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Issue 103 | March 9, 2019

Featured Story

How To Make Dry Keynotes More Engaging

You don't have to be an Oprah or Tony Robbins to deliver magnetic and engaging keynotes that will captivate your audience and drive home your message.

Must Reads

bizbash.com

What Makes the Most Effective Trade Show Booth?

Industry experts offer their thoughts on product-focused displays versus experiential designs on the canvas of the exhibit hall floor.

forbes.com

50 Women-Led Startups That Are Crushing Tech

From ‘Food Systems’ to the ‘Future of Family,’ here are 50 women-led startups who are pushing the frontiers of innovation.

techcrunch.com

How Disney Built Star Wars in Real Life

Over the course of the past 5 years, Walt Disney Imagineering has been hard at work making the world of Star Wars a reality on Earth. In two locations, California and Florida, Black Spire outpost on the planet of Batuu is now under construction.

meetingstoday.com

6 Event Tech Innovations That Will Change the Industry

This year, technology played a larger role than ever in the trends revealed during Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List™: 2019 presentation during The Special Event at the San Diego Convention Center in January.

Fringe Ideas

theverge.com

The Web Just Took a Big Step Toward a Password-Free Future

Today, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) approved WebAuthn, a new authentication standard that aims to replace the password as a way of securing your online accounts.

eventmanagerblog.com

How to Improve User Experience and Networking with the Right Event App

There are hundreds of event apps on the market but the decision behind what works best for an event is a personal one based on goals and needs of the audience.

medium.com

Measuring the Sense of Community in Online Communities

A strong sense of community (SOC) is considered to be desirable because it fosters pro-social behavior of community members and helps deal with external challenges/threats, but measuring the SOC and interpreting the result is by no means easy.

technologyreview.com

How We’ll Invent the Future, by Bill Gates

Bill Gates, the first guest curator of MIT Technology Reviews's 10 Breakthrough Technologies, narrows down the list of not only what will create headlines in 2019 but what will capture this moment in technological history.

Just Because

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adweek.com

Here’s How These 12 Brands Are Celebrating International Women’s Day in 2019

Supporting and championing ladies through art, skywriting and advertising.

In case you missed it...

Innovation Women Founder Bobbie Carlton On Closing The Gender Gap At Conferences and Events

Combatting the all-male, all-pale, same stale panels that perpetuate throughout the events industry.

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