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Conferences that Work

What’s an Ideal Meeting? April 2018, Meetings and Conventions Magazine Do you incorporate participatory sessions into your events?

Event Venues Singapore: The Best for 2019

EventMB

This is the only list you need for the top venues for events Singapore. Find the best choices for conference spaces, corporate venues, affordable rooms, large function halls, and party venues in Singapore. Singapore is quickly growing into one of Asia’s hit-list destinations.

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Award Show Ideas and Tips to Steal in 2019

EventMB

Everyone loves a great award show. But what makes an awards ceremony really stand out? Best practices, as well as tips from the pros are all here for you to create a memorable and glittering occasion.

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How to Organise Event Check-in Process

GEVME

There are several ways to check tickets for an event (offline & online) that we can recommend. For different events, depending on the format and number of participants, the event check-in process may come in different forms.

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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.

Event App Integrations—Basic Info, Examples and Answers To Commonly Asked Questions

Eventmobi

Event software and event app integrations can help event planners improve their workflow and save lots of time when it comes to managing their technology. But understanding the technical side of setting up an integration can be intimidating for an event planner.

2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide

Bizzabo

The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. Period. Searching for top technology events to attend in 2019? Or looking to wrap up 2018 with an exceptional conference? Scouring the internet for event information could be an overwhelming task.

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How This Event Improved Communications With 2,000 Staff & Volunteers [Case Study]

EventMB

This is a case study from Michael Walker, Marketing Manager, Blerter. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

GEVME Event Innovation at AMEM–SIEW 2018

GEVME

As a trusted, innovative event technology vendor, GEVME was recently honored with the opportunity to power an international platform for energy technologies. Our team took responsibility for the entire cycle—from online registration to the onsite processes at AMEM–SIEW 2018.

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Guest Blog: How to measure app data, pre and post event

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live. Event Tech Live is an educational forum that provides a platform for industry professionals to come together and immerse themselves into the world of event technology. I had the pleasure to speak on a panel discussing ‘ how to measure app data, pre and post event’.

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Hyatt Confirms Commission Cut

Smart Meetings

Hyatt Corporation today confirmed to Smart Meetings that stories flying through the meeting planner world are true—the company will reduce commissions to third-party planners early next year. The following was received from a Hyatt spokesperson.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Eventbase wins two ‘Best Event App’ titles in 2018

Eventbase

Event technology awards season is upon us and we are thrilled to be crowned winners of ‘Best Event App’ at the Event Technology Live awards in London, UK (pictured above) and silver winners at the Experience & Design Awards at EVENTtech in Las Vegas, USA.

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10 Corporate Event Marketing Ideas

Bizzabo

Get inspired by these 10 corporate event marketing ideas that go beyond the typical trade show booth. Featuring cross-country caravans, zen spaces, branded escape rooms and more. It’s no secret that live events are valuable marketing channels.

Why Networking is Dead & Braindates are The Future – #EventIcons Episode 138

Endless Events

If you have not heard the term braindate yet, we need to talk! We believe braindates are the future of networking and you are going to want to incorporate them into your next event.

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7 Ways to Make Your Next Event More Eco-Friendly

Smart Meetings

When it comes to environmental impact, there is no getting around the rather large footprint the meetings industry has left behind in the past.

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Why and How to Combine Logic and Emotion at Your Events

Eventtia

Event Planning

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The 25 Best Las Vegas Venues for 2019

EventMB

All the best options for Las Vegas venues in one list. Choose between the top banquet halls, concert venues, clubhouses, party rooms, and more. What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. But the impact of your next event shouldn’t have to.

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Woo Your Event Attendees On-Site: 5 Tips

ePly

Looking to go the extra mile to appeal to your event attendees on-site? It can be tricky to know exactly what’s going to resonate with ALL of your attendees across the board, especially with all of the varying reasons and expectations of attending any event.

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What Mic Should My Presenter Use – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

The types of microphones you use for your event might not be something you ever think about. You might be thinking, does it really matter which types of microphones I use? Will it really impact my event? The short answer to those questions is yes!

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7 Smart Moves at Four Seasons, Visit Music City and More

Smart Meetings

Sandra Olivia Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club in Surfside, Florida, announces Oliva as director of marketing. She’s been with the company since 2011, most recently as director of sales and marketing at Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel on the French Riviera.

VR – Short and Long Term Trends at Oculus Connect

All Seated

The VP of AllSeated’s R & D department recently had the opportunity to attend Oculus Connect 2018 in San Jose, California. He had such a wonderful experience and learned so much that he wanted to share his thoughts on the conference in today’s blog post! .

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Venue Hire in London: The Top 25 Event Spaces for 2019

EventMB

Discover the top 25 evsent spaces in London for 2019. Conference venues, private venues, modern conference venues, and more. London is an international hub for ideas, innovation, and creation. Rightfully so, some of the top venues in the world are found here.

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The Events Expert Interview Series #27: Samuel J. Smith

G2 Planet

We have been interviewing expert event professionals in our industry, and sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences. With a dynamic and diverse professional experience, Samuel J.

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7 Things Attendees Complain About Most

Cvent

If you’ve ever been an attendee or hosted attendees, then you understand you can never fully satisfy everyone. There’s always something that could’ve been better, but you can do your best to avoid these common complaints.

New York Hotel Aims to Give Big Lift to Meetings Industry

Smart Meetings

Photo credit: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel.

Two day Event Tech Live smashes the numbers

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live 2018 (ETL) had the courage of its convictions, ramping up to two days and introducing more new elements, a 1-2-1 Meeting Zone and the New Experience Zone among them. And numbers were up an astonishing 35 per cent on last year as a result.

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Event Venues Washington DC: The Top 25 for 2019

EventMB

Searching for an event venue in Washington DC? EventMB has you covered for the city’s best corporate and private event venues. Choose between cheap event spaces, party venues, mansions, and more.

10 Social Media Management Tools for Events

Hubilo Blog

Nowadays, events are much more than mere gatherings. Instead, they are a place where you can promote your brand to spread your business ideas. In many situations, you can meet like-minded people and form valuable relationships.

UNCERTAINTY-BASED EVENT MANAGEMENT

Boomset

We have a lot of expectations when it comes to our events. We tend to envision about an upcoming event. However, one must always be prepared for the unexpected, since uncertainty plays a huge role in the management of any event. Events don’t happen in isolation.

Caesars Palace Gets ‘Vanderpumped’

Smart Meetings

Caesars Palace is partnering with reality television royalty. Lisa Vanderpump is opening Vanderpump Cocktail Garden inside the Las Vegas hotel in early 2019. “It It has always been a dream of mine to see our brand in lights at the iconic Caesars Palace,” the Bravolebrity says.

Design effectiveness = Data effectiveness.

Event Industry News

My agency proudly won its very first design effectiveness award back in 1997, courtesy of the Design Business Association (DBA). In the intervening years, there’s been huge change across the creative landscape: the rise of digital, the fall of publishing and the introduction of ‘experiential’ as a marketing discipline. Back in the 90s, the evidence/data to support claims of effectiveness was largely qualitative and anecdotal: surveys, quotes from attendees and client/staff feedback.

Conference Venues Sydney: The Top Choices for 2019

EventMB

A suitable venue is a necessary component of a successful conference. Choose from the top 25 conference venues in Sydney, including hotels with conference facilities, affordable event spaces, and unique venues.

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Planning an Amazing Event: 9 Tips to Do It Perfectly

Hubilo Blog

Planning an event has never been easy. Without following the due process practices, you could end up messing up with the entire process. This can affect your mission and your brand, so it is crucial to have a tactical checklist that will guide you throughout your planning.

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F&B Trends: Staying Sustainable, Seasonal and Stylish

Aventri

As many planners know, food and beverage can make or break the attendee experience. Even if an event is planned to the T, a poor F&B choice could soil all of the hard work an event planner has put into cultivating a successful event.

New & Renovated: Getting Out of the Hotel

Smart Meetings

For a taste of something uniquely different, sometimes you need to leave the hotel behind. From restaurants to purpose-built event venues, all kinds of properties can be the perfect, hyper-local setting for your next great event. More: New & Renovated: In the Heart of the City.

How To Best Outsource Social Media

All Seated

Marketing is hard. Marketing takes time. Throw in new and ever-changing social media platforms and it’s very tempting to hand your advertising entirely over to someone else.