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Leftovers from MGM Buffets will be Transformed into Ingredients for 800,000 Meals

Smart Meetings

Carlos Guia, executive chef of banquets and conventions for ARIA Resort & Casino puts finishing touches on a buffet lunch served at Three Square Food Bank. MGM Resorts International’s hotels are already a go-to destination for planners and attendees of events.

2018 31

Marriott After the Merger

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It’s been more than a year since Marriott International completed its $13-billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, creating the largest hotel company in the world — encompassing 30 brands, more than 5,700 properties, 1.1

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Advanced Corporate Event Planning Guide (2018 edition): Ideas, Checklists and Tips to Plan Successful Corporate Events

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Would you agree that planning corporate events is not an easy beast to tame? Seriously, how can you get advice on planning events for the most demanding audiences out there? You probably know it all.

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Unicorn Events hires 2 new members of events staff

Event Industry News

Unicorn Events has expanded their team after significant growth within their current client base. The creative event agency’s top 3 clients have all placed repeat and additional business allowing MD, Hannah Luffman to appoint new team members.

2018 31

9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

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15 Ways to See the Future of Event Technology

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The Future of Face2Face space at PCMA’s Convening Leaders. Photo Credit: Jacob Slaton. What’s the future of event technology?

2018 18

5 things #EventProfs should know after CES 2018

Event Industry News

Want to know what gadgets and gizmos the latest tech innovators are working on #EventProfs? CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) is the show to watch. The global tech show lands in Las Vegas every January and is a hotbed of innovation, cutting-edge new products and weird and wonderful devices.

2018 31

72 Events for Event Planners in 2018

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A comprehensive guide to events for events professionals taking place in the UK and Europe this year. Which will you be attending? The post 72 Events for Event Planners in 2018 appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. All Event Industry News Event Planning Event Trends January Career event planners events

2018 23

18 Mobile Food & Drink Options For Event Catering

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Food and drinks on the go can suit a variety of event formats so here’s how you can keep mobile catering sophisticated and classy.

2018 18

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.

Unified Tourism Voice: US is Open for Business

Smart Meetings

Photo credit: U.S. Travel Association . The United States is lagging behind in international visitors, and a new group vows to change that.

2018 15

ROXY EARLE’S WHITE BDAY BASH

Canadian Special Events

By Stacy Wyatt. How do you throw a party for a woman who has everything? If you are Craig Gruzd Creative Director at DT Floral & Decor , you just ask her the question and then sit back and let her guide your inspiration.

Manchester Central further bolsters its sales and events teams

Event Industry News

The North of England’s leading conference and exhibition venue has further strengthened its sales and events teams with the addition of several new appointments.

2018 23

Why Old School Introductions are the New Networking Trend

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Find out how a new at-event introduction service is transforming DIY networking by helping to ensure attendees get to meet the people they want to. The post Why Old School Introductions are the New Networking Trend appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. All At the Event January networking networking events professional networking

2018 18

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.

Event Experience Design: The New Way to Craft Winning Attendee Experiences in 2018

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This is a sponsored post written by Michelle Wong, Content & Channel Manager, EventMobi. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The challenge to captivate attendees and provide the best attendee experience possible has never been greater. Decreasing attention spans and intensified competition combine with heightened attendee demands for an unforgettable experience; as event […].

2018 17

5 Smart Moves at Hyatt Regency, Kimpton and More

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David Lemmond David Lemmond has been appointed general manager at The William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Lemmond has 20 years of experience in boutique and lifestyle hotels, and previously worked with The Highland Dallas and Hotel Vitale, San Francisco, among others. The William Vale in Brooklyn.

2018 14

Dear Association Leader Who Defends And Champions Status Quo

Velvet Chainsaw

Dear Association Leader: The status quo does not have your best interest at heart. It feels safe. And familiar. And comfortable. And even successful. But it’s not. It’s a very enticing powerful force. It can seduce you into a seemingly logical yet inadvisable present-forward mindset.

2018 12

The ACC Liverpool Group appoints new assistant director of conference and exhibition sales

Event Industry News

The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed Adrian Evans as its assistant director of conference and exhibition sales.

2018 10

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Gen. Stanley McChrystal on Empowering Leadership

PCMA Convene

Photo Credit: Jacob Slaton. Last week, after retired U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal delivered a keynote speech at PCMA Convening Leaders 2018 in Nashville, McChrystal sat down with Convene for an interview. . “I’ll

2018 10

3 Ways to Streamline Your Live Event Venue Management

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To get your event venue management right, you must know your venue’s main challenges. We examine the steps you can take to combat those common challenges. The post 3 Ways to Streamline Your Live Event Venue Management appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. eBook Event Management Event Planning January Leadership / Management Operations / Logistics Owner event management event venue venue management

PCMA Convening Leaders Set Important Records in Nashville

Smart Meetings

Photo credit: Jacob Slaton. By the time longtime PCMA CEO and President Deborah Sexton passed the leadership baton to Sherrif Karamat during the closing session on Jan. 10 in Nashville, some important milestones had been met.

2018 12

5 Types of Millennials that Will Kill Your Networking Events

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Yesterday’s consumers of YouTube pranks and Instagrammable avocado toasts have become today’s executives, entrepreneurs, and high-qualified professionals. Their disruptive approaches are enabling the economy to spin the other way around, generating new value-exchange frameworks.

Music venues hail ‘seismic victory’ in housing noise battle

Event Industry News

The music industry is hailing a major victory after ministers vowed to change planning rules in England to protect venues from complaints about noise. Stars including Sir Paul McCartney warned venues forced to pay for soundproofing neighbouring properties could be driven out of business. The post Music venues hail ‘seismic victory’ in housing noise battle appeared first on Event Industry News. Concerts & Tours News

Breaking the Ice

Canadian Special Events

By Stacy Wyatt. I ceWine is uniquely Canadian. Well known by connoisseurs worldwide, Icewine still remains a mystery for most Canadians who are unfamiliar with the celebrated beverage in the tall skinny bottle.

Lifecycle Marketing for Arts Audiences – An Eventbrite/REMIX report

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We teamed up with REMIX Global Summits to find out how arts organisations can create personalised audience journeys. Download the final report here. The post Lifecycle Marketing for Arts Audiences – An Eventbrite/REMIX report appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. All Arts, Culture & Entertainment Consumer eBook Event Management Event Marketing Event Promotion Festival January Membership/Association audience journeys Eventbrite Reports Personalisation

Negotiating the Perfect Multiyear Contract

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Long-term contracts —three, five or even ten years—can save you money, especially if you book during a hotel or resort’s slower times. “A A three-year contract can mean a 10 percent savings,” says John Berglund, CEO of Mira Smart Conferencing , a management software firm in Clayton, Missouri.

Want Audiences to Interact? Unleash a Pit Bull

PCMA Convene

Photo Credit: The FRESH Conference. When FRESH18 — which bills itself as the first annual conference focused exclusively on meeting design — gets underway Feb. 27-28, it will be showcasing its own solution to a common event-design problem: getting the audience to participate.

dmg events acquires suite of exhibitions and supporting media from South African media company

Event Industry News

dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international events company, has acquired five exhibitions, and an associated publication, focused on the construction and transport infrastructure sectors from South African media company Hypenica. The post dmg events acquires suite of exhibitions and supporting media from South African media company appeared first on Event Industry News. Exhibition News News

Is Your Conferencing Treating Its Customers As Tourists Or Explorers?

Velvet Chainsaw

How does your conference treat its participants? How do you and your leadership team view them? Are your conference customers more like tourists? Seeking conference swag, amenity room drops, welcome bags and quick ideas? Or are they more like explorers?

Top Tips and Best Practices for Managing Event Technology

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On this episode of Event TALK, I am speaking with Laura Craven, Event Producer and Director of Communications and Marketing at Imperial Dade about how to select, and manage event technology to meet your organizational and event goals.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation to Acquire La Quinta Holdings

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Dallas – Richardson, Texas . Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (WWC) has announced that it will acquire La Quinta Holdings’ hotel franchise and management businesses for $1.95 billion in cash. The deal is expected to close within the second quarter of 2018. “We

Event Sponsorship Predictions for 2018

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Rasmus Bech Hansen gives us his predictions for event sponsorship this year. From general event trends to specific sponsor trends, what's hot for 2018? The post Event Sponsorship Predictions for 2018 appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Event Management Event Planning Event Promotion Event Sponsorship January Leadership / Management Marketing Operations / Logistics Owner event sponsors event sponsorship