Report From the Front-Trade Shows in a Recession

Posted by on Aug 24, 2009 in General | No Comments

  With everyone facing budget cuts, does it still pay to go to major industry tradeshows?  I am returning from one of my industry’s biggest, and the answer is an emphatic “Yes”.   We were going to a major trade show that drew more than 4000 attendees in better years, and were concerned by reports […]

Presentation Tips and How Not to Introduce Yourself to Investors

Posted by on Aug 20, 2009 in Fundraising, General | No Comments

I’m off to Asia, so today’s post will be briefer than usual. Earlier today I came across an interesting post by the BBC (yes, that BBC), The Problem with PowerPoint.  Although they have a great global perspective and I listen to their Internet radio extensively, I don’t typically expect to see much coverage of our […]