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


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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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


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.

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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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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.

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10 Fun Things to Do in The North Shore!


Monday-Friday | 9:00AM–5:00PM 2005 Beechwood Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. Pittsburgh is the steel city, and its heart bleeds from the days of being a one of the world’s largest steel producers.

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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.

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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.

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Zubrick Magic Theatre Dazzles Audiences In Downtown St. Petersburg


Then in 2005, they met when event coordinators unknowingly double booked them for the same event. Zubrick Magic Theatre. The Bay Area is truly a magical destination. From award-winning beaches that will blow your mind to world-class dining options, and a blossoming arts scene.

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Alexander’s Steakhouse


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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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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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.

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Our Favourite Same-Sex Celebrity Weddings


The couple joined a civil union in 2005 and been together for 9 years before they finally tied knots in 2014 in the UK (when same-sex marriage was legalized). True love in tinsel town certainly seems a rarity. Couples seem to get together and break up faster than the tabloids can keep up.

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Get Your Caffeine Fix at these Coffee Shops in Pittsburgh


MON–SUN | 9AM–4PM 2005 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Needing an extra boost of energy or maybe just a cute place to work? We’ve got you covered! These coffee shops in Pittsburgh have got it all and then some.

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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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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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‘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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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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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.

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4 Key Learnings from MPI’s 2021 EMEC Conference


She is known globally as a survivor of the London terrorist bombings on July 7, 2005. The annual MPI European Meetings and Events Conference ( EMEC) took place in June, and despite it being virtual only, it didn’t disappoint.

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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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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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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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Best Coffee Shops in Winter Park


2005 Mizell Ave. Coffee is the most important meal of the day, at least we think so, and we know Orlando has so many amazing coffee shops to check out!

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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.

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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Lessons Learned From Planning Singapore’s First Hybrid Event

PCMA Convene

Founded in 2005 in Singapore, WiT has since spun off several global editions. “[WiT Experience Week] was such a golden opportunity to do something [in-person].

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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.

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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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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REAL ID is Coming: How to Get Yours


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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