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Project Management Tactics Event Planners Should Never Use


Traditional project management is a great way to stay organized but there are several tenets of PM work that should never find their way into event planning. Are you currently using any of these organizational tactics? If you are, you may be sacrificing your own efficiency and wasting valuable time.

Data details Event Tech Live’s international success

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Visitors from 47 countries helped Event Tech Live smash its records at Old Truman Brewery last week as the show presented a panoramic picture of latest systems and solutions for organisers and their public.

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25 Corporate Event Ideas To Steal


Business environments need to be navigated differently so here’s some ideas for planning your next corporate event. A successful corporate event consists of several elements but it often has a strong underlying message or purpose which it is important to convey in a professional manner.

Planning an Event? How to Garner an A-List Guest List


Whether you are planning a networking event, a team building session or even a celebratory occasion, attendees can make or break an event. When it comes to making sure that your event is memorable, for all the right reasons, it’s essential to keep a close eye on your A-list guest list.

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Broaden Your Event’s Appeal with Influencer Marketing

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Social media marketing has become a crucial aspect of the meetings and association industries, which is why it is so important to promote association conferences through social channels before, during, and after an event, according to Ori Lahav, associate vice president of Kenes Group.

Manchester Central is crowned most innovative and tech-friendly venue

Event Industry News

Last week, Manchester Central beat off competition from a number of UK venues to be crowned ‘most innovative and tech-friendly venue’ at the Event Technology Awards. The win follows an intense focus on enhancing the venue’s IT infrastructure to provide the best connectivity solutions.

9 Guerrilla Marketing Ideas for Event Organisers


Guerrilla marketing campaigns are an innovative way to promote your event. We explore our favourite examples, from stickers to geofilters. The post 9 Guerrilla Marketing Ideas for Event Organisers appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Event Marketing Event Promotion Event Trends Marketing November event marketing ideas Guerrilla marketing

Fasten Your Seatbelts: The TWA Lounge is Bringing Glamour Back Flying

Smart Meetings

Once upon a time, flying was a glamorous activity. Security was a breeze to go through, cocktails flowed freely on flights, flight attendants wore chic uniforms, and those nonsmoking signs were irrelevant. This was the height of flying, the 1960s.

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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.

How to Face the Event Budget Apocalypse


“That’s not within our budget this year.” Those are dreaded words for any event planner. But how do you help your clients cut costs without sacrificing the success of the event? The answer is ‘very carefully.’

Museum of the Bible Opens for the Masses

Connect Your Meetings

If Hobby Lobby President Steve Green has his way, Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. will bring the Good Book back to the masses. Green acknowledges the Bible is arguably the most misunderstood book of all time, and as such he’s poured years­—not to mention a fortune—into collecting thousands of biblical artifacts to make the upcoming venue a mecca for faith-based and secular audiences.

Podcast: Current trends in the event tech sector

Event Industry News

Download this episode (right click and save) This week, the Event Industry News podcast welcomes Digital Development Manager for Freeman, Tom Vamos. Tom manages a team of developers to deliver technology solutions for exhibitions and events.

How to Organise A TEDx Event in 10 Steps


Love TED Talks? Like organising things? Then why not consider hosting your very own TEDx event? Find out how in 10 steps. The post How to Organise A TEDx Event in 10 Steps appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Conference Event Management Event Planning November Operations / Logistics Owner conferences event speakers TEDx

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.

From Zero to One: How to Plan Your First Smart Event


If you want to plan and run a smart event, you must understand how to correctly integrate event technology into the experience of your attendees. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? After all, that’s what you’re already doing, isn’t it? Not so fast … Have you ever seen the movie Her?

11 Immersive Experiences At Trade Shows


You can’t just be present anymore, your booth needs to engage with attendees. These immersive experiences could be just the thing to bring your visitors in.

Let Dreamforce Inspire Your Next Event

Smart Meetings

Salesforce’s Dreamforce Convention , which attracted some 170,000 participants to San Francisco at the beginning of November, was full of great lessons for planners on everything from creating agendas to branding strategies. Here are some takeaways. Incorporate Divine Decor. Consider using the season as inspiration. For Dreamforce, which had a National Park theme this year, holding the event in the fall meant utilizing warm colors with a focus on getting outside and into nature.

Third of event attendees willing to travel ten hours to international events

Event Industry News

Despite a recent poll saying 58% of domestic attendees want to keep journeys time to less than an hour, international travellers are far more flexible with 32% willing to travel ten hours.

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Regpack Client Spotlight | The Black Onyx Group | Travel and Event Planning Software


Lisa Laws, Founder and Event Coordinator for Reggae Runnerz and Owner of The Black Onyx Group , has been using Regpack for 2 years. The Black Onyx Group is a group travel concierge event planning company. She does everything from corporate meetings to group leisure trips.

Email templates for event planners: Part 1 Email invitations

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This post is part of a series called Email templates for event planners in which we will provide you with ready-made email templates for all kinds of events.

Beef Up Your Event Marketing and Convert More Attendees


Marketing isn’t just something that happens organically. There’s a lot of work involved and many moving pieces. It all starts with a strong marketing plan. But how do you create one and what is it comprised of? This is what you need to know to get started.

Ready for the ‘Jingle Bell Walk?’

Smart Meetings

Holiday season in New York City is all about walking the sidewalks. The chill in the air, chestnut vendors on the street corners, steam swirling from sidewalk subway grates…and, of course, those amazing store window displays. But where to go? What’s not to be missed?

4 Questions to Ask Your Ticketing Partner


When is the last time you reviewed your ticketing partner? There are 4 key questions you should be asking when you do. The post 4 Questions to Ask Your Ticketing Partner appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Event Planning Event Technology IT / Technology November Operations / Logistics Owner Ticket Sales event management Event technology event ticketing Eventbrite

Electric Group plugs SWX into live circuit

Event Industry News

The new owner of iconic venue SWX will work with local and national promoters to bring more live music to the best 1,100 capacity room in Bristol.

Customize versus Personalize


Customization vs. Personalization. Is there a difference and how it can work for you? By Meghan Hambrick. We hear more and more from our event planners that they want a more customized experience; that their attendees crave personalization; that they want to target specific audiences. But it’s not that black and white, and I often wonder if these two terms are getting confused.

How to Navigate Extreme Weather While Traveling

Smart Meetings

Earlier this fall, hurricanes Irma and Harvey left millions in need of a reliable and immediate travel solution.

3D projection mapping for innovative content delivery

Plan Your Meetings

It’s impressive how Montreal has embraced 3D projection mapping technology for content delivery. 3D projection mapping has the power to transform environments and event experiences.

Criminal Mock Trial Episode 5: Consultant liability examined, & the third witness

Event Industry News

In this episode, the legal position of the consultant is expanded upon by the solicitors explaining the role, liability and and the standing in the eye of the law. The driver of the buggy who caused the accident is questioned and we hear the end of the case from the prosecution. The Mock Trial […]. The post Criminal Mock Trial Episode 5: Consultant liability examined, & the third witness appeared first on Event Industry News.

Creating Content for Your Marketing Event: How to Recruit and Work With a Stellar Group of Panelists

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Once we settled on the idea for our event series, Women Crushing it Wednesday , we couldn’t wait to start advertising. But we knew that in order to attract attention from the community and get the right attendees through the door, we needed to partner with some stellar panelists. As with all of our other marketing initiatives, great event content would be essential.

Creating Environmentally Sustainable Events


Are you concerned about your event’s environmental impact? If so, it might be time to look into making it more environmentally sustainable. Before you do, know what to do and how to do it.

How to Plan an Awesome Annual Kick-Off Meeting

Smart Meetings

It’s getting to be that time of year again. You know, the one where sales and sales enablement leaders—who strategically use resources to improve a team’s productivity and increase revenue—are planning annual kick-off meetings. And it’s no small task.

How To Engage Your Audience- #EventIcons Episode 87


Are you curious how to engage your audience? Do you know how keep them tuned in? Well, if you have questions about audience engagement, you’re in the right place! This weeks topic is audience engagement. We have all answers you need!