The figures and cents behind Tomorrowland: from 8,700 visitors in 2005 to 600,000

eventplanner

Finally: after two long years of blessed corona silence, the ultimate high mass of dance music breaks loose with Tomorrowland. This time, the sanctuary in Belgium will welcome 600,000 visitors from 200 countries (!) over three weekends

2005 52

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

EventMB

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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Ahead of the curve with GDS Group

Event Industry News

In business for nearly 30 years, GDS started as a publisher, producing B2B journals for select markets including retail and healthcare, before moving across to events in 2005. Harlan Davis is vice president of Product and Innovation at US-based GDS Group.

2021 96

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

2005 28

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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Podcast: Africa Rising

EventMB

Since 2005 he has served as CEO of Business Tourism Company, with assignments in Southern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Europe, Australia and Trinidad & Tobago. This episode of the Event Manager Podcast, by Skift Meetings, features Rick Taylor , CEO of the B usiness Tourism Company.

2022 112

London based creative agency Brandfuel wins a Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Event Industry News

Founded by David Ball in 2005 creative events agency Brandfuel has been recognised for its excellence in international trade. Brandfuel has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

2005 57

RED BULL RACING UNVEILS FIRST OF NEW MEETINGS AND EVENTS SPACES

Prestige Events Magazine

The MK-7 venue centres around a breath-taking auditorium that houses the Team’s collection of race cars dating back to 2005.

2022 52

Top 10 Sustainable Event Suppliers – Green Voltage

Event Industry News

Dave Sinfield a gaffer with credits on a variety of feature films going back to 2003, including Batman Begins (2005), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Aladdin (2019), No Time To Die (2021) and Indiana Jones 5 (2023).

2022 54

DevLearn Conference & Expo named “Best International Show” – Americas

Event Industry News

As an annual event that The Learning Guild has produced since 2005, we are thrilled that AEO has recognized DevLearn with this award,” said David Holcombe, Founder and CEO of The Learning Guild.

2005 59

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.

2019 140

West Coast DMOs Rollout Alliance

Smart Meetings

Named for the chef’s mother, it was launched in 2005 and today serves warm meals to 5,000 needy children daily in 20 locations at 62 locations.

2021 91

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.

Hawthorn appoints new Technical Production Director

Event Industry News

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, this isn’t the first time that Bingham has been a member of the Hawthorn team, having been employed as their Head of London Projects from 2005 to 2011. Creative technical event production company Hawthorn has announced the appointment of Alex Bingham who has joined the business as Technical Production Director.

2005 58

Virgin Media arrives at The O2 with gigabit broadband and plans to make it the best connected venue in the UK

Event Industry News

O2 first partnered with The O2 in 2005 and will celebrate 15 successful years of the venue in June.

2022 52

Point of View: Prof. Dr. G. Keith Still

IEM

Dr. G. Keith Still. Director at Crowd Risk Analysis Ltd. link]. As part of our commitment to championing the industry, we are talking to people about their careers and what IEM means to them.

2012 52

7 Tips for Driving Attendee Engagement at Virtual Events

Smart Meetings

He was the first president and CFO of Shutterstock from 2005 to 2010. As we move into pandemic recovery, virtual and hybrid events will remain top of mind for many marketing teams, with 92 percent of companies planning to host a digital event, conference or meet-up at some point in the year.

2021 91

Red Bull Racing marks the return of the meetings and events market with bumper end to the year

Event Industry News

The MK-7 venue centres around a breath-taking auditorium that houses the Team’s collection of race cars dating back to 2005.

2005 52

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.

2005 63

All Party Parliamentary Group for Events re-established

Event Industry News

Theresa is a very experienced and highly regarded Member of Parliament, having served her constituency since 2005, and having previously held the positions of Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Minister of State for Transport.

2020 65

Starting a Wedding Planning Business: 8 Things to Do

The Planner's Lounge

Thinking back to when I was started a wedding planning business in 2005, I can hardly believe I made it through 10 successful and profitable years with how little knowledge I had at the time.

2021 83

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.

2005 50

Mabrouka Events – Family-run event management agency proudly celebrating 21st anniversary

Event Industry News

Sharon’s eldest twin Daughter Joanna Cartwright joined in 2005 and brought with her a wealth of knowledge from her advertising and event management background.

2022 54

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.

2020 63

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.

2005 50

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.

2005 52

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.

2005 50

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.

2019 68

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.

2005 20

Family-run event management agency proudly celebrates 20th anniversary

Event Industry News

Sharon’s daughter Joanna Cartwright joined in 2005 and brought with her a wealth of knowledge from her advertising and event management background. Mabrouka Events is delighted to be celebrating 20 years in business in 2021.

2001 65

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.

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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.

2020 72

A star is born

Event Industry News

Lodestar, founded in 2005, is an experiential and live events agency specialising in Automotive & Mobility, with an emphasis on innovation and technology. Introducing TFI Lodestar – a new agency for a new era in B2B experiential.

2021 59

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.

2005 40

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.

2005 23

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.

2019 74

How to Honor Native American Tribes on the Fourth

Smart Meetings

We-Ko-Pa is a AAA Four Diamond property opened in 2005 with 246 available rooms and suites. When most Americans think of the Fourth of July, they fantasize about family barbecues, community fireworks and local parades.

2022 104

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.

2005 50

Smart Moves in Bonita Springs, Cancun and More

Smart Meetings

With over a decade of Ritz-Carlton experience alone and another decade in food and beverage management, Henriques joined Penha Longa Resort in 2005 as its director of sales and marketing, later becoming hotel manager and general manager of the property. Lenne Goslin.

Smart Moves in Bonita Springs, Cancun and More

Smart Meetings

With over a decade of Ritz-Carlton experience alone and another decade in food and beverage management, Henriques joined Penha Longa Resort in 2005 as its director of sales and marketing, later becoming hotel manager and general manager of the property. Lenne Goslin.