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Structuring Association Sponsorship Programs to Win


It’s no longer a given that companies that sell to your members will sponsor your association. Bruce Rosenthal, founder of the Partnership Professional Network, explains what you need to know now about structuring association sponsorship programs to win. What are corporate sponsors really thinking?

Taking the stress out of managing your event agenda


Managing complex event agendas can be the source of a major headache: making sure that no speaker or venue is double booked, ensuring that sessions are not oversold, allowing attendees to sign up for waitlists, updating attendee-facing collaterals when last-minute changes occur, and the list goes on.

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Doing peer conferences right

Conferences that Work

Software testers do peer conferences right! They even call them a peer conference , rather than unconference , a term I don’t like.) As evidence of software tester conference awesomeness, I offer three examples below. But first…. …a a short history of the peer conference.

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Events Cancel as Hurricane Ian Intensifies


Skift Take: A slew of meetings and conventions planned for Florida this week had to cancel as Hurricane Ian barrels toward the state. — Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Business News Florida Gloria Nelson Hurricane Ian IBEX Show Inc. Members

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All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce.

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

Sustainability experts call for 100% renewable energy at venues

Event Industry News

On 7th September 2022, Hire Space ran their ‘Venue Talk’ event at London town house 41 Portland Place , which showcased their new hybrid equipment and streamed panelists.

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HCP engagement: emerging trends, success metrics, and omnichannel strategies

SpotMe Blog

There’s no doubt about it. HCP engagement is a top priority for all pharma enterprises due to a drastic change in HCP needs and expectations. How do we know? 50% of our event platform customers are from the life science industry.

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All the swag your attendees will actually want and will use.

Expo Pass

We’ve all gotten a lot of swag in our days. Some of it we use during the event. A few we cherish for years and years. Some we can’t wait to leave behind in the hotel room! All these experiences with swag got us thinking about what kinds of swag attendees actually want at events right now.

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Connection at Meetings and Events a Focus of Skift Global Forum


Skift Take: According to industry experts featured at Skift Global Forum, groups will meet in more second and third-tier cities with the main goal being to connect. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Business News

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13 Community KPIs You Need in Your Analytics Dashboard

Endless Events

You’ve made an effort to establish a community around your big annual event — way to go! But the hard work isn’t over just yet. At this point, you need to master the art of community management, which means you must prove that your community benefits your brand long-term.

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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!

Recovery of business events gains momentum in 2022 Q2

Event Industry News

RFP activity and hotel group room nights showed a significant increase in 2022 Q2, with both indexes reaching over 80% of 2019 levels, according to the 2022 Q2 Global Business Events Barometer released today by the Events Industry Council (EIC), the voice of the global business events industry.

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Is the Price Right for Your Next Meeting or Event?

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: As costs for just about everything skyrocket, what should meeting and event planners do? Is package pricing the way to go? Andrea Doyle and Sascha Zuger Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Management

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17 Event Email Copy Templates to Engage Attendees

Eventbrite UK

After months of planning your event, it’s time to go live and send out those invites. But we’re all inundated with emails, and no matter how much someone could love your event, the danger is your email may get lost in the crowd.

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Inside Skift Global Forum 2022


Skift Take: It is only natural that a company like Skift has a dynamic event that reflects its brand ethos. — Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Design Inspiration Skift Skift Global Forum The Glasshouse

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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.

Should Event Planners Boycott Destinations?

Endless Events

In 2019, the events industry had a $1,135.4 Billion valuation, making the events industry well positioned to make an economic impact should planners support social movements like boycotts. But should event planners boycott? .

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The EventPro Advantage: Powerful, Customisable Software backed by Unmatched Service

Event Industry News

We are very proud that EventPro Software is a finalist at the 2022 Event Tech Awards under the category Best Venue Booking Solution! We know that it’s challenging for event professionals to choose the right event tech solution when there are so many options clamouring for attention.

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Event Idea Theft

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: How the request for proposal became a vehicle for the misappropriation of someone else's work. — Sue Pelletier Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Management event idea theft event planning kill fee ROI

Smart Moves in the U.K., Jerusalem and More

Smart Meetings

Anne Golden. Golden is Pan Pacific Hotels Group ’s vice president of operations for the United Kingdom and North America. Golden previously worked as general manager of Pan Pacific London, where she oversaw the opening of Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s first U.K.-based based property.

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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.

The Value of Virtual Events for the Financial Services and Professional Investment Sector


Skift Take: The financial services and professional investment sector presents a valuable market for virtual event tech, provided vendors can support the sector's very specific needs. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Podcast

How to Handle the Loss of an Association’s Accounting Software


In today’s world, we rely on technology, software, and automation for a lot of our work. It is no different in the association world, and the need for the right software is paramount in how an association is functioning.

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CHC Global joins AEV as Strategic Malicious Risk partner

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced a partnership with independent malicious risk advisors, CHC Global.

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Event Buyers Live 2022: First speakers revealed by organising team

Prestige Events Magazine

Decision-making, crowd science, and producing large-scale events are a handful of the topics to be discussed at Event Buyers Live 2022 this November.

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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.

How to Make Educational Content More Engaging


Video is a powerful medium of instruction in the average learning environment. Nearly 90% of all information transmitted to the brain is visual, which is why educational video content is far more engaging than text or pictures alone

Eventscase Monthly News Round-Up September 2022

Eventscase Blog

September is a month of new beginnings. Students are back to school. Summer has ended and we welcome the cool breeze of autumn. If you count the post-summer resolutions, some of us may even have new projects and goals to work on.

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At Tales of the Cocktail, Campari Focuses on Engaging a Key Influencer Segment: Bartenders

Event Marketer

At Campari Academy, attendees could line up a mentor session with an industry leader. From the Super Bowl to the Oscars, nearly every industry has a tentpole event that shines a spotlight on the best in the biz.

The Business of Events launches Global Destination Survey

Event Industry News

The Business of Events (TBOE), the independent advocacy group for the events sector, has announced that its second Global Destination Survey for leading business events destinations, including National Tourist Organisations (NTO) and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), is now live.

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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.

Christmas at Hilton Cobham

Prestige Events Magazine

Hilton Cobham in Surrey is the perfect location for your 2022 Christmas event. At Hilton, we’ve built a legendary reputation for being able to throw a great party, so let us take care of everything, from the preparation to the little things that make it extra special.

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How To Increase Your Attendees’ Engagement Rate


Engagement at your event is just as, if not arguably, even more important than simply attracting more attendees.

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planning a corporate incentive trip: how to select a destination


the power of incentive travel is an ever-evolving innovative platform that satisfies an innate desire for immersive and transformative experiences that, if done the right way, help an organization meet or exceed its business goals.

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