Incorporating social media into your conference

Incorporating social media into your conference

Social media is part and parcel of doing business these days. Therefore, incorporating social media into your conference or event is not a choice; social media is an essential part of the communication and networking aspects of conferencing. The question is how to...
What are the disadvantages of Video Conferencing?

What are the disadvantages of Video Conferencing?

There are a lot of advantages to video conferencing, and it’s becoming more and more popular thanks to technology and environmental concerns. However, it’s worth considering the possible disadvantages too. As with the advantages, the disadvantages of video...
What are the Advantages of Video Conferencing?

What are the Advantages of Video Conferencing?

Video conferencing is now a more efficient and often more sensible option to conferences that require physical attendance. The suite of tools that come with video conferencing, as well as fast internet speeds and reliability, have made it a full replacement option for...
Academic conferences and how to present them

Academic conferences and how to present them

Academic Conferences are a very specific type of conference. They are designed for researchers and academics to present their work. Academic conferences are also opportunities for academics to discuss the work they have done with their peers – in the same or...
Dressing for a conference – the do’s and don’ts

Dressing for a conference – the do’s and don’ts

Dressing for a conference requires thought and care as to the impact that you will make, comfort, practicality and events. Do your homework before deciding what clothing to wear to your next conference. What events will there be? How many days do you need to pack for?...
Meetings and Conferences – What is the difference?

Meetings and Conferences – What is the difference?

Before we get into the nitty-gritties of the differences between ‘conferences’ and meetings, let’s pose a few questions. Does your boss call you in for a ‘conference’? Do you get to work to find memos (post-its, emails or notes slipped under your stapler) for a...