The Event Planner’s Guide to Frankfurt – IMEX Addition

Aventri

Home to IMEX since 2003, Frankfurt is an ideal city to host any meeting or event. Not only is Frankfurt Europe’s leading business centers for trading and research, but the city also offers visitors diverse traditions, shopping, site-seeing, and so much more.

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Tech Tuesday: 21 Noteworthy Artificial Intelligence Statistics for 2019

Aventri

That’s more than 2,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes of data being generated every single day, and every two days we are creating more data than the cumulation of humanity did from the beginning of time up until 2003!

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Pieminister: Award-winning pie makers ready to cater for any event

Event Industry News

Pieminister (created by brothers-in-law Tristan Hogg and Jon Simon) began in Bristol in 2003. After many months of pastry mixing, baking and of course tasting, Pieminister’s first pies were born.

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Buzzgold

Event Industry News

Buzzgold Systems Ltd was founded by Martin and Sandra Gould in 2003, originally to provide equipment for pub quizzes. Helpful, friendly and efficient. Since then Buzzgold has expanded both its product range and its range of customers.

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What’s most important about an event, the gift or the wrapping?

Conferences that Work

While writing about seeing the gifts in people and events I remembered one of my favorite scenes in Love Actually (2003).

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How to Write Force Majeure to Protect Your Meeting from the Next Pandemic

SmartMeetings

He has been drafting ever-more exacting legal language for just such an occasion since 2003, when the SARS epidemic sidetracked numerous events, and says a thorough clause takes at least a page to list all potential occurrences.

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Event Design is how it works

Conferences that Work

“ —Steve Jobs, The Guts of a New Machine , 2003 New York Times interview If only we applied Steve’s insight to event design. “Design is how it works” is the favorite thing Apple software engineer Ken Kocienda heard Steve Jobs say.

Beyond Pride Month: 16 LGBTQ Events to Check Out in 2020 and 2021

Bizzabo

Why You Should Attend: The annual pride bash began in 2003 to showcase the diversity and inclusion in Essex. For Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we’re coming together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.

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The Role of Meetings in the Rise of the Selfie

PCMA Convene

The era of instant, inexpensive, and immediate self-portraits began in 2003, when Sony began installing front-facing cameras into flip phones.

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Clareville acquired by CI GROUP

Event Industry News

Among its current clients are IMEX Exhibitions (since 2003), German Convention Bureau, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau, Hamburg Convention Bureau, Riskline, HBAA, Maritim Hotels and Wyboston Lakes Resort.

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Europe Faces Record-Breaking Heatwave

SmartMeetings

Rahmstorf also points out that “the hottest summers since 1500 AD in Europe were: 2018, 2010, 2003, 2016, 2002.” Photo by Pedro Kümmel on Unsplash. As we officially welcome summer, things are really heating up—especially in Europe.

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Educational Measures will be at stand 1211 at Event Tech Live!

Event Industry News

Founded in 2003, EM is a full-service event technology company and the premier global provider of live audience engagement tech and services. Educational Measures® (EM), the live events engagement company, is debuting as an Event Tech Live exhibitor this year.

Events Industry Experts Weigh in on the Coronavirus

PCMA Convene

DuBois shared that it took about four months for the SARS scare in 2003 to stabilize. “We’re A close-up view of coronavirus. Photo Credit Adobe Stock). The Events Industry Council (EIC) held a webinar on Feb.

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What’s the Value of Volunteering?

PCMA Convene

Before joining NUL in 2003, Morial served two terms as mayor of New Orleans. If you wonder whether your corporate social responsibility efforts are worthwhile, Marc Morial, the National Urban League’s president and CEO, offers a resounding yes. He saw firsthand the impact of convention volunteers on the city, whether they were painting houses or reading to children. And the volunteers, he thinks, benefited as much as the city’s residents.

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Event Budget Trends 2017: Cloudy with a Chance of Inconsistency?

Social Tables

With the goal to educate and inspire customers, the first Dreamforce event brought together just over 1,300 attendees in 2003. Meetings are happening more frequently than ever before. As a result, planners have less time to plan and execute.

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A Greener Festival announces world’s top green events for 2019

Event Industry News

Akos Dominus, sustainability manager of Sziget Festival, Hungary, commented:“Sziget has been involved with environmental issues since 2003,” (through AGF). “We

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Prototype for Branson’s Supersonic Jet Unveiled

SmartMeetings

Flown by British Airways and Air France from 1976 to 2003, Concorde was used almost exclusively by very wealthy passengers because of high ticket prices.

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The Valisade Group Parts Ways With COAA After 13 Years

Connect Your Meetings

We feel like it’s ‘mission accomplished,’” says DeGolyer, who began working with COAA in 2003. Like a proud parent, association management company The Valisade Group sent its sole client, Construction Owners Association of America , out on its own this year. It was a bittersweet moment for Lisa DeGolyer and Valerie Delaney, Valisade’s partners since 2009, who are moving on without their next client in place. “We

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A Night at the Museum

PCMA Convene

After more than a century and several additions later, the antiquated museum structure — unable to handle its growing collection and visitors — closed in 2003 for a much-needed renovation. A lucky winner had all night to drink in the works of great Dutch masters. Photo Credit Rijksmuseum.

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Beyond Pride Month: 16 LGBTQ Events to Check Out in 2020 and 2021

Bizzabo

Why You Should Attend: The annual pride bash began in 2003 to showcase the diversity and inclusion in Essex. For Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we’re coming together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.

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3 Ways to Build Business Relationships

PCMA Convene

A 2003 Gallup report showed that “regardless of how high a company’s customer satisfaction levels may appear to be, satisfying customers without creating an emotional connection with them has no real value. Do you have something to say?

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10 World Famous Event Planning Companies

Social Tables

With a second office in Los Angeles and also known as MKG Marketing, it was founded in 2003 by Maneesh K. Let’s dive into ten of the most famous event planning companies, from around the world. Bassett Events – Toronto.

7 Smart Moves at Delano, ExCeL London & More

Smart Meetings

Dunbar was nominated for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts general manager of the year award in 2003 and 2012. More: 7 Smart Moves—at Experience Columbus, Casa Velas and More. Todd Orlich SBE selects Orlich as Miami regional vice president and general manager of Delano South Beach in Miami.

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VFS Global announced as official UK ticket reseller for Expo 2020 Dubai

Event Industry News

VFS Global has been associated with the Government of the UAE since 2003 and provides visa application services on its behalf in 15 countries worldwide. VFS Global has been named an official ticket reseller for Expo 2020 Dubai to be held in the UAE between 20 October 2020 and 10 April 2021.

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Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners

Planner WIre

Allen Financial Insurance Group (2003 called, they were looking for a lost website, I told them to look here). Finding general liability insurance if you are a meeting or event planner can be a royal pain in the ass. No kidding. It sucks on a level Hoover and Dyson cannot even begin to touch.

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Agency Spotlight: Smyle Creative

Event Industry News

Agency: Smyle Creative Formed: 2003 AnnualEvents: 100+ Staff: 51-100 employees Offices: 3 [link]. This article is brought to you in association with Macroart.

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Interviews with Planners - Harris Schanhaut

Eventinterface

He has been published numerous times in trade magazines, and has been a speaker at industry events since 2003.

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The Future of 5G at Events – Event Tech Podcast

Endless Events

3G took the world by storm in 2003 with speeds up to 4 times faster than 2G. 5G is the next mobile leap in technology. It will reshape how we use our mobile devices and 5G at events is going to be a huge deal. Do you remember when we all had flip phones with green and black screens?

Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners

Planner WIre

Allen Financial Insurance Group (2003 called, they were looking for a lost website, I told them to look here). Finding general liability insurance if you are a meeting or event planner can be a royal pain in the ass. No kidding. It sucks on a level Hoover and Dyson cannot even begin to touch.

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Network Performing Arts Production Workshops Brings WorldWide Artists Together

PCMA Convene

The venue felt familiar for many NPAPWS regulars — the workshops started there in 2003. Attendees are all ears at the 2018 NPAPW conference at the New World Center in Miami Beach, Florida. Phillip Pessar/Creative Commons).

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5 Smart Moves: Who’s Cooking Edition—at Four Seasons, Wolfgang Puck & More

Smart Meetings

He was previously employed by this property on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit as chef de partie in 2003 and restaurant chef in 2010. Jorge Gonzalez Jorge Gonzalez is returning to Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita as executive chef.

Bespoke Food Symposium Tackles Tough Issues in Food

Connect Your Meetings

In 2003, Davidson was awarded the Erasmus Prize for his work. Robert McKeown. In the meetings industry, many conversations about food and beverage center around food allergies , healthifying menus and working with your venue’s catering team to develop a delicious meal while staying on budget.

The ACC Liverpool Group appoints new chair of the board

Event Industry News

He began his career at Liverpool City Council in 1975 before moving to the Housing Corporation where he spent 25 years working in all aspects of housing, eventually becoming director of Investment and Regeneration North before becoming chief executive of Elevate East Lancashire in 2003. The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed Max Steinberg CBE as its new chair of the board.

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Paris Hilton Launches Luxury Hotel Line

SmartMeetings

When she was younger, Paris Hilton was primarily known as a socialite who starred in a series of reality television shows—the most famous being “The Simple Life,” which aired from 2003 to 2007.

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Everything You Heard About Brainstorming Is Wrong: How Data Disproved the Two Universal Rules of Brainstorming

Event Leadership Institute

A 2003 Berkeley study took 255 students, divided them into teams of five, and asked them to devise solutions for reducing traffic in the Bay Area. Everything You Heard About Brainstorming Is Wrong: How Data Disproved the Two Universal Rules of Brainstorming.

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Arizona Biltmore on Full Display During Smart Event

SmartMeetings

To honor the Biltmore’s ties to one of America’s most respected architects, it opened the Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom in 2003. I will be attending Smart Event West National Sept.

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Tech Companies Suggest Solution to Gender Pay Gap

PCMA Convene

Oversight is needed if artificial intelligence is to help remove the unconscious biases that are often blamed for inequality in hiring, promotion, and pay. Adobe Stock photo). Last year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said that closing the global pay gap will take more than two centuries.

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10 Awesome Event Concepts That You Will Want to Duplicate

Slido

Light-speed presentations PechaKucha Devised in Tokyo in 2003 by local creatives, PechaKucha is a simple presentation format where speakers talk along to the automatically-advancing images. Event attendees crave experiences that’ll sweep them off their feet.

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Interviews with Planners - Harris Schanhaut

Eventinterface

He has been published numerous times in trade magazines, and has been a speaker at industry events since 2003. Harris Schanhaut, CME has been managing conferences, meetings and events in diverse industries, including automotive, medical, travel, technology, financial, pharmaceutical, wellness, and manufacturing. Schanhaut was a co-chair of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Greater New York Chapter’s Strategic Partnership Committee, which was named Committee of the Year.

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Interviews with Planners - Harris Schanhaut

Eventinterface

He has been published numerous times in trade magazines, and has been a speaker at industry events since 2003. Harris Schanhaut, CME has been managing conferences, meetings and events in diverse industries, including automotive, medical, travel, technology, financial, pharmaceutical, wellness, and manufacturing. Schanhaut was a co-chair of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Greater New York Chapter’s Strategic Partnership Committee, which was named Committee of the Year.

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