Viewing posts from: March 2012

Ideas to Steal from the TED Conference

by stanfordsierra

03 19, 2012 | Posted in Event planning | 0 comments

BizBash is a very user-friendly and fun website where you can find event planning news, ideas and resources.  Bizbash recently posted an article on the TED Conference which just finished up last week in Long Beach.  The article shared the top ideas to steal from the conference.  I found two of the 13 ideas that I think might be easy to implement for our upcoming Alumni Creative Camp scheduled for April 26-29.

Progressive idea cards

The first is progressive idea cards.   The cards are part of the 'Progressive Ideas Project' which strives to bring innovative thinkers together and determine how to bring great ideas to life and make them happen.  Kind of a large undertaking, so this idea might not be so easy to implement, but I like the concept! The second idea is the "Before I die....." blackboard designed and hosted by artist and TED fellow Candy Chang.

"Before I die....."

A few submissions caught my eye:  "Plow over every fear I encounter and be unstoppable!" "Laugh EVERY DAY!" "FLY!"  Post a "Before I die...." board at your next event for your attendees to share their hopes and dreams. Visit the Bizbash website for ideas to help you plan your next event, and be sure to take a look at the TED article and let me know what ideas you find worth stealing.

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Lake Tahoe Meeting Packages for your Spring Retreat

by stanfordsierra

03 06, 2012 | Posted in Meeting | 0 comments

During our spring and fall conference seasons, we offer a few different options for Lake Tahoe meeting packages, then customize each package to accommodate your group's unique needs.

Hold a breakout meeting overlooking Fallen Leaf Lake!

One price includes all meals, coffee breaks, lodging, meeting rooms set to you specifications, A/V equipment and wireless internet access in the meeting rooms, common areas and guest rooms and cabins.  Meeting packages also include airport transfers on arrival and departure day to the Reno Tahoe Airport depot in South Lake Tahoe and use of non-motorized boats at our boat dock.  Also onsite meeting attendees can play tennis, volleyball, basketball or horseshoes. Spring 2012 double occupancy rates begin at $165 per night.  20% is added to rates for taxes, service fee and gratuity.  For your Lake Tahoe meeting this spring, we have some excellent midweek available dates including May 20-23 and June 10-13.  Call me (Nancy) at 530-542-5600 or request a proposal today!

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