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Nervous excitement is back!

Conferences that Work

After two years of only designing and facilitating online meetings, I’m suddenly immersed in preparing for in-person meetings again. And that strange emotion nervous excitement is coming back! Two multi-day events, 2,000 miles apart, in the space of a week.

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10 Tips for Returning to In-Person Events

EventMB

Returning to face-to-face meetings after two years of canceled conferences and way too many Zoom calls? Getting back to normal, or at least moving ahead with the new normal, may be a relief, but the world of meetings and events is far from business as usual.

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Hybrid Event Budget: 7 Items & Tips To Consider

Endless Events

Let’s talk about one of the most dreaded subjects in the events industry: the hybrid event budget. As an amalgamation of in-person and virtual events, hybrid events are complex, versatile, and hard to budget for.

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Think of Your Hybrid Event Like a Sporting Event

Event Age by Swapcard

Anyone who knows me knows I love sports. Having grown up in Toronto, Canada, it’s always been about hockey and basketball for me (not to mention soccer football, and rugby too). More likely than not, you’ll catch me watching some sort of sporting event whenever I get the chance.

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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!

Could you be crowned Eventbrite’s Hobby Hero? Enter here for your chance to win!

Eventbrite UK

We’re launching a brand new competition to find the UK’s Hobby Hero, and the winner will receive £5,000 worth of prizes! You can enter yourself or on behalf of someone you know. Enter via the quick form below to be in with a chance of winning.

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Podcast: Facilitating Change

EventMB

Leanne, who is based in Brisbane Australia, is an international consultant, facilitator, advisor and speaker who believes in creating unpredictable workshop experiences that predictably work! She is also the host of two podcasts; First Time Facilitator and Leanne Hughes’ Work and Live Large.

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Wedding priorities – where do you begin?

Prestige Events Magazine

We have all heard the famous question about whether the chicken or the egg came first – the same though can be true of venues and dates when trying to book a wedding. As much as that might sound like a dreadful thought, it isn’t actually far from the truth. Planning a wedding is all about priorities.

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Tech Tips From the Top: Breaking Barriers and Defining Hybrid

Smart Meetings

“You have to know what you’re trying to accomplish before you even try and think about doing the technology,” urged Brandt Krueger, technical producer, owner of Event Technology Consulting and Smart Meetings’ event tech correspondent, during the Smart Chat Live!

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15 Marketing Tips to Promote Your Summer Events

Eventbrite UK

The days are long, the sun is out, and it’s time for “Hot Event Summer” Those seeking experiences are flocking back to live events – in the first quarter of 2022 alone, Eventbrite processed 700,000 tickets every day.

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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.

5 Reasons to Attend REvolve: Designing Smarter Events on June 14th

Event Age by Swapcard

Virtual Events Industry News Community

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EventMB Is Now Skift Meetings

EventMB

That’s right, the best event industry coverage is now even better. Don’t worry, we’ll still be covering all the content you know and love – just under a new name, with even more coverage opportunities. You may be wondering why we are rebranding – and why now.

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Are You Ready for a Challenge?

Coterie Spark

Like a parent budgeting for a college fund, a lawyer anticipating counter arguments from opposing counsel, or a poker master studying other players for a tell, event planners must think two steps ahead of any potential event complications.

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How IMEX Frankfurt Answered Critical Questions for a Sustainable Event

Smart Meetings

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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.

4 event marketing strategies to boost your attendance today

Event Industry News

Storytime. It’s the day of your virtual event, people have started to log in, and the show’s about to start. You’re now 5 minutes into your presentation and you get distracted by a number on your screen: 19% show-up rate. Sounds familiar? Don’t worry, it happened to all of us.

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Practical Tips for Boosting Exhibitor Booth Traffic Online

Event Age by Swapcard

“Make this event much more diverse in horizontal versus vertical.”. Daniel Glickman, VP of Marketing at Swapcard

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Event Attendees Are Peeved — Find Out Why

EventMB

Liz Lathan crowdsourced some of the worst attendee pet peeves and created The Attendee Bill of Rights. There's no doubt that the pandemic has changed the way we all look at our work lives. Professionals in all industries are returning with the conviction that their time is valuable.

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The Importance of Team Building 

Prestige Events Magazine

Team building is one of the most important investments you can make in your team, and even more so now that colleagues are able to reconnect after spending such a long time apart during the pandemic.

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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.

The Goldfish Effect and Busy News Cycles: How to Stand Out in a Sea of Pitches

The Castle Group

Photo by @AustinDistel on Unsplash. A famous study published by Microsoft in 2015 found that people tend to start losing concentration after about eight seconds—that’s one second less than the average attention span of a goldfish.

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Expert Impact launches speakers agency for social and environmental change

Event Industry News

Mentoring charity aims to take a slice of the growing speaker market and launches with varied mix of social entrepreneurs, entertainers and thought leaders.

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Beer Company Steps up Game With Digital Meeting

Convene by PCMA

Hosts of The Boston Beer Company’s annual meeting and producers from Van Wagner Productions meet in the beer company’s Tap Room at Faneuil Hall, which was used as a broadcast studio for the live event.

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Event Industry Sustainability Gap – Good Intentions Versus Action

EventMB

The events industry joined together last year in a commitment to fight climate change as part of a Net Zero Carbon Events pledge signed at the UN Climate Change Conference , COP26, in Glasgow.

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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.

ICC Wales to host the Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference

Prestige Events Magazine

ICC Wales , South Wales’ state-of-the-art convention centre, has announced that it will host the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Conference this October.

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How to Host a Podcast Launch Party or Event to Grow Your Audience

Eventbrite UK

Whether you’re launching a new podcast or revamping an existing one, building your audience is the key to success. Podcast listenership has grown exponentially in recent years, with 19.1 million podcast listeners in the UK in 2021, according to Statista.

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Tech Security: Protecting Your Business Against Cyber Attacks

Special Events

Start safeguarding your information today, so you sleep better knowing your clients, reputation, and livelihood are protected

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Champion Planners Met in Texas for 1-Day Training

Smart Meetings

Where better than the home of the five-time NFL Champion Dallas Cowboys—AT&T Stadium—to meet for an intense day of education, inspiration and fun? Smart Meetings one-day Regional Experience took the personalized meetings to Arlington, Texas, for VIP access to a venue full of special spaces.

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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.

Trade Show Organizer Invests in Emerging Industries

EventMB

If the last few years have taught us anything, it is the power of community. And trade show organizer, Emerald , was listening and in May introduced its new accelerator division, Emerald Xcelerator. Now, it’s looking to expand into three fast-growing industries. “We

RIBA’s ‘Build Your Own’ Christmas party returns for 2022

Prestige Events Magazine

It might be just under eight months away, but the team at RIBA at 66 Portland Place, are embracing all things Christmas with the reveal of an amazing custom-made gingerbread replica of the stunning Art Deco venue.

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Event Industry Trends & Stats

InGo

Even with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic reverberating throughout the industry, there is no doubt that events remain a critical part of most businesses’ overall strategy.

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