Streamlining Registration At Large Events With Face Recognition [Case Study]

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The inaugural event took place in 2005 in Las Vegas and attracted an audience of 7,400 people. This is a case study from Zenus. Look for more information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. Keller Williams (KW) Family Reunion is one of the real estate industry’s most powerful training events. In 2019, the four-day […]. The post Streamlining Registration At Large Events With Face Recognition [Case Study] by Zenus appeared first on [link].

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Responsive Design for Conference and Association Websites

Planner WIre

2005 was a pretty rough year. We had Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and eleven Asian countries were just starting to recover from the Tsunami. There were some bright spots… Continue. Event Planning

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Pure Events appoints Richard Waddington as Chairman

Event Industry News

Founded in 2005, Pure Events has continued to deliver events for a small number of core clients. Pure Events is excited to announce the appointment of Richard Waddington as Chairman. For the past 8 months, Richard has been consulting PURE’s Founder Charlotte Wilson on the business offering, focus and strategy. Having weathered the storm of […]. The post Pure Events appoints Richard Waddington as Chairman appeared first on Event Industry News. Editor's Choice

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Losberger UK Ltd

Event Industry News

Installed in compliance with all relevant and up to date health & safety standards including CDM 2015 and the guidelines set out in BS EN 13782:2005. Outstanding Quality at Affordable Prices. We promise to design, supply and install high end temporary event structures, branding & interiors, manufactured to the highest standards; ISO Certified.

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An excellent life story exercise for groups

Conferences that Work

In 2005, I joined a men’s group. Eight of us get together for two hours every fortnight. One man chooses a topic and leads the meeting. A couple of months ago, Brent offered the following life story exercise via a preparatory email sent in advance: Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post An excellent life story exercise for groups appeared first on Conferences That Work. No related posts.

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The job you’ll be doing in the future hasn’t been invented yet

Conferences that Work

2005: I realize that the conference process I invented and since improved is incredibly popular with participants. “The job you’ll be doing in the future hasn’t been invented yet. ” This is old news. The story of my professional life 1977: I earn a Ph.D. in applied elementary high-energy particle physics. Get a post-doc position and move to the United States. Work at major U.S. particle accelerators for a year. Leave academic research forever.

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The Meetings Industry Association appoints new vice chair

Event Industry News

He joined London conference and meetings venue 1 Wimpole Street as director in 2005 after building up over 30 years’ experience in hospitality, catering, meetings and events at businesses such as the Honourable Society of Inner Temple, The Brewery, Hyde Park Hotel (now Mandarin Hotel), The Hurlingham Club and Citigroup. The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has welcomed Nigel Collett, director of 1 Wimpole Street, to its board as vice chair.

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Co-op reaffirms its commitent to live music industry with new festival partnership

Event Industry News

Co-op has announced its new partnership with Kendal Calling, bringing its popular festival store to the event and further confirming the convenience retailer’s commitment to the live music industry. .

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Guest blog: 5 major music event fails

Event Industry News

2005: Glastonbury Festival. OK, so this one isn’t a ‘failure’ as such, but the organisers definitely could have done more to prevent the flash flooding that ran rampage throughout 2005’s Glastonbury Festival – shouldn’t we all be used to rain in Britain by now?! British festivals are notorious for being much muddier affairs than their American equivalents, but nothing could have prepared Glastonbury attendees for the torrential rain and flash-floods of 2005.

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Envisage Brand Experiences appoint new Managing Director

Event Industry News

He embarked on an MBA at Liverpool John Moores University before becoming Director of Operations in 2005, and later undertook a management buyout with co-directors Rob Edwards and Chris Cotterill. Alastair Wilkins has been appointed Managing Director of Envisage Brand Experiences. He carries twenty years’ experience of operations, commercial and financial management in the live event industry. Envisage offer a full turnkey design and build service to their blue-chip clients.

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Extended licences for pubs during Edinburgh’s festivals put city at risk

Event Industry News

He continued to claim that the extension of drinking hours is breached main objectives of the Licensing Act 2005 which was created to prevent crime and disorder, secure public safety and prevent public nuisance, as well as to protect and improve public health and protect children from harm. Bars and pubs have had their licences extended to 5am during festivals in Scotland’s capital to accommodate the celebrations.

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The ACC Liverpool Group appoints new corporate services director and deputy chief executive

Event Industry News

Bob Prattey, chief executive, said: “Gerald joined the organisation at its outset in 2005 and, as a senior member of the management team, developed the company and its facilities, helping to establish The ACC Liverpool Group as a leading, award-winning organisation. The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed Faye Dyer as corporate services director and deputy chief executive.

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Red Bull Racing launches state-of-the-art event space: MK-7

Event Industry News

The stylish new venue centres around a breath-taking auditorium that houses the team’s collection of race cars dating back to 2005, one of which was on show at The Meetings Show, Olympia, as part of the venue’s launch. Red Bull Racing has recently unveiled its ultra-modern, luxurious and vibrant new event space, MK-7, to the meeting and events industry.

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Does Getting a Real Job Mean Giving Up?

Event Planning BluePrint

When I started my event business in 2005, I was working full-time and then worked contract jobs for a few years as I built my business and found clients who would hire me over-and-over again. Sometimes a comment comes from a member of our community that we know all our readers can relate to. That’s exactly how I felt about Cindy’s #1 frustration when it comes to her event planning business: Friends & Family who say things like you need to get a real job.

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Church House Westminster launches new range of alcohol-free drinks

Event Industry News

According to an article earlier this month from the Financial Times, only 48% of males aged 16 to 24 now drink at least once a week, down 16% since 2005, according to the Office for National Statistics. The Westminster venue’s 2020 wine and drinks list include an extended range of alcohol-free alternatives alongside its range of fine wines, Champagnes, beers, ciders and spirits. The new additions are in response to the growing number of guests who, for whatever reason, choose not to drink.

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Evolving Event Design with David Ball from Brandfuel

Event Industry News

Having worked in the design industry for 13 years, David founded his own agency – Brandfuel, in 2005. The second lecture in the University of Westminster’s autumn Event Design Lecture Series takes place on Monday 14th October. Brandfuel, the award-winning London based creative agency produces major experiences for Google and other global brands year on year. This includes designing the internationally acclaimed Zeitgeist event in the UK for the last 14 years.

Alexander’s Steakhouse

GatherHere

Alexander’s Steakhouse started as a single location in Cupertino, California in 2005, with values centered not only on luxury ingredients, but overall positivity and generosity. Currently, they have six full-service restaurants, including one in Taipei, Taiwan. To help streamline the volume of incoming leads and meet the needs of their growing business, Alexander’s Steakhouse turned to Gather to: Provide an easy-to-use platform. Consolidate administrative tasks.

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‘We Have Flown Away From Events and Landed Somewhere Else’

PCMA Convene

Convene chatted with Mason, the CEO of Caspian Agency, which she founded in 2005 to create and produce conferences for the innovative and social good business space.

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The Meetings Show Preview: The Kia Oval

Event Industry News

Many of our events take place in our purpose-built OCS Stand which was opened in 2005. The Kia Oval has become a hidden gem for organisers looking for the perfect spot for their conferences and events. Benefiting from parking for up to 50 cars onsite and 4 minutes walking time from the transport hub of Vauxhall you won’t find a central London venue with such accessible transport links and free parking.

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REAL ID is Coming: How to Get Yours

SmartMeetings

In 2005 the REAL ID Act was passed by Congress on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission that the federal government should, “set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver licenses,” according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). I’m sorry to say that a trip to the DMV might be in your future. If you haven’t heard of REAL IDs or you haven’t gotten one yet, now is the time.

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Visit The Kia Oval at The Meetings Show

Event Industry News

Many of our events take place in our purpose-built OCS Stand which was opened in 2005. The Kia Oval has become a hidden gem for organisers looking for the perfect spot for their conferences and events. Benefiting from parking for up to 50 cars onsite and 4 minutes walking time from the transport hub of Vauxhall you won’t find a central London venue with such accessible transport links and free parking.

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Ricoh Arena hotel worker celebrates 80th birthday

Event Industry News

Roger moved from Highfield Road to Ricoh Arena in 2005 where he initially headed up the security of the site, before moving onto manning the main reception desk. One of the country’s oldest hotel receptionists from Coventry is celebrating two momentous milestones.

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‘The Future Belongs to Women’ + 3 Other Work Mega-Trends

PCMA Convene

according to WEC, 94 percent of the new jobs created from 2005 to 2015 fell into the self-employed category — without the safety net of insurance, medical coverage, social security, and paid vacation. What does the future of work look like? Paolo Gallo, senior advisor to the World Economic Forum (WEC) chairman took a stab at that question in his “ 4 Mega-Trends for the Future of Work ” recent post.

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40 Under 40: Jamie Blick

Connect Your Meetings

I started working at AIST as a conference planner in January 2005. Jamie Blick, 35, works in Pittsburgh as m arketing and conference administrator at Association for Iron & Steel Technology. As a 2017 40 Under 40 honoree, Blick discusses her passion for the events industry. What I do: I am responsible for planning three midsize meetings a year and manage registration for our annual conference and exposition, which attracts over 8,000 attendees each year.

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Ácenar

GatherHere

Opened in 2005, the modern restaurant and bar boasts a plethora of Latin dishes inspired by eats from South and Central America and Mexico. The word “ácenar” means “to dine” in Spanish — and a quality dining experience is exactly what you get when visiting Ácenar in San Antonio, Texas. The bold, multi-level restaurant includes a dining room, balcony, and outdoor seating areas — it’s the perfect expansive space to host a successful private events program.

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WIcreations acquires the assets of Visual act Scandinavia AB

Event Industry News

WIcreations, founded in 2005, already has over 80 Visual act drive units in its rental stock and is the most active and creative worldwide provider of this specific programmable wireless wagon system, known for its precision and robustness. Belgium-based entertainment technology engineering and automation specialist, WIcreations, has acquired the assets of Swedish advanced technology manufacturer, Visual act Scandinavia AB, effective immediately.

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Event Industry Associations publish Exhibition Economic Impact Report

Event Industry News

” The first report goes back to 2005 when KMPG undertook a similar study for the event industry associations. A new economic impact report that has been jointly published by the Association of Event Organisers (AEO), Association of Event Venues (AEV), and the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) defines and measures the significance of exhibitions to the UK economy.

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2019 15 Over 50:  Andy L. Longo

Connect Your Meetings

Greatest career accomplishment: We reimagined our conference model in 2005 improving efficiencies, formalizing an RFP and hotel contracting process, improved educational programming, instituted a comprehensive evaluation model while reducing costs and improving overall attendee experience. Andy L. Longo works in Fishers, Indiana, as d irector of fraternity programs for Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. As a 2019 15 Over 50 honoree, Longo discusses his passion for the events industry.

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From International Acts to Vendini, Behind the Scenes with Stéphane McGarry

Vendini

He also helped produce the Canada Day celebrations in the Old Port of Montreal from 2005 to 2007, which attracted more than 60,000 people annually. By now, it’s no secret that Vendini employees have a passion for the arts and the development and innovation of our product. Employees located all over North America have helped us expand and reach new heights. In the past decade, we’ve further established our presence in Canada through strategic acquisitions like Boxxo and Crowdtorch.

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Responsive Design for Conference and Association Websites

Planner WIre

2005 was a pretty rough year. In short, your awesome 2005 website is going to start hurting your search results which will start hurting your bottom line. We had Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and eleven Asian countries were just starting to recover from the Tsunami. There were some bright spots though. Gwen Stefani had the number two song of the year with Hollaback Girl, Green Day hit with Wake Me Up When September Ends and your new website was spectacular… Amazing even.

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REAL ID is Coming: How to Get Yours

SmartMeetings

In 2005 the REAL ID Act was passed by Congress on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission that the federal government should, “set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver licenses,” according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). I’m sorry to say that a trip to the DMV might be in your future. If you haven’t heard of REAL IDs or you haven’t gotten one yet, now is the time.

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7 Ways to Stay Flu-free on Airplanes

SmartMeetings

A 2005 study found that large numbers of microorganisms persisted in the toilet bowl surface and in the bowl water, which were disseminated into the air by further flushes. Another reason to be thankful: You haven’t come down with the flu. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) fudges when asked how bad this year’s flu season will be. “It’s It’s not possible to predict,” admits CDC’s website.

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7 Ways to Stay Flu-free on Airplanes

SmartMeetings

A 2005 study found that large numbers of microorganisms persisted in the toilet bowl surface and in the bowl water, which were disseminated into the air by further flushes. Another reason to be thankful: You haven’t come down with the flu. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) fudges when asked how bad this year’s flu season will be. “It’s It’s not possible to predict,” admits CDC’s website.

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5 Smart Moves at Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, Choice Hotels and More

SmartMeetings

Prior to Choice bringing him aboard in 2005, he worked with BearingPoint and Arthur Andersen in senior management consulting positions and was an officer in the U.S. Bruce Siegel. Bruce Siegel was tapped as the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. In this role, he’ll oversee financial performance, employee/guest engagement, community relationships, partnerships and talent development. Siegel has been with the brand for almost 18 years.

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Gather’s Custom Confetti Physics Engine

GatherHere

of the 2005 ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics symposium on Comp. April Product Update: Using Sweat, Tears, and Havoc.js to Make Events Fun for Everyone Involved. At Gather, we pride ourselves on dreaming up an optimal user experience first, then working towards the technology required to deliver on that dream. We’re making events fun for everyone involved, from inquiry to execution.

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How New Orleans Recovered after a Natural Disaster

Smart Meetings

As an owner of a corporate destination management franchise in New Orleans, I saw the reality of ground zero as I worked to rebuild my business after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. When disaster strikes a destination, one of the major casualties is often the image of the area in the eyes of national media viewers for years to come. Whether it is hurricane, earthquake, volcano or fire, the pictures of devastation are everywhere—but that negative news could have an upside.

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10 World Famous Event Planning Companies

Social Tables

Founded in 2005 by Anabel Fielding and Caroline Villamizar Duque, they deliver an unrivaled experience with their international network. 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”.

How They See You

PCMA Convene

In 2005, more than 250 nonprofit CEOs told PCMA what they were looking for in their meeting-planner staff. Like the survey we commissioned in 2005, this year’s research was underwritten by a grant from the PCMA Education Foundation. In the survey, respondents told us they sought business acumen — contracting, negotiation, budgeting, and financial management — as well as so skills, including the ability to lead others.

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REAL ID Act to Bring Changes to TSA Checkpoints

SmartMeetings

The act, passed by Congress in 2005, established minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards. Soon, the routine act of presenting a boarding pass and driver’s license at a TSA checkpoint will not be so straightforward, due to impending deadlines associated with the REAL ID Act. Effective Jan.

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After 12-Year Delay, Baha Mar Finally Opens

SmartMeetings

In 2005, the Baha Mar saga began with a proposal to build a $1.6 Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, brings new meaning to the term deluxe resort. Surrounded by pristine beaches and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, the $4.2 billion integrated development includes three hotel brands and will eventually offer 2,300 rooms. Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is the largest and first to debut, with SLS Baha Mar and Rosewood Baha Mar to follow in the coming months.

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