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10 Hotel Technology Trends for 2019 That Will Help Your Event


Selecting the venue for your next event is not as straightforward as it used to be. RFP, security breaches, in-house AV. I know your head is already hurting. Yet, making the right choice for the hotel that will host your guests has many crucial implications. Events are not enough anymore.

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Fresh formats for conferences

Gallus Events

I spoke at IBTM in Barcelona ( you can read the “review” here ) at the end of November on one of my favourite topics, Meeting Design or fresh formats for conferences.

We are biased against truly creative event design

Conferences that Work

We are biased against creativity. Though most people say they admire creativity, research indicates we actually prefer inside -the-box thinking.

Why People Flake on Events — And How to Get Them to Come

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Four out of five people will consider flaking on an event they’ve already bought tickets to. In fact, 47% of people flaked on an event in the last month, according to new research from Eventbrite and OnePoll. What’s going on here? Are people just jerks?

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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.

Event Marketing: The 2019 Guide


Welcome to your guide to event marketing in 2019 and beyond. Below you'll find best practices on selling out your event, leveraging event data and more. What Is Event Marketing? Event marketing is the promotion of a product, brand, or service through in-person interactions.

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Pulse of the industry: why engagement won’t be enough in 2019

Event Industry News

By Greg McEwan, head of communications at Interprefy. I was on a flight from Barcelona to London recently and found myself contemplating the predicament event organisers face today when it comes to the use of technology.

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The 10 Best Event Venues in Paris for Your Next Meetup or Conference

Event Age by Swapcard

Paris is the perfect city to host your next event. A rich history, striking architecture and world-class cuisine are just a few reasons why it draws millions of international visitors each year. Event Experiences

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New Data Reveals Email Engagement Benchmarks for the Events Industry

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This is a guest post from Emma. Do you know your average email open rate? More importantly, do you know what it means? You might be cruising along with your event’s email marketing campaigns, assuming you’re doing just fine. Some people are opening your emails, and you’re selling tickets.

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Event Strategy: The 2019 Guide


Event organizing ain’t easy. In this guide you’ll find what you need to know about event strategy in 2019—from planning an event, to promoting an event and more! Event professionals have a million and one things on their plate.

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Guest Blog: From Site Visit to Show – My 10 Top Production Tips

Event Industry News

By Daniel Reeve – Production Manager at drp. There are so many different elements that go into event planning, especially when it comes to the production.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Four Most Popular Experiential Events.

G2 Planet

As with marketing webinars, the objective of experiential events is typically either lead generation or, for known prospects, to help advance the sales process.

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Colleges and Universities in the Mountain Region

Unique Venues

There ain’t no mountain high enough that planners in collegiate conference services departments won’t climb to make sure a meeting or event on their campus has reached the pinnacle of success.

Everything You Need To Know to Simplify Your Event Creation Experience

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Your time is a scarce resource — and that’s an understatement. Whether you oversee one event a year or are responsible for several events each month, event managers are always one step away from burnout.

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2019 Event Marketing Benchmarks and Trends


Learn what 1000+ marketers have to say about the events industry in this landmark report. Featuring insights on event marketing budgets, tactics, team sizes, technology and more. Last year we emailed over 400 mid- to senior-level marketers asking for their thoughts on the events industry.

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Jomablue are proud to have received recognition at the Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

For the third year in a row, Jomablue are proud to have received recognition at London’s Event Technology Awards. The awards recognise the achievements of companies delivering digital and technological solutions to the events industry.

Has the Grinch Stolen Holiday Parties?

Smart Meetings

If companies seem a little less jolly this holiday season, it may not be your imagination. Only 65 percent of companies plan to host a party this year, according to the 2018 Holiday Party Survey Report released by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. This is the lowest number since 2009.

What Beyoncé and Jay-Z Can Teach You About Digital Strategy

PCMA Convene

If you’ve been working to entice an at-home audience to tune in to your meetings and conferences, you may be struggling to find the balance between engaging them and creating enough FOMO to get them to actually make the decision to register.

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4 Tips to Make Your Live Music VIP Experience a Smash Hit

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One of the fastest growing trends in the live music business, particularly within music festivals, is the rise of VIP ticketing programs. These programs allow fans with deeper pockets to skip lines, access reserved lounges, and enjoy a slew of other deluxe perks.

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20 Awards Ceremony Ideas


Take your next awards show or gala to the next level with these ideas from leading brands. Featuring examples from WeWork, Lean Startup, Gartner and more.

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“IT’S NOT ME, ITS YOU.” 9 reasons to dump your event partner

Event Industry News

By Sarah Lorish, Associate Producer and Content Marketer at TalkingTree Creative. NSYNC. Is it time to break it off with your current event partner? Look, we get it break-ups are hard! Going out on the prowl is exhausting. First meetings can be the worst!

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3 Years of #EventIcons – #EventIcons Episode 142

Endless Events

Three years ago Will Curran wanted to find a way to stand out in a crowded space, doing what he loves best – talking to people. Just as important to Will was thinking about how to develop and deliver meaningful content for event professionals, by event professionals in an engaging format.

To Get the Best Hotel Internet, Ask the Right Questions

Smart Meetings

Smart phones are smarter than ever, streaming has never been easier or more common, and the constantly connected technology of modern society is pushing events to jaw-dropping heights. That is, if your internet connection doesn’t crash. Ron Fariss.

How to Set Achievable (But Still Ambitious) Goals for Your Event in 2019

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Your goal is to make your events the best they can be — for the attendees, but also for you and your team. But that alone isn’t a goal you can rally around for 2019. Events are fun, but for most organizations, you don’t do them for their own sake,” says Joshua Zerkel, the Head […].

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The Rise of ‘Design Thinking’ in Event Planning


Great events don’t happen by themselves. Together, The Venetian © Resort Las Vegas and its clients design innovative events that engage attendees while achieving key business goals.

InEvent win ‘Best Event Technology Start-Up’ at the Event Technology Awards 2018

Event Industry News

InEvent, Inc. is the current highest growth event technology integrated platform. We provide a white label event management platform and we have already improved more than 4,000 events with over 950,000 attendees. On November 7, 2018, InEvent, Inc.

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What Networking Science is and How to Apply it to Your Events


When running events, networking comes as a by-default element of the attendee experience. networking B2B matchmaking B2B meeting

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Meeting Planners Unite Sets 2019 Agenda

Smart Meetings

Three weeks after Hyatt Corporation confirmed that it would cut planner commissions, thereby following the lead of three other large hospitality companies, Meeting Planners Unite held its first conference in Washington, D.C.

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The 9 Best Affordable Holiday Gifts for Event Planners

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If there’s a special event professional in your life, you know they already had your holiday present picked out months ago. Their penchant for preparedness extends far beyond events.) You, on the other hand, are a little more last-minute in your gift selection.

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20 Brand Activation Ideas


Looking to grow awareness for your company and reach more of the consumers who really matter? These 20 brand activation ideas will help you connect with your target audience in authentic ways that move the needle for your organization.

EFS Flooring it for the first time at Meraki Christmas Festival!

Event Industry News

For the first time this year, the St Albans Christmas Market, from 30 th November to 22 nd December is being hosted within the Meraki Christmas Festival. Event Flooring Solutions Ltd was delighted to be invited to provide the flooring for the event.

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Endless’ Greatest Hits: Our Most Popular, Valuable and Controversial Event Blog Posts of All Time

Endless Events

In the 5+ years we have been pumping out content for event profs on the blog, we’ve had a handful of posts stand out above the rest. We want to give you the all the tricks, secret tips, and event inspiration and trends that will help make your events rise above the rest.

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December 2018 Power Player: Holly Valenti

Smart Meetings

A college elective changed the trajectory of Holly Valenti’s career from prepharmacy to hospitality. During a summer semester at University of New Orleans, she was inspired to switch majors after taking Harsha Chacko’s course, “Intro to Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism.”. “He

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Are You Attracting the Right Audience to Your Lead Gen Events?

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Live events give you an opportunity to connect with prospects in a way that can’t be done online. But just like other forms of lead generation, your efforts will only be worth the investment if your event attracts the right people: those who are likely to become customers.

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A Comprehensive Walk-Through Your Mobile Event App

Hubilo Blog

We have talked about it time and again, event technology has come a long way since its inception. In this Internet of Things Era, the online shift has now transitioned into the smart world. We are in that era of technology where things are done on the go with a smart-phone and an internet connection.

Jack Morton launches global innovation practice: Genuine X

Event Industry News

Global brand experience agency, Jack Morton, today announces the launch of Genuine X, the agency’s innovation practice, The initiative is designed to support clients’ business needs at a time of increasingly rapid change, often driven by technology. Genuine X will fuel innovation and creativity, pushing the boundaries of brand experience to help clients meet evolving consumer expectations andmaintain competitive advantage. .