touch with any comments or questions you have.

If I am also publishing a set of  tips sheets about managing exhibitions at corporate events. If you would like to receive them in your inbox as they are published please register at the B2B Event Management web site.