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Scotland’s first-ever homeless hackathon

Gallus Events

Press Release. Glasgow to host Scotland’s first-ever “Homeless Hackathon”. A major homeless hackathon will take place in Glasgow across the weekend of 13 th – 15 th April, designed to find practical ways of tackling the homeless situation in Scotland’s major cities.

How Events Change Lives: AfrikaBurn Legacy [Case Study]

EventMB

This is a case study from IMEX Group. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. Do you believe in the butterfly effect, in which a small change can have epic consequences for your event?

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Camp Communication Email Templates: Camp Acceptance Letter

Regpack

For many camps, there is a review process associated with the registration process. Either some details need verifying, or there is a qualification to attend a particular camp or session.

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3 Lessons from a Fashion-Forward Southern California Flash Meeting

Smart Meetings

When you are hosting an event for professional event makers, it is no time to be a wall flower.

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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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Shake-on, a new way to connect at events

Event Industry News

There are good business cards: wallet-friendly/unsmudgeable, and then there are lots of, less good ones.

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Convene Investment Targets Small Meetings

Smart Meetings

The evolution of the meetings landscape continued today with the announcement that Convene, which targets the small-meetings market by offering full-service facilities in five major American cities, has made a strategic investment in Bizly, an end-to-end software solution for meetings management.

B2B Matchmaking Software or Networking Apps: Make the Right Choice

Eventtia

It’s not always your fault that people don’t click during your networking events or dynamics. You’ll discover plenty of reasons why attendees fail to build meaningful relationships at events. Not finding common business ground or general personality clashes are just some of them.

5 Corporate Event Themes for Unforgettable Company Parties

Social Tables

When choosing a party theme for company get-togethers, corporate planners need to make sure that the theme is relevant and fun. But most importantly, they need to make sure it’s something that’s appropriate for the event, setting, and company culture.

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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.

99 Resources to Get into Event Planning (Updated 2018)

EventMB

Breaking into event planning with little to no experience can be a challenge. And it’s REALLY hard to get experience if no one will hire you. Or is it? Hey, I’ve been there. I know the challenges. But they can be overcome with a few tactics, tools, and strategies.

Arena Events Group plc acquires GLD Productions Ltd

Event Industry News

Arena Events Group expands its product portfolio with the acquisition of specialist furniture hire business GLD Productions.

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Survey: U.S. Millennials Seek Challenging, Immersive Travel Experiences

Smart Meetings

millennial travelers are seeking immersive, local experiences that challenge them and expand their awareness, according to a new report. The report, 2018 Future of U.S. Millennial Travel , was based on a Resonance Consultancy survey of U.S.

Ask These Questions to Determine if You Need an Event App

Quickmobile

You’ve probably attended an event in recent years that had an event app , or planned to include an app at your event. Within the last few years, we’ve seen the shift from event apps being a ‘wow factor’ to an expectation. However, it still may not be a necessity at your particular event.

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.

Data-driven Tips for Using Email Marketing to Promote Events

helloendless

If you’re looking for a powerhouse way to engage your customers, generate leads, and build your brand, then hosting a series of killer events is the way to go. And, a majority of marketers agree.

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

EventMB

An event can’t be cost-effective, sustainable and still decent. Surely something has got to give? WRONG. This myth has been plaguing event professionals for years making it seem like it’s an impossible feat to host amazing events and reduce the impact on the environment. We have set out to show you that this isn’t true, […]. The post New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

Concept Furniture International

Event Industry News

Here at Concept Furniture International Ltd, we supply hire furniture of excellent quality to events, exhibitions, conferences, etc to venues in both the UK & Europe.

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9 Great Hotel Fitness Facilities to Break a Sweat

Smart Meetings

When planning an event, it’s important to avoid disrupting the everyday routines of your attendees. While it’s tempting to fill every minute of the day, keeping attendees’ health and fitness in mind is necessary.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

What #Eventprofs Need to Know About GDPR

PCMA Convene

Photo Credit Adobe Stock. In the current information age, data is big business — and so is data protection. When it comes to meetings and events, the seemingly endless flow of data across country and regional borders can be difficult to manage, and it’s about to get a whole lot harder.

Questions speakers should ask planners

Plan Your Meetings

Over the years, from various sources I have collected questions that many meeting professionals would welcome hearing from speakers, either those whom they have booked or with whom they are considering booking. (CC) CC) Michael Newman.

Diversity at Events – Best Tips For Event Profs – #EventIcons Episode 101

helloendless

Diversity at events is a crucial part of any successful event. There is more pressure than ever on event organizes to make their events diverse and inclusive. While it may feel overwhelming to do so, we can assure you diversity at events is a great thing.

Guest Blog: Personalising brand experience with a small data approach

Event Industry News

Observing attendee behaviour to create more meaningful event experiences. By Niru Desai, VP, Strategy, FreemanXP.

SXSW: The Event that Keeps Growing

Smart Meetings

SXSW Conference and Festivals is an event-planning wonder, considering its success and steady growth since 1987, when only 700 people registered. Now, almost a half-million people participate, and they are scattered throughout Austin, Texas, for 10 days in March.

How to Engage Millennial Attendees

PCMA Convene

The NCRI Cancer Conference; photo Simon Callaghan Photography. The results of a new study by Cancer Research UK underscore how millennials favor social media and online messaging over face-to-face conversations.

How to Avoid the Hassle and Run High-Quality B2B Networking Events

Eventtia

I feel you, friend, and I don’t envy you. Planning B2B networking events can be a real struggle, even if you are an event professional. And if it’s not your case, the hassle can feel downright torturous.

7 Wellness Apps for a Healthier You

Connect Your Meetings

Looking to improve your overall health and well-being this year and really commit to it? We compiled a list of apps that will have your and body right in no time. Aaptiv. Like working out but struggle to stay motivated? Download Aaptiv. This fitness app helps you push through your goals with the help of audio recordings by a certified trainer. Each workout has a playlist curated with the top artists, and more than 30 workouts to choose from. Beditations.

Freeman at International Confex 2018

Event Industry News

Not only are we building the show, we’ll be activating in more ways than one at this all-important industry event. Exhibiting. We are doing something a little different this year, opting for four distinct zones within the centre of the event floor.

7 Toy-riffic Ways to Incorporate Toy Story Land into Meetings

Smart Meetings

Toy Story Mania! Photo credit: Disney . You’ve got a friend in meetings!

Beacon of Intelligence

PCMA Convene

Attendees at Convening Leaders 2018. Some people were puzzled to find small boxes beneath their seats while attending Convening Leaders sessions at Nashville’s Music City Center. Thinking the units were misplaced and in an effort to be helpful, several attendees brought them to lost and found.

Design Secrets for an Events Menu That Stands Out

GatherHere

When it comes to the private events industry, a great way to stand out from your competition is with a well-designed menu. Industry pros know the secrets behind a successful private events menu start with design and knowing simple menu tricks that will appeal to your prospective customers. What are the top design tips you can follow that will make your private events menu stand out?

New Features: Simplifying Event Management

Attendease

By now, you probably know that our number one priority is to help make your job easier. That’s why we are constantly updating and improving our platform, so event professionals can optimize their work and work smarter, instead of harder. Here are some of the latest platform enhancements that we are proud to share with you! Advanced Session Schedule. With our latest feature—the Advanced Session Schedule block—you can control exactly how you want your event schedule to appear.

Lamborghini Urus is unveiled at The Lindley Hall

Event Industry News

Prestigious Italian car marque Automobili Lamborghini chose The Lindley Hall in Westminster to unveil new Super SUV, the Urus to 500 VIPs and media. It marks the third model line for Lamborghini with the debut expecting to double sales worldwide and in the UK, the third largest market for the brand.