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15 Coolest Tech You Can Rent for Your Event


This is a sponsored post by Aria AV. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Technology moves fast. Today’s latest and greatest is tomorrow’s old news, and keeping up with what’s hot can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Plus, new gear is expensive!

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How To Choose The Right Speaker For Your Next Conference


Would you like a keynote speaker that is engaging, inspirational and entertaining, while being knowledgeable in their field and relevant to your audience? What event manager doesn’t right? There are many things to consider when looking for a speaker for your next event.

The Market Shifts That Led to Commission Cuts

Velvet Chainsaw

Marriott, Hilton and IHG have announced reductions in group-booking commissions from 10 percent to 7 percent for their North American hotels, to take place over a period of time this year and next. Marriott’s has already begun for most intermediaries.

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Why Your Incentive Trip Needs a Mobile App


Incentives in the workplace are arguably one of the biggest motivators for employees, with many organizations putting emphasis on travel as the reward. In fact, according to the Incentive Research Foundation , 38% of all U.S.

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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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Why you should run The Solution Room at your next event

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room is rapidly becoming a popular meeting plenary.

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The New Rules Of RSVP. Get More Relevant Attendees In The Room. [Free Report]


A new report with unpublished research into what makes attendees say yes and show up at your event is ready for you. Get your free copy now. In this day and age, capturing attention and standing out against competition can be tough.

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4 Smart Tips for Driving Attendee Engagement Through Social Media


Your event might not be for months, and you’re probably going through a chaotic time with arranging logistics and designing your event space. But it’s also the perfect time to start engaging your audience and building excitement.

Top 3 Tips On How To Choose A Caterer For A Corporate Event


A corporate event is a unique opportunity for a brand to show appreciation to the present clients, and offer a friendly hand towards the new clients, partners, or even employees. The event itself is marked with unmatched sophistication.

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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 Create and Brand Your Instagram Highlight Covers

All Seated

As a follow-up to the 3 Ways To Use Instagram Stories post , Liese Gardner is back to share with us a step by step approach for how to create and brand instagram highlight covers! .

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Evolution Dome partners with Events in the Sky

Event Industry News

Image: Ravenswood wines invited bold wine lovers to take part in the UK’s first ever extreme wine tasting event – at an exclusive table suspended 200ft in the sky above London’s Jubilee Park. Picture credit: David Parry/ PA.

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Anaheim Convention Center: 25 Examples of Powerful Sponsorship Ideas


This is a sponsored post by Visit Anaheim. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Finding a venue that offers exactly what you want is hard enough.

3 Ways to Give Attendees a Taste of Your Host City


Use pop-ups to show off your host city to your attendees. The idea of the pop-up is not new, but it allows consumers to get a taste of a new products and experiences. You can use the pop-up idea for your next event.

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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.

Eventpro 2.0 Ticket Scanning


After releasing Eventpro in early 2018 we’re excited to announce our first major update with the addition of ticket scanning. Eventpro gives event organizers a seamless mobile experience for managing their ticket sales and ticket scanning in one place.

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Event Pros Share the One Thing in Business They Can’t Live Without

All Seated

Event pros know that starting and nurturing a business can sometimes be an uphill battle with a lot of trial and error. Your event business is vastly different from the next. Not necessarily in content but in how you approach problem-solving and creating visibility for your brand.

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Royal Wedding protected by drone detection systems

Event Industry News

Major events require a major security operation, and the recent Royal Wedding was one of the biggest operations in recent times. Security was heightened due to the importance of the occasion due to the potential threat of terror to such a major event.

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Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2018


Boring trade show booths don’t attract visitors and they certainly don’t help sales. But coming up with new and exciting ideas is costly and time-consuming. Or is it?

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

IACC Report on the Meeting Room of Today and Tomorrow

PCMA Convene

It will only become more important for event venues to provide high-quality internet access. That’s one takeaway from IACC’s fresh-off-the-press “2018 Meeting Room of the Future Report” that will likely not surprise you.

How to master event marketing and event promotion – Q&A from OpenReaktor Warsaw


Reading Time: 10 minutes Recently, I, as Marketing Manager of Eventory, have participated in Open Reaktor in Warsaw talking about the essence of event marketing and how it is often misunderstood.

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Times Square Doesn’t Stand Still for Leon Goldberg

Connect Your Meetings

Leon Goldberg never misses a workout, even on the road. His favorite way to explore a new city is by foot via an early morning jog. Traveling, he skips salty plane snacks in favor of healthy nuts and lots of water.

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How event staffing agencies must adapt to the growing freelance workforce

Event Industry News

by Greg Lusk, Founder of Liveforce. With the events industry being a large player in the world of freelancing it is time for event staffing agencies to start paying attention to this popular work style.

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16 Tantalizing Ways to Display Event Catering


Catering is a necessity for most events. It can, however, take up a lot of space or seemingly be pushed away from the buzz of the event to avoid detracting from the décor or flow. But, your guests need food. It’s not an option to remove the catering from your event (attendees will definitely protest!), […]. The post 16 Tantalizing Ways to Display Event Catering by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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Could a Landmark Piece of U.S. Legislation Intersect With GDPR?

PCMA Convene

Over the past few weeks, you’ve most likely received a number of emails from businesses that highlight their efforts to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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ICA Ultimate Catering Workshop

All Seated

The International Caterers Association announced a new series of Ultimate Catering Workshops. The inaugural workshop was held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri at Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. A member of the AllSeated team (Dina!)

Security Measures for Event Professionals Post GDPR

Hubilo Blog

The General Data Protection Regulations are about to change the data security game in EU as well as worldwide. Event professionals have been gearing up for compliance for months on end now, updated security measures being a part of the long compliance checklist.

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EventCity and Geronimo to bring one of the largest indoor festive attractions to the North

Event Industry News

EventCity, the north’s largest fully flexible 28,000sq.m event space, located in the heart of Manchester’s TraffordCity , has announced it’ll host one of the UK’s largest indoor festive experiences this winter.

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Five Ways Technology Can Help Measure Event Success [Guest Post]


Despite even the best memories and strongest gut feelings, it’s difficult to design a tangible and reliable measure of event success. However, various methods including surveys, attendance counts, and follow-up emails show that the event industry continues to strive for improvement.

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Learn how to get a company to sponsor your event


Reading Time: 6 minutes To get the sponsor for your event you have to convince a company, that the investment will return. Is it possible to measure the benefits of the sponsorship to the sponsor before the event? Why event organizers eager to get event sponsors?

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Everything You Need to Know for Killer Conference Breakout Sessions

Endless Events

Breakout sessions are a staple at conferences. If you are wondering what conference breakout sessions are and why more and more conferences are incorporating them, then continue reading. We will be answering all of your questions and more, below.

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Degree vs. certification: What’s best?

Plan Your Meetings

“Should I get a master’s degree or a certification?” It’s a question I’ve been asked a lot over the years. And my answer is usually an ironic, “Yes.” Asking, “Should I get a master’s degree or a certification?”

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Event Technology Awards Judge’s Spotlight: Craig Mathie

Event Industry News

Joining the Event Technology Awards 2018 judging panel is Craig Mathie, lead organiser at Bournemouth 7s Festival. Craig Mathie is Managing Director of Bournemouth 7s Festival, the UK’s favourite sport and music festival.

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