How to Organize a Seminar or an Event

Written by Matt Bacak

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4.Collaboration with sponsors

Getting reputable sponsors to participate in an event will help boostrepparttar creditability ofrepparttar 145011 event, as well as reduce costs. Sponsors can also help with marketing, as they also help publicize your event to their customers. Apart from that, some ofrepparttar 145012 sponsors can chip in on venue rental in exchange for exhibition space or publicity for themselves. Some sponsors also require a short message of their company to be given torepparttar 145013 participants duringrepparttar 145014 event. Others give away sample products or door gifts to participants.

5.Managing People and working with speakers

A seminar will not be successful withoutrepparttar 145015 people running it, as well asrepparttar 145016 speakers sharing their knowledge torepparttar 145017 participants. Invite speakers who are of caliber and reputation torepparttar 145018 event, and who will providerepparttar 145019 participants with relevant information to their work, industry or business. Preparerepparttar 145020 speakers beforehand and work with them on their Power point presentations as well as pre-inform them ofrepparttar 145021 logistics processes, timing as well asrepparttar 145022 expected audience size. Check with them on any special requests, such asrepparttar 145023 requirement for an overhead projector or additional microphones to be used for question and answer sessions.

All events require a good team of people handling tasks on ushering, registration, customer service as well as handling financials. Familiarizerepparttar 145024 team with any required event protocol to eliminaterepparttar 145025 possibility of confusion or error. In order to ensure smooth implementation, each person should be familiar with their individual roles. This can be ensured through a preparation of a detailed schedule of events coupled with roles and responsibilities for each person. Ideally, a project manager should controlrepparttar 145026 whole team and ensure that everyone is carrying out their duties efficiently. Apart from that,repparttar 145027 project manager also hasrepparttar 145028 delegated authority to deal with all parties such asrepparttar 145029 venue management as well asrepparttar 145030 sponsors and event exhibitors.

6.Actual Day – Preparation, Registration, Ushering, Feedback

All seminar planning and preparations, constituting 80% of total work involved, cascade torepparttar 145031 actual event which may last only for a few hours or a few days. Onrepparttar 145032 day beforerepparttar 145033 event, visitrepparttar 145034 venue to ensure that everything is in order accordingrepparttar 145035 requirements and specifications. Microphones, projectors, audio and video systems must be all checked to be in excellent working order. Over atrepparttar 145036 office, have a packing list prepared and get all require items transferred torepparttar 145037 actual venue at least a day beforerepparttar 145038 event. Event staff should be dispatched to work on site preparations, including setting up booths, decorations and posters,repparttar 145039 day beforerepparttar 145040 event.

Onrepparttar 145041 actual day, staff should be present atrepparttar 145042 venue at least 1 ½ hours before commencement. They should report to their duty stations and must be ready to receive participants half an hour before they are scheduled to file in. Registrations must be made atrepparttar 145043 door to ensure authorized access. Name tags, door gifts and event schedules or booklets will be given out at this point and ushers will show participants to their seats inrepparttar 145044 event hall.

Staff will also be responsible for providing advice or help to participants duringrepparttar 145045 event. Finally, feedback forms should be distributed and then collected from participants to determinerepparttar 145046 satisfaction level on all aspects ofrepparttar 145047 event experience. This is in order to receive pointers, ideas and advice for future improvements.

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A New Discovery of an Old Secret

Written by Davis Goss

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The problem is negative and unreal. The objective is positive and real. Logic, then, demands that in order to experience your goal or objective or receiverepparttar answer to your question, you must discipline yourself to maintain a mind-set that is responsive torepparttar 144984 positive ideas that will dissolve your negative problems.

This is probablyrepparttar 144985 most demanding discipline you will ever be faced with because we’ve been trained to accept both positives and negatives as real. From this premise, we attempt to solve a problem by confronting it as an adversary with which we are compelled to do battle. We try to “understand” it and “deal” with it as though it were a reality instead of simply being a negation of that which we are seeking.

Does all this sound too abstract to be practical in what we callrepparttar 144986 “real” world of nuts and bolts? While individual circumstances will vary,repparttar 144987 procedural application of this law is alwaysrepparttar 144988 same. ( See my article “Takingrepparttar 144989 Problem Out of Problem Solving”) Consider this case study: Static sale plagued a company and great effort and money was invested to find some means by which they could increaserepparttar 144990 sales volume of their product. Their best efforts failed and they resigned themselves torepparttar 144991 conviction thatrepparttar 144992 market was flooded torepparttar 144993 point of saturation and nothing further could be done. They were prepared to “eat their losses” and move on.

Thenrepparttar 144994 principles embodied in this discovery were initiated by one individual who, inrepparttar 144995 secrecy of his own thought, maintainedrepparttar 144996 integrity of this positive, constructive, solution oriented approach. He mentally rejected all discussions that focused onrepparttar 144997 “problem” even though circumstances required that he be involved in them. Soon a plan began developing in his thought. Every detail of a brand new merchandising procedure unfolded that was a radical departure from all traditional methods. The plan was implemented and sales increased immediately to a level that far exceededrepparttar 144998 company’s most optimistic projections. As an added bonus,repparttar 144999 implementation of this plan did not require any additional capital expenditures.

This confirms Victor Hugo’s statement that, “there is nothing more powerful thanrepparttar 145000 right idea whose time has come”.

The sales “problem” simply disappeared. Why? Because, being an unreal negation, it never did haverepparttar 145001 substance or reality of its positive opposite. Where didrepparttar 145002 problem go? It went torepparttar 145003 same placerepparttar 145004 flat world went as soon as Columbus discovered that it was really round. It didn’t “go” anywhere because it wasn’t a real “something” to begin with!

Details of this discovery are fully outlined in a logical continuity of demonstrable natural laws and principles in my latest book “The DYNAMICS of ACHIEVEMENT”.

For more than 40 years Davis Goss has been a creative consultant with particular expertise in problem solving for widely divers client base that has included many ofrepparttar 145005 giants of American business. His latest book, “The DYNAMICS of ACHIEVEMENT”: outlinesrepparttar 145006 details of his unique problem solving methods that are based solely on proven scientific principles.

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Davis Goss has been a creative consultant for more than 40 years with particular expertise in problem solving. His layesyt book, "The DYNAMICS of ACHIEVEMENT", presents a logical continuity of universal laws and principles that, when proiperly applied, will resolve any problem with predictable accuracy.

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