Do We Really Need to Stay 6 Feet Apart at Events?

EventMB

Although ‘social distancing’ is a term that dates back to 2003, it didn’t enter […].

2020 156

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. No wonder IMEX chooses Frankfurt year-after-year to host their exhibition

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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! Did you know that 90 percent of the world’s data has been produced by humans across the world within the past two years?

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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. The post Pieminister: Award-winning pie makers ready to cater for any event appeared first on Event Industry News. Editor's Choice Exhibition News News

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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). With his wife shopping nearby, Harry ( Alan Rickman ) impulsively purchases an expensive necklace for his mistress — only to be tortured by the fear of discovery as Rufus ( Rowan Atkinson ) slowly wraps his gift. Watch the 2-minute video clip. ?

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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. Today we supply hardware and software to national and international companies for events throughout the world. Our customers […]. The post Buzzgold appeared first on Event Industry News. Directory Quiz Buzzers Scoreboards

2003 40

Somebody Has To Care – The Next Generation

Click & Pledge

Since the first student class in 2003, VCOM has made huge strides to become a top medical school in the world. . . Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine ( VCOM ) is an osteopathic medical school whose mission is to prepare globally minded , community-focused physicians to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations and promote research to improve human health.

2003 28

TeamTogs

Event Industry News

We are a family run business, Est. 2003. At TeamTogs we offer a refreshing approach to outfitting and merchandise. Set up by a live event professional we understand the importance of creativity, quality standards, ease of ordering, and deadlines.

2003 52

Event Tech pioneer Adam Jones joins Venn Media

Event Industry News

A highly respected and multi-award-winning event professional, Jones has been at the forefront of digital innovation in the sector since 2003, providing cutting edge event technology through his company Showplans initially, and more recently as Director Digital Products at Freeman.

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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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How IMEX Group is supporting young event profs

Event Industry News

Over 150 Forums have taken place since the launch in 2003 with nine scheduled for 2021. “Our work to support the next generation….

2021 69

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. Here’s Steve: “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it [a product] looks like. People think it’s this veneer—that the designers are headed this box and told, “Make it look good!”

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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. A photogenic stretch of cobblestoned street in the Dumbo neighborhood in Brooklyn, where Convene has space in the Made in NY Media Center, is a popular spot for selfies. Collectively, we take more than a million selfies a day, which is a lot, even taking into account outliers like a man in the U.K. who, the BBC reported , takes 200 selfies a day. .

2003 57

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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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.

2003 40

Agency spotlight: Yellow Fish

Event Industry News

Agency: Yellow Fish Formed: 2003 Annual Events: 51-100 Staff: 11-50 Offices: 1 yfish.co.uk/.

2003 52

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. Although there have been a series of heatwaves in Europe over the past few years, meteorologists expect one in the coming days that will shatter historic records.

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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

2016 49

Will Constant Mask Wearing Save the Meetings Industry?

SmartMeetings

Bird Flu broke out in 1997, followed by SARS in 2003 and Swine Flu in 2009. Remember conferences and events before COVID-19, mask wearing and social distancing? Let’s take a stroll down memory lane, shall we?

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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.

2020 105

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. A prototype for a new jet that aims to transport passengers from New York City to London in 3 1/2 hours was unveiled in a hangar in Denver on Tuesday. Richard Branson , founder or Virgin Group, is collaborating with Boom, a Denver-based startup, to build a new generation of supersonic jets.

2016 62

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. Corporate leaders everywhere are looking to events as viable marketing channels, or as engaging platforms for internal initiatives. Take for example, Salesforce.com’s annual conference, Dreamforce.

2016 76

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.

2003 52

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. The Rijksmuseum opened in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1885, housing paintings by such Dutch masters as Rembrandt and Vermeer.

2003 45

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? These days, there’s no shortage of quick and easy ways to get our message out to industry colleagues.

2016 76

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. Led by Jennifer Bassett, Bassett Events has more than 15 years in the industry. Private parties, charitable events, and weddings; Bassett will always bring an “element of surprise”.

Spooky Venues for Groups

SmartMeetings

The International Society of Paranormal Research claimed contact with several ghosts during a 2003 investigation, including a boy named Maurice Begere, who died in the hotel. Halloween is just around the corner , folks, and you know what that means: It’s time to do the Monster Mash, and. Things are about to get very spooky. Kids shouldn’t be the only ones having all of the holiday fun. Professional planners can get into the spirit by organizing a meeting or an event in a haunted venue.

2003 59

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. Most regular insurance agents don’t want deal with us so they lump rap and heavy metal producers alongside pharma meeting planners and special event planners.

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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. He was previously general manager of Montage Laguna Beach and Montage Beverly Hills. Orlich has also held leadership positions at Loews and Starwood Hotels.

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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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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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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. Most regular insurance agents don’t want deal with us so they lump rap and heavy metal producers alongside pharma meeting planners and special event planners.

2015 32

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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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. By unveiling her own luxury hotel line, entrepreneur Paris Hilton is following in the footsteps of her great-grandfather Conrad Hilton, who founded the hotel chain in the 1920s.

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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. It features Array ® , an innovative second screen technology platform that produces unsurpassed audience participation while delivering powerful data, analytics and insights.

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? If you downloaded anything (and there wasn’t much to download!) it would take forever.

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. But if you think of the food industry as an onion, we’re only peeling off the very first layer.

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.

2020 62

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. In his new role, Gonzalez will oversee food and beverage operations and be hands-on in the concept and menu design of Dos Catrinas restaurant, opening in December. He’s also been executive sous chef at Four Seasons Mexico City and executive chef of Rosewood Puebla.