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While studying electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, Mascote decided to pursue a career in dance, switching to MIT’s management science program in 2001. Ana Masacote is used to adapting on the fly. Two years later, she co-founded the dance company Masacote Entertainment and has since travelled the world spreading the gospel of Afro-Latin […]. Eventbrite

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Shai Tertner

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Having started his business in 2001 as the first catering company to also offer in-house model staffing, Tertner now has

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SpotMe selected as a 2017 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Winner

Event Industry News

Launched in 2001 as a proprietary mobile device enhancing networking at events, SpotMe pivoted in 2011 into a mobile […]. SpotMe, a global technology provider of mobile event platform solutions, has been selected as a Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe Winner. This annual award recognises the most promising private technology ventures from the European business region.

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Solution-centric tools enhance Mobile Event Apps

Event Industry News

Since 2001, the global SpotMe team has been delivering apps and interactive capabilities for thousands of events around the world. SpotMe transforms meetings and inspires participants. Its robust mobile tools spark collaboration, kick-start networking, enhance learning, drive strategic alignments, and help attendees absorb important content. Today, SpotMe amplifies its extensive tools by providing a solution-centric […].

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Life lesson: Rescuing the child in the coal cellar

Conferences that Work

It wasn’t until 2001 when I met that lonely little child again. What’s your most important life lesson that you wish you learned ten years earlier? Julie Zhou , VP of Product Design at Facebook, asked this question on Twitter last month. What’s your most important life lesson that you wish you learned ten years earlier? Julie Zhuo (@joulee) January 7, 2020. Amongst the several hundred responses, one by Amanda Goetz , VP of Marketing at The Knot and Wedding Wire, struck me.

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CTS EVENTIM expands Live Entertainment business in Italy by acquiring majority stake in Friends and Partners

Event Industry News

Salzano started the enterprise in 2001 as F&P Group and subsequently developed it into the leading […]. CTS EVENTIM, one of the leading international providers of Ticketing and Live Entertainment, is acquiring 60 percent of the shares in Friends and Partners, Ferdinando Salzano’s new primary company operating in the music and live entertainment sector in Italy.

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Go beyond the one-way webinar and in-person replication of the virtual event platform

Event Industry News

SpotMe is a G2 leader and has consistently been an innovator and pioneer in the event industry since being founded in 2001. To succeed in the digital experience economy, you need to be able to deliver seamless and transformational experiences to your audience. SpotMe is the complete engagement platform that makes this easy. With SpotMe Anywhere you can deliver live and on-demand content to your internal and external audiences, wherever they are.

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Coping with stress, exercises and tips for stressed out meeting planners

Eventinterface

Her Masters in theology was completed in 2001 in Washington D.C. Careercast lists the job of event planning in the top 5 of most stressful jobs in the country. Not a year goes by without the career being on this list. Kimberly Braun, a retreat and workshop facilitator, TEDx speaker and meditation faculty at the renowned Omega Institute, shares her top tips and exercises to prevent and manage stress, and tackle stress should it occur.

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Destination Planning Is Easier Than Ever Before Using Digital Planning Tools

All Seated

Villa di Maiano is the wedding venue Yaron and his wife chose for their destination wedding, in October 2001. Virtual planning tools like ( Allseated Vision) would have been so useful to him in 2001 and now, in 2020, it’s possible that virtual ways to tour venues are even more critical than ever before to plan events. Yaron’s wedding at Villa di Maiano, October 2001. An investment banker in 2001, Yaron and his fiancé wanted a destination wedding in Italy.

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Grooveyard

Event Industry News

Making A Personal Impact For the World’s Leading Brands Since 2001. WE ARE EVENTS. WE ARE GROOVEYARD. Our creativity and flexibility in delivering unique event management for our clients is well recognised and our philosophy is simple “everything we do is centred around our clients “. Many have been with us for years and these relationships speak volumes about our work of which we are very proud.

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Coping with stress, exercises and tips for stressed out meeting planners

Eventinterface

Her Masters in theology was completed in 2001 in Washington D.C. Careercast lists the job of event planning in the top 5 of most stressful jobs in the country. Not a year goes by without the career being on this list. Kimberly Braun, a retreat and workshop facilitator, TEDx speaker and meditation faculty at the renowned Omega Institute, shares her top tips and exercises to prevent and manage stress, and tackle stress should it occur.

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Top 10 Party Planners to Follow

EventUp

She founded Lisa Vorce CO (LVCO) in 2001 with a depth of experience and a unique perspective on creating one-of-a-kind events that feel deeply personal and imaginative. Life’s special moments are meant to be celebrated. From baby showers, to bar mitzvahs, holiday parties, weddings, and everything in between - these incredible planners are experts at making them memorable. The go-to for many celebrity clients, check them out for some great event inspiration!

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7 Smart Moves at Four Seasons, Visit Music City and More

Smart Meetings

He’ll continue overseeing sister property Courtyard by Marriott Stamford Downtown, as he’s been doing since 2001. Sandra Olivia Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club in Surfside, Florida, announces Oliva as director of marketing. She’s been with the company since 2011, most recently as director of sales and marketing at Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel on the French Riviera. Koji Akaboshi Akaboshi joins Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club in Surfside, Florida as hotel manager.

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Event Companies During Pandemic: Checking In With Kate Patay

All Seated

2001 and 2008 were warm-ups for 2020. As we continue to speak with event professionals in an effort to stay in touch and connected throughout the pandemic, we reached out to Kate Patay to check in and see how her business has been since she last joined us for a webinar in early June.

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Clareville and Miguel Neves of Social Media Chefs form partnership

Event Industry News

Its clients include the IMEX Group since 2001, (prior to the first IMEX in Frankfurt); the German Convention Bureau: Hamburg CVB: Thailand Conference & Exhibition Bureau; Rwanda Convention Bureau; HBAA; Maritim Hotels and Wyboston Lakes Resort. Two of the leading names in the meetings and incentive travel media worldwide have formed a partnership.

How to select the right speaker

Eventinterface

In 2001 he was named "Speaker of the Year" by Meetings Professions International (MPI), San Diego. Selecting the right speakers can make or break your meeting. The good ones see themselves as part of the larger event team and will share their wealth of experience to insure your overall success. The bad ones see themselves as the star-of-the-show, with little consideration for the needs of other (often non-professional) speakers on the program.

Will Airline Pilot Shortage Cripple Second-Tier Markets?

Smart Meetings

11, 2001, and during the 2008 financial crisis, the aviation industry suffered and airlines merged. Everyone loves to complain about air travel today. Cramped cabins. Added fees for everything. But what if there was no pilot to fly the plane? That’s the scenario the U.S. airline industry is facing—and, according to news reports, it will only worsen in the coming years.

Eventsforce Expands US Operations After Simpleview Acquisition

Eventsforce

Established in 2001, Simpleview has been providing CRM, CMS, website design, digital marketing, revenue generation and mobile technologies to more than 900 travel, tourism and convention marketing customers around the world. London, UK – 17th February 2020 – Eventsforce will be expanding its operations in the US, following its acquisition by Arizona-based Simpleview, the travel and tourism industry’s leading provider of CRM and marketing software.

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Dragon Con’s Pat Henry on Building a Convention Community

Connect Your Meetings

In 2001, I brought in Jefferson Starship [to perform]. Our projections blew up and we grew [to 13,000 attendees] in 2001. It’s a hot, rainy summer day and a young Pat Henry sits at a table reading a soggy comic book. It is the first time the future Dragon Con president lays his eyes on a Marvel comic—an early issue of “Journey Into Mystery,” detailing the adventures of the mighty Thor. . “It was rained on and wet, but I thought, ‘Wow!

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Restaurants That Are Now Open For Dine-In In Georgia

EventUp

Nestled into the alluring landscape of Atlanta's historic Inman Park, Wisteria has been serving up modern Southern cuisine and charm since 2001. Post-coronavirus, restaurants are slowly reopening in various stages — which started with takeout and delivery and has evolved into partial capacity for dine-in— in order to ensure a safe experience until the days of everyone operating at full capacity.

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ASAO Shows Event Industry Support for UK Agriculture Industry

Event Industry News

The association has seen its members face the toughest period of business since the foot and mouth outbreak of 2001 but is also witnessing event organisations provide vital support to the agricultural community at a crucial time. The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO) is highlighting acts of creativity and generosity from the event sector, as it continues to support the agricultural industry during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Are Exhibitors Abandoning Trade Show Lead Retrieval?

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Rachel Stephan, an entrepreneur at heart and a creative at mind, jump-started her business in 2001. Post authored by Rachel Stephan, Event Marketing Strategist, sensov/ event marketing. When it comes to trade show lead retrieval, lots of exhibitors have decided to exercise an abundance of caution and not initiate a strategy. They’re letting valuable sales leads fall through the cracks in the name of playing it safe legally.

Designing participant journeys with Carina Bauer, IMEX Exhibitions

Event Industry News

As managing director, Carina was in charge of the running of the business which grew to 13 stores in three years and was sold to a publicly listed company in December 2001. The fourth lecture in the University of Westminster’s autumn Event Design Lecture Series takes place on Monday 4 th November. The lecture, by Oxford University politics graduate Carina Bauer, CEO of IMEX Exhibitions, focuses on how to design participant journeys.

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7 AI Conferences That Should Be On Your Radar

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From HAL in 2001: A Space Odessey, to anything Isaac Asimov ever wrote, to the Matrix, if pop culture is anything to go by, AI has already doomed us all. Before we get into the AI conferences, it’s worth having a think about what AI means to us. Artificial intelligence has spent a long time as something that’s elicited fear in people.

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The Five C’s of Working with Millennials

PCMA Convene

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 —one of the things that that it did, in addition to having schools focus on standardized test scores, was it required lots and lots and lots of teacher-student engagement and feedback.”. Just like any other generation of employees, millennials want to feel intellectually stimulated, inspired, and motivated at work.

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Bridging the Future

PCMA Convene

2001: A Space Odyssey author Arthur C. The second span of a brand-new, $4-billion bridge just opened over the Hudson River, a short drive from my home in northern New Jersey. Known as the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, it’s the largest project of its kind in the United States, and replaces the rickety, 61-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge. It’s much wider and — with cables strung gracefully from eight soaring white columns — far more aesthetically pleasing.

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The TED Method

PCMA Convene

In TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking , Chris Anderson shares what he’s learned about connecting with audiences since taking over TED in 2001 — including how to get started: Chris Anderson book – TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking. Want your speaker sessions to resemble TED Talks? Go straight to the source.

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SPARK THINKING presents Events Management Student of the Year at the UK Centre for Events Management, Leeds Beckett University

Event Industry News

The agency is passionate about supporting and investing in future talent in the event industry and has sponsored this award since 2001. Global full service events agency, SPARK THINKING, has continued its support of Leeds Beckett University’s Events Management Student of the Year, presenting the prize this year to Sarah Wilkes who achieved a First Class BA (Hons) in Events Management.

Lake Tahoe Accommodates Dining Supply and Demand

SmartMeetings

An hour away at Lake Tahoe , Paul Voss, director of catering and convention services for Caesars Entertainment Corporation, which owns Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino and purchased Harveys Resort and Casino in 2001 to operate the two adjoining South Shore properties as one entity, credits the types of dining options now available at the lake to changes in both supply and demand. Photo of Hard Rock Cafe, Lake Tahoe.

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Presentation Genius or Lucky Break?

Canadian Special Events

Ok, so… vegetables & dip is nothing new and has been done since the dawn of time, but in 2001 when wheat grass was making its way to juice bars and becoming trendy, (and incidentally was about the time of this request) we took a simple order and made it new again by using wheatgrass, a crate, carved carrot crocuses and radish roses. Nicole has been with the Emelle’s Catering since 2001.

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IMEX Revving Up Tech Tools

SmartMeetings

RefTech has worked with IMEX since 2001, when we created the original bespoke web and organizing systems for the very first IMEX show, in Frankfurt in 2003. Despite the constant development, the original bespoke systems that we started in 2001 are starting to show their age. In a major step that will affect event organizers and participants, IMEX is in the process of a technology upgrade that can be likened to the evolution of a Mercedes Benz from a 1970s model to a modern S-Class.

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Roberta Kravitz: Award-Winning Executive Director of ISMRM

PCMA Convene

ISMRM director of meetings and electronic communications, 2001–2005; ISMRM director of study groups and electronic communications, 1997–2001; ISMRM study group coordinator and executive assistant, 1995–1997. Roberta A. Kravitz, Executive Director. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Concord, California. Recipient, PCMA 2017 Global Meetings Executive of the Year Award. EDUCATION St. Mary’s College of California, majoring in government.

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‘You Know, We Have a Problem Here.’

PCMA Convene

HOW IT STARTED: Founded in 2001 by the Coalition to Diversify Computing (CDC), it began after “this group of people came together and basically went, ‘You know, we have a problem here,’” said Jerri Barrett, director of social media for Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in Information Technology (CMD-IT), which merged with CDC in 2016 and now organizes the conference. Tapia 2017.

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Why Hilton Wants You to Get a Passport

SmartMeetings

passports issued has been increasing each year since 2001 with more than 18.6 Hilton Hotels & Resorts announced a new program that will make applying for a passport easy and rewarding.

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Cincinnati USA: Driving Diversity

Connect Your Meetings

From 2001 to 2004, no multicultural conventions came to The Queen City, says Jason Dunn, vice president of multicultural and community development for Cincinnati USA. The tale of how Cincinnati came to become one of the country’s leaders in diversity initiatives is a bit of a comeback story. In 2005, the CVB made a purposeful effort to go after them, working to correct the issues that were turning those groups away.

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Mobile Event Apps to help move your event online

Event Industry News

SpotMe is a G2 leader and has consistently been an innovator and pioneer in the event industry since being founded in 2001. Mobile Event Apps to help move your event online. The world is thick with virtual meetings be it family, friends or firms. The latter, of course, is the focus here, so the tech, the apps, need to work even harder, even faster. There’s no marked path to follow.

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Restaurants That Are Now Open For Dine-In In Arizona

EventUp

Kazimierz has been established since 2001 and is Scottsdale’s Original Speakeasy with over 300 whiskey and wine selections and live music nightly making it the valley’s premier spot to vibe with. Post-coronavirus, restaurants are slowly reopening in various stages — which started with takeout and delivery and has evolved into partial capacity for dine-in— in order to ensure a safe experience until the days of everyone operating at full capacity.

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Event Industry News catches up with the forces behind BST Hyde Park

Event Industry News

No surprise then that Live Nation Entertainment – Hyde Park tenant from 2001 to 2012 – stuck its foot in the door after Royal Parks awarded AEG Presents a new six-year contract at the site. Winning an initial five-year contract for six ‘innovative’ concerts in Hyde Park each summer, AEG Live played the long game with Barclaycard presents British Summer Time (BST Hyde Park).

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Conde Nast Releases Top U.S. Hotels in 2019 Gold List

Smart Meetings

This hotel has much to be proud of: since its opening in 2001, it has received Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards every year. Conde Nast editors have some suggestions for where to host your next meeting. The travel magazine announced their 2019 top hotels in the world and the United States managed to snag 13 of the 14 best hotels in North America honors with hotels located across the country, from New York to California. Read on for the hotel wins in the U.S.

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MPI Turns to Indy for 2018 WEC

SmartMeetings

Because it was the first airport built after the September 11, 2001 attack, designers built in the spaces needed to address security in a post-9-11 world. For those already missing the excitement of Meeting Professionals International’s World Education Congress (or those who are kicking themselves because they wish they had been in Las Vegas last week), organizers left you with something to look forward to.

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