Sparking Ideas with Chicago Ideas Week





How do you keep your creative edge sharp? Maybe you take a creative writing class or attend a marketing seminar. Maybe you find unique ways to give back to your community or attend talks by motivational speakers. The answer for Kindle, and many other Chicago creatives, is all the above and more. Luckily, there is one week each year that we can experience it all at once—Chicago Ideas Week.






6 Ways to Engage Employees at Your Next Event

Craig Chaplin

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In a 2014 survey, more than 78 percent of Millennials said they prefer spending their money on experiences over material things. But these days, technology has us so glued to our phones, constantly connected to virtual conversations or Instagramming our breakfasts, that we rarely find the chance to truly connect or have meaningful real-world interactions with other people.






Technology Trends of 2014

Alex Nuttall




Looking back on 2014 and into 2015, there were a number of technology trends in the event business that will likely have a large influence on the attendee meeting experience in 2015 and beyond. Let’s take a quick look at a couple of the hot topics going forward!