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Handling a meeting question that isn’t

Conferences that Work

We’ve all experienced the meeting question that isn’t. A session presenter or moderator asks for questions and someone stands up and starts spouting their own opinions. A concluding question (if they even have one) is little more than an excuse for their own speech.

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Create and Manage an Attendees List


There are no events without attendees. That is why it is vital for a planner to develop a list of attendees by using an events organizing system, which is an effective way to organize event planning workflow and a successful event campaign.

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Practicing Conference Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit Of Less And Better

Velvet Chainsaw

It’s hard for conference organizers to stick to planning the essential elements of their events. We are bombarded from every side from people who want us to add their components to the schedule.

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Q&A: How This New Netflix Series Goes Behind the Scenes of Major Events


“I didn’t think I would cry about a spaceship," one viewer confessed to Joe Zee, executive producer of the new

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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.

Top 14 Audio Visual Trends for Events for 2019


This is a case study sponsored by Aria AV. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. When it comes to technology, the landscape is always shifting. Today’s hot gadget can be tomorrow’s e-waste, and if you’re not paying attention, things can pass you by.

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The Right Rewarding Student Strategy For Your Conference

Velvet Chainsaw

Many associations struggle with the right strategy for involving students in their organization and events. Some attract students to join and participate in the organization’s programs and services while still in college.

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Call for Speakers: What Do Event Professionals Need to Know This Year?


[link] are the hot topics in events this year? BizBash is looking for a diverse group of speakers who can

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Guide to Raising Money at Nonprofit Events


There are numerous nonprofit organisations that arrange events and work hard at raising money for nonprofits with the assistance of professional event organisers.

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The 2 Most Powerful Event App Features for Attendee Networking


One of the most common reasons we see event planners deciding to invest in an event app is to increase attendee networking. Attendee Chat and Group Discussions, in particular, are two of the most powerful features for achieving this event goal.

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Empowering Conference Registrants To See Learning As A Journey Not A Finish Line

Velvet Chainsaw

Do your conference learning opportunities—from the general session to networking to breakouts to deep dive workshops—empower registrants to participate in their own learning journey? Or do your conference education sessions motivate participants to see the finish line?

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Venue Marketing: Use Your Space to Drive Sales

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You spent hours on your event promotions, crafting the perfect email and social copy. But your ticket sales are in a slump, and you need to revamp your promotions — again. Feel like you’ve used up all your best ideas? Look no further than what’s right under your nose: your event venue.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated San Francisco Venues for Meetings and Events


Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated San Francisco nightclubs, corporate event venues

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Social Proof: Use Customer Reviews to Drive Event Sales


One thing that we know about customer reviews is that they are a powerful tool for boosting sales. In business, customer feedback plays a significant role in ensuring business efficiency and future sales growth. According to experts, positive feedback can provide a gain of up to 70%.

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CES: Tech trends #EventProfs should watch in 2019

Event Industry News

Written by Clemi Hardie, Founder of Noodle live. Never heard of CES? The world’s largest tech showcase lands in Las Vegas every January and is the place to be if you want to stay up to date with what the tech world has to offer over the next 12 months.

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The Top Five Twitter Chats for Event Professionals


A key challenge for event professionals (in addition to running successful events) is keeping up with what's happening in the industry: the latest news, trends, and developments in live events. Industry Observations

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How to Effectively Promote Your LinkedIn Workshop

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Conducting a quick Internet search for “LinkedIn workshops” in your area will reveal why it’s been so hard to sell out your own workshop. LinkedIn seminars and workshops are in-demand right now — and yours isn’t the only option.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Washington Venues for Meetings and Events


Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Washington nightclubs, corporate event venues, hotels

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6 Smart Moves at Monterey CVB, Wolfgang Puck and More

Smart Meetings

Melissa Oliver Marriott Syracuse Downtown named Oliver director of sales and marketing. Oliver brings a decade of leadership experience into her new position. She has served the same position at Crowne Plaza Syracuse.

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Winterland MK 2019

Event Industry News

Vantage event structures has an exciting new project in the pipeline which is set to rival the winter wonderland experience of London and Birmingham.

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The Top Challenges for Event Professionals (From 23 Industry Experts)


Event experts are a diverse lot, ranging from editors to consultants, planners, vendors, and service providers. Industry Observations

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Event Discount and Promotion Codes: When and How to Use Them

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People love a good deal — especially when it’s on a unique experience like a live event. So it’s no surprise that discount codes are a powerful way to incentivize ticket purchases among your potential attendees.

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4 New Ideas for Entertaining in New York


Get inspired with the latest ideas in florals, entertainment, and more in and around New York

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The 1 Big Idea Worth Stealing from Day 4 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

The final day of PCMA Convening Leaders at David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh was the exclamation point on the message that business event strategists can and should be a force for good in the world. “No

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ETL Replay: How to make money from live streaming your event

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live is Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology. Boasting a packed educational programme across five sector-specific stages, here you can catch up with content that you may have missed from 2018’s event. From the Conference & Creativity Stage at Event Tech Live 2018.

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Three in One. The Ultimate Post on Data Capture Ideas.


Corporate events have been a vital marketing channel, particularly for B2B enterprises, for decades now. Live events, including conferences and trade shows, remain one of the top lead generation sources for B2B marketers

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The Top 5 Most Helpful Blogs to Perfect Your Event Planning

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Event planning is a precarious business. So much can go wrong at any time — but when things go right, the feeling is unbeatable. Any event professional knows that luck has no place in a successful event. It’s all about planning ahead, and planning smart.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Miami/South Florida Venues for Meetings and Events


Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Miami/South Florida restaurants, corporate event venues

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How to Identify the Right Audience for Your Events


Event Planning

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New Year, New Gear – Protec reflects on 2018 and gives us an insight into what to expect in 2019

Event Industry News

Protec started 2018 with a big announcement and an even bigger vision for the year ahead. The Protec group expanded to include Protec European Events based in the UK and has extended its global reach to include events this past year as far flung as Rwanda.

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2 Ideas Worth Stealing from Day 3 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

A report from The German Convention Bureau released at PCMA Convening Leaders in Pittsburgh found that yes, event professionals are, in fact, movers and shakers.

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Concert Safety and Smart Signage Go Hand in Hand

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Concert safety matters to your customers. The safer and more comfortable your venue’s fans feel, the more likely they are to keep coming back to your shows. The post Concert Safety and Smart Signage Go Hand in Hand appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Music Music Venues Venue Safety

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5 New Ideas for Entertaining in Washington


Get inspired with the latest ideas in drinks, florals, and more in and around Washington

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2018 in Pictures, from a-2-z

a2z Innovation Insider

A new year is, of course, the perfect time to make new resolutions and to look ahead to new initiatives. But it’s also a good time to look at the past year and celebrate the highlights that made the journey so much fun.

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The Silverstone Experience Centre set to open in spring 2019

Event Industry News

Silverstone Circuits Ltd has announced The Silverstone Experience Centre will open in spring 2019.

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The 7 Best Free Event Ticketing and Registration Tools For Conferences

Event Age by Swapcard

Set the tone for your event with a strong first impression. These are the best free event registration tools to get things started on a positive note. Event Tech

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