What to Expect From a Virtual Networking Event?

What to Expect From a Virtual Networking Event?

Haven’t got high expectations when it comes to the next virtual networking event? You may be in for a surprise. Because things have come a long way! I spy with my little eye… A virtual event that satisfies all your networking cravings. Not possible? I SAY IT IS!...
Business Event Trends for 2022

Business Event Trends for 2022

It’s time to ask ourselves what we can expect as far as business event trends for 2022 in Aotearoa is concerned. Dare we even go there? Turbulent, volatile, fickle, all-over-the-place, flip-flopping, capricious, mercurial, unstable, temperamental, changeable,...
Events in 2022: Our Auaha Theme Song

Events in 2022: Our Auaha Theme Song

Events in 2022 are a little different from what they were two years ago, but our Auaha squad decided to put some serious thought into our event management goals for the new year. What was your theme song for 2021? Is it “I’m still standing” by Elton John Or maybe it...
How to plan events in 2022?

How to plan events in 2022?

How to plan events in 2022? It’s time to think outside the square! Here’s the thing about choice. Whenever we face adversity in life, we have two options: We can either wallow in disbelieve, remain stuck in what could have been, and tell ourselves how unfortunate we...
6 Tips for Virtual Events

6 Tips for Virtual Events

How to rock your next event, even if it’s going to be a virtual one? Get excited because we share our top tips for virtual events. The COP26 has come to an end. There’s no chance in the world you missed the image of the Tuvalu government minister telling the world “we...
5 Reasons why event registration matters

5 Reasons why event registration matters

Event registration is an important tool in securing event delegates, sponsors AND potential revenue.   ‘When organising an event, you shouldn’t ignore the gold at the end of the rainbow.’ I’m talking about event registrations. You may consider them boring, but...
How much time to plan an event?

How much time to plan an event?

How much time do you need to plan an event? It’s a good question. Unfortunately, it doesn’t have a simple answer. BUT we can give you some good guidelines. Thinking about planning an event?   Woo-hoo! Exciting times. Maybe it’s even your first time and you feel a bit...
Thoughts on diversity in events

Thoughts on diversity in events

Are you unlocking the full potential of your event? Inclusivity and diversity in events will make your event so much more interesting and throws your attendee base wide open.  I recently read a quote from Catrice M. Jackson (anti-racism speaker), that says, “If you...
Our delegate cancellation and substitution policy tips

Our delegate cancellation and substitution policy tips

When organising an event, budgets matter. One of the variables at play is delegate attendance. So when delegates need to cancel, a  well-thought-out delegate cancellation and substitution policy is not a luxury.  These days, when we put ‘cancellation’ and ‘event’ in...
The Three Pillars of Sustainability in Events

The Three Pillars of Sustainability in Events

The term sustainability is a lot broader than you may think. So what is it and what does that mean for sustainability in events?  Sustainability is a buzzword.  It’s a fact. It’s everywhere.  But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. See.. sometimes things get attention...