The September/October 2018 (20th Anniversary) Issue of Corbin's TechTalk News Now Available

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20thAnniversary

The September/October 2018 issue of Corbin's TechTalk Newsletter is out providing the latest in technology to nearly 9,000 events, tradeshows and hospitality professionals in over 70 countries. This issue is packed with articles, links, videos and ideas on how you can use technology to improve the business process for events and tradeshows. 

In this issue:

  • NEW ARTICLE: Virtual Vs. Augmented/Mixed Reality for Events: The Pros and Cons for Each Medium and the Likelihood of Adoption
  • NEW ARTICLE: Tips to Come Up with More Effective Promo Videos for Events
  • RETROSPECT ARTICLE: The Revolution --The Future of Mobile Technology for Events
  • NEWS
  • 15 LINKS FOR MEETINGS, BUSINESS AND FUN
  • QUOTES OF THE MONTH
  • RECENT ARTICLES WITH "QUOTES FROM CORBIN"
  • SUBSCRIBE AND THE FINE PRINT

Corbin to Chair IBTM's Technology and Innovation Watch Award for the 15th Year.

This award is the longest running and one of the event industry's most significant award recognizing technology innovation - the "Academy Awards" of events technology. I am very pleased to I have been asked again to chair the judging committee. This award is a great opportunity for technology companies to show their new stuff and get a free booth at IBTM in Barcelona as well.
More information will be forthcoming at the IBTM Tech Watch page  and through my website and newsletter.
The award will be given November 28, 2018 in Barcelona.  

Corbin to be Inducted into the EIC Hall of Leaders

EIC Hall of Leaders

Corbin Ball, together with Henry Givray, Edward Liu, and Deborah Sexton will be inducted into the Event Industry Council's Hall of Leaders for 2018, the most prestigious honor in the meetings, conventions, exhibitions and events industry.  The awards celebration will occur on October 16, 2018 in Las Vegas during IMEX America. 
     Personal note: I feel tremendously honored and thrilled to be selected to receive this award. One of my principal business goals has been to help advance the events industry -- an industry that brings people together to make the world a better place. To be recognized in this way by my peers is truly a dream come true.
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More info here.

Corbin Ball & Co. Marks Its 21st Anniversary

In April of 1997, I left my career as Head of Conference Operations for a high-tech association (SPIE) to form my own speaking, consulting and writing firm focusing exclusively on technology for events, exhibitions and meeting venues. I was the first person to do this full-time -- the 'OG' of event tech! Today, I am happy to say there are many dozens of "techno-evangelists" to help guide our industry in this continuingly rapidly changing field. It has been, and continues to be, a very fun ride. I wish to express my hearty thanks to my clients, to those who have attendended my sessions over the years, and to the loyal readers of my TechTalk Newsletter (started in Sept. 1998)! Your support is much appreciated!

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What The Audience Is Saying

  • "On a scale of 1 to 10, your session was a 20!"
    Joanne Langevin Manger of Meetings and Events
    College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Amazing! I have not learned so much in such a short time ever! I want more!
    Rafael Olivares Sales Executive
    Finnish Tourism Board
  • Excellent session! Best one I have attended at PCMA. Needed to be 2 hours! Bring it back in 2014.
    Marguerite Leishman Meetings Manager
    ACTE
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