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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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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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.

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).

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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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 Events That Generate Huge ROI

Bizzabo

Dreamforce first launched in 2003. Maybe you're wondering, "Can events really generate positive ROI for my company?" The answer is a resounding YES! Take a look at the 10 events listed below and learn valuable tips to supercharge the get-togethers your brand hosts.

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Agency Spotlight: Jack Morton

Event Industry News

Our current CEO Josh McCall, who is only our third to hold the role in 80 years, joined in 1984 and has served in various capacities of increasing responsibility from an Account Executive to Chief Operating Officer, before becoming CEO in 2003 and Chairman in 2007.

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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.

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.

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.

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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How event staffing agencies must adapt to the growing freelance workforce

Event Industry News

Graduating in 2003 from Leeds Metropolitan University with BA Honours Degree in Event Management, Greg launched his events career with vigour. by Greg Lusk, Founder of Liveforce.

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Destination West London with ILEC Conference Centre!

Event Industry News

Over the next 30 years, the hotel operated under several brand names (Centre Hotel, Ramada, Park In…) until 2003 when Accor hotels Group took over the management contract under the Ibis brand. One of the most exciting venues, we feature one of London’s top largest and most versatile event suite, fitted with state of the art equipment, stunning design and one of the best secret to keep budgets in line.

Purple Heart Recipients Share Their Stories at NCRA’S Annual Event

PCMA Convene

NCRA works year-round with the Veterans History Project, and members are enthusiastic: Since 2003, NCRA volunteers have transcribed more than 4,000 interviews. Nancy Hopp’s father was on his deathbed when he told her about the wounds he suffered in World War II.

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It Takes a Conference

PCMA Convene

A conference in 2003, where he heard about some of Housing First’s positive outcomes and decided to develop a similar initiative in Utah. When I scanned a recent Fast Company headline— “The Man Who Reduced Homelessness in Utah by 91%” —I was intrigued.

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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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VisitDallas Under the Microscope After Negative Audit

PCMA Convene

Since Jones began heading up VisitDallas in the fall of 2003, the organization has produced clear results, he said. VisitDallas officials are defending the CVB after an unfavorable city audit of the bureau. VisitDallas).

How Philadelphia Venues Work Together to Prepare for Army-Navy Game

PCMA Convene

Presented by USAA, the Patriot Games are a two-day, five-event competition between the Army Cadets and Navy Midshipmen leading up to the Army-Navy football game — a Philadelphia tradition started in 2003 to entertain visitors coming into the city for the weekend.

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3 Event Management Lessons From ‘The Disaster Artist’

Capterra Event Management

It’s hard to top the titan of all bad movies, 2003’s cult classic, “ The Room.” When you think of bad movies, what comes to mind? “Suicide Squad?” ” “Star Trek: Generations?” ” “The Star Wars” prequel trilogy?

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.

Have Event Profs Learned From the Las Vegas Tragedy?

Connect Your Meetings

Remembering the Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people in 2003, Trask had a sense of deja vu. “It When Jon Trask first got wind of last October’s Las Vegas shootings, he was stunned. There’s obviously the shock and craziness of it,” says Trask, CMP, CMM, president of Strategic Meeting Tech in Orange, California.

Takeaways From a Biennial Global Event: Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Hubilo Blog

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 is the 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat which was first conceptualized in 2003. The event was 3 days long starting from 18th January till 20th January.

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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.