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why we are organising a homeless hackathon

Gallus Events

“I work from home” How often have I said this since I moved to Barcelona. Our small events company does its thing (mainly consultancy) from my home / office. Like many people who work from home we never quite realise how lucky we are. It’s the shortest commute known to man.

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Shifting from Delivery to Discovery Conference Education

Velvet Chainsaw

So much of our commonplace practices and conventional wisdom about learning is wrong. Educators have been talking about Bloom’s Taxonomy, critical-thinking skills, executive functions of the brain and HOTS — higher-order thinking skills — for more than five decades.

16 Ways To Welcome Attendees With These Event Registration Area Ideas


Although in many cases your event registration is a logistical necessity, you can still use it to your advantage. Even a simple registration desk set up can give a warm welcome, offer sponsorship opportunities and allow event staff to be on top form, greeting guests.

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Meeting Planner Tips for Boosting Audience Engagement, Faster Check-ins and More


Every meeting planner we know is a great juggler. After all, you need the skills of a Cirque de Soleil performer to handle venues, schedules, suppliers, and social media all at the same time! Even the best #eventprof needs an assist every once in a while.

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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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The Achilles Heel Of Association Leadership

Velvet Chainsaw

One of the ironies of associations is that the strengths that led to their initial success may actually be detrimental to their ongoing growth. Most associations start with a group of passionate volunteers that serve in many roles.

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Go Green: How To Jump on Sustainable Event Trend


Sustainability isn’t going anywhere. We are always looking for ways to go green and learn about how we can do our part to impact the environment. It would only make sense that this effort spills into the event industry.

What You Told Us About Your Biggest Challenge Surprised Us

PCMA Convene

Click to read survey. Each year, along with the numbers we collect for the annual Meetings Market Survey , we ask respondents open-ended questions, including this one: What’s the biggest challenge facing the meetings industry?”.

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Attract the Right Event Sponsors Every Time (2018 Sponsorship Guide)


How do you attract sponsors looking for the perfect event sponsorship opportunity? Your event needs to offer what sponsors are looking for, and come up with groundbreaking and worthwhile sponsorship packages to attract more sponsorship revenue. You have one chance to impress.

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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.

6 Steps to Make Your Event Description Shine

Smart Meetings

It’s that time again: You’ve put an event together and it’s ready to be promoted. You know the event is sure to be a hit—you’ve chosen great keynote speakers , organized networking opportunities and created a sensational agenda for the day.

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Follow The Leader Can Be A Dangerous Game When It Comes To Best Practices, Solutions And New Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

Do you remember playing follow the leader as a kid? We all stood in a line behind one child who was the leader. We followed that leader around the room mimicking every action s/he took. When the leader squatted and quacked like a duck, we squatted and quacked like a duck.

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Event Planning Checklist — The Concise Version

Hubilo Blog

Event planners are generally in a major rush to plan and organize an event in a proper way minimizing errors. They have to face many event management challenges and overcome the hurdles to make an event a boon! Carrying out an event even if you have less time left is a challenging task.

2018 71

Banquets and Catering: An Insider’s Approach to Food and Beverage

Connect Your Meetings

Register for “Banquets and Catering: An Insider’s Approach to Food and Beverage” Have you ever wondered how can hotels charge $120 or more for a gallon of coffee? With only 20 cups in a gallon, that’s almost $8 per cup for banquet coffee!

2018 65

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.

The Event Metrics You Need To Wow Your Boss


This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. You walk into your Monday meeting to kick off planning for your next event and your boss asks, “How did the last event go?” ” It isn’t enough to just reply, “It went great!”

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Hospitality for Humanity Helping Rebuild Wine Country Neighbors

Smart Meetings

Photo Credit: Andres Photography. After devastating fires hit residential areas in California’s Sonoma Wine Country in October, the hospitality industry showed its strength by coming out to support neighbors who lost everything.

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4 Secrets to Better Attendee Management


The overall success of an event depends on many working parts. But perhaps the biggest indicator of a successful event can be measured by the attendees’ experience. While you can easily gauge how attendees feel about your event, the trouble lies in ensuring the experience is actually a positive one.

Protected: New Guest Rooms at Rosen Centre Make It Easy to Stay Connected

PCMA Convene

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: New Guest Rooms at Rosen Centre Make It Easy to Stay Connected appeared first on PCMA Convene. Destinations Event Venues

2018 69

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Planner Networking: 4 Creative Ways to Connect Attendees


Networking is often listed as the number one reason people attend conferences and events. Unfortunately, event planner networking often falls to the bottom of event planners’ priorities. But it shouldn’t. It’s a key part of ensuring your event is a success.

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Using Multiple Levels For Maximum Exhibition Stand Impact: 11 Examples


Be memorable and make maximum impact at an exhibition by using different heights and levels to your advantage.

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Brand-New Luxury for Groups the World Over

Smart Meetings

The Orient Jerusalem; Jerusalem, Israel Located in one of Jerusalem’s most upscale and vibrant neighborhoods, this brand-new property marks the arrival of the historic city’s most luxurious hotel, boasting 243 lavish accommodations, opulent design, a sumptuous spa and a rooftop infinity pool.

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Help Attendees Network like a Boss at Your Next Conference


Networking is the number one reason execs attend conferences; here are 8 event networking tools to help you give them what they want. The post Help Attendees Network like a Boss at Your Next Conference appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Two Ways To Create a More Mindful Workplace Today

PCMA Convene

We are hearing a lot about mindfulness — the act of being present and purposeful in our actions, including our actions at work, as a way to work smarter , rather than harder.

2018 61

5 Tweaks that Will Help You Ensure the Best Networking Experience


Whether it’s to attract investors to a new community or to provide an interaction platform between buyers and providers, networking at events is the best way to connect people and businesses.

2018 56

Event Integrity: Get Connected to Event Planners and Vendors You Can Trust


Event Integrity is a free marketplace to find reliable and pre-screened event planners and vendors, approved to a professional standard. Here is our review. abovethefold## Event Integrity: What Is It? Event Integrity is a brand new initiative raising the quality standards in the event industry.

2018 173

An Expert Shares 4 Ways to Kill Social Media

Smart Meetings

Everybody uses social media now. You can have giveaways on Twitter, connect with potential clients on LinkedIn and engage with your followers on your Facebook page. But how can you stand out from the rest? What makes you special?

The Power of the Event App Activity Feed


The modern attendee wants their event app experience to mimic that of their favorite social apps. Because of this shift in usage, it’s important for event planners to incorporate social sharing into their event and event tech. That is where the activity feed on your event app comes in handy.

2018 59

Hubilo’s All-in-One Event Management Software

Hubilo Blog

Events are no longer simple social gatherings but are now a medium of growth and development. Events have long evolved ever since their inception, the event management industry evolved with it. What do we attribute this change to?

2018 64

VR At Events- Everything You Need to Know – #EventIcons Episode 105


VR at events is a hot industry trend right now. The goal of virtual reality at events is total immersion. You want your attendees to feel like they are in a completely different world. But you also want to make sure your event still involves a human experience, so how do you marry the two?

2018 59

131 Event Apps Compared: (Quickly) Choose the Best App for Your Event


131 event mobile apps reviewed. Quickly choose the best mobile app for your event. In this article you will also find tips, templates and workflow to make sure your event app is a success. Free PDF included.

2018 156

Get InsPIred to Take A Slice Out of Pi Day

Smart Meetings

Bring your ap-PIE-tite to meetings today! It’s March 14 (3/14), which means it’s Pi Day, the annual celebration of the mathematical constant 3.14. People all over the country mark this occasion by digging into pies…or at least that’s their excuse for indulging in this scrumptious treat.

2018 70

Coming to Grips With GDPR

PCMA Convene

David Chalmers, Senior Marketing Director, Europe, Cvent, talked with PCMA about GDPR: We keep hearing and reading a lot about GDPR, but what does it mean for the MICE world?

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