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Your Complete Guide to the Event Evaluation Process

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After your event has ended, and attendees are singing your event’s praises on social media, you probably feel a satisfying sense of accomplishment. You did it! But personal satisfaction isn’t a true measure of success.

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What It Took to Produce the San Francisco Symphony's Biggest Gala Yet

BizBash

For its 108th season, the symphony paid tribute to longtime conductor Michael Tilson Thomas with playful details and surprise and delight moments. Here's how producers Blueprint Studios pulled off the seven-hour affair

Why switching to active learning is hard — and worth it

Conferences that Work

A September 2019 research study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences clearly illustrates why switching to active learning is hard — and worth it! Lecturing has been the core modality in our education systems for centuries.

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3 Tips to Write Better Event Descriptions

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Your event description is often the first (and only) chance you get to grab potential attendee’s attention online. And thanks to modern consumer behavior, you have only 5.59 seconds to do it before they abandon your webpage and move on to the next thing.

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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 the GEVME cashless token system works

GEVME

When organisers look for a solution that allows visitors to help themselves with the purchase of coupons by going online, GEVME comes in handy! Check out how GEVME acts as a cashless token system to create a positive experience for all users on a single event platform.

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How to Calculate If You’ll Make Money From an Event

Event Planning BluePrint

Does it feel like you’re doing everything right, but you struggle to make money from an event – or not enough money? You have clients and you’re gaining momentum. But it still doesn’t feel like you’re making monetary progress. You reach out to potential clients. Set up meetings. They hire you.

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7 best event floor plan software apps to create gorgeous event designs

Planning Pod

Summary: Learn about the top event floor plan software applications used by event professionals. Understand what to look for in these event design tools. Event floor plan designs have been a fact of life in the events industry for decades, and for a few good reasons.

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The Events Industry Is Heading Toward a Digital Turning Point

Skift

Event attendees meet at company booths. IMEX America 2019, Sands Expo, Las Vegas. Travel management companies are overdue for tech disruption. Isaac Carey / Skift Skift Take: A widespread tech upgrade is just what the industry needs, and it might be right around the corner.

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INBOUND19 Recap: New atEvent Mobile App Gets Battle-Tested

atEvent

atEvent’s latest mobile version was battle-tested at INBOUND 2019 and then some! We’re proud to say that for the second year in a row, atEvent was the featured lead capture solution at INBOUND and more than two thirds of the exhibitors used atEvent as their event lead management solution.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Guest blog: The benefits of virtual conferences

Event Industry News

By Jose Antonio Tejedor, CEO and founder, Virtway Events. We are seeing many areas of our lives become digitalised; from the way we interact with our friends and colleagues to how we manage our finances.

Use These 4 Eventbrite Email Templates to Drive Attendance: Step-by-Step Instructions

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These days, it doesn’t take much for someone to unsubscribe from your mailing list. So why jeopardize all your hard work by sending your fans generic event emails that fall flat? Event-goers want content that’s tailored to their preferences.

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Event Professionals Need To Stop Using The Word “Busy” – Event Brew #002

Endless Events

How about you take a break from your busy schedule and join us for some brewing? And no, it was not just an accident that we knew how much you have on your plate. After all, what is the number one word event professionals like to use when it comes to their lives?

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Love by Lynzie Presents: The Largest Pop Up Wedding Chapel To Date

EventSource

Last week, Love by Lynzie Events + Design hosted their 9th (yes, NINTH!) Pop Up Chapel at Evergreen Brick Works , marrying 20 couples over 2 days – a new record!

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13 Sites to Source Quality Conference Guest Speakers

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Sourcing conference guest speakers can be quite the challenge, especially if you’re trying to reach out to as diverse a pool of potential presenters as possible.

Venues + Events Live closes its doors on another successful show

Event Industry News

The London show has officially come to an end and organisers described the atmosphere as “buzzing”. Exhibitors have also hailed the two-day event a success with hundreds of visitors making their way through the doors.

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3 Items on Every Event Planner’s Back-to-School Shopping List

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It’s that time of year again: Back to school. The local kids are, depending on their ages, either bereft with dread or bubbling with excitement. You happen to be a member of the latter camp, despite having graduated from kindergarten more than 20 years ago. What can you say?

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10 Tips For Planning a Successful Volunteer Program For Your Sports Tournament

InitLive

Volunteers are no longer a extra convenience in running successful tournament events. Nowadays, they're essential. If your volunteer staff is not fully engaged, trained, and organized, you run the risk of producing a chaotic event that can put off both present and future attendees.

Leadership In The Events Industry: A Woman’s Path To Success

Endless Events

Put your captain’s hat on, it’s time to talk leadership in the events industry! Here at Endless, we’ve been sharing with you a bunch of good stuff. All of it, we were lucky enough to collect during our time at IMEX America.

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Events Sector Feels Poised for Tech Explosion

Skift

Attendees walk between booths at IMEX America 2019 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. Isaac Carey / Skift Skift Take: The future looks good for meetings and events.

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Guest blog: Why do cyber criminals target our events?

Event Industry News

By Jose Bort, CEO and co-founder, EventsCase. EventsCase has spent the last year delivering workshops, presentations, roundtables and resources on the event industry’s growing problems with cyber-crime.

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Wearable Tech: The Future Of Experiential Events?

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Ever wanted to walk in your attendees’ shoes? Experience the event the way they do? Understand why they would flock to one booth and desert another?

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How To Tell If a Speaker Will Be a Good Fit

MeetingPlay

The right speaker will add a great deal of value to your event. The best person for the job will attract attendees, engage your audience, and offer education and inspiration that people can’t get anywhere else.

Harnessing Buying Signals To Deliver Value To Your Stakeholders

Endless Events

It’s time for our weekly dose of Whiteboard Wednesday, and this time around, it’s all about buying signals. Because you’ve probably been in the industry for a while, you know that the bottom line is all about people.

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Ruby and Yang’s Classically Elegant Wedding at the Guild Inn

EventSource

Ruby and Yang pulled out all the stops for their big day, creating an elegant, organic yet modern feel that highlighted the very best of their majestic (and magical) venue, The Guild Inn Estate.

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De Vere Horsley Estate unveils £2 million makeover

Event Industry News

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8 Benefits of Working with a CVB/DMO

EventMB

This is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Planning events outside your own town comes with a number of logistical and budgetary challenges. How can you know what the best venues are? The best local resources? Caterers?

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How to Tell the Story of Your Brand at Your Event

Eventtia

How to use traditional storytelling tactics to tell your brands story at an upcoming event. Event Planning

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The Official IMEX America 2019 Roundup – #EventIcons 182

Endless Events

The IMEX wheels keep on turning, and this time around, it’s a full-on IMEX America 2019 roundup! One of the world’s finest exhibitions for the meetings and events industry would not be complete without a handful of icons.

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4 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Get Hitched in the Fall

EventSource

Remember that movie about the bride who was totally obsessed with a June wedding? So much so that she wouldn’t even consider another date? Oh wait… that’s so many bridal movies!

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Tag Digital supercharge your event attendance with PPC

Event Industry News

The global events industry is growing and events organisers face the challenges of delivering exhibitor and sponsor leads, attendees, visitor registrations, awards entries, delegates, ticket sales and new data. Tag Digital are ? pay-per-click (PPC) specialists ?

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How to Find the Perfect Event Venue: A 10-Step Guide

EventBank Insights

Whether for business or pleasure, events require careful planning, attention to detail and focus on the right priorities. Finding the right venue can make or break an event, so it’s important that you find the perfect venue to house your event. But how do you find the perfect event venue?

The Crucial Questions You Need To Ask When You Book Your Event Entertainment and Venue

Eventbrite

This is our second guest post from Steven Robertson, Marketing Manager at Entertainment Nation, one of the UK’s top entertainment agencies based in Stratford-upon-Avon.