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Sabrina Delio

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Put One (Green) Foot In Front Of The Other – Sustainability in Meeting Planning

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Feb 27, 2018 4:37:00 PM

 

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Topics: meeting professionals, Meeting Management

Bridging the Generation Gap in Communication – Balancing Face-to-Face Networking with Online Communication

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Feb 13, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Text, tweet, post, snap - the millennial generation professional is a master of social media presence, internet research, and online connectivity. But networking and connection is just as important face-to-face as it is in pixels. Ideally, as we move toward to a more tech-centric society, we want to utilize both the digital and physical components of business to reap the benefits of both worlds.

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Find Your Fire! Top 5 Stress Busters for Busy Meeting Professionals

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Feb 6, 2018 5:47:55 PM

 

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Topics: meeting professionals, Meeting Management

5 Meeting Location Alternatives to the Traditional Exhibit Hall

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Jan 16, 2018 2:01:00 PM

Each year, event organizers struggle to keep their attendees engaged: another conference or symposium, another lecture auditorium, another exhibit hall. So how does a structured and long-lived industry keep fresh and current? Well, these five alternatives to traditional exhibit halls are a great place to start the process in 2018:

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How to Use Technology to Keep Meeting Participants Interested and Involved

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Jan 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Are people nodding off during your meetings? Do their eyes glaze over the moment you start writing on the white board? Are they actually looking at the paper you provided before passing it to the next person, or are they merely sliding it across the table without bothering to look? If so, audience engagement technology may be the key to keeping attendees interested and involved in your meetings.

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Business Travel Tips 101: Pharmaceutical Meeting Planner Edition

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Dec 26, 2017 10:36:00 AM

Putting together a meeting for the pharmaceutical industry is a huge undertaking. Getting the best efforts while maximizing your time is a must. When there are so many different entities involved, travel can become stressful. Being able to navigate this first step while accomplishing everything else can be tedious, but well worth it. Here are a few business travel tips to help make things easier:

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Topics: meeting professionals, Meeting Management

Virtual Meeting vs. Destination Meeting: Which is the Right Choice?

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Dec 5, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Meetings are an inevitability of the pharmaceutical world, but that doesn't mean that a single format is always the clear winner. There are advantages - and disadvantages - to both in-person (destination) and digital (virtual) meeting formats; the right choice for your needs will depend on several important factors, such as:

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From Stoop To Stage: Pharma Forum 2018 Keynote Announced

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Nov 7, 2017 4:02:00 PM

Cat Greenleaf, creator/host of the award-winning series Talk Stoop on both NBC & USA Networks is confirmed to deliver the keynote address at the 14th Annual Pharma Forum Conference.

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3 More Tips for Planning and Executing Compliant and Successful Life Sciences Meetings

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Oct 31, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Don't let the fear of non-compliance
scare you this Halloween!

When entering the world of life sciences meeting management, take the time to establish a course of action that works best for you and helps set you up for future success. 

Our last article, "5 Tips for Combating Compliance and Policy Challenges in the Execution of Global Pharmaceutical Meetings," addressed critical tricks for compliantly designing your meeting within regulatory limitations.

We talked to Michelle Bartolone, CMP, Chief Executive Officer, Meeting Sites Pro, Inc., who provided us with 3 more tips to add to your toolbox!:

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Topics: meeting professionals, Meeting Management

Establishing HCP Meal Limits for Life Sciences Meetings

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Oct 3, 2017 3:02:00 PM

Discover How U.S. Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology Companies Establish Dollar Limits for HCP Meals

As you know, meal caps are ubiquitous in the world of life sciences meetings and can often be an obstacle to successful negotiations between meeting managers and their hospitality partners.

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Topics: meeting professionals, Meeting Management