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Emerging Evergreen Conference Practices—From This To That

Velvet Chainsaw

You can never get enough of what you really don’t need says Eric Hoffer. To paraphrase Hoffer, you can never get enough of conference fads, gimmicks and trends. We want more, more, more! Unless your a conference participant and we often have had enough!).

How to Measure Event ROI


There is nothing that gladdens an event planner’s heart more than receiving positive feedback. Events are value builders that make the experiences of attendees the key indicator of success. But let’s be realistic here: positive feedback alone doesn’t pay the bills.

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Event Heroes: How One Tech Company Is Mastering Event Marketing


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Britta Schellenberg, VP of Corporate Marketing Operations at Brightcove about scaling an event strategy, partnering with other events and getting the most out of video content.

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How to Help People to Make an Impact at Networking Events [FREE DOWNLOAD]


B2B matchmaking networking B2B meeting

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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.

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Event Data: 3 Ways to Track What Really Matters


This is a sponsored post written by Myriam Dumortier, Brand Manager of Klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Technology and data offer lots of opportunities to understand your event and make it even better.

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An innovative conference competition format

Conferences that Work

My Dutch friend and expert moderator, Jan Jaap In der Maur , recently shared an innovative format for an in-conference pitch competition he devised for the Conventa Crossover Conference , in Ljubljana, Slovenia: “There were also the Conventa Crossover Awards.

10 Tips for Successful Event Planning

Hubilo Blog

There is a funny the Duck Face Rule. It means that you stay calm outwardly. The fact of the matter is that you actively row with your paws under the water in order to stay afloat but not a single soul should know about it.

When History Is Weaponized To Keep Your Conference Stuck In The Past

Velvet Chainsaw

We’ve always done it this way and it’s worked. So why should this time be any different? It’s a classic proclamation used to silence any discussion about changing directions.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to organize a charity event to support your Employer Branding


Companies across the world struggle to improve their Employer Branding activities. One of the great ways to create a favorable company image is hosting a charity event. The naysayers will tell you that you try to combine a noble purpose with not so noble branding goal. However, it’s possible.

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The Event Tech Bible. A New Chapter for Event Technology [Report + 1,001 tips]


EventMB is announcing the most comprehensive free guide ever written on event technology. The Event Tech Bible. Grab your copy now. Event technology has changed events forever. Whether it is attendee-facing or planning tech, events are extremely different from how they looked a few years ago.

Facebook Local vs Event App – Which is Best for Your Event?

Meeting Application

Facebook Local is a relatively new tool that’s getting more and more hype recently. That’s because the Local is, in fact, Facebook’s events feature, but in a form of a stand-alone app.

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Bizzabo Named a High Performer in G2 Crowd's 2018 Fall Report


We're proud to announce that Bizzabo has been ranked as a "High Performer" overall and as a "Market Leader" for the SMB category in the G2 Crowd 2018 Fall Report.

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6 Winning Tactics to Promote Your Event App


Many event organizers miss out on valuable attendee insights due to lack of event app adoption. Event apps allow organizers to collect real-time data like content preferences, event activity, feedback, and social interactions.

a2z’s New and Powerful BI & Reporting Engine has been Launched

a2z Innovation Insider

We are excited to announce the launch of a2z’s new Business Intelligence (BI) & Reporting Engine on a2z’s technology platform.

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EventMobi: Tech to Enhance Event Experience [Review]


The EventMobi Experience Manager platform covers attendee engagement throughout the whole event life cycle, from registrations through to the live event and post-event analytics. Here is our review. EventMobi: What Is It?

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Wearable Tech at Festivals

Event Industry News

In recent years, we have seen an increase in the introduction of wearable technology at. festivals and events worldwide.

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Tech Tuesday: Optimize First Impressions with Onsite Check-In


Our brains make snap judgments of the people we meet within the first seconds to minutes of seeing them. Research has even shown that not only do first impressions last for months, but they interfere with people’s judgements, even if contradictory information is presented.

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2018 Fall Wedding Trends

All Seated

Some of us aren’t quite ready to let go of summer yet, but for event pros, the transition to fall is more than just that first pumpkin spice latte order and then changing leaves. With the spike in popularity for autumn weddings, the rule book on fall trends is being rewritten.

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Introducing the Merchandising Module, Plus Other Goodies


Eventtia Updates

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Other Names for Event Planners


It’s no secret that event planners have a stressful job. In fact, event planner has actually been ranked as one of the most stressful jobs in the world, alongside careers like Air Traffic Control. Seriously, it’s true.

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Event Technology Awards Shortlist Spotlight: LiveStyled

Event Industry News

It’s been a rapid ascent for London-based tech company LiveStyled. Launched in 2014, the company provided the venue app for their first client, the O2 Academy in Oxford. Since then the business has rapidly grown to become the European market-leading platform.

25 Unforgettable Corporate Event Themes


Are you ready for a vast array of unique corporate event ideas ? If not, get ready. In this guide you'll find 25 unforgettable themes for your next corporate event. In this article you’ll find tried-and-true themes, enterprise level events, and never-thought-of-before corporate events.

How to Run Inclusive Events – An Organiser’s Top Tips


This is a guest blog by Jo Bligh – a curator, producer and Artistic Director of Thorny, a platform for the underrepresented voices of Bristol (UK) and beyond.

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25 best Social Media conferences in 2019


It’s a commonly known fact that global conferences have numerous advantages. Attending a big industry event not only offers you a wide range of inspiration and knowledge but it’s also a great opportunity to network.

Third-Party Planner Group Leverages $350 Million in Room Revenue to Attract Hotel Partners

Smart Meetings

Meeting Planners Unite , the group that started in May as a reaction to Marriott International and other hotel properties cutting commissions for third-party planners , announced today that its membership has grown to the point that members collectively manage $350 million in revenue. “If

Behind the scenes at Farnborough International Airshow 2018

Event Industry News

Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) is the largest such show of it’s kind in the UK and is globally recognised for showcasing the latest developments in the aviation industry before opening to the general public for a weekend of entertainment.

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Explaining Our Conference Code of Conduct for Admission

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

You can view our full code of conduct for Admission here. Announcements

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What Google Really Wants From Event Professionals

All Seated

In the early days of search engines, there were definitely a lot of “tricks” that worked to get websites bumped up in search engine results, such as using your keywords as much as possible and putting them in nearly invisible text.

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Best Practices for Hiring An Event Staff – #EventIcons Episode 130

Endless Events

In this episode, we are covering the hot topic of hiring an event staff. We will discuss independent contractors vs W2 employee and which might be right for you. While there is no right answer, people have very strong feelings on what is best and you will see that today!

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Smart Dispatch: Opening My Heart to San Francisco

Smart Meetings

Hornblower Cruises & Events ship near the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. Fall in love with the City by the Bay through its hotels, food, history, culture & theater. It’s not every day I get invited on a fam trip in my own backyard.

ICA shortlisted for London Venue Awards this year

Event Industry News

The Institute of Contemporary Arts is an iconic venue located on The Mall, just a short walk from Buckingham Palace and Downing Street. It is a creative and culturally significant building with two Regency rooms and a large Theatre space.

Creating an Inclusive Tech Scene | 5 Questions with Kim Crayton

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Kim Crayton is a personal inspiration of mine. She enables businesses to strategise towards growth by embracing inclusion in a meaningful manner that avoids pandering or buzzwords. Instead, she #causesascene , but more on that later.