ISES Live Seattle 2014 wrap up!

2017-07-24T21:22:12-07:00By |Categories: Event, Point of View|Tags: , , , , |

7909_ISESLive_0022fISES Live was held in Seattle this year and we were there beginning with the leadership education on Sunday and Monday.  Below are some photos from our experience but we were mostly there for the education and to network and share. Success stories and challenges were shared, and there were a lot of the usual event technologies on display. […]

ISES-NCC Education program: The Psychology of Events by Kevin White

2017-07-24T21:22:58-07:00By |Categories: Business, Event, Photography, Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

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Photographing events gives us a pretty broad exposure into the world of how events are run and how people respond to them.  However, on Tuesday March 19th, Kevin White, CSEP, and Chief Strategist at XPL presented on the psychology of events.  This was an interesting topic since it went much deeper into how to make events with maximum impact.

The keys can down to something that all photographers are familiar with […]

Times and Fashions Change – Ethics Never Go Out of Style! by Joan Eisenstodt

2017-07-24T21:23:02-07:00By |Categories: Business, Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Ethics are a touchy subject and in the events industry, with the GSA scandal in the news recently, it’s an important topic.  Even in the sports and academic worlds, ethics has been in the news with the inaction at Penn State resulting in a terrible situation there.

Joan Eisenstodt presented at both MPINCC and ISES-NCC and she starts off with this question (from Can Ethics […]

Leadership and ISES Eventworld

2017-07-24T21:23:03-07:00By |Categories: Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Coming off attending ISES Eventworld, it was fortuitous that the book I brought to read on my flight was Leadership Gold by John Maxwell.  As a board member of the ISES-NCC chapter, we attended the conference early for some of the leadership training and I found that to be very useful.

The best thing about getting involved with an industry organization is not […]

Gala time!

2017-07-24T21:23:04-07:00By |Categories: Event, Point of View|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

 

It’s coming up on a few exciting events that we’re both sponsoring.  The MPINCC Annual  Gala & Silent Auction is on June 6th and has a theme of “Sip, Savor & Celebrate!” while ISES-NCC will be hosting their Annual Gala on July 10th.

We’re looking forward to checking out The Winery SF on Treasure Island since we haven’t yet shot there, while the historic Old […]

MPINCC & ISES Professional Education Program & Mixer

2017-07-24T21:24:03-07:00By |Categories: Event, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MPINCC & ISES Joint Educational Program & Mixer

MPINCC & ISES recently hosted a special joint educational program, “The Big Bang: How to Create and Produce Events with Impact” at the Nob Hill Masonic Center. The event featured two keynote panels, including an MPINCC panel of […]

MPINCC & ISES Professional Education Program & Mixer

2017-07-24T21:24:03-07:00By |Categories: Event, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MPINCC & ISES Joint Educational Program & Mixer

MPINCC & ISES recently hosted a special joint educational program, “The Big Bang: How to Create and Produce Events with Impact” at the Nob Hill Masonic Center. The event featured two keynote panels, including an MPINCC panel of […]

The Special Event 2011 wrap-up and learnings

2017-07-25T15:33:51-07:00By |Categories: Event, Point of View|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

So last week was The Special Event in Phoenix, AZ and I was honored to be a speaker at the conference.  The best thing about going to these is that you get to meet new folks, learn and network.  This year’s The Special Event was my first one to attend and it was definitely worth the trip!
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