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About David Wilson

Husband, Father, Event Professional, Presentoligist and Problem Solver passionate about life, people, education, and South Africa. Currently busy overseeing participate.co.za and working on another 2 start ups. I live in a wonderful city called Johannesburg and am blessed to be surrounded by family and friends who I love.

Calculating Event Return on Investment

Calculating Event Return on Investment

Creating great events begins with clear event objectives.

The challenge – how do we measure this?

As an event planner, understanding the strategic value of an event and how to measure its return on investment (ROI), will set you apart and position you as more than just an event planner.

If […]

Calculating Event Return on Investment2019-06-20T14:21:05+02:00

Clickers or mobile? Or should you use both?

Clickers or Mobile? Should we use both? 

Statistic show for 2017, the number of smartphone users in South Africa is estimated to reach 18.48 million and is expected to reach over 25 million by 2022. According to the Pew Research Center, 94% of adults in the United States ages 18 […]

Clickers or mobile? Or should you use both?2019-11-12T11:23:06+02:00

The Secret Weapons of an Event Organiser

Do you have the Event Organiser Secret Weapon?

Whether you are an experienced event organiser or just starting out as an event professional I don’t need to tell you how many moving parts there are when it comes to successfully orchestrating large-scale conference or events.

Simply put the best events I have been involved with share the […]

The Secret Weapons of an Event Organiser2018-09-11T17:42:26+02:00

7 Tips To Make Sure Your Event Doesn’t Suck

7 Tips to Make Sure your Event Doesn’t Suck

No event organiser wants the only memory of their event to be the food, unless it’s a food event that is. What we all want is a memorable event that delegates continue to talk about long after its finished and if the event […]

7 Tips To Make Sure Your Event Doesn’t Suck2018-09-11T13:21:20+02:00

What Students Want

The ONE thing every student wants from their lecturer

Technology is embedded in a Millennials daily life and often treated as an extension of their bodies. It makes sense then, that technology would play a vital part in their learning habits. The traditional methods of training are no longer effective […]

What Students Want2017-09-11T16:33:10+02:00

Get the most from your Audience Response System (clickers).

Part 2 – Get the most from  your Student Response System (clickers).

If you missed the first part of this article you can read it here

This article covers some of what I believe to be the fundamental principles to gaining the most out of using a clicker (or audience response/ student response system) system in […]

Get the most from your Audience Response System (clickers).2019-06-20T14:40:05+02:00