2016 v 2006: What’s Changed Over the Last 10 Years in Event Management?

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2006 131

ReedPOP Acquires Miami’s Florida Supercon

PCMA Convene

The long-running show, which launched in 2006, will now be part of the same exhibition family as New York Comic Con, Emerald City Comic Con, and Star Wars Celebration. hollywoodreporter.com. Hollywood Reporter ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

2006 40

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JotForm 4.0: Easy Custom Forms for Your Event [Review]

EventMB

the redesigned interface of the WYSIWYG form builder, originally founded in 2006. JotForm 4.0 is the redesigned version of the custom online form builder, with lots of new and improved features. Here is our review. JotForm 4.0: What Is It? February 1st saw the launch of JotForm 4.0, JotForm allows anyone to drag and drop […]. The post JotForm 4.0: Easy Custom Forms for Your Event [Review] by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

2006 79

Podcast: Love at First Sight

Event Industry News

MD Richard Belcher joined First Sight Media in 2006 when the company was primarily focused on producing DVDs and VHS tapes of graduation ceremonies.

2020 76

Greater Boston CVB Picks New Chief Executive

PCMA Convene

The Greater Boston CVB’s board picked Martha Sheridan, who has led the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau CEO since 2006, to become its new CEO. ( The Boston Globe. The Boston Globe ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

2006 43

cievents celebrates 10 years of growth in the UK events market

Event Industry News

Through offering innovative events, incentive programmes and engaging content, cievents has gone from hosting 19 events in 2006 to overseeing 176 in 2016. cievents, a strategic events management agency for the corporate market, is celebrating its 10th year of operation in the UK market. With its focus firmly set on the future, the agency is […]. The post cievents celebrates 10 years of growth in the UK events market appeared first on Event Industry News. Brand Marketing

2006 64

Danco secures Latitude contract

Event Industry News

Celebrating what could be considered the best aspects of music, film, culture, poetry, theatre and everything in between, Latitude Festival began its journey in 2006. Now in planning for the 12th edition, Danco are pleased to have recently been confirmed as the primary marquee hire contractor. With over 70,000 sqft of temporary structures awarded in […]. The post Danco secures Latitude contract appeared first on Event Industry News. Editor's Choice Festival & Outdoor News

A Greener Festival comes of age and secures professional body recognition

Event Industry News

Teresa Moore, AGF Director and lead on education and research said “ since its inception in 2006, A Greener Festival has had education at the core of its mission to help events and festivals understand and reduce their environmental impact.

2006 57

Exclusive: EnTEEtainment celebrates 35 years in the business

Event Industry News

Roger Waters in Red Square, Moscow in 2006 is one,” Tee says. “We Event management/production services specialist, EnTEEtainment Ltd, celebrated 35 years in the business this summer and EIN caught up with Founder/Managing Director Dick Tee at Radio 1’s Big Weekend to talk past, present, future and his favourite three events, so far. We had a […]. The post Exclusive: EnTEEtainment celebrates 35 years in the business appeared first on Event Industry News.

2006 56

The Event Planner’s Guide to Singapore Venues

Aventri

It’s because of Singapore’s accessibility and unique innovative balance that it has been ranked as Asia’s Top Convention City for the past 10 consecutive years, one of the Top Five Convention Cities in the World since 2006, and the World’s Easiest Place to do Business. Although the city has a population of over 5.612 million, 17.4

2006 46

Studio Giggle

Event Industry News

We have been discovering new and innovative ways to be creative since 2006. The spirit of innovation runs through Studio Giggle like DNA. We work on everything from immersive large-scale events through to animated and filmed content for global brands and their communication and marketing needs. From creative concept consultation to high-level design, animation and filming. Our team will guide you through the process, from storyboarding right up to the delivery of the product or event.

2006 44

Mobile World Congress: Coronavirus shuts down world’s biggest phone show

Event Industry News

The show has been running since 2006 and was due to take place this year in Barcelona from 24 th -27 th February. Bosses of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) have stated the outbreak has made hosting the show “impossible”.

2020 55

Meet London Summer Event Show sponsors, Yes Entertainment

Event Industry News

Yes Entertainment have been running performers and other entertainment services for events in London and beyond since 2006. We provide services to over 500 events every year including; DJs & Live Music , Circus Performers, Magicians , Casinos, Photobooths, 360 Video booths, Rides & Games, Lighting, Theming and Event Management. Our team comprises a network of tried and tested contractors who come together when required to ensure events run smoothly and guests are fully entertained.

Are We Creating The Wrong Type Of Conference Experiences?

Velvet Chainsaw

2006). Everyone’s talking about the need to create customer experiences. Yes, including us, the Velvet Chainsaw team.). It’s as if Joe Pine and Jim Gilmore’s Experience Economy is just now hitting its stride—for conferences at least. The word is out: we’ve got to create conference experiences, not just conferences that feel like a patchwork quilt of our great grandmother’s dresses. However, what we really need are transformative conference experiences!

Common Contract Mistakes

Connect Your Meetings

Meeting News magazine named her one of the 25 most influential people in the meeting industry in 2002 and 2006, saying: “More than anyone else, she is the legal voice for the industry.” Register now for “Common Contract Mistakes” Sometimes little errors can cause big problems.

Johnnie White Makes a Big Career Move

PCMA Convene

He served as the organization’s chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013 and has filled numerous other roles for PCMA, including chairing the planning committee for Convening Leaders in 2006 and serving as the president of the Capital Chapter. Johnnie White. After three and a half years as a senior director, global education, meetings and strategic partnerships, at the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery, Johnnie White is making a career leap.

2006 43

DRPG welcomes back former employee as new creative director

Event Industry News

David Titley has joined DRPG as the new creative director having previously worked for the company from 2006 to 2012 as a digital designer. . After his time at drp (as it was then), David went on to work in the central marketing team of ARC (Arena Racing Company) an events company with locations all over the UK.

2012 52

6 Essential Tips to Deliver More Productive Virtual Meetings

SmartMeetings

As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012), she brings a unique perspective to this blog post. It appears the average meeting is messed up. It doesn’t have a purpose, which leads attendees to feeling unfocused and stressed.

2020 90

Something is rotten in the state of meeting industry education

Conferences that Work

A recent thread on the MECO community (a great resource for meeting professionals since 2006) describes numerous recent basic logistical failings, and points to what I see as symptoms of fundamental problems with meeting industry associations at the national level. Over the last five years I’ve heard increasing concern from the meeting professionals community about the deterioration of the quality of our national industry conferences.

Association Meetings Up, Attendees Down

SmartMeetings

Looking back over the past decade, ICCA says the average number of attendees to an international association meeting decreased from 672 in 2006 to 404 in 2016. There were more international association meetings than ever last year, but on average the meetings had fewer participants, reports the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The ICCA did not speculate on the reasons behind these two opposing trendlines in its annual report on international association meetings.

15 Volunteer Statistics Every Nonprofit Needs to Know

InitLive

67% of people found volunteer opportunities online in 2014 vs 34% in 2006. Volunteers are the workforce that keeps small community charities to large Non-Governmental Organization and international nonprofit running. Understanding trends in volunteerism is essential to building and improving your organization’s volunteer program. We have compiled a number of important statistics your nonprofit should be aware of as you build out your next program.

2020 52

Reading, Leeds and Download bosses to bring new festival to Dundee?

Event Industry News

Radio 1’s Big Weekend was hosted at Camperdown Park in 2006. Festival organiser, Festival Republic, has announced it is considering Camperdown Park, Dundee, as a potential venue to host a brand-new event next year. The company, which is behind events such as Leeds, Download and Reading festivals, has requested permission from Dundee City Council to host a three-day music festival from 22 nd -24 th May 2020.

2006 40

Vito Design Principle #2: Design inclusively

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

A 2006 UK television access services study by Ofcom found that 7.5 Since defining our core values last year, we’ve been making continual efforts to ensure that they don’t simply become words on a marketing site, but that they underpin everything we do.

2020 78

McConnell Hospitality Group

GatherHere

In 2006, Culinary Institute of America graduate Jason McConnell decided to create his own restaurant concept in Franklin, Tennessee, right outside of Nashville. Since then, the McConnell Hospitality Group has grown to include three full-service restaurants, a catering company, as well as a private events venue. To help make their event management process better, the McConnell Hospitality Group turned to Gather to: . Streamline internal & external communication.

2006 20

Q&A: Stacy Ritter, President and CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB

Connect Your Meetings

She’s played a part in shaping the direction of the Greater Fort Lauderdale area over the last two decades, serving first as a legislator in the Florida House of Representatives (1996-2004) and then as Broward County commissioner from 2006 to 2016. A resident of Broward County, Florida, for the past 42 years, Stacy Ritter has seen many changes in her home region.

2016 60

Reed Exhibitions announces acquisition of PackPlus India

Event Industry News

Launched in 2006, PackPlus, an annual event held in Delhi, has established itself as India’s largest dedicated gathering of trade professionals in the packaging industry. Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX, has announced the acquisition of PackPlus – a portfolio of leading trade fairs previously owned by Next Events, serving the Indian packaging industry.

2006 55

PapaKåta introduces the PapaShop at The Showman’s Show- made by event professionals for event professionals

Event Industry News

Parent company, PapaKåta, was founded in 2006 as one of the UK’s first providers of Tentipi Teepees for outdoor events, providing both Teepees and American Sperry® Tents. The creators of PapaKåta, synonymous with high-end events and premium products, introduce the PapaShop: a timeless collection of furnishings and event matting for the rental market.

2006 43

Which is the Greenest Airport of Them All?

SmartMeetings

Logan International Airport (BOS), Boston: Terminal A was first in the United States to receive LEED certification (2006), recycled materials used for construction, heat-reflecting roof. The airline industry is massively fossil-fuel dependent , so it is no surprise numerous efforts have been made in recent years to be more fuel efficient, including designs with less wind drag, and biofuel made from algae and other renewable sources. Now, though, the spotlight is on airport terminals.

2006 63

Silence Really Is Golden

PCMA Convene

For example, when physician Luciano Bernardi did a study in 2006 on the physiological effects of music, he found the most striking finding took place between musical tracks. During a keynote session or gala event, it’s not uncommon to ask the audience to observe a moment of silence, usually as a respectful way to mark a sad occasion.

2006 67

Tarsus Group buys 70% stake in Touch China

Event Industry News

Touch China was launched in 2006 and is now firmly established as the leading exhibition in the fast-growing 3D curved glass manufacturing sector. Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of 70% of Shenzhen Zhong Xin Cai Exhibition Company; owner and organiser of Touch China & 3D Glass Expo strengthening the Group’s presence in its Shenzhen hub.

2025 58

What Really Happens to Your RFP?

SmartMeetings

He has worked in hotel group sales since 2006. A group sales director shares secrets for getting what you want. It’s 8:30 a.m., and conference attendees are enjoying breakfast in airy prefunction space outside a ballroom. In the basement of that same hotel, a sales manager sips her coffee anxiously, waiting to begin the Daily Business Review. In her world, it’s known as the DBR.

2020 68

Getting Burned by Attendee Churn? What It Is and Why it Happens

Experient

As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012). Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President & Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group. Without fail, it happens every year. A certain percentage of your conference participants don’t return. Don’t renew their association membership. They disappeared. This is attendee churn. A little is expected.

2006 52

LAX Breaks Ground on $1.6 Billion Terminal

SmartMeetings

Former Mayor James Hahn planned a large development project in 2006, but it was opposed by neighborhood groups. Rendering courtesy of LAWA. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) broke ground on a $1.6 billion midfield passenger terminal Monday that will provide 12 aircraft gates, as well as lounges, retail stores, restaurants and a state-of-the-art baggage system. Midfield Satellite Concourse will be built just west of Tom Bradley International Terminal , which underwent a $2.1

2006 41

5 Killer Ways to Keep First-Time Guests From Coming Back

Experient

As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012), she brings a unique perspective to these blog posts as an experience meeting planner and blogger in the industry. Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President, Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group. One of the most effective ways to ensure the long-term health of your event is to convert first-time guests into loyal, life-long fans.

2019 59

The Woman Behind Chicago’s Most Creative Event Space

SmartMeetings

In 2006, 2012 and 2013, Catalyst Ranch won the Most Unique Venue and Best Conference Venue, respectively, in Illinois Meetings & Events Best Of Awards. How does a vibrant, whimsical event space celebrate 14 years of successful meetings? How else than with an equally unique anniversary party? On November 14, Catalyst Ranch, Chicago’s most creative meeting and event space, will be celebrating “A Most Interesting Affair,” a perfectly fitting.

2016 78

2020 Offers New Thinking on Technology For These 6 Meeting Types

SmartMeetings

As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012), she brings a unique perspective. The new year is upon us—a new decade with new possibilities. Just think for a moment about all the technological improvements that emerged over the last 10 years. In 2010, social media was considered a fad, the Blackberry was still the most popular phone, and we used our desktop computer as a primary source for online information.

2020 62

7 Tips to Stop Attendee Churn in its Tracks

Experient

As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012), she brings a unique perspective to these blog posts. Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President & Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group. Merely knowing what attendee churn is and why it happens isn’t enough. You need to be able to stop it from killing your event’s future.

2006 43

Promoting Bands and Gigs on Twitter

Evvnt

Since 2006. The internet has always been a brilliant way to share music and since the advent of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, there are now even more opportunities for promoting bands and gigs online. Twitter is still a largely underrated tool for finding and sharing music but that looks set to change as Twitter is slowly boosting the site functionality to include hosting images, video and music on their site.

2006 40

A Primer on PCI DSS: The Standard for Credit Card Processing

Experient

As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012), she brings a unique perspective to these blog posts. Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President and Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group. Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a global credit card processing standard that is designed for one purpose only – to ensure your guests’ payment data stays secure through the entire payment cycle.

2020 40

Travel Is Up in New Orleans

SmartMeetings

The 2016 economic data offers a stark contrast to the dramatic decline that resulted in 2006, after Hurricane Katrina ravaged The Big Easy. Travel to New Orleans is bustling once again. A study conducted by the University of New Orleans (UNO) Hospitality Research Center concludes the city hosted a record-breaking 10.45 million visitors last year. That represents a 6.9 percent increase over 2015 and the largest number of visitors to the city in more than a decade.