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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

Find out more about the financial integrations with Kx systems in our free ebook.   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…

Benefits of software integrations

To find out more about the software integrations with Kx sytems download our free ebook.   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…

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…

Are you prepared for GDPR?

The clock is ticking and May 25th is now less than a month away…are you GDPR ready? If you read my blog post last year about GDPR, then you should already be familiar with this new legislation. But have you prepared? The two-year grace period is almost over, and with steep penalties for compliance, if…

4 Benefits Behind Offering a One-Stop-Shop Experience

Imagine you have been tasked with planning a conference for an organization for which you volunteer.  The committee looks at you and naturally, with your conference management experience, want you to handle arranging all the logistics. First, you have to find a venue. You start making phone calls to various venues to find out if they have…

GDPR and what it means for you

Have you heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) passed by the European Union Parliament? Since most of our readers are in North America, there is a chance that if you did hear about it, you figured it didn’t apply to you. Well, that may not be accurate. If you have conference guests or…

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