Managing a Twitter account for a university conference or events office can be challenging, both in terms of the time involved and the content needed to keep your tweets interesting. One of the most important things to remember is that Twitter is an on-going conversation. It’s a place to share great content, and to interact… Read More Tweeting for a University Conference Office
It may not look like much now… …but in 2013, UCLA will have a new ballroom immediately adjacent to Sproul Hall. The Palisades Ballroom will be 6,700 square feet, and can be divided into six smaller rooms. The room features floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as state of the art audio/visual equipment. While the Palisades Ballroom will be… Read More Coming Soon: Sproul Presidio!
Beginning in June 2012, we are excited to offer new, upscale accommodations for our summer conference guests. These upgraded, private bathroom accommodations feature: A queen size bed with premium linens Modern furnishings Deluxe amenities Air conditioning Cable television In addition to these features, there are still the same great benefits that all UCLA conference guests… Read More Introducing UCLA’s Courtside Collection
When June rolls around and Bruins leave campus for summer, UCLA welcomes students of all ages to campus. Departments like UCLA Recreation, UCLA Summer Sessions, and the UCLA Center for World Languages offer over 100 summer programs for students ages 11-18. Offerings range from college-level classes for high-school students, to surf lessons, to a performing… Read More Summer Programs at UCLA
In 1959, UCLA opened Dykstra Hall–its first residence hall on the northwest campus. During the past five decades, we’ve added high-rise residence halls, plaza rooms with private bathrooms, and suite-style accommodations. Now, the northwest campus is lovingly referred to by students as “The Hill,” a vibrant community of almost 10,000 student-residents during the academic year.… Read More UCLA Housing Construction & Growth for Summer Conferences
Panel discussions are a great way for experts and featured guests to share their knowledge both with your audience and each other. But what if the standard straight line of seminar tables and tabletop microphones just seems a bit too formal for the occasion? Try using some couches or soft chairs instead. Place them on… Read More Create a More Intimate Panel Discussion
Thank you for visiting our blog! Our goal is to share tips, advice, and stories about meetings and conferences – and all things related to UCLA. Please visit us often to learn about the latest trends and happenings. This month, for example, a USA Today article http://bit.ly/c16BpH highlighted the fact that meeting planners are looking… Read More Director’s Welcome