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  • 5 Best Practices for Successful Corporate Events

    When an event is all said and done, how can you truly know if it was successful? It would be naïve to think a few kind words from attendees at the end of an event represented the thoughts of everyone. The fact is that many best practices before and after the event can help ensure everyone leaves happy and fulfilled. Pick the right…   Read More >

  • 5 Steps to Getting the Perfect Speaker

    Speakers can make or break an event. Finding the right one creates an engaging experience that will stick with attendees long after the meeting concludes. From our years of work with meeting planners and professional development experts, we've found five fail-safe steps to getting the perfect speaker for your event. Copy the embed code below to…   Read More >

  • The Truth About Free Wireless

    The costs of a meeting or conference can really build up. This is why temptations of “Free Wireless” can snag even the savviest planner. Unfortunately, what you save on your budget may seriously impact the quality of your meeting.      Wireless is no longer an option. Laptops, tablets and phones now accompany most professionals every…   Read More >

  • How Games Can Help with Learning According to Dr. David Williamson Shaffer

    After every meeting, your attendees should leave more rounded than when they arrived. One great way to spur this growth is through experience. Put an associate in a manager’s shoes. Give a manager a swing at an executive task. They’ll be happy to prepare for advancement all while learning a lot about how problems are solved above their level. It…   Read More >

  • Fun Things to do in St. Charles and Geneva

    After a long day at Q Center, a lot of our attendees like to cut loose. But since most of our guests are from out of town – or even from a foreign country – we like to suggest a few local spots. Therefore, we've put together a guide for those of you who are considering sticking around town! For a bite, try ZaZa Trattoria. For fun, borrow a…   Read More >

  • Meet Our Advisory Board

    Q Center prides itself on creating a learning and team building environment that uses the latest techniques to maximize the effectiveness of meetings. The last few difficult economic years have brought a lot of changes to meetings and corporate training as budgets tightened and staffs had to become more efficient. In addition, technology has grown…   Read More >

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