See Inside Gwyneth Paltrow’s $1,500-Per-Ticket Wellness Summit


Since launching Goop as a newsletter in 2008, actress Gwyneth Paltrow has grown the concept into a successful lifestyle brand

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How to live your life

Conferences that Work

” —Stephen Jenkinson in the 2008 documentary Griefwalker. Two important truths from Stephen Jenkinson : “…it’s the awareness of death — and not happiness or positivity or stoicism — that allows us to live fully in the time that we have.”

2008 170

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We’re Bringing 20 Back


One of the most innovative formats we covered in 2008 (this is how […]. EventMB is delighted to announce an explosive line up for the ibtm world Innovation zone. See us in Barcelona to experience EventMB offline. And yes, we’re bringing 20 back.

2016 200

etouches: New Tech to Source Better Venue Deals [Review]


etouches is a well-loved brand within the event industry, established in 2008. The etouches strategic sourcing solution enables event planners to book venues and negotiate better deals, faster. Here is our review. etouches Strategic Venue Sourcing Solution: What Is It?

2008 140

Record turnover for The ACC Liverpool Group

Event Industry News

Image credit: Ant Clausen The ACC Liverpool Group has achieved its highest annual turnover since opening in 2008. The company, home to BT Convention Centre, Echo Arena, Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Pullman Liverpool hotel and TicketQuarter, delivered a turnover of £25.8m, compared to £17.2m

2008 63

Wight Fencing at British Summer Time 2017

Event Industry News

Wight Fencing stretches much further than its original 2008 precept, which was to provide barriers to the burgeoning Isle of Wight Festival (IWF).

2017 63

New Year is getting cheaper as ticket prices fall 38% over past 10 years

Event Industry News

Exclusive data from event guide and ticketing outlet, Skiddle, reveals that the price of a ticket for a New Year’s Eve event has dropped year on year since 2008 across all regions of the UK. Birmingham has seen the biggest drop in ticket prices over the past 10 years, falling by £39 on average since 2008. In 2008, the average price of a ticket was a whopping £84, compared to £57 in 2013 and £55 in 2017. Happy New Year? It is for our bank balances!

2008 60

Podcast: INVNT CEO Scott Cullather reflects on a decade of growth

Event Industry News

Scott launched INVNT in 2008 with a clearly defined ambition to create a global agency that would deliver innovative and dynamic events for the world’s leading brands. The Event Industry News Podcast once again goes trans-Atlantic for this week’s episode, as host James Dickson links up with CEO of INVNT, Scott Cullather.

2008 70

How to Protect Your Staff From Noise at Gigs and Festivals


Under the Control of Noise at Work Regulations, which came into force in 2008, event organisers must follow safety guidelines when exposing […]. If you work on music events, you might think noise is just part of the job, but did you know, event organisers have a legal responsibility to protect the hearing of their staff? The post How to Protect Your Staff From Noise at Gigs and Festivals appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

2008 76

QuickMobile. One event app to do more than you can imagine

Event Industry News

In event apps, QuickMobile is undeniably a major player—the company introduced the first attendee-management event app in 2008. Today, QuickMobile creates custom-branded, single- and multi-event apps for event professionals across the field.

2008 64

Grass Roots Meetings Industry Report set to return

Event Industry News

The independent report, which was originally published on an annual basis between 2008 and 2012, details key procurement trends, statistics, facts and insights sourced from planners and buyers in the meetings and events community.

2008 52

Experience agency, Imagination, announces global innovation appointment with Stephen Van Elst

Event Industry News

Carving out an illustrious international career, Van Elst has created award-winning work for some of the world’s leading brands including Ford, Nissan, Cisco, Nike, Pepsi and the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

2008 90

Cashless over contactless

Event Industry News

Since 2008, Weezevent has worked with more than 400 major events in the implementation of their cashless solution in Europe. For a decade, Weezevent has been the dominant force in France with its self-service ticketing platform, seamless access control and cashless solution.

2008 80

Why social and gaming features are and will continue to be important in event apps in 2020


A professional 22 year old working in 2008, when the App Store debuted, is now in a senior management buying position and a decision maker for their organization at 33 years of age. Jujama’s Social Feed. Social and gaming paradigms in mobile apps are now the norm.

2008 52

Event Producer Debra Owens Is Light on Her Feet

Connect Your Meetings

When the economy tanked in 2008, Owens was laid off and had some decisions to make. Every four years since 2008, Owens’ team has also produced the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s weeklong quadrennial General Conference. Debra Owens knows a thing or two about event production.

2008 74

PODCAST RECAP: @LizKingEvents and @EdWaffles Interview @JSpellos from Meeting U


They released their first CD, “Welcome to the Neighborhood” in late 2008, and is back in the studio recording new songs for a new release. James Spellos from Meeting U. James Spellos is the President of Meeting U.,

2008 42

Dealing with protesters at an event

Gallus Events

In 2008 I was running the commercial department for the Council of Mortgage Lenders at the time and we were very conscious that our annual “celebration” could be a target for demonstrators. How would you cope with protesters or demonstrators at your event?

2019 191

Enterprise Europe Network: Launch Conference


An annual event that began in 2008, the goal for this year’s conference was to unite both old and new partners of the Network to strengthen the organization as it looks forward to its next five year chapter Picture: Simon Pugh From June 8th to 9th, Brussels was teeming with over 800 people from 57 countries attending the Enterprise Europe Network Launch Conference.

2015 48

GL events supports Festival Vision

Event Industry News

GL events UK has confirmed its support for The Festival Vision: 2025 initiative, as part of its own commitment to a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly industry.

2025 90

The Intersection of Augmented Reality, Social Media and Events is Finally Here


While still early stage, allowing third-party developers to create branded AR filters for Instagram’s billion-plus user base could have as much of an impact on social media and content marketing as when Apple opened up their platform in 2008. .

Zerista shortlisted for 2 Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

Founded in 2008, Zerista (a Simpleview brand) created a customisable event app that is backed by its world-class support team. Looking for a go-to event technology solution that maximises pre- and post-event engagement gives personalised matchmaking and networking solutions and offers year-round marketing? Zerista’s event app encompasses all this and more.

Make Like an Architect and Drive Your ROI

Connect Your Meetings

While the term has been around for a while now—in 2008, Maarten Vanneste, CMM and president of the Meeting Design Institute authored a book , “Meeting Architecture, a manifesto,” which is dedicated to the process—it’s still important today.

2008 52

Podcast: Practical uses of technology at Bournemouth 7s Festival

Event Industry News

Launched in 2008, Bournemouth 7s is an annual sport and music festival that welcomes 30,000 guests and hosts five different sports – rugby, netball, dodgeball, hockey and volleyball. On this week’s podcast, our host, James Dickson is joined by two guests from separate companies working collaboratively to organise Bournemouth 7s Festival. Craig Mathie, from Bournemouth 7s and Steve Jones, from FesTech, describe the practical uses of technology at events.

2008 67

Tips to Keep Women Secure on the Road


adjacent room at Nashville Marriott in 2008. Maiden Voyage was founded in 2008 by a British woman, Carolyn Pearson, following a business trip to Los Angeles in which she missed an opportunity to explore the city because she didn’t feel comfortable doing so alone. Inspired by Her.

2018 106

Virtual Meetings Lower Costs … and Interaction

Conferences that Work

“It was no coincidence that the CSX Corporation held its 2008 meeting at a remote rail yard in New Orleans, the same year it was the focus of a shareholder activist putting up a proxy fight. “Intel’s annual meeting was entirely virtual.

2016 229

Margaret Ma Connolly appointed as president – Asia, Informa Markets

Event Industry News

Ma Connolly joined UBM in 2008, which combined with Informa in 2018, and successfully grew the business in China through strategic joint-venture partnerships and organic development.

2020 52

Construction Employers Add 8,000 Jobs In November, Hourly Earnings Rise


Construction employment increased by 24,000 jobs in November to the highest level since November 2008, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that tight margins are keeping firms from paying even more to attract hard-to-find workers, noting that efforts to cut tax rates should help lead to higher average hourly earnings for the sector.

2008 40

Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Scott Cullather

Event Industry News

He co-founded INVNT in 2008, and under his leadership, INVNT has redefined the way organizations communicate to their employees, customers, and business partners. Full Name: Scott Cullather Company: INVNT Job Title: Co-Founder and CEO.

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

Event Industry News

The ACC Liverpool Group has generated more than £1.7bn in economic benefit for the city region since it opened in 2008, welcoming more than 7.2 The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed Faye Dyer as corporate services director and deputy chief executive. She will lead the organisation’s corporate services team which includes finance, HR, IT and procurement and will join the leadership team responsible for progressing the strategic direction of The ACC LiverpoolGroup.

2005 54

Event Tech Awards appoints new caterer for 2018 edition

Event Industry News

Crouch/Maher catered for businesses across the boroughs at the same time, and the events market, where the business has been focused, exclusively, since 2008. In the business for 30 years, Boulevard Events will bring its unique style and substance to Troxy on November 7. “I I like it when people mention how long we’ve been a part of the industry. You don’t tend to last very long unless you’re selling something that’s worth buying,” Event Director, Mark Maher, says.

2018 85


Event Industry News

Nestled in the heart of London’s Southbank, 15Hatfields has been at the forefront of sustainable event management since its doors opened in 2008. 15Hatfields is London’s most sustainable venue.

2008 52

Sustainable events are Universal Live’s number one priority

Event Industry News

Set up in 2008, Carpet Recycling UK has increased diversion rates from 2% – 44% by 2018 diverting over one million tonnes of carpet waste; this is the equivalent to 57,000 football pitches. Technical production specialist, Universal Live has pledged to recycle 100% of carpets used at their events by the end of 2019.

Podcast: Dan Mason & Andy Sexton from 2LK discuss experiential marketing

Event Industry News

Touching on the history of marketing, Dan and Andy took us back to the economic crash of 2008 during which traditional marketing strategies such as print journalism took a substantial hit. Dan Mason, managing director, and Andy Sexton, creative director from 2LK, joined Event Industry News for this week’s podcast to discuss the company’s 25-year history.

2008 49

The Kitchen Conference Is Making Culinary Careers More Accessible

PCMA Convene

The nonprofit Hot Bread Kitchen was founded in 2008 with the goal of creating economic opportunity for women facing barriers to employment through careers in the food industry. The Kitchen Conference program included hands-on workshops and engagement boards. Wini Lao Photography).

2020 52

A Conference for the Science Behind Emotions

PCMA Convene

The inaugural event was held in 2004 in Amsterdam, and the conference has been held every other year except for 2008 in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; Lille, France; Canterbury, England; Berlin, Germany; and Leiden, Holland. Illustration by Carmen Segovia. The heart wants what the heart wants.

2004 63

People on the Move

PCMA Convene

market between 2004 and 2008. Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Adam Crocini. Hilton has appointed Adam Crocini to the role of vice president, food and beverage, Luxury and Lifestyle Group.

2004 52

7 Smart Moves at Hilton Santa Barbara, Viceroy Chicago and More

Smart Meetings

Before her time at Viceroy, she held nine positions at Trump International Hotel & Tower over the course of nine years, from housekeeping manager in 2008 to hotel manager in 2016.

2019 80

Hot Technologies 2018

Connect Your Meetings

They released their first CD, “Welcome to the Neighborhood” in late 2008 and is perpetually in the recording studio working on their next project. Register now for “Hot Technologies 2018” How are you keeping up with the technological advancements that impact the meetings industry?

2018 72

Leeds & Reading Festival bosses back Extinction Rebellion

Event Industry News

It has been on our agenda from around 2008 and since 2009 we have been measuring our carbon footprint.”. Festival Republic, the owner of major festivals such as Leeds, Reading and Download, has offered support to environmentalist group, Extinction Rebellion (XR).

Meetings Industry Association appoints sustainability ambassador

Event Industry News

Following his appointment as general manager of 15Hatfields in 2008, Warren has spearheaded a campaign to make the venue one ofcentral London’s most sustainable. The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has appointed leading venue sustainability expert Warren Campbell as an ambassador to its council to champion sustainability.