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BizBash Announces Finalists for the 2017 Event Style Awards


Leading event production agencies, brands, and tech companies are among the finalists for the BizBash Event Style Awards. For the

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Try These Clever Swag Ideas For 2018

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This is a sponsored post by Arrow Promotional. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Are you looking for new ideas to get your visitors excited about your event swag? Here are 10 trends in event promotional items and some hot products you should be aware of.

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CVBs Rally Amid Severe Hurricane Season

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When Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast late on Aug. 25, its 130-mph winds, extreme rainfall and major storm surge caused flooding and power outages, closed businesses and displaced thousands of residents. The cost, in financial terms, has been staggering: Moody’s Analytics has estimated the eventual recovery price tag will fall between $86 billion and $108 billion. And that’s to say nothing of the more than 60 lives that were tragically lost in the storm.

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4 Insider Tips on How to Make Your Event Successful


No good marketer shies away from live events. On the contrary, a professionally executed event is often a staple of the successful marketing strategy that turns heads, signs on new clients, helps forge business partnerships, and solidifies brand recognition and loyalty.

9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

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Intent returns for a fourth year at British Summer Time, Hyde Park

Event Industry News

With Green Day, Justin Bieber and Kings of Leon headlining, British Summer Time was back this summer for another year of great live music in Hyde Park.

Which Game of Thrones Character Should Be Your Next Keynote Speaker?

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Photo Credit HBO. Quizzes

Early Reports: Mexico City Will Rebound Quickly

Smart Meetings

It’s not nearly business as usual in Mexico City after yesterday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake, but early indications are that recovery may be much less prolonged than initially feared.

6 New Tech Tools to Use at Your Meetings and Events


Here’s a roundup of some of the newest technology products to use at meetings, fund-raisers, conference and other types of

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.

Uber Ban In Cities, Event Attendees Are Not Going To Be Happy

Event Manager

News struck this morning about the London transport authority banning Uber. While the use of sharing economy services is still controversial, attendees won’t be happy for sure. We have proof.

How to get the most out of your Event Tech Live ’17 experience

Event Industry News

As Europe’s only show dedicated to Event Technology, ‘Event Tech Live’ is a firm fixture in the calendar. For the Meetoo team, taking part in Event Tech Live is a business opportunity naturally but it’s also a chance for the team to immerse ourselves in all the event ‘geekery’ that gets our fingers and grey […]. The post How to get the most out of your Event Tech Live ’17 experience appeared first on Event Industry News.

Four Personalization Strategies Conferences And Associations Can Adopt From Education

Velvet Chainsaw

Let’s separate reality from fiction regarding personalized conference experiences and personalized learning. Fact: Meeting professionals and conference vendors frequently confuse personalization with configurable conference experiences. They are not the same thing.

Building a Data-Driven Event Marketing Strategy? Start Here.

Event Farm

Technology is shaping the way we do business, and smart tech relies on good data—the more the better.

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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.

10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Charitable Wishing Wall, a Halo Top Ice Cream Bar, a Life-Size Tiffany Fragrance Bottle


This week's roundup includes a charitable wishing wall and a rainbow doughnut wall at film premiere after-parties at the Toronto

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Wellness in the Events Industry [Video]

Event Manager

In this new video, we share some tips that you can begin implementing immediately to look after your mental and physical well-being, to ensure you are the best version of you. abovethefold## How to Deliver Amazing Events Without Compromising Your Well-Being?

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See the light(s)…

Event Industry News

Event Review Green Day come on stage at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park (BST) after the capacity crowd has sung along to Bohemian Rhapsody, at the band’s behest. The Californian pop punkers go on to mix tributes to The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and George Michael with a career-spanning set. The Green Day […]. The post See the light(s)… appeared first on Event Industry News. Editor's Choice Features Festival & Outdoor News

Is Cannabis Tourism the Next Big Thing

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Five or 10 years ago, the term “cannabis tourism” was virtually nonexistent. But today, thanks to the growing trend of legalization across the country, business is booming. Few know that better than Michael Gordon, owner of Seattle-based travel company Kush Tourism.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Hotels Responding to Climate Change, Report Says

Smart Meetings

If you’ve noticed more recycling bins in hotel rooms or temperature controls that automatically switch off when you’re away, it might be your hotel is taking a stand on global climate change.

pc/nametag® Helps You Create the Best Event Badge Ever


If you want to design a name tag that truly stands out in a crowd, one that embodies a premium

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Quit Giving Free Consultations and Event Advice; Insider Tips to Navigate Blaggers

Event Manager

When people find out you plan events, are they always hitting you up for free advice? If you find that happening a lot, it’s time to put an end to it. Use these seven tips to bring in more revenue, by giving out less free advice.

Manchester Central CEO elected to AEV board.

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) board has welcomed its newest member, Manchester Central’s CEO Shaun Hinds.

Know Your Net Promoter Score


Event planners should consider a post-event survey to be as much a part of wrapping up an event as cleaning the venue or paying the performers. They provide invaluable and customized information which can show you what your perfect event looks like.

Airport Satisfaction Makes Getting to the Meeting Easier

Smart Meetings

Event planners know that getting there is half of the challenge, but a new report by J.D. Power says most people are finding that, despite more people in ever-growing terminals, flying is getting easier—and some airports are easier than others.

How an Event Planner Used Her Skills to Help Disaster Victims


When Hurricane Irma barreled toward the Caribbean earlier this month, the roughly 9,500 residents of Vieques, a small island off

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Ace Your Certified Meeting Planner Exam: Advice from Qualified CMPs

Event Manager

A Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation is recognized across the globe as a symbol of excellence among meeting planners. We share tips from qualified CMPs for how to succeed.

Showman’s Show Preview 2017

Event Industry News

The 2017 Showman’s Show preview is here! We know it’s a cliché, but the last year seems to have flown past, and once again we’ve reached the point where the outdoor events industry gears up for its annual get-together at Newbury Showground.

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Preventing Volunteer Management Burn-out


Large events can require hundreds or even thousands of volunteers if you want to do it up right (and of course, you do!). That's a lot of people for you to manage, even if you have an assistant or two. In a case like this, a little strategy goes a long way to prevent burn-out and avoid falling behind. Luckily, we live in the digital age, so today's event planners can take advantage of certain tools that weren't available to those pioneering planners. Volunteer Management

In the Wake of Hurricanes, It’s Raining Cats and Dogs

Smart Meetings

Photo credit: Southwest Airlines. As the headlines are awash with the human misery of Harvey, Irma and Maria, our four-legged friends have not been forgotten.

Top 100 Events in the United States 2017


Attendees, sponsors, and other stakeholders may think they’ve seen and done it all, but the best events are constantly surprising

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The Art of Solving Problems at your Event

Event Manager

Becoming a better event problem solver can make you indispensable. Luckily, problem-solving is not something you have to be born with. You can master it. Here’s how. In 2015, Steve Harvey, the then host of the Miss Universe Pageant did what every emcee lives in fear of doing.

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Five Star hospitality at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time

Event Industry News

Star Events is proud to be a part of the Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park machine, working with AEG Live to deliver and develop the multi-award winning event since year one.