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16 Health Conscious Event Ideas


Many attendees are becoming more and more health conscious and event planners are keen to offer healthy ideas and alternatives that appeal to them.

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What GDPR Means for Event Marketers


The go-live date for upcoming European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is right around the corner. After May 25th, U.S.

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8 Standout Exhibits From the New York International Auto Show


With more than one million people expected to attend this year’s New York International Auto Show, running through April 8

Event Promotion: 100 Creative (Free and Cheap) Ideas to Try Now


I think we can all agree, an event with no attendees is going to flop. You want every event you produce to be a sell out. Or at least get a respectable number of registrations through the door, in line with your targets. But how can you attract more attendees, even if you have no […].

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9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

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Hotel Hugo: 3 Unique Event Spaces


Tucked between SoHo and the Hudson, Hotel Hugo is a stylish and sophisticated newcomer in Manhattan’s emerging West SoHo neighborhood

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17 Backdrops to Engage While You’re On Stage


Attendees are easily bored. Even with the best content, you want your stage set to look engaging. The last thing you want is for your audience to switch off and turn their gaze elsewhere.

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What’s the Economic Impact of the Meetings Industry?

PCMA Convene

In terms of jobs, the meetings and events industry creates more direct jobs than large manufacturing sectors such as automotive, chemicals, and food. The industry also employs more workers than the telecommunications sector or oil and gas.

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GDPR Quiz – Test your knowledge about EU GDPR

Hubilo Blog

EU GDPR is the “Talk of the Town” presently and it is a big step towards giving EU people the right to their personal data. The European government has taken this measure to ensure security measures in today’s digitalized era.

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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.

What Mobile Apps for Conferences and Events Should I Choose?


Mobile apps for conferences are becoming staples. If you don’t have one yet for your future events, it’s high time to give some thought to if an event app is a fit for you. The upside is convenience and providing quick support to attendees.

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See This Instagrammable Playground Inspired by Dreams


The success of visual pop-up "museums" such as Refinery29’s 29Rooms in New York and Los Angeles, the traveling Museum of Ice Cream

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Ganttic: The Modern Gantt-chart Tool For Your Events [Review]


Ganttic is an online platform for resource planning, scheduling, and management using a Gantt-chart overview. Here is our review. Ganttic: What Is It? Ganttic is a high-level planning tool for anyone that has a ton of resources to keep an eye.

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4 No-Cost Ways to Get More From Your Speakers

PCMA Convene

Don Neal, founder and CEO, 360 Live Media. How do you get more bang for your buck when hiring paid speakers and recruiting unpaid speakers? The investment is significant for both — paid or unpaid, speakers cost serious time, dollars, and resources.

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.


Conferences that Work

Do you know what happens when you stretch a rubber band? After it’s stretched, it never quite goes back to quite the length it had before. Read the full article at Conferences That Work No related posts. Facilitating Change active learning elastic band implicit learning rubber band stretch stretching

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How To Create Family-Friendly Events – #EventIcons Episode 107


Family-friendly events can be a challenge for event planners. Often times planning events with kids feels out of our realm or at least out of our comfort zone. Family-friendly events are unknown territory that sometimes we just don’t know how to navigate. That changes today!

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16 Event Design Ideas From South by Southwest


South by Southwest is abundant with activations, parties, film premieres, and other events, which means marketers and event producers have

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How the Calgary Welcome Made This Event a Success [Case Study]


This is a case study sponsored by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

A Teachable Moment for Implicit-Bias Training

PCMA Convene

On April 14, two African American men were arrested and removed by police from a Philadelphia Starbucks, after an employee called to report that the men had been asked to leave and refused.

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The UnExpo Experiment

Conferences that Work

During my 20+ years as an IT consultant and developer, I fell in with a delightful international crowd of software testers: those all-important people responsible for the impossible task of making sure that software works the way it’s supposed to. Fun fact: the testing community often uses my term “peer conferences” for their get-togethers, due to a chat about meeting design I had with tester James Bach at the 2004 Amplifying Your Effectiveness conference.)

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See Fairy Tale-Inspired Spring Blooms at Macy's Flower Show


With the fairytale-inspired theme of “Once Upon A Springtime,” the annual Macy’s Flower Show kicked off spring in three of

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Gender Pay Gap in the Events Industry

PCMA Convene

Photo Credit Adobe Stock. Why is April 10 Equal Pay Day? It’s not arbitrarily decided to earmark one day each year in April to spotlight the gender pay gap. The date reinforces a point: It takes women nearly four months longer to catch up to a man’s annual salary.

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Regpack Ranked #4 Most Popular Event Management Software


We are excited to announce that Capterra named Regpack the #4 most popular event management software on the market today! We also ranked in the top 10 for most affordable!

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Certain, Inc. announced Gold Level Sponsorship of Modern Customer Experience


San Francisco, CA, April 6, 2018 – Certain, Inc., an Oracle Partner Network (OPN) member, announced it will be a Gold level sponsor at Modern Customer Experience 2018 , Oracle’s annual conference dedicated to helping customer experience (CX) professionals advance their careers.

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Why This Financial Summit Had Its Own Roller Coaster


A daylong conference about financial volatility doesn’t typically feel like a day at the beach. But that’s exactly the atmosphere

Is Proximity Beacon Technology the Missing Piece to Your Event?


This is a sponsored post written by Lori Esposito, Chief Marketing Officer, MeetingPlay. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Today, it’s not enough to create great content, fill your event with vendors, and feature an expansive venue. Your event attendees expect more.

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How Event Farm Cultivates Empathy

PCMA Convene

The series format: a happy hour and panel. The marketing team members at Event Farm — an event-marketing software company headquartered in Santa Monica, with offices in Washington, D.C., Boston, and Los Angeles — spend their workdays writing about events and thinking about events.

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How To Get Work Done On The Road – #EventIcons Episode 109


Getting work done on the road is hard. Most event profs have experience trying to balance travel with their everyday work and sometimes the two can be difficult to mix. How do you stay in communication with clients? What do you do to keep the work from piling up?

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Church Camp Registration with 3Crosses Church [Regpack Client Spotlight]


3Crosses has been a Regpack client since 2015. They intially came to Regpack to help manage registration for their summer camp, and have grown to use Regpack for their winter camp and annual fall Disneyland trip.

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10 Best Ideas of the Week: FX's 'Legion' Video Installation, a Floral Dragon Display, Cotton Candy Served From Washing Machines


This week's roundup includes FX's Legion video installation in Los Angeles, a floral dragon display at the Macy's Flower Show

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Higher Education and Alumni Events: Needs, Challenges and Solutions


This is a sponsored post written by Lauren Mumford, Content Marketing Associate at etouches. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Every industry has different event planning needs, and some of the most unique ones can be found in the world of higher education.

Build a Better Team in Five Minutes a Day

PCMA Convene

Teamwork starts at the top, according to Martin Lanik, author of The Leader Habit: Master the Skills You Need to Lead in Just Minutes a Day , which will be released on April 17.

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