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10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Candy Crush-Theme Ball Pit, Globe Centerpieces, a Bee Pollen Cocktail

BizBash

2017 73
2017 73

13 Reasons Why Every Kid Should Become an Event Planner

Event Manager

From the moment a child is born, parents fantasize about what career their offspring will eventually hold. Is event planner on your top ten wish list? Possibly not. But you just might want to reconsider that.

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11 Share-Worthy Arrival Areas and Photo Backdrops From Coachella Parties

BizBash

2017 76
2017 76

Conference Programme Template

Gallus Events

There is no such thing as the “perfect” conference programme. Every programme should reflect the slight differences in the audience; those delivering the content; the physical space in which the meeting takes place; the budget, and a good few other aspects too!

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9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

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Venue Fail

Gallus Events

Why do so many hotels make the ultimate mistake? You have a hotel with this view. The Hotel in question is the Garden Inn Hotel in Davos, Switzerland. And you have meeting rooms with this view. Really, what were you thinking?

The Best New Hotels of 2017

Smart Meetings

Four Seasons Maldives Private Island at Voavah. From a long list of 675 properties spanning more than 50 countries, Condé Nast Traveler has selected its best hotel openings from the past year. The winning properties that make up the 2017 Hot List cross the globe from Thailand to Tanzania.

Meet The Chuck Norris Of #EventProfs. Nick Borelli! – #EventIcons Episode 57

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Meet the Chuck Norris of #EventProfs – the ICONIC Nick Borelli! This week, Nick returns as our esteemed guest panelist and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to learn more about the man behind the myth.

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Best of the Coachella Parties: 30 Ideas for Activities, Drinks, Decor, and Branding

BizBash

2017 78
2017 78

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.

What You See vs What Eventprofs See

Event Manager

Ever get the feeling that you see the world differently as an event planner to the rest of the world? Here is a peek into these very different vantage points. Eventprofs have a unique perspective on the world. Slide the bar to show what the rest of the world sees (on the left) versus the […].

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How to Design Email Invitations that Will Drive Event Registration

Event Farm

From generating leads to driving revenue , the goal of your marketing event will depend on the type of event you’re hosting and your organization’s overall marketing strategy. No two events are the same, but all events share at least one goal: to get as many invitees as possible to attend.

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High impact judges for Event Technology Awards 2017

Event Industry News

Colin Rodger, Head of Event Management at DF Concerts, Alison Church, Event Director at Easyfairs, Ben Willcox, Event Technology Manager for British Gymnastics and Jim Curry, Founder of Exhibitor Smarts, are among the first tranche of judges confirmed for this year’s Event Technology Awards (ETA).

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New Hotel and Convention Center in Texas to Target Meetings

Smart Meetings

A new upscale hotel is being built in Allen, Texas, to accommodate meetings and events. Benchmark, a global hospitality company, announced it will operate the new Delta by Marriott Hotel and Watters Creek Convention Center north of Dallas.

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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.

11 New Green Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

2017 74

The Event Planners Ultimate Guide to Sales And Prospecting

Event Manager

Here are the best tactics and techniques for generating leads, prospecting and creating sales within the event industry. Generating business is vital to every freelance event planner and agency, whether it is selling ticket to your events or getting hired for an event project.

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Enrich the Event Experience: Engage Attendees with Content

Event Farm

This is a guest post by Jermaine Reyes , Content Marketing Manager at Uberflip. As a marketer, I’ve always approached events as an inevitability. There’s no way around them. The planning, management and execution of events is a core competency that every marketer needs to have in their toolbelt.

Info Salons and Konduko nominated at Middle East Event Awards 2017

Event Industry News

Info Salons Middle East – a global leader of event registration and database management solutions, and Konduko – Swiss-based pioneer of smart event technologies and visitor engagement insights, have been shortlisted for this year’s Middle East Event Award for Best Use of Technology.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

8 ROI-Driven Trade Show Goals & Objectives by @QuickTapSurvey

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A trade show is an opportunity to boost your brand awareness, capture leads, and even launch a new product to a receptive and targeted audience. The goals you set before the show will help you streamline your efforts and maximize your ROI on the money you spend to get there and exhibit.

Introducing Miami Beach’s New Cultural Landmark, Faena Forum

BizBash

2017 71
2017 71

12 Ways to Use AV and Technology to Drive Event Sponsorship

Event Manager

This is a sponsored post by Meeting Tomorrow. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Being creative with AV and technology can open up new opportunities to generate revenue for your event and get your sponsors excited and noticed.

3 Big AV Trends That Will Excite and Engage Your Attendees

MeetingPool

AV is a unique element of events. Most people, upon hearing the term, think of monitors and microphones and leave it at that. But thanks to the exponential growth of technology, it’s pretty much everywhere at every event.

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Oceanfront Resort Emerges in Style Following $100 Million Transformation

Eventinterface

With more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space, 1,000 guest rooms, and a recently finished renovation, this resort offers a sophisticated oceanfront destination suited for large conferences and events.

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NEC hosts over 50,000 gamers for Insomnia60

Event Industry News

Over 50,000 video game fans from across the country descended on Birmingham’s NEC last weekend for Insomnia60, the UK’s largest gaming festival.

2017 14

What’s Cool in Cocktails This Spring

BizBash

2017 48
2017 48

25 Eye Catching Conference Stage Sets and Backdrops

Event Manager

Looking for inspiration for your next stage set? Here are a selection of conference sets and backdrops, to suit all event budgets. If your conference sets and backdrops have been looking a little samey or jaded recently you may need some new inspiration.

Virtual Reality Cocktail Brings High-Tech Twist to Hotel Bar

Smart Meetings

Many whiskey enthusiasts are extremely knowledgeable about their liquor of choice. Perhaps some can even discern details about a drink’s particular origins simply by tasting it. Now, virtual reality technology is taking whiskey to the next level.

5 Great Examples of Social Media Campaigns from the Cultural Sector

Eventbrite

Mike Ellis, Director of Thirty8 Digital, takes us through some of the most engaging social media campaigns from the worlds leading museums. The post 5 Great Examples of Social Media Campaigns from the Cultural Sector appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

Innovation driving successful Q1 at ExCeL London

Event Industry News

ExCeL London has reported a record first quarter, with enquiries, from all corners of the globe, up 32%. In particular, ExCeL will welcome 50% more business from North America this year, compared to 2016.

See This Gala's Mock Airport Runway

BizBash

2017 15
2017 15

12 Ways Eventprofs Can Stop Meeting Overload

Event Manager

Meetings, while helpful, can be a massive drain on time and resources and not always the most productive use of your time. For the busy eventprof here is how to get more from your meetings. An unnecessary and long-drawn out meeting can leave you feeling drained and negatively impacts productivity.

Airlines Respond to Incidents with Apologies, Policy Changes

Smart Meetings

United Airlines announced a significant change to its policy of giving off-duty flight crews priority seating over passengers who have already boarded. The airline said crew members would be allocated seats at least one hour prior to departure, the BBC reported.