Trending Articles

Gift Ideas and Gadgets for Event Planners


Americans call it event swag. This is slang for “freebie” and includes creative gifts for event planners , which may actually become a principle of successful event gift technology. It is all about handouts, souvenirs, and gifts for event planners. Occasions for gifts.

2019 170

Sell More Tickets in 1 Month: Your Week 4 Plan

Picatic by Eventbrite

You don’t need to stare at a screen for hours a day to sell more tickets to your event. To help you reach your goals, we’ve put together a series of posts with the tips and tricks you need to upgrade your marketing — in just 15 minutes a day. This is the fourth post […].

2019 226

Your Quick Guide to Becoming a Kickass Party Planner

Picatic by Eventbrite

You have a knack for throwing parties. From ingenious themes right down to the amuse bouche, ideas come to you and things just naturally flow from there. Time and again, a gathering you’ve organized has turned out to be the party of the year.

2019 269

Fixing a Tesla Powerwall that isn’t charging

Conferences that Work

In February 2018, I took advantage of an excellent Green Mountain Power (GMP) program to install a Tesla Powerwall 2.0 on my Vermont home. For just $1,500, GMP installed a 13.5

2019 156

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.

Thinking about ditching your early bird rate for your event? Think again

Gallus Events

The “early bird” rate has been with us as long as we’ve had paid for events. And the reason they are still with us? Well, it is because they are so useful. In this post I want to make sure you are making the most of your early rates.

2019 176

More Trending

How to Use Influencer Marketing to Promote Events

Brown Paper Tickets

Influencers. The term conjures images of chic people who post perfect selfies (ahem #sponsored), travel the world for free, and stay in world-class resort hotels. As a JOB. Influencer marketing, as trendy as it may sound, is a serious promotion tool and ideal for events.

2019 86

Twin Event Technology Events Reflect Strength of The Market


By Michelle Bruno. Event Tech Brief is proud to be a media sponsor for Event Tech Live (November 6-7) and the Event Technology Awards (November 6) in 2019. Exhibition and Conference. Event Tech Live, scheduled for The Old Truman Brewery in London, UK, showcases technologies from over 100 exhibitors. The conference program features speakers and topics from a broad spectrum of industry segments, including corporate events, exhibitions, concerts, festivals, and sporting events.

2019 100

Does Getting a Real Job Mean Giving Up?

Event Planning BluePrint

Sometimes a comment comes from a member of our community that we know all our readers can relate to. That’s exactly how I felt about Cindy’s #1 frustration when it comes to her event planning business: Friends & Family who say things like you need to get a real job.

2019 90

Strictly FX delivers astounding FX for Spice World tour

Event Industry News

Strictly FX , a US-based production company, created the stunning effects for the recent Spice Girls’ ‘Spice World’ tour, 24 th May-15 th June. First receiving the call last December, the team set to work to produce a show that would not disappoint.

2019 83

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Blip Digital Billboards [Review]


Blip Billboards are digital billboards across the US for event and product advertisement. They let planners advertise their event in advance at chosen times and in chosen places without signing a contract or paying a minimum fee.

5 Fictional Characters Who Would Make Great Event Planners

Picatic by Eventbrite

While binging your favorite shows and movies, it’s easy to spot someone after your own event planner heart. Maybe they always have great ideas. Maybe they are even more organized than you. Or maybe you would just want to be there to see the resulting fireworks.

2019 195

Top Catering Sales Strategies for Growing Your Catering Business

Planning Pod

Summary: Learn five catering sales strategies that will help you quickly and reliably grow your catering business and event group sales.

2019 78

Get Your Event Business Listed on

eventplanner is the fastest-growing event planning community and now we're building the the largest 'search engine' and review platform for event venues and suppliers in the world. Get listed now

2019 72

Never give up on a good time – behind the scenes at Spice World

Event Industry News

The will they/won’t they/exactly who are ‘they’ questions got the PR train-a-rolling for the Spice Girls, way in front of their sell-out tour this year.

2019 80

How to Craft a Great Follow-Up Email for Event Leads


First impressions are indeed “everything” but to say that second impressions are “nothing” is short-sighted, to say the least. The quality of your post-event follow-up will determine whether or not you’re able to continue a productive line of communication and win accounts.


Five Event Trends You Should Know About


Getting people to buy tickets and actually attend the event on the day can keep organisers tossing and turning in their sleep for weeks beforehand. We decided to ask around and find out what trends our organisers are seeing when it comes to securing registrations and ticket sales for their events. Don’t panic, last-minute sales […]. The post Five Event Trends You Should Know About appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

2019 95

Generational Differences Can Be an Asset in the Workplace


Today’s worker population has evolved into a complex mix of old school values, time-honored rules, new cultural touchstones, digital habits and varied viewpoints that challenge traditional work habits and workspaces. It’s important to not lump everyone into a specific generational silo.

2019 71

The Complete Guide to Louisville, Home of Connect 2019

Connect Your Meetings

Louisville, Kentucky, is recognized as an international destination for festival events—most notably the Kentucky Derby—and conferences like Connect 2019.

2019 68

HBAA raises over £32k for Buses4Homeless

Event Industry News

HBAA has raised over £32,500 since January for social enterprise company, Buses4Homeless. This substantial sum has been generated from auctions, raffles and donations at the association’s Kick-Off Dinner, Online Charity Auction, Come Dine with Me and Annual Forum events.

2019 91

Crash Course Etiquette for Event Managers


Which etiquette rules should you take into account as an organizer? Etiquette may sound old-fashioned, but it isn't. And you certainly don't want to commit blunders

The Anatomy of a Successful Festival Website


Think a great festival website needs to be jaw-droppingly beautiful to capture people’s interest? Think again. You’ve only got a matter of seconds to attract a visitor’s attention before they leave — and the best way to do that is with clear communication.

2019 78

Event Risk Mitigation: Your Path To Becoming an Event Planning Hero


Post authored by Sarah Hill, Content Writer at Seven Events, Ltd. As any experienced event management agency will tell you, the safety and comfort of your guests needs to be a top priority at all times.

2019 52

WorkLane Brings Private Meeting Space to Events

Connect Your Meetings

WorkLane founders James DeNino and Kedar Frederic think they’ve found a workaround to a common trade show problem. While expos and conventions are great for networking and generating leads, the floor atmosphere doesn’t exactly lend itself to closing deals.

Event Tech Spotlight: Oveit

Event Industry News

Company name: Oveit Inc. Founded: 6 th April 2015 Web address: About: Oveit is an event management software that helps event planners manage cashless payments systems, based on both NFC technology and/or facial recognition.

Top 10 Apps For Executing Successful Trade Shows


Every year, millions of people visit trade shows across the United States. Whether it’s a tech expo or comic book convention, the average trade show visitor spends 5.5 hours at one of these events. It’s your job to convert these visitors into bonafide customers.

How Effective Editorial Content Creates Buzz for Your Live Shows


Promoting events on social media follows a straightforward lifecycle: Launch your event, advertise tickets on-sale, launch an ad campaign, and push out a final boost about one week before your event kicks off. In between these stages, though, you need to contend with chunks of downtime.

Event Schedule: How to Keep It From Going Overtime

Endless Events

Listen up event aficionados, because we’re about to break down your event schedule! Here at Endless, we’ve covered topics related to the timing of your events. And that’s because everyone knows exactly how much of a peril it is when your event drags on!

2019 91

What a Better Venue Layout Should Look Like


The latest research study from PCMA and Steelcase reveals how to design an optimal corporate event. In this blog post, we look at a few of the insights from the report that can help business leaders organize both small and large corporate events. Event Planning

Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Simon Levitt

Event Industry News

Simon is a Creative Technical Director who consistently drives forward ground-breaking digital projects that are changing the nature of consumer experiences across the globe. He has 15 years of experience working for clients such as the Science Museum, Sony, Canon and Ford.

Montgomery: A Mecca for Meeting and Event Space

Connect Your Meetings

Known for its Southern hospitality and revitalized downtown, the riverfront capital city of Montgomery is the ideal destination for groups of all sizes to book their next meeting or event. With nonstop air service from Dallas, Charlotte, Washington, D.C.,

Measuring Event Success through Strategic Event Analytics

Hubilo Blog

Let me ask you a question about your last major event or conference. How do you define Event Success? How well did your last event do? If your answer is somewhat on these lines, “ Oh! Yeah, it did very well” or “ The event was amazing” in that case, how good is good? Or how amazing is amazing?

How to Write an Event Report


Event organising duties don’t end until you have created a post-event report. We look at the things you need to consider when it comes to evaluating the effectiveness of your event… How successful was your event, and what could you do differently in the future?

2019 84