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10 Best Ideas of the Week: Custom Cotton-Candy Making, Emoji Float Props, '90s-Inspired Plastic Fanny Packs

BizBash

This week's roundup includes custom cotton-candy making at a Goop and Despicable Me 3 party in the Hamptons, emoji float

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The Meeting Planning Industry Needs a Lasting Strategy

Eventinterface

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Christy Lamagna, Founder and Chief Strategist of Strategic Meetings and Events. Our discussion focuses on the need for the planning industry, and meeting professionals to be more strategic to insure long-term success.

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12 Secrets To Getting More Event Business From LinkedIn

Event Manager

LinkedIn is a professional social network that can drive traffic and leads. Here are 12 secrets for event planners to get the most out of the platform.

10 New Venues in San Francisco for Fall Meetings and Events

BizBash

Here's a look at new eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open in San

9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

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4 Ways to Market Your Event to Millennials

Eventinterface

Move over, Baby Boomers, Millennials have taken over as the largest demographic in the United States. They’re the 18-34 year olds who are attending a great deal of your events and have an astounding amount of buying power.

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Bulldog Puppies Check In to the London WeHo Hotel

Smart Meetings

Photo credit: The London West Hollywood. Prepare for your heart to melt and it has nothing to do with the summer heat. Meet Winston and Churchill! They are The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills’ two new permanent residents.

Meeting Planners Experience Calgary’s Stampede Celebration Firsthand

PCMA Convene

Live performers dazzle at Calgary’s “Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth,” known as the Stampede.

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Crowd Surf: Snapchat’s New Weapon In Event FOMO

Event Manager

How Snapchat is helping events capitalize on event FOMO with user generated content and new features like Crowd Surf. Creating event FOMO (fear of missing out) is a great way to extend event reach beyond the localized audience.

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.

Video: Are You Prepared for Event Industry Disruption?

BizBash

Silicon Valley loves (and loves to hate) the term “disruption”—but it could be applied to the event industry as well

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The Women (and Men) Tell All: Third-Party Planners Edition

Connect Your Meetings

For many organizations, using meetings procurement companies (aka, third-party planners) like HelmsBriscoe and ConferenceDirect for site selection, contracts and other meeting planning functions is crucial to executing a successful event. But while they’re ever so important, these talented planners can also be very misunderstood. We polled some of our own audience to prove a point: Third-party planners are anything but a third wheel. Get to know them better. What keeps you up at night? “As

10 Event Sponsors Reveal Why They Chose To Support Events

Eventbrite

Want to know what it is sponsors look for in an event sponsorship opportunity? These 10 event sponsors share their experiences. The post 10 Event Sponsors Reveal Why They Chose To Support Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. August Event Sponsorship Marketing Owner event sponsors event sponsorship

5 Ways We Block Collaboration

PCMA Convene

What blocks collaboration ? The same things that block creativity and keep people from driving change, according to Bob Kulhan, founder and CEO of Business Improv, who talked to us for our August cover story.

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.

7 Steps to Customizing Your Venue Selection

Event Manager

Want to try a new way to connect with your attendees? Select a venue that reflects your organization’s mission. Here’s what you need to consider to connect your mission to your venue selection.

Chicago, Orlando Rank as Most Popular Destinations for Planners

BizBash

Chicago and Orlando are tied at the top, and Washington, San Diego, and Las Vegas round out the top five

An Honest Discussion on Race, Culture and Meetings

Connect Your Meetings

If ever there was a time for an honest discussion on diversity, it’s now. Conversations about building a border wall, deporting immigrants and other polarizing topics have left the country divided.

UKCMA industry survey report released

Event Industry News

A significant report detailing the results of a survey concerning an industry-wide reduction in the numbers of security and stewarding personnel has now been published by the United Kingdom Crowd Management Association.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

8 Time Wasting Habits Event Planners Should Quit

Canadian Special Events

Time. It’s the event planner’s most precious commodity and yet it is also one of the main challenges of organizing any type of event. Most of us simply don’t have enough of it, yet somehow, we manage to get it all done.

5 Unique Audience Segments For Hyper-Targeted Event Marketing

Event Manager

This is a sponsored post written by Natasha Morgan, Vice President of Marketing with Umbel. Audience segmentation is essential to any event marketer, but those segments should go beyond demographics like age and gender.

Four Design Tips to Engage Your Millennial Workforce

BizBash

The lines between work and play continue to blur for the younger workforce, as people are always connected and can

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How to monetize your event content for free

Eventinterface

As a meeting organizer, you spend an exorbitant amount of time insuring that your program is the best possible. You scrutinize hundreds, if not thousands of speaker proposals. Then, you collect presentations and handouts to share with your attendees. During the event, you record your sessions.

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Events

Eventbrite

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay and will transform he events industry as we know it. Find out how in this webinar. The post The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. August Event Technology Event Trends IT / Technology Owner Webinar artificial intelligence

Take It Outside: 4 Reasons to Forego Happy Hour

Smart Meetings

In competitive markets, showing employees they are appreciated and giving them time to connect away from the meeting room can be critical to retention and company success. That said, too often these moments are afterthoughts and the default becomes taking everyone around the corner for a drink.

15 Ways to Tailor Event Education to Your Audience

Event Manager

Personalization is essential to a successful event. It’s quickly becoming an attendee expectation. But how do you personalize learning outside of tracks in a way that scales?

See Inside Pandora's Fan-Focused Summer Concert

BizBash

Pandora has always been fan-focused, creating personalized playlists for music-lovers, connecting them with local artists, and producing some 100 free

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Event Tech start-up builds data standard for event sponsorships

Event Industry News

Event analytics is complicated requiring advanced big data analysis of social media, ticketing and event app feeds at minimum. Airfinity, a London based tech startup, is simplifying all parts of the data process with a fully automated, one-stop solution for event organisers and sponsors.

Why Your Long Festival Queue Is Losing You Money

Eventbrite

Long queues produce unhappy attendees and will directly affect your bottom line through missing out on food & beverage sales. Say no to queues! The post Why Your Long Festival Queue Is Losing You Money appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. At the Event August Event Management Event Planning Event Technology Festival Music Operations / Logistics Owner Promoter Access control entrance management entry management festival

Andy Cohen & Residence Inn Lend Helping Paws to Adoptable Dogs

Smart Meetings

Andy Cohen is all about fun and games on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” but he means business when it comes to fetching “furever” homes for dogs.

Top Social Media Tools to Boost Your Event Marketing [Webinar]

Event Manager

Join us for this free webinar to learn about the best social media tools to help boost your event marketing. In this webinar, you will learn about a carefully curated set of tools that can help you to boost the quality and quantity of your social media output.

14 Last-Minute Ideas for Summer Parties

BizBash

With about a month of summer left, some planners might be scrambling to find decor, catering, and activity ideas inspired

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Don Staley Takes Charge at Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports

Connect Your Meetings

Don Staley, new CEO and president at Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports , thought he’d be a soccer coach forever. He survived the grueling profession for 25 years—a lifetime for some people—including 14 years at the University of Alabama. But fate had other things in mind.