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Emerging Evergreen Conference Practices—From This To That

Velvet Chainsaw

You can never get enough of what you really don’t need says Eric Hoffer. To paraphrase Hoffer, you can never get enough of conference fads, gimmicks and trends. We want more, more, more! Unless your a conference participant and we often have had enough!).

10 Ways to Wow with Event Food Appeal


This is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Food and beverage have long been a critical element in events. It’s a rare event that doesn’t factor catering in some way.

Event Data: 3 Ways to Track What Really Matters


This is a sponsored post written by Myriam Dumortier, Brand Manager of Klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Technology and data offer lots of opportunities to understand your event and make it even better.

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Event Heroes: How One Tech Company Is Mastering Event Marketing


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Britta Schellenberg, VP of Corporate Marketing Operations at Brightcove about scaling an event strategy, partnering with other events and getting the most out of video content.

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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.

How to Measure Event ROI


There is nothing that gladdens an event planner’s heart more than receiving positive feedback. Events are value builders that make the experiences of attendees the key indicator of success. But let’s be realistic here: positive feedback alone doesn’t pay the bills.

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How to Help People to Make an Impact at Networking Events [FREE DOWNLOAD]


B2B matchmaking networking B2B meeting

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An innovative conference competition format

Conferences that Work

My Dutch friend and expert moderator, Jan Jaap In der Maur , recently shared an innovative format for an in-conference pitch competition he devised for the Conventa Crossover Conference , in Ljubljana, Slovenia: “There were also the Conventa Crossover Awards.

Keeping Event Data Secure


Let’s say you’ve been appointed to run a government event of national importance or a confidential business meeting. In most cases, the first thing you’ll have to think about (after celebrating, of course) is event data protection.

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How to Design an Event Experience Using Technology


Are you trying to figure out how to design an event experience? Technology is many event planners’ secret weapon and has the power to be massively impactful to achieving your event goals.

Security Tips For Your Event You Wish You Knew Sooner


Dealing with security is one aspect of event planning that everyone MUST be doing. But between us: do you think you’re doing enough? Ultimately, you are responsible for your attendees experience and that means safety too. If you’re unsure on where to start taking charge, that’s okay!

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Event Tech Bible. A New Chapter for Event Technology [Report + 1,001 tips]


EventMB is announcing the most comprehensive free guide ever written on event technology. The Event Tech Bible. Grab your copy now. Event technology has changed events forever. Whether it is attendee-facing or planning tech, events are extremely different from how they looked a few years ago.

10 Tips for Successful Event Planning

Hubilo Blog

There is a funny the Duck Face Rule. It means that you stay calm outwardly. The fact of the matter is that you actively row with your paws under the water in order to stay afloat but not a single soul should know about it.

Wearable Tech at Festivals

Event Industry News

In recent years, we have seen an increase in the introduction of wearable technology at. festivals and events worldwide.

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6 Winning Tactics to Promote Your Event App


Many event organizers miss out on valuable attendee insights due to lack of event app adoption. Event apps allow organizers to collect real-time data like content preferences, event activity, feedback, and social interactions.

Bizzabo Named a High Performer in G2 Crowd's 2018 Fall Report


We're proud to announce that Bizzabo has been ranked as a "High Performer" overall and as a "Market Leader" for the SMB category in the G2 Crowd 2018 Fall Report.

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Let’s Talk Finances: Event Sales Tax, Event Budgeting and More

Endless Events

Do you accept registrations online? Then, you might fall into this new event sales tax ruling recently handed down by the Supreme Court. It’s thankfully not yet in full effect and not all states are affected.

Fall Wedding & Event Planning Round Up

All Seated

In honor of start the of the fall season, we rounded up some of our favorite and most informative fall wedding and event planning posts!

Tech Tuesday: Optimize First Impressions with Onsite Check-In


Our brains make snap judgments of the people we meet within the first seconds to minutes of seeing them. Research has even shown that not only do first impressions last for months, but they interfere with people’s judgements, even if contradictory information is presented.

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SpotMe shortlisted in 5 categories at the Event Technology Awards 2018

Event Industry News

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a2z’s New and Powerful BI & Reporting Engine has been Launched

a2z Innovation Insider

We are excited to announce the launch of a2z’s new Business Intelligence (BI) & Reporting Engine on a2z’s technology platform.

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Smart Dispatch: Opening My Heart to San Francisco

Smart Meetings

Hornblower Cruises & Events ship near the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. Fall in love with the City by the Bay through its hotels, food, history, culture & theater. It’s not every day I get invited on a fam trip in my own backyard.

10 Top Event Influencers Talk About Their Biggest Challenges

G2 Planet

We recently asked 10 of the most widely followed influencers in the event industry to tell us about the biggest challenge they faced in their work. While the answers varied (not surprisingly), three common challenges stood out

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What Google Really Wants From Event Professionals

All Seated

In the early days of search engines, there were definitely a lot of “tricks” that worked to get websites bumped up in search engine results, such as using your keywords as much as possible and putting them in nearly invisible text.

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Just So Festival receives award for Sustainable Tourism

Event Industry News

Cheshire’s Just So Festival has been awarded the ‘Sustainable Tourism’ Award at the 14 th annual Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards. The winners were announced last Thursday (September 13th) in an awards ceremony at Chester’s Carden Park Hotel.

5 Steps to Get Sponsorship for Your Events


Unless you are a Fortune 500 company, you probably don’t have the budget for a high-scale event. This means you will need sponsors on your side. Of course, getting a sponsor is easier said than done. Why will another company, after all, choose to sponsor your event when they receive dozens of similar requests on a near daily basis? Approaching sponsors the right way is the key to tilting the odds in your favor. IDENTIFY YOUR ASSETS TO A SPONSOR.

Site Selection: Where to Throw a Multisensory Event

Smart Meetings

Site selection often focuses on the things we can see—ballroom size, architecture, even how well the carpets match the theme. But some cities are going the extra mile to engage all the senses.

Introducing the Merchandising Module, Plus Other Goodies


Eventtia Updates

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Event Management Advice from the Woman Leading Patreon's Events

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Jane Kwett is the senior event marketing manager for Patreon. You might recognise her name from our post detailing why we've decided to host a conference.

Union15 launches at Twickenham Stadium

Event Industry News

The result of a unique collaboration between Twickenham Stadium and Freemans Event Partners, the Union15 Bar & Grill launches on 6 th October 2018 at The Derby: Northampton Saints v Leicester Tigers, bringing Twickenham audiences a new and elevated food and beverage experience.

How to get the best out of a conference


If you have visited a conference lately, you will understand that a conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with others in the same line of work as you. There are many networking and relationship building opportunities, and you need to know how you can get the best out of them. You can point them to your website, hand out business cards and form long lasting business relations. You could also build a lasting relationship by offering them a reseller program from

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Getting Sick While Traveling No Longer Has to Be a Nightmare

Smart Meetings

Every experienced traveler knows nothing can ruin a trip or conference as fast as being sick and having to tough it out until you return home and visit your doctor. But it’s a dilemma Memorial Healthcare System and Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort in South Florida are partnering to help fix.

Event Venues: How to Find the Perfect Location for Your Next Conference


Knowing how to find the right event venue is critical to any event marketing campaign. One of the most challenging aspects of securing an event space is choosing the best one for your unique needs.

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Other Names for Event Planners


It’s no secret that event planners have a stressful job. In fact, event planner has actually been ranked as one of the most stressful jobs in the world, alongside careers like Air Traffic Control. Seriously, it’s true.

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Skiddle: how we harness the power of ticketing technology

Event Industry News

With the clubbing season beginning and our busiest period just around the corner, we decided the time was right to overhaul our App and design a one-stop-shop for music lovers.

Event Tech in the Talks: August Edition

Hubilo Blog

Technology has become an integral part of events. Event technology adoption rates have been increasing at a tremendous rate with a lot of amazing solutions coming up in the market.