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Top 5 Reasons to Host an Event in Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s largest, oldest and most diverse city. It has become one of Miller Tanner’s popular destination cities for hosting meetings and events because of its multicultural diversity, its proximity to Asia-Pacific, its dynamic landscapes, and hotel conference sites and amenities. We asked our own Global Conference Director Natalie Lowndes, who moved to Sydney from England, why she believes Sydney is one of Australia’s most desirable meeting locations and why it’s a good choice for meetings and events.


Advantages of Hiring a Corporate Event Planner

You’ve heard the saying, “no man is an island”. The same holds true for events.


{Infographic} Use ARS to Engage Your Audience

One of the most effective ways to assess and engage your audience is by using an Audience Response System (ARS) to enhance your meeting.


Event Technology to Boost Engagement During Presentations

Studies suggest that every 15-20 minutes a listener’s mind wanders. In fact, 91 percent of business professionals admit to daydreaming during meetings and 39 percent confess to falling asleep, according to a “Meetings in America” study conducted by MCI. Given these statistics, how can you be sure then that your audience is understanding your message and retaining the information you’ve worked so hard to deliver? The meeting planning experts at Miller Tanner have a few proven ways guaranteed to make your presentation more engaging with the help of technology. Go...


Improve Customer Experience (CX) with a Customer Journey Map

The Value of Creating a Customer Journey Map Many companies are realizing the value of creating a customer journey map, especially given the significant rise in customer purchasing power.  The purpose of creating a customer journey map is to better understand the various interactions your customers have with your company through an outside-in approach while improving customer experiences throughout the customer life cycle.   Whether the interaction with the customer occurs during acquisition, onboarding, engagement while using your product or service, or even within retention, customers’ expectations are higher than...


Corporate Events: Q & A

Corporate Events: Q & A Global Experience Manager Jenny Decker, CMP, shares with us the latest trends and insights for planning a memorable corporate event experience. Which details would you consider the top priority when planning a corporate event?   First and foremost, we always like to find out the client’s goal for the meeting.  Once we know that, we can hone in on more of what the top priorities are for the client.  We find that giving the attendees an “experience” that is unique and memorable seems to resonate...


How an Inspired Theme Can Transform Your Event Experience

Event Themes Themes can be a key to unlocking an event’s greatest potential for an unforgettable experience. By customizing your event with a theme that resonates with your audience, you’ve tapped into the secret to crafting an engaging experience that will most certainly wow the crowd. The right theme sets the foundation for architecting an event that is more focused and intentional. When a focused theme is a driving force behind the event elements and the overall purpose, the planning comes together more synergistically. And when it’s “showtime”, the event...


Meet MTA: Vivian Thompson, Billing Manager

The Miller Tanner difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our clients. Today we introduce you Vivian Thompson, billing manager for Miller Tanner Associates. Vivian brings her 30 years of accounting know-how to the Finance Team. Meet Vivian Thompson Tell us about your current role with MTA. What are your primary responsibilities?    As the billing manager, I audit all of the bills from an event, completing the event budget and...


2019 Miller Tanner Associates Awards

Miller Tanner Associates (MTA) would not be the event planning company that it is today without the incredibly talented individuals working tirelessly behind the scenes to create memorable experiences for our clients. At each annual MTA Workshop, our company’s internal global meeting, we recognize those distinguished team members for their outstanding contributions to Miller Tanner throughout the year. Our theme for our 2019 Workshop was Depth 2x, as we focused on how we can go deeper as a team and as a company to meet the needs of our clients....


Corporate Meeting Mash-Up

We’ve curated a corporate meeting mash-up of some of our best blogs with our tips for creating a successful internal corporate event. Supercharge your internal events, meetings, and trainings with expert advice using these strategies from the Miller Tanner Team. How to Boost Your Brand Internally From an events industry perspective with two decades of event planning experience, Miller Tanner offers three innovative ways to boost your company’s brand internally.   Full article Why Internal Meetings Matter As a contribution to our corporate meeting mash-up advice, we asked our team of event pros...