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Why Event Planners Fail at Networking

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Darrah Brustein is a Forbes writer and founder of Network Under 40, a series of networking events for professionals in Atlanta, Nashville, and Baltimore.

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What I remember from high school — and why

Conferences that Work

High school feels like a dream. Fifty years later, few distinct memories remain. I’ve only stayed in touch with one friend from those days, so there’s almost no reinforcement from reviewing and remembering the past. And yet there are some experiences that still retain power.

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Episode Three of the Re:Event Podcast

Gallus Events

I had a brilliant chat with Ruud Janssen about designing meetings as part of the Re:Event Podcast. We looked at the Event Canvas, a design tool, that he co-created a few years ago.

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26 Floral Designers You Should Be Following on Instagram

BizBash

These colorful photo feeds from florists around the country are chock-full of creative inspiration and ideas for your next event

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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.

Ways to Reach More People for Niche Events

GEVME

A niche market is the subset of a market towards which a specific product is focused. It is also traditionally a small market segment. Thus, a niche events meaning is related to a narrow circle of events targeted at a single event segment at a time (meetings, weddings, corporate, tourism, etc.). Niche events meaning.

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The 30 Best Event Survey Questions to Steal Now

EventMB

54% of event planners cited surveys as a tool they use to gauge attendee satisfaction and overall event success, but how do you know what questions to ask and when? Achieving a good response rate and obtaining useful survey data is a matter of asking the right questions at the right times.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Events Within Events

atEvent

Savvy B2B organizations are always looking for ways to accelerate the sales pipeline. One highly effective tactic is creating an event within an event, which could be a pre-event breakfast, a cocktail hour, or a demo or breakout session at a conference.

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Ashley Strachovsky, Event Prof & Rising Star – #EventIcons 174

Endless Events

Another week, another iconic event prof! And for today’s episode, we’re proud to welcome our two amazing hosts, Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey and Brandt Krueger, and a very special guest. Ashley Strachovsky is an event prof and a 2019 Bizbash Rising Star.

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2019 ACM Awards Weekend: How to Make a Polished Volunteer Management Program

InitLive

We've all heard of the Academy of Country Music Awards Weekend -- but not everyone knows that it's run primarily by volunteers.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Best Practices for Top Eventbrite Reports

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Your ticket sales hit the ground running. You were getting great sales on the website, on Eventbrite, even over the phone. But then you hit a wall. Sales slump. The line goes dead. Some may panic and start throwing money around, hoping it will stick.

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42 New York City Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Bizzabo

New York is known as the city that never sleeps, and rightfully so. Hundreds of millions of people come to the city every year to attend events and do business. There are plenty of great venues for event planners to explore in the city, ranging from the small and simple to the large and elegant.

How to Connect the Offer and Demand at Your Trade Shows

Eventtia

What makes trade shows truly valuable for your attendees? Is it the possibility of visiting multiple stands and enjoying the brand experience different companies offer? Or maybe it’s the knowledge speakers share during panel sessions? Yes and yes, but it’s also about their networking experience.

How A Technical Producer Will Take Your Event To The Next Level

Endless Events

If you work in the event industry, then you’ve heard of a technical producer. But how much thought have you paid to this role? And how much credit do you give to a technical producer? Well, you know that here at Endless we’ve covered the topic of labor several times.

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Tips To Successfully Plan Your Next Conference Event

InitLive

Conferences are some of the best places to meet like-minded colleagues within the same industry or creative individuals who share similar interests. In an increasingly interconnected world where relationship is key for business, conferences are a must-have for proper networking.

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How a Passion for Running Gave Birth to the Sasquatch Scramble

Picatic by Eventbrite

The best events don’t always start with a business plan. Often, they start with a spark. Someone has a passion they want to share, and a great idea about how to share it. They’re moved to bring people together around a vision, so they make it happen — even with no event planning experience.

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Interactio Translation App [Review]

EventMB

Interactio is a mobile app that serves multilingual events by facilitating simultaneous translation without the need for specialized headsets or on-site interpreter booths. Here is our review: Interactio: What is it?

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Transform Your Exhibition into a Memorable Brand

Eventtia

Companies from all different types of industries are taking advantage of reaching niche audiences by hosting international summits, exhibitions, and trade shows. Event Planning

Event Tech: What’s Good & What’s New

Endless Events

Let’s all take and seat and explore the world of event tech. We just did an awesome podcast on event tech and whether or not the industry is falling behind. But because we simply can’t get enough of the topic, there’s even more we want to share!

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2 Luxurious Properties to Know in Fort Lauderdale

Connect Your Meetings

When Bill Marriott Jr. retreats south for three months per year, he stays at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa—his home away from home since 1984. How’s that for a ringing endorsement?

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Guest blog: Is post-event feedback dead?

Event Industry News

By Jose Bort, CEO and co-founder, EventsCase. Feedback surveys have enjoyed something of an easy ride.

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The Shift Change Shuffle: Volunteer Placement Done Right

InitLive

You've planned your festival to the last detail: every seat's arranged, every ticket booked, each artist knows their start time and every goody bag is filled, tissue paper-fluffed and labeled. And your volunteers are signed in, assigned and accounted for.

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How to Create Impactful Exhibitions Using Event Technology

Eventtia

Event technology is evolving faster than ever. In the past decade, the events industry has experienced a complete digital transformation. Nowadays, you can’t walk onto a showroom floor without experiencing some of the latest trends in event technology.

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Exploring Hackathons For Events – #EventIcons Episode 173

Endless Events

Hackathons for events might sound a bit strange at first. Even the most creative and out of the box event planners out there can frown at the thought of it. But the truth is, as professionals of the industry, it’s our job to consistently push forward in the idea department.

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Event Intelligence Series Part 2: Designing Your Event Intelligence Structure

Aventri

Welcome back to the Aventri W.I.N. What I Need”) Series on Event Intelligence. In Part 1, we discussed the basics of Event Intelligence (what it is and the prerequisites to any event intelligence initiative) and why event managers should care. If you missed Part 1, here’s the link for quick access.

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10 Customer Training Event Ideas

Bizzabo

Take a look at these 10 real life event ideas that will help you strategize your next customer training events. It's 2019 and customer education is a big deal. The more your target audience knows about the products your company sells and how to use them, the better.

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The Obvious and Not-So-Obvious Value that Volunteers Bring to Events

InitLive

Most volunteers aren't in it for the recognition; they just want to help. Volunteering can be a thankless role (which is exactly why you should make your volunteers feel appreciated ). The tasks that volunteers commonly handle may seem minor, but the assistance of volunteers is vital to any event.

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How to Host a Safe Event: Advice from Emergency Management Experts

SmartMeetings

Hope for the best but plan for the worst. We hope that everything goes to plan at all your events but sometimes it doesn’t. A glitchy AV system or a sick keynote speaker may seem like disasters on event day, but are you ready if a real emergency hits?

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The 24 Rights and Wrongs of Event Catering

EventBank Insights

[link] What are the rights and wrongs of event catering? So, you have everything set for your big event; guest lists, speakers, sponsors and an amazing event management platform however you are still working out the second most important thing- event catering!

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Aventri Expert: Event Badging Q&A with Natasha Telaroli

Aventri

Event Management Event Technology featured

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How to Plan a Flawless Exhibition with Less Resources

Eventtia

In this article, we’ll explore things to consider when you are asked to plan a trade show or exhibition with fewer resources. Event Planning

Hacks for Growing Your Event Attendance [Podcast]

Experient

You’d be surprised how many event strategists aren’t using the basics to prepare each year. Are you doing what is necessary to ensure you’re growing your event attendance.

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Guest blog: A Q&A on Brexit, GDPR and the event industry

Event Industry News

By Arvi Virdee, managing director, Smartec Business Solutions Ltd. It sometimes feels like Brexit and GDPR are minefields through which many sectors are struggling to navigate, including the event industry.

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