Many conferences depend upon academic researchers to present at their event. Yet that very research often puzzles their conference stakeholders. Even after their customers slice through the layers of jargon and technicalities, the research still seems mystifying. Sometimes the research seems to capture a resounding “Well, duh!” from the audience. Other times, the research presented is so narrowly defined that it appears to lack real-life application. Often, the entire academic research … [Read more...]
Do You Plan Meetings With 500+ People?
Do you plan meetings with 500 or more people? Do you secure both professional and industry speakers for your events? If yes to both questions, would you give us about 10 minutes of your time to complete this survey? Velvet Chainsaw has partnered with Tagoras, a leading market research and learning consulting company to capture trends and statistics about industry and professional speakers. We are also looking for some of the standard speaker selection practices used by most … [Read more...]
Help Us With This Meetings And Education Research
Our mantra is that we are here to help you. It is our goal to help You The meetings and association profession and The hospitality and association industries grow and progress. That's why we rarely ask for your help. We want to be a benefit and provide value. Today is the exception and we hope that you will indulge us with this request. Industry and Professional Speaker Research Help During the past couple of years, we've developed our own opinions on some of the trends for major face to … [Read more...]