Blog

A PowerPoint presentation is at its most basic a series of separate slides (perhaps) linked by a common design. But there are no rules to ensure continuity between them which can lead to uninspiring delivery even if the content is stimulating. Ideally, instead of a series of slides we should try to take our audiences on a journey so they feel involved and a part of the experience. In short, an engaging PowerPoint presentation is one that tells a story.   But,...

... or how to improve first impressions with live badging. We all know first impressions count. And the first impression at many events is the registration desk, where delegates receive their badge and obtain access to the event. Whereas traditionally all badges are laid out on tables, live badging means printing badges "on demand" for people as they arrive. The impression from both can be very different as portrayed below by two people - the guest and the organiser. Which version...

The world has been gripped with football fever with the FIFA World Cup currently taking place in Russia and the Group Dynamics office is no exception! We decided to have an office sweepstake for the tournament but being a tech company, we thought we would do things a little differently...

A few weeks ago as part of our ‘Question of the Week’ series on social media we asked our followers to describe the Event Technology sector in one word and the responses received have given us food for thought. So what were some of the responses we received? "Unpredictable" Event technology doesn’t always do what event organisers expect it to. One contributor had experiences where they expected certain outcomes that didn’t materialise. There are lots of reasons that this can happen such as...

1. Choices, choices Hundreds of solutions and providers of Event Technology are available – some free, some costing thousands. However, don’t panic, tie down your budget and work out how much time you have to prepare. This will narrow the search significantly. 2. Never lose sight of the objectives More importantly identify the meeting objectives before you even consider using technology. Why are you holding the event? Who is coming? What are you trying to achieve?   3. Involve your technology partner Find a supplier you...

It seems that this is a popular time of the year for people to start doubting the relevancy of the interactive solutions that started “eventtech” all those years ago. Last year, I heard people state that voting/polling was not really used anymore and should therefore not be a key consideration when selecting your on site solution. Following this, we wrote an article about whether we thought this was the case. This year it looks like voting keypads are in the firing...