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Conference Purpose With Power And Participants Leads To Profitability

Velvet Chainsaw

Does your event have a clear and inspiring purpose? (If If you’re shaking your head yes, then what is it?). Now imagine someone asking your conference participants that question. How would they respond? I suspect they would say “ Yes, of course it has a purpose!”

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Ultimate Event Venue Checklist for Event Planners


Planning an event is a long and arduous task that’s incredibly rewarding when finished. One of the main tasks that you need to prepare for is booking an event venue. It could be a conference, a meeting, or a corporate event. Finding the right venue for your event is a huge undertaking.

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Corporate Conference Planning Checklist


The unique story of any conference should begin with the goal and then a detailed plan on how to reach this goal.

62 Ice Breaker Ideas for a More Engaged Event


Ice breakers do a lot more than help your crowd get to know one another. While they are an effective part of the networking process, they can also set the tone for your event and be one of the first memories attendees have of your meeting, conference, or gathering.

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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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Company Event Ideas for Employees


A healthy corporate culture is one of the biggest jackpots an employer can win. Not only does employee engagement increase retention, but it’s also the fundamental productivity booster in any workplace.

Top 4 Ways To Get More From Brand Activations At Your Next Event


This is a sponsored post by Halifax Convention Centre. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. A conference floor can often look and feel most exciting when delegates are out mingling and networking. When the noise of the crowd is most bubbly and engaging.

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7 Huge Event Planning Trends Spotted at MPI WEC 2018


Professionals often attend industry events to improve their craft and network with peers. But for an event planner, it’s also an opportunity to “borrow” (read: steal) creative ideas for their next event.

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Protec Europe deliver ‘Xerox Forum 2018’ in Warsaw

Event Industry News

Protec European Events were delighted to partner up with their client Xerox once again to deliver the audio, lighting, video and rigging at the Xerox Forum 2018 held in Warsaw, Poland.

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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.

It became necessary to destroy the conference to save it

Conferences that Work

When mistaken beliefs about methods and outcomes harden into dogma, harm follows. The professional meeting industry largely believes that: Read the full article at Conferences That Work Related posts: Being Schooled: Inside a Conference That Works “Mad blogger” Sue Pelletier of MeetingsNet has written an excellent article on her experiences at the four-day Conferences That Work format edACCESS 2014 annual meeting I convened in June.

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Event management world: small improvements to increase your revenue


– without increasing the ticket price-. As companies from every industry, event management companies to need to be profitable in order to survive.

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ACC North: Expanding the Versatility of Anaheim Convention Center [Venue Review]


The Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) in California is the largest exhibition facility on the West Coast of America and can accommodate all types of events, including mega trade shows, conferences and meetings. ACC North, the 2017 expansion to the complex, increased the venue footprint to 1.8

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9 Simple Ways to Reduce Event Planning Stress

Brown Paper Tickets

Event Coordinator made Forbes 2017 “Most Stressful Jobs” list of 2017 and (you’re probably aware) it’s for good reason. Events have a lot of moving parts–everything from budget to promotion to organizing those long lines out the door.

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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.

Southern Weddings & Sentimental Traditions

All Seated

Corie Miller, Event Specialist at Larkins On The River is here today to share a glimpse inside southern weddings and sentimental traditions! Weddings in the south are like nothing else.

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How to Use Crowdshaping at an Event to Boost Engagement

Endless Events

Gone are the days when you had to rely on feedback from participants after the event, to make the next one better. Now, you can adjust things as they happen by implementing crowdshaping at an event. What is crowdshaping?

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LVP Takes to the Skies with Manchester Airport Concorde Conference & Events Centre

Event Industry News

The Manchester Airport Concorde Conference and Events Centre, has become the latest venue to join the Lime Venue Portfolio. The attraction sits as part of the Runway Visitor Park, and adds further iconic meetings and events options into the venue group.

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Scientific Conferences: A Modern Guide to Ensure Success


This is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Hosting a successful scientific conference presents a few more challenges than your average industry meeting.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Learn from the Event Pros: 6 Examples of Hot Event Websites


Image courtesy of Pixabay It takes a lot of work to run a hit event, with a vast amount of organization and planning to be done, so the last thing you want to be doing in the run-up to an event is stressing about promotional concerns and the distribution of accurate information.

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Five Top Internet Trends for Business Events

PCMA Convene

“We’re living in a period of unprecedented change and unprecedented opportunity,” said venture capitalist Mary Meeker, as she unveiled her annual Internet Trends report at the technology event 2018 Code Conference, held May 29–31 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

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41 Best Hotel Amenities for Conference Attendees

Endless Events

Something often overlooked when booking hotel blocks for conferences are hotel amenities for conference attendees. People pay a lot of money and travel far to get to your conference, so don’t you want to make their home away from home a positive experience?

Bimlabee Productions

Event Industry News

Bimla is a freelance event producer and party planner with a flair for fun. Based in the Cotswolds, she regularly works with the town and country crowd to create memorable occasions of every kind.

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Boost Your Association’s Membership Value Through Your Event App


This is a sponsored post written by Jelmer van Ast, CEO and founder of Conference Compass. In 2017, people spent nearly 3 hours per day on their mobile phones. And 85% of the time spent on phones was spent in apps, not in the browser! source: eMarketer) It is therefore no longer enough to offer […]. The post Boost Your Association’s Membership Value Through Your Event App by Conference Compass appeared first on [link].

Tips For Vendors During Outdoor Event Season

All Seated

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What Planners Like Most About Their Jobs

PCMA Convene

In the annual Convene Salary Survey, we asked readers a number of opened-ended questions, including “What do you like least about your job?” One is six responses included some aspect of working with others.

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Everything You Need To Know About CEMA – #EventIcons Episode 117

Endless Events

Cema (Corporate Event Marketer Association) is a booming community. With 800 members and growing, CEMA needs to be on your radar. CEMA focuses on relationships and conversations first. This is what allows the organization to continue to thrive and set themselves apart from other associations.

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Space and NIVEA bring mass ‘Shower Karaoke’ to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life

Event Industry News

Creative agency Space has teamed up with NIVEA to create ‘ Shower Empowered ” a uniquely liberating and immersive ‘ shower karaoke’ experience as part of the skin care brand’s partnership with Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

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How the Right Conference Venue Can Make All The Difference


From keynote speakers to coffee breaks, meeting planners know that every detail matters when creating a corporate event. Aside from the program’s agenda, no detail may be as important than the venue you choose.

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How to Plan a Sustainable Networking Event


When it comes to planning sustainable events, you can identify two types of planners. The first one is planners who’ve decided to “go green” because it’s trendy and it will give them a better marketing positioning.

Kjell Nordström Wants to Make You Comfortable About the Future

PCMA Convene

Kjell A. Nordström ‘Communication seems to drive communication.’ ’ Most of us have enough trouble keeping up with today’s digital onslaught, yet author and business guru Kjell A. Nordström, Ph.D., spends much of his time thinking about the future.

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Go Beyond Event Sponsorship Packages: Forge Long-Term Event Partnerships

Endless Events

We all know the stress of creating event sponsorship packages for each event we plan. Why not make life easier for your while delivering better value to sponsors? It’s time to start forging event partnerships that go beyond one-off events.

Henson Franklyn

Event Industry News

We’ve been living and breathing event and exhibition production for 25 years, so our massive experience in design, manufacturing and build make us inventive problem solvers. We’re good at rolling our sleeves up, thinking creatively and making things happen.

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