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How To Keep Conference Programs Running On Schedule

When managing a conference, one of our key responsibilities is to make sure that the program runs on time. After all, it’s not fair to the last speaker of the day to go on stage late, and find that most of the audience has left to avoid missing flights home since the conference is running behind schedule. Nor is it fair to the audience, who may have made appointments for phone calls or personal meetings during a scheduled break. Read more…

The Media Martini: Platforms, People and Addiction

The Modern Media teams’ picks of some of this week’s most interesting stories. Media Platforms The Wall Street Journal Digital Network’s push into video has contributed to an 85% increase in video streams since January, according to Raju Narisetti, managing editor for the Digital Network — and the Journal is hard pressed to keep up with advertisers’ demand for Read more…

Conferences as Content Creators: ECO:nomics 2012 Lives On

This year’s ECO:nomics conference took place at the Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, California, on March 21-23, 2012, and we had a terrific time helping The Wall Street Journal produce this event for the fifth year. We’re also excited that The Wall Street Journal is  sharing a whole range of content from the event, making it possible to experience (or re-live) Read more…