How Event Planners Find the Right Meeting Room Size Fast

Have you ever found yourself in a meeting room with the venues capacity chart in hand thinking “no way can I fit 230 people theatre style into this room“.  Well come closer and listen carefully.  Capacity charts can be very confusing. There is no consistency in the way capacity is quoted from one venue to…

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How Useful Are Floor Plans and Capacity Charts?

I was on the internet the other day looking at different event venues. What interested me is the usefulness of floor plans and capacity charts to an event planner. And I was shocked. Who can make sense of these things? Most of them are just crap! Capacity charts and floor plans that show maxed out…

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What Are Your “Broken Windows“?

Back in 1994 Mayor Rudi Guiliani of New York City implemented the theory of fixing „broken windows“ The theory says that if you don‘t fix a broken window in a building, many more will follow, graffiti will be sprayed and squatters will inhabit the building. In an event venue, „broken windows“ can be anything like…

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10 Tips on Designing Conference Centers

Conference Centers are designed by architects. Architects are chosen because of the iconic designs they have produced and rightly so. That the building looks fantastic is one of the most important factors for its owner. Problems arise when the every day to day business needs are not factored into the design. So here are my…

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Keep Your Exhibition and Conference Space Clean, Please!

I visited a trade show the other day and frankly I was amazed at how the floorspace looked. In front it was all razzly dazzly. The exhibitors took great care in keeping their exhibition space absolutely immaculate. Then I had to go to the mens room. The entrance was hidden behind a partition. It was…

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