Millennials are the decision makers now.
Value experiences over material goods
Want to share those experiences usually via social media
Have higher technological literacy
Are 62% more likely to travel than their generation X counterparts
As the average screen time per day increases, millennials place more value on face-to-face meetings.
Attendees want more control over the meeting agenda.
Meetings should be “purposeful” experiences.
Technology helps planners pull off more than ever before.
Decrease costs by up to 30%
Increase planners’ productivity by 27%
Increase attendance by 20%
Where you meet matters more than ever before.
Decision-making meetings include meetings where you brainstorm solutions, solve problems and map out the information that’s available to you. Make sure you put enough time on planning a useful agenda – in the end, it’ll save you time.
Information sharing meetings
These are meetings where you pass on more general information to the participants. Here, you share information through seminars, keynotes and panel debates. When you plan a meeting where information is shared, you should focus on the agenda.
Innovation meetings are needed to make use of everyone’s creative juices. Here, you brainstorm or share ideas with your team members. The agenda should be your primary focus; how do you organize an innovation meeting that enables creativity in a structured way?
Status update meetings
The main goal of this meeting type is to share project updates to keep your team on top of what’s decided. When planning status update meetings, you need to focus on the attendee list and agenda.
Team building meetings
This meeting type is important for your organization. This way, you build your culture and help your team work better together. You need to think about who you invite to each meeting; is there a specific group of people within your organization that you want to help to work better together?
Create an attendee list
Create your attendee list based on the following criteria:
Schedule the meeting
Plan the agenda
Here’s what every agenda item should include:
Choose a location and decide on amenities
Decide on a budget