Conferences

Developing a Checklist for Selecting a Conference Venue

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Developing a Checklist for Selecting a Conference Venue

Let’s say you’ve held a meeting and made the decision to host a conference for your business, and everyone is excited and raring to go. Well, that’s just the first step – now comes the hard work of organising it! This includes deciding where to hold it, whether to provide accommodation, how to promote it, the topics and speakers to invite, drawing up a schedule, and of course setting the budget. Drawing up checklists for the various aspects of a conference can take a lot of the stress out of the process. For example, you can make task lists for choosing speakers, scheduling, presentations, sponsors, topics, staffing, bookings, equipment required, and the venue. Let’s focus on the latter – what to consider when selecting a conference...

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Six Tips for Arranging a Conference in a Regional Area

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Six Tips for Arranging a Conference in a Regional Area

Holding your conference in a regional centre offers many potential rewards, and a few challenges. In holding your event in a regional area, you will be offering not just the information, ideas exchange and networking opportunities that an effective conference generally provides, but also an ‘experience’. If you’re on the lookout for conference venues in regional Victoria, here are a few tips to help you smoothly organise a successful event. Make logistics a priority Holding a conference outside any metropolitan centre brings issues of logistics front and centre. It’s important to consider how easy it will be for delegates and staff to make their way there. Think about public transport options, and driving times, bearing in mind that most people will be...

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Conference Tips: Choosing the Venue and Engaging Delegates

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Conference Tips: Choosing the Venue and Engaging Delegates

There’s no doubt that when holding a conference, the venue is one of the key ingredients for success. But as well as having a conference venue which is conveniently located and offers the right equipment, catering options and facilities, there’s one other essential element to a successful conference – audience engagement. Here are a few tips for engaging your conference delegates. Make every word count It might sound obvious, but the most important basis of any conference is that the information you present is valuable. Start with a clear idea of what you want to achieve with your conference, what information you want to get out there, and how best to achieve that with a variety of speakers. Speak to the speakers Never underestimate the value of a good...

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Planning Your Next Conference? Impress at Glen Erin

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Planning Your Next Conference? Impress at Glen Erin

A perfectly executed conference can make a positive impression on your attendees, and it can be a huge boost for your business. Whether you’re organising a corporate retreat, special function or an international event, chances are you already have enough to do without having to worry about the little details. If you’re looking for a great place to hold your next event, and you want somewhere within easy reach of Melbourne, what could be more perfect than a secluded location surrounded by stunning Victorian countryside? With plenty of recreational activities around, Glen Erin provides the perfect environment that can help your conference attendees relax and focus with no unnecessary distractions or stress. At Glen Erin we specialise in corporate functions. We...

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Glen Erin – Conference Venue of Choice

»Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Conferences | Comments Off on Glen Erin – Conference Venue of Choice

Glen Erin – the Conference Venue of Choice If you are looking for a venue for a business meeting or conference in Central Victoria or the Melbourne area, then look no further than Glen Erin at Lancefield. Despite its private location in the heart of the picturesque countryside, Glen Erin is still easily accessible, with only a short, 35 minute journey by car from Melbourne Airport or a 50 minute drive from Melbourne’s central business district. As a member of the International Association of Conference Centres, Glen Erin has the knowledge, experience and facilities to host all of your business meeting needs, whether you are looking for a venue for a conference, meeting, training session, team building event or corporate retreat. As well as offering all the...

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