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Leveraging Team Learning at Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Traditionally teams from organizations attend a conference with a divide-and-conquer game plan, as they split up and attend as many different sessions as they can.

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EventMobi Best Practices: Event App Home Screen Design


Branding and customization deliver more than just a good looking event app; they help set the tone and feel of the event and engage attendees with the content you’re sharing.

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The 2019 Guide to Event Marketing: Strategies, Ideas, and Examples

Picatic by Eventbrite

Whether you’re interested in coordinating smaller networking events or large corporate events like conferences, creating an event marketing strategy has serious benefits for your business.

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6 Tips for Choosing Your Event App Provider

Event Age by Swapcard

Looking for an event app and not sure where to start? You're not alone. We often hear from event organizers that choosing the right provider is a challenge. Event Tech

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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.

Events operate by stories

Conferences that Work

Events operate by stories. Our species doesn’t operate by reality. It operates by stories. Cities are a story. Money is a story. Space was a story, once. A king tells us a story about who we are and why we’re great, and that story is enough to make us go kill people who tell a different story. Or maybe the people kill the king because they don’t like his story and have begun to tell themselves a different one.”

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Behavioral Science In Event Design: #EventIcons Episode 165

Endless Events

We’re about to get down to the nitty and gritty of behavioral science in event design! This topic will probably send every event professional into overdrive. At the end of the day, events are all about people. Events are about changing behaviors.

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The Event Planner’s Top 8 Must-Watch Netflix Picks

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After a long day of event planning, your couch and Netflix is exactly what you need to decompress. Whether you’re looking for a feel-good comedy, an educational documentary, or a gripping thriller, some streaming therapy is sure to help you unwind.

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The Golden Rules of Event Volunteer Retention


If your event relies on the help of volunteers, then you know how difficult recruiting them can be. A person’s time is valuable - and asking them to spend a chunk of it with you doing work, for no pay? Well, that’s tough.

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12 Imaginative Events from Atlassian


Ready to host more engaging and creative conferences? Take a look at this list of 12 imaginative events from Atlassian to learn how! Atlassian, founded in 2002 by college friends Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, is an Australian software company.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Award winning mentoring programme, Fast Forward 15, reveals latest intake

Event Industry News

Fast Forward 15, the award-winning mentoring programme for women in travel and events, has revealed its 2019/2020 intake.

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5 Steps to Accelerate Sales Velocity from Events with HubSpot


Marketing professionals are often looking to improve their events strategy and find the tools and resources that can give them the best return on their hard work. atEvent CEO, Uzair Dada was recently asked to contribute to this subject matter for the HubSpot blog.

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Getting Paid: 3 Things Event Professionals Need to Know About Payouts

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Events are expensive. You have to cover the upfront costs — like paying vendors and securing a venue — out of pocket. But as tickets are being sold, you can have access to that money so you can pay with less stress. Payouts, which are how you get paid for tickets sold on event management […].

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Ditch the Buffet for Shared Plates at Your Next Event

PCMA Convene

New research suggests that sharing plates of food leads to improved negotiations, an idea that business events professionals could use to enhance cooperation at events. Are you planning a team-building activity or brainstorming workshop at your next event?

9 Standout Keynote Speakers to Watch


Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder of Retirepreneur. Booking keynote speakers is a high-impact event decision that’s loaded with risk. Hire a superstar and attendees will be raving for months to come. Hire a dud and some may never come back.

emc3 introduces new policy to improve mental health wellbeing in the workplace

Event Industry News

It has been widely circulated that employment in the events industry is demanding, and not without reason.

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Digital Distraction: Is this a Problem at Events?


People are looking at their phones constantly. Whenever they walk, eat, go to bed, or attend events, the smartphone always seems to be in their hands. This keeps them from fully experiencing their immediate environment or engaging more with physical reality. Is this a problem for the events industry?

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Family Events: The 5 Questions Parents Need Answered Before Buying

Picatic by Eventbrite

If you think face painting and balloons are all it takes to attract today’s parents to your events — think again. There are too many options to choose from,” says Scary Mommy and Today Show Parents Contributor Melanie Forstall Lemoine. “If

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Event Wi-Fi Terms Every Event Planner Needs To Know

Endless Events

Learning about event Wi-Fi can feel like learning another language. Often when you try to research event Wi-Fi terms, best practices and more you are greeted with technical papers written by engineers. The articles feel like they are from another world, are very complex and hard to understand.

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5 Fundamentals to Running A Successful Free Event


Running a free event? Learn how to tackle sponsorship, budgets, managing volunteers, minimise no–shows, venue sourcing and free event promotion ideas. The post 5 Fundamentals to Running A Successful Free Event appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Historic Bristol theatre launches new conference packages

Event Industry News

Following on from the multi-million-pound redevelopment, Bristol Old Vic theatre has launched it’s Day Delegate Rate packages for those looking to host conferences in the Grade 1 listed Coopers’ Hall, which sits as the star of the event spaces in the venue.

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How to Use LinkedIn to Market Your Events


Social media has become a popular tool for marketing events. It’s completely transformed the event marketing industry. This blog post will highlight how to use LinkedIn to market your events. Event Planning

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Shared Meeting Spaces Suit Remote Workforce

Connect Your Meetings

As home-based and remote work increase in the United States, traditional business organizations are meeting a rising need for non-traditional workspaces.

Google IO And Microsoft Build: Exploring The Future Of Technology

Endless Events

Today on Event Tech Podcast we explore Google IO and Microsoft Build. You already know this is your go-to source on all things tech. So on this week’s episode, we’re talking about two of the biggest developer conferences in the world!

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6 Time-Saving Tips to Apply When Running Your Event


We’re all familiar with time-saving tips and tricks when it comes to planning an event: having an action protocol, delegating tasks, cutting corners using a digital tool, etc

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The Meetings Industry Association appoints new vice chair

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has welcomed Nigel Collett, director of 1 Wimpole Street, to its board as vice chair. Nigel was officially voted into the position during the mia’s latest council meeting earlier this month.

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25 San Antonio Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love


San Antonio is a great city with a lot of quality event venues. Here are the 25 best locations for your next business or personal meetup. The city of San Antonio is a vibrant Southwestern community with more than 1.5

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How to Make Your Event’s Social Media Photos Stand Out [With Examples]


Sub-par social media photos are no longer an option in today’s saturated social feeds. Quality visual storytelling is essential, and everyone from your local cafe to your favourite music festival has an Instagram.

Cynthia Kanai Appointed CEO of Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

Connect Your Meetings

After 25 years as a teacher, Cynthia Kanai has embarked on a new challenge: CEO of Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, a property right next door to her previous workspace at Palm Beach Day Academy.

How to Use Virtual Reality to Engage More Your Attendees


It’s already here. Athletes use it to improve their techniques. Medical students employ it to practice complex surgeries. Army professionals engage in it to test different combat strategies

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Guest Blog: 6 surprising things your employees need to feel engaged within your event business

Event Industry News

By Mike James, cybersecurity professional and author. If a positive business culture is the key to employee-engagement and -productivity, why aren’t all event businesses smashing it? The truth is building a positive culture isn’t easy. It takes time, commitment, investment and continual attention.

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Event Coordinator vs. Event Planner: What’s the Difference?

Master the Event

The post Event Coordinator vs. Event Planner: What’s the Difference? appeared first on event planning Events

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How Online Donations Can Shape Your Fundraising Event Strategy


When a fire strikes an iconic building, images of the destruction spread rapidly through social media.

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