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See you in Orlando!

Only two weeks left till C3X conference hosted by National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS) in Orlando. The C3X is hosted annually with the aim to bring together over 700 higher education institutions and nearly 200 NACAS business partners to share their experience on how the modern auxiliary services enrich the campus lives. This…

Is Repeat Business Always Good Business For University Conferencing Departments?

Part of the Kx eBook: The One Simple Task Every Conference Department Should Do To Increase Revenue (& Why You Should Start Doing It Right Now)  Based on our own research, repeat business bookings for summer conferences typically range between 70-80% from year to year. With many conference departments operating as self-sustaining, that figure represents a…

How to increase your efficiency with financial system integrations

Find out more about the financial integrations with Kx systems in our free ebook. The finance department is a huge part of every university (and every business for that matter). Rarely do they just report numbers but often are a key stakeholder in any decision-making process. However, we know that the finance team can often…

Benefits of software integrations

To find out more about the software integrations with Kx sytems download our free ebook. Universities are constantly facing decisions over whether to invest into new technologies. On average, companies use 7 to 10 applications for various business purposes. The usual path would be buying several cheaper licences from various software companies as it seems…

How Conferencing Departments Can Retain Customers and Influence Change

Part of the Kx eBook: The One Simple Task Every Conference Department Should Do To Increase Revenue (& Why You Should Start Doing It Right Now)  We all know that conference operations play a large role in both helping to fund the academic programme of a university and, importantly, introducing potential new students to the…

How Conferencing Departments Can Easily Recover Lost Opportunities

Part of the Kx eBook: The One Simple Task Every Conference Department Should Do To Increase Revenue (& Why You Should Start Doing It Right Now)  Increasing Conferencing Revenue Most conference operations are looking for ways to increase their revenue. Offering new services, or raising rates tend to be the most common means of growing…

Are you prepared for GDPR?

The clock is ticking and May 25th is now less than a month away…are you GDPR ready? If you read my blog post last year about GDPR, then you should already be familiar with this new legislation. But have you prepared? The two-year grace period is almost over, and with steep penalties for compliance, if…

Trade Show Tips and To Dos: Part 2 – The During and After

In our last post, we looked at what should be happening before you attend your next trade show. Now, let’s look at what you should focus on during and after the show.

Trade Show Tips and To Dos: Part 1 – The Before

It’s that time of year. Time to gear up for trade shows. Some of the best time to showcase who you are and what you can offer.

Let the Numbers Justify Your Purchase

Let’s face it. Many times, those of us in conference services find ourselves fighting for any number of items: additional staff, software, access to buildings, the right to exist on campus.   There is a way to make your case in an effective way, but what are some tools you can use to justify your purchases?

11 Questions to Ask When Purchasing Software

A software purchase is a big decision. And when it comes to finding one to handle all the pieces of event management, it can become even more complicated. Looking beyond the priorities and features specific to the system, here are 11 questions to consider when making a new software purchase.

4 Examples of the Worst Software Advice We’ve Ever Heard

Okay, yes we are a software company. It is our job to convince you to buy our products. Now that we got that out of the way, we can focus on the fact that we still hear bad software advice. And we have heard some big ones. As you brew your cup of coffee, let’s…

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