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What does a conference crafted for ‘millennials’ look like?

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A lot of patronising nonsense is written about millennials and how different they are to previous generations. Ultimately we’re all people, and we want largely the same things from conferences. However, some characteristics do set millennials apart in ways that are relevant to conferences.
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These Ideas Will Help Association Event Organisers Build More Engaging Conference Programmes

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The Association of Association Executives (AAE) recently quizzed its members on their approach to events. They found that, while many associations see events as a key tool for delivering member benefits, many struggle to engage members and drive attendance.
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Keeping your data safe at Lineup Ninja

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At Lineup Ninja, we know that you need to be able to trust us with your valuable and confidential event data. This post gives an outline of where we store your data and some of the processes that we use to secure it.
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Using the Art of Hosting in Event Design: An Interview with Davie Philip

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If you want to move beyond traditional conference formats and explore more dynamic meetings to engage and energise participants, the Art of Hosting could be just what you're looking for. We recently caught up with Davie Philip who's been using these techniques for twenty years, to hear how he uses them.
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Scheduling Rules

At the core of what we’re doing at Lineup Ninja is making it easier to build the time table for your event. A key part of defining a time table is ensuring that sessions flow in the right order and take place in the right locations.
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Reshaping work for a better life

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At 33.5 million views and counting, Simon Sinek’s “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” is one of the most-watched TED talks to date. In it, he encourages entrepreneurs to think — and talk — about why we do what we do, before talking about what we do or how we do it.
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My Event Scheduling Horror Story

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It was all going so well. The venue looked great, the food was amazing, the opening night entertainment had broken the ice and got everyone in a great mood...
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