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How Very Successful Event Planners Think Differently

Event Manager

Step into the mind of a successful event planner and see how they do things differently, and what you need to change about yourself to do the same. Success doesn’t just happen overnight.

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Experiential Events Everything You Need to Know to Make Yours a Success

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In a climate where marketing is having to become increasingly adaptable and innovated in order to create an impact, we are seeing a turn toward experiential events to stand out from the crowd. We’ve seen a shift in the way things are done in recent years.

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6 Striking Bowling Alleys for Events

Smart Meetings

Bowling lanes serve as a great venue for a company holiday party or a night out on the town during a conference. At IMEX 2017 in Las Vegas , SITE Nite North America was held at Brooklyn Bowl on The Linq’s promenade.

Bizzabo – The world’s fastest growing event tech company – #EventIcons Episode 83

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Do you know Bizzabo started its journey from a garage? Want to know how this popular event tech company has grown into the giant it is today?

9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

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How IMEX Made a Point of Promoting Women in Events—And You Can, Too

Smart Meetings

Amid the rush of appointments at Sands Expo in Las Vegas during IMEX America , a group of more than 100 women—along with a contingent of supportive men—gathered to celebrate Women in Events. The oasis of community was the Event Tech Tribe booth.

The Belfry crowned England’s Leading Conference Hotel & Resort

Event Industry News

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has been named England’s Leading Conference Hotel & England’s Leading Resort at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony which took place on 30th September in St. Petersburg, Russia. Recognised as ‘the Oscars’ of the world’s travel industry, the WTA’s acknowledge winners that truly set the benchmark for the rest […]. The post The Belfry crowned England’s Leading Conference Hotel & Resort appeared first on Event Industry News.

How to Manage Event Crew (Without the Headaches)

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We spoke to Greg Lusk from Liveforce who have set out to make managing event crew much more streamlined and efficient with their new software solution. The post How to Manage Event Crew (Without the Headaches) appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. At the Event Event Management Event Staff October Operations / Logistics Owner Crew management Data protection Event crew event staffing Event Tech

Wow Your Attendees With These Simple AV Trends

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AV creates a memorable experience. With lackluster AV services, your event might seem to be missing something. But how do you incorporate AV without breaking the bank and ruining your budget? What parts are worth the splurge? There are a lot of options so here’s how to make the most of them.

A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

5 Questions for Qualifying Event Planning Clients

Event Planning BluePrint

When you are a growing event planning company, you might think that every lead that comes your way is a good one. That’s probably true most of the time. But, there are situations when a potential client is not a great fit for your company.

Top Tips on Hiring Interpreters for Your Meetings and Events

Eventinterface

Many organizations and corporations today link with each other faster because of advancements made in communication technology.

Guest Blog: The importance of sustainability at events and how to maintain it

Event Industry News

Written by Gemma Downing – Account Director and Paul Weston – Health and Safety Manager at drp Most event professionals have a personal interest in the ways in which the environment may impact their events.

How Planners can Participate in the #MeToo Movement

Smart Meetings

If you’re on social media, you have almost certainly come across the #metoo hashtag recently. These words have become a rallying cry to raise awareness about sexual harassment and assault. It began with a tweet from Alyssa Milano, a famous entertainer, producer and activist. If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet. pic.twitter.com/k2oeCiUf9n. — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 15, 2017.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

The need for early detection of targeted attacks and data breaches is driving the expansion of new and existing SIEM deployments.

Interprefy: Remote Simultaneous Interpreting For Events of All Sizes [Review]

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Interprefy allows multilingual simultaneous interpreting for event audiences of any size, using remote interpreters that can work from anywhere. abovethefold## Interprefy: What Is It?

Six Tips To Enhance Audience Engagement At Your Next Live Event

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Martins Vilums from Catchbox details the importance of audience engagement at your speaker event with practical tips on how to achieve this. The post Six Tips To Enhance Audience Engagement At Your Next Live Event appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. At the Event Class, Training or Workshop Conference Event Technology IT / Technology Leadership / Management October Operations / Logistics Other Owner audience engagement audience engagement tools conference event speakers keynote speaker

7 Project Management Tools to Manage Any Kind of Event

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Events have a lot of moving parts. From speakers and attendees to food and décor, there are many different areas in need of detailed management. That is why it is important to know and use some of the online management tools for events now available to event managers.

The Cake & Bake Show’s recipe for success

Event Industry News

LONDON’S CAKE & BAKE CELEBRATES RECORD HIGHS ON SIXTH SHOW-STOPPING YEAR Media 10’s Cake & Bake Show returned to ExCeL London earlier this month for its sixth showstopping year, welcoming tens of thousands through the doors over three consecutive days (68 October). The increasingly popular consumer event saw footfall figures reach a record high with […]. The post The Cake & Bake Show’s recipe for success appeared first on Event Industry News. Exhibition News News

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Top 5 Cities on the Vegan Bandwagon

Smart Meetings

Ever since Netflix released the documentary What the Health? last March, more and more people have been jumping on the vegan bandwagon. This diet’s defining rule is that all animal products are prohibited—which makes it a challenging regimen to follow. Yet according to a report entitled “Top Trends in Prepared Foods in 2017” compiled by research firm Global Data, American consumers who identify with the diet now make up six percent of the population.

Hack Your Way Into Event Planning

Event Manager

How do you become an event planner with no experience? It’s one of those circular logic puzzles. You need experience to land a job but no job will hire without experience. But is that really the case? Not entirely. There are some things you can do to overcome the experience dilemma.

The Complete Toolkit for Growing Your Fair, Show or Pop-Up Event

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Make sure you're up on the latest tech and promotional tools in order to make your unique pop-up event or fair a roaring success. The post The Complete Toolkit for Growing Your Fair, Show or Pop-Up Event appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Consumer eBook Event Marketing Event Promotion Event Trends Festival Food & Drink Growth October Other Owner Ticket Sales beer festivals festival Festival director food festival pop up events Pop-up event

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How to Incorporate a Cohesive Event Theme in 8 Easy Steps

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Any event held in a one-of-a-kind venue with delicious catering will be appreciated. However, events can be so much more than that. Weaving in a meaningful event theme is an effective way to deliver a message. Here are eight easy steps to incorporate a cohesive theme into an event.

Research finds friends and family more influential than influencers

Event Industry News

Survey from Because explores the shifting sphere of influence and the role of experience Friends and family are on average four to five times more likely to influence people’s brand purchases than famous ‘influencers’, according to new research from creative experiences agency Because.

Hospitality Industry Bridges Communication Gap Between Hearing and Deaf

Smart Meetings

On the heels of Deaf Awareness Month in September comes news that Spanish hotel chain Room Mate Hotels is offering real-time sign-language interpretation services for deaf and hard of hearing guests, according to Frommers.

What You Don’t Know About Stress Can Kill You

Event Manager

Every event planner feels pressure at some point but it needn’t erode into stress. If you want to make a career in event management, you need to recognize pressure and head it off before it erodes into stress, which takes a toll on your body and mind. Here are a few ways to do that. […].

How to Make Your Festive Events Fly

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In the business of putting on festive events? With only 10 weeks to go, you should be in full planning swing by now! Check out our top tips. The post How to Make Your Festive Events Fly appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Consumer Event Management Event Planning Family October Christmas event festive holiday events

How Stories Get the Job Done

PCMA Convene

Storytelling came naturally to author and consultant Kindra Hall, who will be a featured Thought Leader at PCMA Convening Leaders 2018 in Nashville on Jan.

BPM | PRO shuts its doors as organisers launch four new market-focused shows

Event Industry News

After over a decade of successful shows, Marked Events has announced the closure of its flagship BPM | PRO event along with the arrival of four new shows focused on different areas of the entertainment technology industry.

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Emirates Lights Up Skies with Festive Diwali Treats

Smart Meetings

The Hindu holiday of Diwali is being celebrated all over the world this week, even at a 30,000-foot altitude in the sky. Emirates , the Dubai-based airline, is honoring Indian culture by serving passengers special treats. All passengers flying to India from Dubai are receiving a Diwali delicacy.

The Keys to Launching a Successful Conference Ambassador Program

Event Manager

If you want to reach a wider audience and be more believable in your marketing, there are few ways that are more effective than launching a brand ambassador program. But how do you do it and who makes a good conference ambassador? Want to know a little secret that drives all event planners crazy?

How to Thrill Your Attendees and Transform Them into Die-Hard Fans

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Let’s start without any mercy, the way Bruce Willis would jump into action in his Die Hard movies. Take a few seconds and try to answer the following questions: What’s it like to gain 100,000 followers on Instagram, but only have 2 of those followers care about your content or products?

What Will the Future of Exhibitions Look Like?

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Cathy Breden, CAE, CMP. We talked to Cathy Breden, CMP, Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), about how the exhibitions sector performed in 2017, what she expects for 2018, and the one trend business event organizers should keep an eye on: .