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The Future of Conferences


Videoconferencing, online meetings, telepresence and other collaboration technology are gaining traction. Does that mean the in-person conference is obsolete? No – not by a long way! But its role has changed. In this webinar, I’ll show you the trends affecting our professional and personal ...

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Building Online Video Content and Presence


Last year, I presented a session at the MFAA (Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia) National Convention, talking about how to use online video to create a powerful positioning statement for your business. Some of the tips for creating online video are simple, but they are very powerful &#...

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5 Things Your Conference Audience Cares About Now


We keep hearing stories about the generational shift in the workplace, with more Gen Y’s (Millennials) moving into leadership positions. That’s true in the world of conferences as well. If you’re a conference organiser, sponsor, speaker, or event manager, it’s crucial that y...

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Why Conference Speakers Need To Add More Value – And Five Ways to Do It


Now that we have so many more ways to interact and meet – especially online – people have much higher expectations of conferences. Of course, conferences are still important, but they are a huge investment of time and money, so we’re expecting a greater return on that investment. I...

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The Changing Face of HR: CCI Conference in Perth


The WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) recently hosted their first HR conference, with the theme “The Changing Face of HR”. I was one of the keynote speakers, speaking about how the world of work and jobs have changed due to the Internet. Here are some pictures from my presentatio...

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