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We are biased against truly creative event design

Conferences that Work

We are biased against creativity. Though most people say they admire creativity, research indicates we actually prefer inside -the-box thinking.

Fresh formats for conferences

Gallus Events

I spoke at IBTM in Barcelona ( you can read the “review” here ) at the end of November on one of my favourite topics, Meeting Design or fresh formats for conferences.

Extended Reality for Events: The Next Frontier in Event Technology


Extended reality (XR) is taking businesses by storm, opening up opportunities for easy remote access and faster, safer learning. The emergence of augmented experiences—the strongest application of extended reality—has revealed an intriguing new playground for event technology.

10 Best Web Font Combinations for an Event Website


Most people can intuitively guess that standard fonts are not quite what you need for your event website. This is completely correct: Standard fonts in landing page website design are boring.

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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.

4 Ways to Ruin Your Music Venue’s Reputation

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Reputation is everything to a music venue. But despite your best intentions, is your team letting things slip through the cracks that could sabotage your rep? The post 4 Ways to Ruin Your Music Venue’s Reputation appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Music Music Venues

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2019 Event Trends That Will Change the Path of Events

Endless Events

The year 2019 is almost upon us. How will the events industry fare this year, and what trends will rule the roost when it comes to event planners’ priorities? Let’s take a look at these trends and how you can ride their waves successfully. 2019 Event Trends: Your Audience Craves Authenticity.

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Zenus: Event Tech Award winning facial recognition solutions

Event Industry News

Zenus is the market leader of face recognition solutions in the events industry. As a premier technology provider, we excel in large-scale applications and optimal user experience.

7 Tech Tools to Help You Plan Better Events


When it comes to event planning, it’s always guaranteed that you can expect to experience a certain amount of stress. Nevertheless, each of us would like to reduce the stressful aspects of our job. What comes to mind as you think of stressful situations when planning and executing your events? Maybe you’ve had problems with the venue equipment or catering services, or your attendees had a difficult time navigating their way through the event and finding session rooms.

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Everything You Need To Know to Simplify Your Event Creation Experience

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Your time is a scarce resource — and that’s an understatement. Whether you oversee one event a year or are responsible for several events each month, event managers are always one step away from burnout.

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Ascent: Why Elizabeth Shoesmith Launched The Inclusive Foundation

PCMA Convene

It took a bad conference experience — at which her husband was excluded — for Elizabeth Shoesmith to launch The Inclusive Foundation. Shoesmith is one of PCMA’s Ascent Luminaries, a series made possible by VisitDallas.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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Sneak Peek: Opening of Moscone Expansion in SF

Smart Meetings

More Than 504,000 Reasons to Get Excited About Opening of Moscone Expansion in SF.

The 24 Top Industry Event Publications

G2 Planet

Event planners keep up a crazy work pace. With this in mind, earlier this week we “short-listed” a few publications you should follow in this business. Today we are releasing the full and definitive list of the Top 24 Event Industry “Must-Follow” publications. Industry Observations

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Why People Flake on Events — And How to Get Them to Come

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Four out of five people will consider flaking on an event they’ve already bought tickets to. In fact, 47% of people flaked on an event in the last month, according to new research from Eventbrite and OnePoll. What’s going on here? Are people just jerks?

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Make Your Events More Theatrical – #EventIcons Episode 141

Endless Events

A great event is very similar to a great theatrical production. There is the grand entrance , the setting, a narrative, building the story, emotions, and an ending that makes us think.

How a Local Community Energized an Annual Event [Case Study]


This is a case study from Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. Go Media Canada embodies the best of Canada through rotating locations across the country.

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“IT’S NOT ME, ITS YOU.” 9 reasons to dump your event partner

Event Industry News

By Sarah Lorish, Associate Producer and Content Marketer at TalkingTree Creative. NSYNC. Is it time to break it off with your current event partner? Look, we get it break-ups are hard! Going out on the prowl is exhausting. First meetings can be the worst!

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3 New Ways to Plan a Holiday Meeting in Wine Country

Smart Meetings

Las Alcobas. Once a year you gather the entire company for a celebration of what makes your business special. Why not hold it somewhere memorable—say, the rolling hills of California’s Wine Country ? The Napa Valley now offers three new ways to meet vineside. Gourmet Meetings.

4 Tips to Make Your Live Music VIP Experience a Smash Hit

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One of the fastest growing trends in the live music business, particularly within music festivals, is the rise of VIP ticketing programs. These programs allow fans with deeper pockets to skip lines, access reserved lounges, and enjoy a slew of other deluxe perks.

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3 Years of #EventIcons – #EventIcons Episode 142

Endless Events

Three years ago Will Curran wanted to find a way to stand out in a crowded space, doing what he loves best – talking to people. Just as important to Will was thinking about how to develop and deliver meaningful content for event professionals, by event professionals in an engaging format.

20 Awards Ceremony Ideas


Take your next awards show or gala to the next level with these ideas from leading brands. Featuring examples from WeWork, Lean Startup, Gartner and more.

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What Networking Science is and How to Apply it to Your Events


When running events, networking comes as a by-default element of the attendee experience. networking B2B matchmaking B2B meeting

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Are you ready for 2019? How to sell more tickets in 2019

Event Industry News

According to recent studies , the total revenue from online event tickets in the UK is set to hit 4.2 billion US dollars before 2020. This is a rapidly growing and constantly evolving market.

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Are You Attracting the Right Audience to Your Lead Gen Events?

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Live events give you an opportunity to connect with prospects in a way that can’t be done online. But just like other forms of lead generation, your efforts will only be worth the investment if your event attracts the right people: those who are likely to become customers.

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What Beyoncé and Jay-Z Can Teach You About Digital Strategy

PCMA Convene

If you’ve been working to entice an at-home audience to tune in to your meetings and conferences, you may be struggling to find the balance between engaging them and creating enough FOMO to get them to actually make the decision to register.

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How to Make the Most of Your Smartphone

Smart Meetings

Smartphones have technically been in existence since 1992, but in the last decade they have become an indispensable part of the planner’s on-the-go life. That is why optimizing use of all the helpful apps popping up every week is essential for event professionals today.

How to Revitalize the Executive Networking Experience


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Event Industry News

EventsCase is an all-in-one event management software that syncs all necessary technologies to help you run and promote your events. Characteristics. A time-saving tool. White labelled: Offering a solution under your own brand. Customisable. Data-synchronised in real time.

New Data: When & Where to Send Your Event Invitation Emails

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You know your emails are effective at driving ticket sales, but you’re not certain whether they could be doing more. On one hand, you don’t want to send too many emails and risk people unsubscribing. On the other, you don’t want to send too few emails and risk sales plateauing.

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American Airlines Tests Biometric Boarding at LAX

PCMA Convene

Fast Company. Your face could be your boarding pass in LAX Terminal 4 in a new pilot program between a Dutch digital security company and American Airlines. Fast Company ). Read More

From the Flight Deck: Airline Peanut Policies Ranked

Smart Meetings

This week in air travel: Smart Meetings ranks major airline peanut policies, the FAA investigates Newark Airport and U.S. air travel gets Brexit-proofed. The Peanut Policies of 5 U.S. Airlines, Ranked by Letter Grade.

15 epic ideas to bring Xmas magic to your office party


Christmas is coming. You can almost hear Santa’s bells just around the corner, so it’s a high time to bring some Xmas magic to your office. Learn how to do it and get excited for this jolly season of the year! Here come Santa Claus and the most awaited season of the year.

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Ricoh Arena hosting major motorsport event

Event Industry News

One of the world’s biggest live motorsport events will be roaring its way into Coventry next year as part of a limited run of UK dates.

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8 Hacks to Organize and Declutter Your Email Inbox for Good

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Event planners are notorious for being hyper-organized. But there is one unspoken chaos in your life that few people know about — the overflowing state of your email inbox. You know the feeling — with every notification, you see the giant pile of unread messages getting bigger.

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Jennifer Collins Writes the Book on Planning Events

Connect Your Meetings

As president and CEO of JDC Events , Jennifer Collins believes bringing people together is one of the greatest ways to advance as a society.