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How Travel Trends Are Impacting Destination Events

EventMB

Skift Take: The twists and turns of the global travel industry's recovery continue to impact how event destinations are selected. Some effects are obvious, others not so much.

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How to Plan a Company Retreat in 8 Simple Steps

Social Tables

Do you need to improve your team’s communication skills? Could you benefit from increased employee engagement or a refocused staff? Do you just want to show your employees some appreciation? If so, it may be time to start discussing how to plan a company retreat!

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Event Registration Strategies to Increase Attendee Excitement and Sign-Ups

Eventmobi

Creating an engaging event experience for your attendees starts right at the time of registration. So, ensuring you have the right event registration strategies in place is crucial to driving excitement and sign-ups. As an event planner, you’ll know this all too well.

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All Eyes on Davos and Its Covid Mitigation Practices

EventMB

Skift Take: During the World Economic Forum in Davos, attendees were required to get tested for Covid onsite. A negative test granted access, while a positive test led to the attendee’s badge being deactivated.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

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The highest meaning of a social group

Conferences that Work

Over the years, I’ve written frequently about associations , which are just one kind of social group. Our lives are defined by myriads of social groups, some self-chosen, some completely beyond our control. These groups have many origins and purposes, some beneficial and some destructive.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses

Management Events

There have been many ups and down in businesses since COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11th March, 2020, and the effect of COVID-19 on businesses have been many since, as countries established lockdowns in early March, following China’s quarantine measures.

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Event planning conferences you won’t want to miss in 2023!

Expo Pass

What’s the perfect excuse to get out of the office and away from your computer? An event planning conference! These events give you the chance to make real connections with like-minded people, learn from industry experts, and come up with fresh new ideas.

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Get Around Green in Orange County

Smart Meetings

Sustainable Transportation in Anaheim Reducing carbon emissions in transportation has been at the forefront of conversations in the meeting industry, and Anaheim has been taking it seriously. Not only for the day-to-day public transportation system in the city, but also for visitors as well.

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What Should Your Hybrid Event Strategy Be?

Convene by PCMA

A hybrid event strategy is actually a content strategy. Organizers have many options, like livestreaming and/or recording live sessions, that will create content.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

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the lygon arms

SevenEvents

the lygon arms is a beautiful hotel based in the typical english village of broadway right in the heart of the cotswolds. the hotel is perfect for relaxing and switching off. there are plenty of facilities onsite such as a spa, swimming pool, bar & grill and wine bar.

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Las Vegas Hits $1.3 Billion Jackpot With F1 Grand Prix

EventMB

Skift Take: Vegas is investing in a trifecta of Formula 1, the Super Bowl, and the opening of the highly-anticipated MSG Sphere to attract an even bigger share of business events.

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Five Brands Activating Tech-powered Engagements, from an AI ‘Oracle’ to Holographic Projections

Event Marketer

More often than not, technology and experiential marketing are partners in crime, working hand-in-hand to personalize engagement, alleviate pain points, deliver moments of surprise and delight and create a more seamless attendee experience overall.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Are Good for Your Meetings (and Business)

Smart Meetings

Following the events of George Floyd’s tragic death in 2020, meetings industry organizations have been actively seeking to engage in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) discussion. In doing so many businesses seek outside help to create an inclusive and diverse work environment.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

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Why You Need Tiered Ticketing — And How To Do It

Endless Events

ticketDo you need to boost attendance and revenue at your events this year? Sometimes event planners need extra firepower to boost their events, and the proper pricing strategies can help you increase revenue.

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Let’s unlock the benefits of smart tickets

Oveit

We’ve just released our new smart tickets. Your attendees are going to love them. We’ve updated the design of our tickets but, most […] The post Let’s unlock the benefits of smart tickets appeared first on Oveit.

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Elevating the Business Events Industry Starts With Advocacy

EventMB

Skift Take: Tommy Goodwin, vice president, Government Affairs for the Exhibitions & Conferences Alliance, discusses the value and power of advocacy for the meetings industry. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Podcast

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USAA Activates a Museum-like Historical Timeline at the Army-Navy Game

Event Marketer

Fans walked through a portal displaying key moments in Army-Navy game history, and “into the future.” ” As the presenting sponsor of the Army-Navy football game since 2009, USAA never approaches each year’s game-day experiential activation the same way. But the 2022 matchup on Dec.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

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7 top event trends for 2023

zkipster

What will 2023 hold for the event industry? We asked colleagues, clients and fellow event professionals this question as we plan for the year ahead. The mood for 2023 is optimistic and broadly positive, despite a challenging global outlook.

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Will People Change Their Lifestyle for VR Events?

Endless Events

As event professionals, we’re always looking to explore new methods, techniques, and technologies to make each event better than the last. Virtual reality (VR) is a topic we often discuss on the Event Tech podcast and has been a technology growing in popularity in recent years.

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Out with the Old: Signs That Your Event Business Needs an Upgrade This Year

Special Events

Here are a few signs your business is calling for an upgrade in 2023

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Are Your Business Meetings Truly Accessible?

EventMB

Skift Take: Accessibility is a buzzword in the business events industry but is there a true effort to ensure all attendees, including people with disabilities, can participate?

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

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Five Ways Prime Video’s ‘Rings of Power’ Global Tour Helped Drive Record-breaking Viewership

Event Marketer

Red-carpet premiere events are a dime a dozen.

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GES launches eco-friendly badge holders

Event Industry News

GES has launched its eco-friendly badge holders following a successful roll out at the Climate Action Innovation Zone, a 13-day event held alongside COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, in November 2022.

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edinburgh

SevenEvents

edinburgh the capital of scotland, is a beautiful and historic city. with plenty to do in the city, it’s the perfect place to visit for a few days. here are some activities that we would suggest: edinburgh castle – the iconic castle sits upon an extinct volcano and offers stunning views of the city.

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Experiential Marketing: What, Why, Examples, and How You Can Use It in Your Events

Event Smart

Experiential marketing is one of the most effective strategies to connect and interact with consumers. Traditional marketing campaigns are losing their efficacy in gaining customers.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

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The Secret to Giving Attendees a Complete Destination Experience

EventMB

Skift Take: If attendees are going to take on the challenges of traveling to your next event, they’re going to want to see more than the inside of the conference venue.

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How SXM Media Partnered with The Female Quotient on a Podcast Studio at CES 2023

Event Marketer

SXM Media sought to create an intimate studio space away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor. Podcasting is hotter than ever and on track to continue growing with audiences.

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How to Elevate and Streamline your Association’s Strategic Planning Sessions

StraussCA

With the new year in full swing, many association’s communications teams are in full swing gathering members to participate in upcoming strategic planning sessions for key events.

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