Speaker Management

Recently my team has been asked to explain a little more on what is involved in “Speaker Management”.  What once was just a task in a long list for “In Person” conferences has now moved itself into the day to day planning of most educational series (webinars)/events/conferences. How do our clients benefit from our speaker management services? Our speaker management clients gain hours of their time and energy back in their days by contracting our Read more…

Breaking News

In this time of transition for conferences and events, my team can help you navigate… Hybrid Meetings What is a hybrid event? How is it different from a virtual or in person event? What are the challenges of a hybrid event? What technology do virtual attendees require to join a hybrid event? Speaker Management Speaker Communication How do you collect information from your speakers? How do you help speakers navigate in person, hybrid, virtual and Read more…

7.5 Virtual Meeting Best Practices

The conference and meeting industry is pivoting from Face to Face meetings/conferences to Virtual Meetings due to the restrictions from the worldwide pandemic.   My team and I have spent the last few months in quarantine answering questions from our clients as they try and work through the process.   To get your FREE copy of this informative .pdf, click on the below link and fill out  our form.   Once you fill out the REQUEST form, Read more…

Ten Minutes with Ingenious Travel

    Sitting here in month THREE of quarantine, my team and I had the privilege of speaking with Ingenious Travel. Please welcome to DianeSchroder.com, Maria Stafanopooulos – Ingenious Travel Thank you Maria for joining us today.    Q)  Tell us a little about your company.  What is your split from corporate, groups and leisure travel? Ingenious Travel is a full service travel agency specializing in leisure and group travel. We work with families, groups Read more…

Ten Minutes with The Event Professionals Journal

Sitting here in month TWO of quarantine, my team and I had the privilege of speaking with the founder of The Event Professionals Journal. Please welcome to DianeSchroder.com, Bernadette Palombo, founder of The Event Professionals Journal    Thank you Bernadette for joining us today.  Q)  For people who are not as familiar with your company, what is the Event Professional Journal and how did you get started?     The Event Professionals Journal was created Read more…

Ten Minutes with PMSI

Sitting here in month TWO of quarantine, my team and I got to thinking about all of the changes happening in the meetings industry that planners might not even realize are happening.  Looking into this, we took the decision to have a small interview with one company to see how they were pivoting to the new Covid norm.  Please welcome to DianeSchroder.com, Marty Bear – President of PMSI Thank you Marty for joining us today Read more…

Conference Challenge #3 – Onsite Registration

  With many of us canceling more events and conferences than we are planning, I’ve created a series of “Conference Challenges” to spark the creativity in you and inspire others. Comment below with your solution to this challenge.     SCENARIO Registration for 1,200 attendees used to be quite easy, get about 6 – two foot reg counters, split your group up between counters, grab some stanchions and boom….get ready for the attendees.  (I understand there Read more…