Delegate Management

The latest posts on Delegate Management from Grass Roots Meetings and Events.

Would [footballer] have scored that [kick] against [team] if he hadn’t composed himself, shut everything out and taken deep breaths? It was no guarantee of performance but it certainly helped. These actions exhibit the key tenets of mindfulness. Mindfulness is the latest trend exploring how to improve how we function at work and, contrary to the name; it goes beyond the mind, i ...

2018 promises to be an exciting year for Grass Roots Meetings & Events. Our offering stood apart from the core services provided by The Grass Roots Group and when Blackhawk Network, a prepaid and payments agency bought The Grass Roots Group in late 2016 it was understandable that we were never going to be a key part of their long term business plan. I’m delighted therefore ...

Anyone involved in managing events is faced with the ongoing challenge as to how to attract the correct audience. While content is always king, you can put on the best event but if the audience doesn’t meet with your criteria the event is doomed. There is not much point in inviting a group of students to a luxury car launch for example. You want your high earners but how do you ...

As part of the extensive research carried out for the Grass Roots Meetings Industry Report, we surveyed over 1,000 people from corporates, agencies and suppliers in Europe and the US. Having presented the findings at The Meetings Show on Thursday 15th June, I wanted to share some additional insight here. You can find the original slide deck on my LinkedIn profile. SMM comes of ...

Delivering any successful event always has its challenges but when the event takes place in an unusual location, the problems have a habit of multiplying. I’m proud of the fact that Grass Roots has now provided delegate management services in many different parts of the world and despite this resulting in numerous curve-balls our team's experience has seen us through. Infrastr ...

After giving The Meetings Industry Report a short sabbatical, we decided to dust it down and bring it back this year. While it’s a big and relatively costly undertaking for us, we learn so much from the data generated and from the experts contributing to the report that we decided it merits the work involved. Importantly it also helps us keep on top of industry trends and to sh ...

When they are successful, meetings and events can have a really positive impact on business performance. The delegate’s own experience is a critical part of achieving that success. Events may differ in location and content, but the delegate experience should always be consistently impressive – as if each attendee had a personal guide, on hand to ensure every expectation is met ...

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