Conferences are more than just business. Occurring once or twice a year, they are also a social and networking opportunity for professionals on an international scale, so expectations run high. New conference trends aim to create a fun and engaging experience tailored to the needs of the industry involved. From healthier coffee to persuasive design.
Chances are, you already have coffee available at your meetings. Your attendees probably expect it, it gives them a little something to look forward to (in case the meeting isn't quite as exciting as you wish it could be), and it helps them stay alert. Those are all good reasons to brew a pot or two, but there's another often-overlooked reason to.
A successful conference does not unfold on its own - that's become very clear after working in the events and hospitality spaces for so many years. In fact, I've discussed how to ensure your event is A+ on more than one occasion. Organisers have to take the proper steps to avoid critical mistakes that can derail a conference and leave attendees.
Last week we worked alongside the City of Melbourne for one of our biggest shows of the year: ATE15. ATE (the Australian Tourism expo) is an annual national summit that brings together buyers and sellers from the tourism industry Australia wide.
One of the questions that I commonly get asked is can you get into the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre (MCEC)?
I started Coffee On Cue just over a year ago because I had a burning desire to get into the coffee industry and do my own thing.
Events are one of the best ways to meet and forge relationships with clients, partners, industry peers and company staff. With lots of factors coming together to make an event successful, such as attendees, speakers, presentations, catering and venue choice, organising events can be an extremely complex affair and can result in companies losing face in.
Almost every one of us enjoys our daily coffee intake, especially while at work, with a regular visit to the local coffee shop a common occurrence. When it comes to attending trade events though, the coffee that’s presented from a coffee cart, more often than not, is not locally roasted, thus trade show coffee is watery and weak (which is typical of a.
While planning your next event, whether it’s a corporate function or a trade show, make sure you have the right coffee, or you could end up turning people away. Corporate coffee carts, though deemed important, is generally standard fare in venues, meaning it’s not going to be great, picture watery, weak coffee and you get the picture.