Making Meaningful Changes

If you have read the DPM Tip and the Exhibitor Tip above, you have probably caught on to my theme this month. And now it's your turn! Ann sent over an awesome quote from the November 2022 issue of Convene Magazine, which actually inspired this entire newsletter.... “The event organizers [...]

How to Conquer Imposter Syndrome

Earlier this year I wrote an article about experiencing imposter syndrome. If you missed it, you can check it out by clicking here. The article was great, if I do say so myself (and I do!); however, it lacked a solution to overcoming this inevitable feeling. Now that I am [...]

The #1 Leading Cause of Disgruntled Exhibitors

I know we have said this before but we are saying it again because it is, by far, the #1 leading cause of disgruntled exhibitors. No, it’s not the food (although that’s important!). Please, I beg of you, do not inflate your attendee numbers by adding staff and speakers to [...]

Rewarding Your Champions

Sarah Breymeier If you've gotten this far, you've likely noticed that the theme for this month's tips is customer loyalty. I don't think I've ever seen a more critical time where this comes into play for meetings. I hate beating a dead horse, but I'll say it again - the [...]

Elevate Your Meeting Marketing with our Favorite Creative Resources

In August we hosted our 2nd PodiatryExpo. This event was jam-packed with tips and tricks for DPMs to "Find Their Path and Implement Their Vision." Plus, one of the most exciting areas of content that we created was called the "No Experience Marketing Workshop". This was a collection of presentation [...]

What Are You Competing For?

Spill It Sarah... Let's chat about competition. We've been taught that the word "competition" is closely related to "enemy" or "foe." Then there are the inspirational quotes like, "you are your only competition," or "our competitors bring out the best in us." So as I continue, we can keep [...]

Your “Go-To” Planner for Podiatry Meetings

Sarah Breymeier Organizing a meeting from start to finish is a task that many would simply not be cut out to do - IT. IS. TOUGH. I'm not going to belabor all of the tasks that must be diligently fulfilled (you already know what they are), but what I do [...]

The Exhibitors Have Spoken

Over the last several weeks, we have had several focus groups with our industry's vendors/exhibitors in our Experienced Exhibitor Mastermind. So much useful information came to the forefront that will allow us to share with meeting planners and organizers to make events more "fruitful" for all parties. MEETING PLANNERS - [...]

I just found out “Imposter Syndrome” is a real thing.

Written by Ann Dosen According to Harvard Business Review, "imposter syndrome" is loosely defined as doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud. It disproportionately affects high-achieving people, who find it difficult to accept their accomplishments. Normally, I’m a pretty confident person. I’m laid back; I assume everything will work [...]

Plotting Your Next Meeting Site

Sarah Breymeier Recently Ann and I have been scouting out sites for a meeting we're helping to organize in November of this year. Obviously, a major part of this process is site selection. BUT this is simply a very short and quick tip for all the meeting planners out there, [...]

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