Reclaiming your work mojo

Reclaiming your work mojo

When you come to the sad realisation that you’ve joined the ranks of 84% (!) of employees who are no longer motivated and engaged at work, there are some steps you can take to reclaim your work mojo.  You’ve just scored a new job.  The world is full of promises....
Embracing change in the Events Industry

Embracing change in the Events Industry

I wonder if she’s aware of it herself, but Glenda Harding from Harding Conferences is an expert in navigating change in the events industry. Not only does she accept change as a natural process of life.  She totally EMBRACES change.  She sees it as a way to make life...
How We Nail Teamwork in Event Planning?

How We Nail Teamwork in Event Planning?

Teams don’t just happen. They are built. And when the stakes are high, nailing teamwork in event planning is crucial. Have you ever been part of a committee where everybody has an opinion and is determined to have things their way?  Swords drawn, blood dripping off...
How to plan a COVID prepared event for 2021?

How to plan a COVID prepared event for 2021?

With events back on the cards, it’s time to think about your events for 2021. But how do you plan a COVID prepared event? Meet the ‘New Zealand Events Sector Voluntary Code’. Christmas is finally looming (Argh! The countdown clock says 65 more days until Santa says...
Spotlight on Zoom Etiquette: don’t be that person!

Spotlight on Zoom Etiquette: don’t be that person!

Some of us learned the hard way that winging it in the virtual meeting room doesn’t always end well. When it comes to online meetings, there are some basic recommendations that go a long way in making the right impressions. It’s time to brush up on your Zoom...
Investing in great speakers is worth it

Investing in great speakers is worth it

We’ve pulled the curtains on another area of the business events industry.  If you don’t know much about a speaker bureau, then you’re in for a treat.  Celebrity Speakers have a team of 10 dedicated members and between them they have 100 years of experience.  A...
3 foundations for every conference event

3 foundations for every conference event

When you’re thinking of hosting a conference event, it’s easy to get carried away with good ideas and possibilities.  However, there are core foundations that need careful attention, to be sure you’re drawing in the right audience and generating ticket sales to your...
How social media influences your event

How social media influences your event

We have come a long way in the age of communication.  The communication channels have evolved from the age of television, newspaper and radio advertising to a dominant and forever evolving digital social media platform. The digital communication channels we all use...
Speaker preparation for a Virtual Event

Speaker preparation for a Virtual Event

Virtual events are becoming more common whether it’s a meeting, webinar or a conference.  Moving from an in-person to a virtual event, you’ll still want high quality content for your audience and still maintain engagement and interaction with your audience. Speaker...
How to Host Your Own Virtual Conference

How to Host Your Own Virtual Conference

In the last few months, we’ve experienced a level of rapid change that no one could have foreseen. At Auaha, we went from a schedule packed with exciting events, to having no live events scheduled till the end of the year. They’ve been either cancelled or postponed....