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Being Present in the Age of the Mind Outside the Brain

Conferences that Work

The other day, Celia and I were walking in Boston’s beautiful Arnold Arboretum when she asked me who’d responded to an email I’d sent. When I pulled out my phone to answer her question, she said she felt she was walking with a third person, a stranger.

Your Conference Needs a Hub To Entice Customers and Prospects

Velvet Chainsaw

At a recent conference consultation with a client, a millennial made me think that I wasn’t keeping up with the times. We were discussing their marketing and communication strategies for their event.

Event Pricing Strategy: The 2019 Guide


Event pricing strategy is a tricky business. Setting the right ticket price can ensure a sell out event. Conversely, if you price tickets too high or too low this can directly impact on final attendance numbers.

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Guest Blog: Low wage does not mean low skilled

Event Industry News

By Juliet Price, Executive Director at HBAA. Many thousands of highly trained and skilled workers such as those in the hospitality and events sector are continually undervalued by being classified as low or unskilled in reports and discussions in the media. There is gathering concern about this from all corners of the hospitality industry including the one I represent, hospitality and events.

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.

10 Event Ideas to Raise Brand Awareness


If you are a digital marketing enthusiast like me, then you’ve probably already been exposed to various marketing strategies. One that I particularly like and find most effective is event branding.

5 Ways to Integrate Corporate Culture Into Your Next Event


Event Planning

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The Power of Events [Free Report]


Not all events are created equal. Some events leave a long-lasting legacy. This report explores 29 events that made a difference. Events have the power to change the world.

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The Importance of a Good Online Ticketing System for Your Event

Meeting Application

If you’re planning to host an event in 2018, it should go without saying that you need an online ticketing system – one that’s available on both mobile and desktop. Everything is digital. We now live in a world where everything is online, from our televisions to our homes to our cars.

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Everything You Need to Know About Event Furniture – #EventIcons Episode 133

Endless Events

Event furniture design is often an overlooked part of events. Sometimes to cut corners we go with what is cheapest or what’s available at the venue. This is a mistake! Have you ever sat in those locking chairs all day at a convention tightly packed like a sardine?

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Survival Guide for a Productive IMEX Experience

Smart Meetings

For those busy packing their suitcases and schedules for a week in Las Vegas at IMEX America , deciding what to include and what to leave out of both can be a challenge. Smart Meetings turned to the experts to compile a list of smart tips for this action-packed destination.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Events Expert Interview Series #23: Sue Pelletier

G2 Planet

Hopefully you've been following along as we interview expert event professionals in our industry, sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences.

7 Ways the Local Area Can Make Your Meeting the Best Ever


This is a sponsored post by Visit Anaheim. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. When considering a venue or destination, it’s good practice to think of the entire local area.

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Protec European Events deliver full AV and scenic solutions for Canon in Berlin

Event Industry News

Two hundred and twenty distinguished guests from across EMEA gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel in Berlin from September 11 th – 13 th for a large scale, multipart, event for Canon Europe.

How to run a hackathon – case of the record breaking HackYeah


It goes without saying that coordinating an event for thousands of people demands a great deal of determination and skills. The struggle of passing information immediately to all attendees is real. And the number of situations that has to be done effectively and quickly is even more real.

Philanthropy and CSR: Missing Ingredients to Profound Meetings

Smart Meetings

Providing meetings that change an entire team’s energy and mindset is never easy, but it helps to include discussions about philanthropy and corporate social responsibility (CSR), when appropriate. The recent Smart Meetings webinar, “The Right Way to Give Back While Building Teams,” hosted by Lain Hensley, looked at not only CSR possibilities, but also how to implement them for the best results.

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Get Your AV Quotes Faster – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

Sometimes getting an AV quote feels like a never-ending process. You go back and forth with your AV company, never really on the same page only to get your quote weeks later. By then you have made changes to your event and need to start the process all over again. Sound familiar?

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Event Apps: 14 Ways to Make Money in 2019


This is a sponsored post written by Lori Esposito, Chief Marketing Officer, MeetingPlay. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Your event app is an engagement engine, creating all kinds of new interactions between attendees.

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PE Generators at full power for the Showman’s Show 2018

Event Industry News

PE Generators, temporary power supply specialists return to the Showman’s Show to showcase their R oad-tow and canopied generators , with distribution, cabling and cable ramps , including a new Bruno road-tow and 40kVA on the stand.

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Support channels for events: 5 essential ideas


Even before you’ve sold your first event ticket you will have people asking for help. That’s why you need a support strategy and the right support channels for your event. There are dozens of things your customers need in terms of support.

How to Measure and Evaluate the Behavior of Your Attendees


Event Planning

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PCMA: The Largest Network for Meeting Planners – #EventIcons Episode 134

Endless Events

PCMA truly cares about the personal success of all their members and their organizations. They are committed to making their members they best they can be. They have been around for decades and are constantly pushing the events industry forward.

Event Apps: How to Save $30K in Printing [Case Study]


This is a case study from Melissa Del Monte, Senior Marketing Associate, and Priscilla Vidal, Product Marketing Manager, Cvent. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

Behind the scenes at Bristol International Balloon Fiesta 2018

Event Industry News

2018 marked the 40th meeting of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, a unique event featuring over 130 hot air balloons that can be seen flying over the city. In this feature length interview, The Event Industry News film crew spoke with Ben Hardy, Operations Director and Lilly Brimble, Project Manager from Richmond Event Management about the organisation of the event and what is being done to ensure the Fiesta continues entertaining audiences for generations to come.

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NEW VIDEO: Data Over Emotion. Platforms Over Products.

G2 Planet

CEO Mark Granovsky continues his commentary on the latest trends in events. In this 60-second video, Mark discusses decision making based on data instead of emotion, and the primacy of platforms over products. Industry Observations Behind the Experience Platform Educational

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How to Make Use of Experiential Content Marketing at Your Trade Shows


Trade Shows

Navigating the Logistics of an Event Out of the Country 

All Seated

In the world of events, technology has helped everyone to become more organized while keeping vendors and clients on the same page.

Homeless Fundraisers: Why Painting Over the Problem Doesn't Work

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Space is the most lucrative commodity in Dublin. For those of you who are not familiar with property in Ireland's capital, here are some statistics: There are approximately 9,846 homeless people in Ireland ( June, 2018 ).

The AMR Top 20 exhibition organisers by revenue

Event Industry News

Informa jumps to the number 1 spot and Clarion and ITE progress up the rankings with ‘big ticket’ M&A in 2018.

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The Events Expert Interview Series #22: Tara Thomas

G2 Planet

We've been interviewing expert event professionals in our industry, and sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences.

Top 31 Websites for Event Planners


Find amazing event venues, create dazzling event swag, better manage and market your event strategy, and more with theses these 31 websites for event planners. Looking for the best event tools but tired of sifting through seemingly endless options?

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The Mega Guide to Live Streaming Events

Endless Events

Live streaming events is a great way to expand your reach and make your content and programming available to a new audience. There’s a lot of benefits to live streaming events, but truly successful live streamed events are more about audience engagement and less about technology. Nearly any event can be live streamed. It’s up to you to determine why you want to live stream and find the best way to make it happen. Here’s your complete guide to live streaming events.

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Event Tech for Marketing Lesson 3: Measure Performance and Manage Data


In our final lesson in the Mobile Event Apps for Marketing series, we'll explore how you can glean insight from your event performance data. Event apps are powerful marketing channels embedded with discussion threads, personalized content, and networking features. Event Strategy

David Adler set for Expo & Engage keynote at Event Tech Live

Event Industry News

Organisers of Event Tech Live have confirmed David Adler, CEO and Founder of BizBash, as the opening day’s keynote speaker on the Expo & Engage Stage. A primary source of ideas, news, and resources for event and meeting professionals Stateside, BizBash attracts some 225,000 unique users every month, looking for venues, ideas, technology and tools for their next event.

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Your SEO Tool Kit: 3 Free Tools To Improve Your Rankings

All Seated

Recently we covered the topic of What Google Really Wants From Event Professionals. Today we will be sharing a few favorite free SEO tools that are recommended for website strategy, optimization, and analysis. . Consider this article your free SEO tool kit! Tool for Strategy: KWFinder.

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10 Game-changing Online Event Registration Tools


What is an event registration tool? Which tools should you use to drive event registration? We’ll answer these queries and more in our guide to online event registration tools. More and more companies are starting to see real value behind live events.