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Do’s and Don’ts: Six Tips to Help Justify Attendance at Your Event

Velvet Chainsaw

As we progress through the event industry’s recovery to 2019 levels, conference organizers must have a laser focus on helping potential attendees make their business case for attending their events.

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3 Ways to Attract Sponsors and Exhibitors for Your Next Event


It’s hard to host a successful event without sponsors and exhibitors. Unless you’ve got plenty of funding, you’ll need sponsors’ support to bring your event to life. The right exhibitors can boost your event’s name recognition, and help you grow your audience.

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16 Ways Event Planners Can Avoid Burnout


Photo by Christina @ on Unsplash Skift Take: There’s no magic cure for burnout. The best way to deal with burnout is to know how to identify it and intervene quickly. These tips can help you help yourself or help others. Julie Moline Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Event compliance: busting 5 myths in the pharma industry

SpotMe Blog

Event compliance is a number one priority in the pharma industry. But it shouldn’t be a barrier to innovation.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

How Cascadia Pizza used Customizable Catering Software to Double Their Business 

Planning Pod

Catering companies with mobile set-ups come with their own unique set of event planning needs. And for Cascadia Pizza , a full-service food truck and catering business, those planning needs are even more niche.

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TWT: Delta Gets Red Rope on SkyClub, IATA Says Fliers Are (Mostly) Happy

Smart Meetings

Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. Delta Air Lines Tightens Restrictions on SkyClub, Raises Fees.

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Meetings Are Forever Changed, New Data Shows


Skift Take: Stressed teams, less demand, the popularity of drive-to destinations, and shorter lead times are among the findings of the Skift Meetings State of Business Events report. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Research attendance Skift Meetings State of Business Events

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The 10 Best Holiday Office Party Games & How to Play Them

Social Tables

Planning an office party for the holidays is no easy feat. The event planner or planning team is in charge of organizing an event that is fun, festive, and affordable. You’re responsible for planning a party your coworkers will want to attend and, even more importantly, a party they’ll enjoy.

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The Top 4 Things To Look For In A Catering Service


The catering industry is booming right now and has been increasing annually since 2017, and we understand this may. The post The Top 4 Things To Look For In A Catering Service appeared first on Caterease. Blog catering catering service things to look for in catering service

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Global event leaders reveal next stage of sustainability journey

Event Industry News

Freeman and Scottish Event Campus (SEC) Glasgow are among the global organisations already using the Net Zero Carbon Events Roadmap to steer their sustainability journey.

Show Me the Money: Planning and Budgeting for Today’s Hybrid Meetings


As more meetings and events move to hybrid status, meeting planners and association executives are honing their expertise on how to plan, budget and execute them. Event Management Hybrid Events

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Plans Underway for Cincinnati Convention District 


Skift Take: Cincinnati lost its bid to host FIFA World Cup matches in 2026, but that is not stopping it from investing in its convention district. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Destinations Cincinnati Convention Hotel Duke Energy Center

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Veterans Day, masking, thoughts and prayers, and the ways the establishment deflects criticism

Conferences that Work

Three recent events made me notice the ways our society’s establishment deflects criticism. Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Veterans Day, masking, thoughts and prayers, and the ways the establishment deflects criticism appeared first on Conferences That Work. Soapbox air quality Armistice Day building ventilation COVID criticism deflection establishment gun violence long covid masking thoughts & prayers Veterans Day

Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Why do Event Marketers Receive More Credit and Respect Than Event Planners?

Endless Events

Our conversation today comes from a question sent in by one of our listeners named Genesis. She asked, “Why do event marketers receive more credit and respect than event planners?” .

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Extreme E takes top honours at this year’s Broadcast Tech Awards

Event Industry News

Sport for purpose motorsport series, Extreme E, along with its host broadcast agency, Aurora, have won Remote Production of the Year at this year’s prestigious Broadcast Tech Awards which took place at a glittering ceremony at the Brewery in London.

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Meetings Recovery Continues Upward Trajectory, According to New Report

Smart Meetings

Two-thirds of meeting professionals have reported the recovery of the hospitality industry to more than half of 2019 levels and one-third reported having reached beyond recovery to 80% of 2019 levels, according to new research by IACC’s new report, Meeting Room of the Future Barometer Late—November 2022.

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New Sourcing Tool Tempts Corporate Planning Teams


Skift Take: Planners must pay to play for the latest venue and vendor sourcing platform. Investors are betting on slick technology paired with proactive human support will prove popular in a competitive market. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Five Brands Share Event Budget Tips for 2023

Event Marketer

Event marketers today are grappling with the rising cost of event services, extensive shipping delays and labor shortages.

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How To Increase Event Platform Adoption Rates

Endless Events

Your brand went through the time and expense to set up a unique event platform; Whether it’s a web-based platform or an app, you have tons of fun features, tools, and resources in the platform for your attendees. But when it’s time to host your event, attendees aren’t using the platform.

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Visual Architects Recommissioned for Kendal Calling 2023

Event Industry News

Event décor and installation specialists, Visual Architects has been recommissioned for services at Kendal Calling 2023 taking place at Lowther Deer Park in the Lake District from 27th – 30th July, following a successful, full transformation of the festival in 2022.

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Live Shopping Events: 5 Keys to Getting Started With Success


On November 24, 2022, we were delighted to host a new Get Together Live session , with Mauricio Palacio, CEO at Eventtia, Marc Sorli, Head of Live Commerce at Multiplica and Laurent Dunys, CEO and cofounder at Shoply.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Enhancing the Television Academy’s events with digital workflows and data insights from zkipster


We’re delighted to introduce the third in our series of Case Studies with the Television Academy , the renowned American entertainment organization behind the Emmy ? Awards.

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Hotels Chase the Money, Leave Groups in the Lurch


Does your hotel contract make it easy for a hotel to relocate your business? Are you ready to respond aggressively if it does? If your hotel contract was written before or during the Covid pandemic, you’d better watch your back.

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53 Fun College Event Ideas Students Will Love and Share

Eventbrite UK

If you’re in charge of campus programming, the pressure is on to create events college students will not just love but share on social media. Here are some innovative ideas. Event planning tips

Putting Our People First: Sledge and SWM Partners Become Proudly Employee Owned

Event Industry News

Sledge , the UK-based agency with a global footprint and expertise in live experience and film, and global healthcare event and communications agency, SWM Partners today announce that they are now proudly employee owned. .

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

How To Make Marketing Automation Work For Your Virtual Event


Online resources like ebooks, videos, and articles have been popular for a while; however, they don’t replace human interaction. Virtual events erupted in 2020 as they filled the void for in-person events, and they seem to be here to stay.

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up and coming suburb – stirchley, birmingham


stirchley is a new, up and coming suburb based in south Birmingham, if you’re looking for a place to go with plenty to keep you occupied, this is the place! loaf cookery school. loaf is a co-operative run bakery and cookery school.

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Healthy World: The Emptying Seas


Planners can work with caterers to choose the most sustainable seafood. A few years back, I was lucky enough to spend time on southern Turkey’s glorious Mediterranean shores.

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