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A hosted solution could be the answer!

Does your IT team spend hours on resolving issues associated with your IT infrastructure? If your system goes down, is there a plan in place to ensure data is backed-up?

How to use technology to deliver outstanding events

Technology is part of our everyday lives and there’s no escaping it! It has changed the way we communicate, deliver information and educate ourselves, to name but a few. It has truly revolutionised our world.

How much impact does the conferencing department have?

The impact a conferencing team has on student enrolment cannot be understated! The department isn’t just about delivering outstanding events. They play a large role in not only helping to fund the academic programme but also introducing potential new students, their family, their friends and other influencers to the institution.

Working with other departments to deliver great events

When hosting events, the campus can sometimes see prospective students, their friends and family visit the university as an event attendee. This provides a fantastic opportunity to generate interest and indirectly sell the facilities and the culture of the university.

Everything you need to know about the enrollment gap

Are you familiar with the term ‘enrollment gap’? If the answer is no, let us explain! To put it simply, it is the gap between the increase of higher education institutions in the US and the decrease in student enrollments.

Maximizing space utilization with classroom integrations

When organizing an event, one of the most important factors a conferencing department must keep track of is available space. So how can you make sure that your department is managing rooms and space availability in the best possible way?

The Influence of Private Property Providers

Kinetic were recently selected to represent ‘Technology in Higher Education’ at the Parliamentary Review. Our Managing Director, Rob Turner, had the opportunity to describe the impact and opportunities from three key developments within the higher education industry to senior MPs, namely the increasing focus on the entire student experience, the demand for strategic revenue generation…

Is Repeat Business Always Good Business For University Conferencing Departments?

Part of the Kx eBook: The One Simple Task Every Conference Department Should Do To Increase Revenue (& Why You Should Start Doing It Right Now)  Based on our own research, repeat business bookings for summer conferences typically range between 70-80% from year to year. With many conference departments operating as self-sustaining, that figure represents a…

How to increase your efficiency with financial system integrations

  The finance department is a huge part of every university (and every business for that matter). Rarely do they just report numbers but often are a key stakeholder in any decision-making process. However, we know that the finance team can often get bogged down with the time-consuming admin work which impacts their ability to…

Benefits of software integrations

  Universities are constantly facing decisions over whether to invest into new technologies. On average, companies use 7 to 10 applications for various business purposes. The usual path would be buying several cheaper licences from various software companies as it seems like you are spending less of that precious budget. And there is nothing wrong…

How Conferencing Departments Can Retain Customers and Influence Change

Part of the Kx eBook: The One Simple Task Every Conference Department Should Do To Increase Revenue (& Why You Should Start Doing It Right Now)  We all know that conference operations play a large role in both helping to fund the academic programme of a university and, importantly, introducing potential new students to the…

How Conferencing Departments Can Easily Recover Lost Opportunities

Part of the Kx eBook: The One Simple Task Every Conference Department Should Do To Increase Revenue (& Why You Should Start Doing It Right Now)  Increasing Conferencing Revenue Most conference operations are looking for ways to increase their revenue. Offering new services, or raising rates tend to be the most common means of growing…

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