What Will We Call Face-to-Face Meetings Next?

Fork in the Road

The third-party, face-to-face meetings industry has, by design, placed itself in a silo. For whatever reason—lethargy, existing infrastructure or the lack of a compelling impetus for change—it has developed a superiority complex.

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The Next Logical Phase of Event Hybridization and Why It Will Be a Game Changer

Fork in the Road

The merging of live events with digital content and remote attendees was bound to happen. When the Internet poked her head through the ceiling of the convention center, the industry expected something interesting to follow.

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How One Meetings Organization Interpreted Digital Disruption

Fork in the Road

by Yan By: Reads of the Week: February 1, 2013 « Reid All About It by Reads of the Week: February 1, 2013 « Reid All About It Thanks Tahira and Bob.

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An open letter to hotel room designers

Event Philosopher

Common sense is very uncommon. Horace Greeley I'm not a road warrior, but I'm in and out of hotels often enough to understand how most people generally use a hotel room. There's a bed, a bathroom, and electricity. For the most part, those are the important parts. With that in mind, I would like to share some helpful tips for hotel designers. 1) The bed. Thanks for upgrading almost all of the hotel beds to be heavenly or signature or whatever. That's great!

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Create efficiencies and improve customer experience through a purpose-built system

Arlo Training & Events Software

Universities are choosing to implement purpose-built systems to manage their executive/professional development programmes and events. With a system specifically designed to manage short courses, custom courses, and events, they have been able to reduce administration and offer a better website registration experience for clients. System requirements. The logistical requirements and website registration requirements for managing full time courses (e.g.

2013 40

The Next Logical Phase of Event Hybridization and Why It Will Be a Game Changer

Fork in the Road

The merging of live events with digital content and remote attendees was bound to happen. When the Internet poked her head through the ceiling of the convention center, the industry expected something interesting to follow.

2013 52

10+ Awesome Presentations for Event Professionals (2018 Edition)

EventMB

Tips content marketing for events event planning presentations event technology presentations event trends 2013 events presentations event trends 2017No one wants to recreate the wheel and yet, so many templates for event presentation ppt slides look like something out of the 90s. We hear you.

2018 262

Q&A: Why This Music Festival Founder Is Launching an Ambitious New Conference

BizBash

Rehan Choudhry founded the Life Is Beautiful festival in 2013 as a gathering aimed at building community and revitalizing Downtown

2013 113

Forward Design: The Top 40 Event Designers 2017

BizBash

When BizBash compiled its first list of the top designers in 2013, event designers still maintained a somewhat limited audience—usually just

2013 104

8 Events Innovating with Beacon Technology

EventMB

Event planners have been using event apps for a while now, but starting with Apple’s WWDC 2013 and its iBeacon, they began noticing a much stronger way to use the technology. Are you considering beacon technology for your next event?

RSVPify: The planet’s most powerful online RSVP service?

Event Industry News

Ari Driessen developed RSVPify when he couldn’t find a workable, digital, 21st century means to manage invitations, and responses, to his wedding in 2013.

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Just two weeks to go before the Event Technology Awards 2017

Event Industry News

Since they were first presented in 2013, the Event Technology Awards have become a renowned fixture […]. There’s only two weeks to go until the 5th annual Event Technology Awards, celebrating the dynamic diversity and inspired innovation within this unique sector.

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Visionteractive, harnessing technology to turn event platforms into marketing channels

Event Industry News

Trinity Event Solutions raises £100,000 for charities over the last 5 years

Event Industry News

Since 2013, Trinity Event Solutions has raised more than £100,000 for local charities through their Triple Challenge initiative.

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Don’t leave your Amazon S3 buckets exposed

BizBash

The program, led by US Army Intelligence and Security Command, a division of the National Security Agency, was supposed to help the Pentagon get real-time information about what was happening on the ground in Afghanistan in 2013 by collecting data from US computer systems on the ground. As long as you know the right URL, anyone with access to the internet could retrieve all the data that was left online by marketing analytics company Alteryx.

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GDPR Checklist for an Event Planner

GEVME

From the Yahoo data breach scandal back in 2013 to the recent data misuse by Facebook, businesses across the world have long demonstrated the need for a strict data protection policy. The way people collect, process, and store the personal data of EU citizens is going to change very soon.

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Dumfries and Galloway events seeking to arrest punitive police charges

Event Industry News

Wickerman took an unrelated sabbatical this summer but had to lift its policing budget from £30,000 in 2013 to £80,000 in 2015 to […].

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David Pegler leaves ExCeL London

Event Industry News

David joined ExCeL in 2008 as Managing Director and, following the appointment of Kevin Murphy as Chairman, was appointed Chief Executive Officer in early 2013. ExCeL London has announced that David Pegler, CEO, has left the company.

Akkroo drives a new modern event data capture market, takes investment and announces global deal

Event Industry News

After launching their customisable data capture app and event dashboard in 2013, the company […]. Event lead capture solution startup secures next round of investment and global deal with market leading technology corporation.

2013 76

The Power of Proximity: Using Beacons at Your Event

Quickmobile

2013 marked the year that event planners gained access to a new instrument in their technology stack. This blog was originally published on November 4, 2016. It has been edited for updates and accuracy.

2018 184

Bearded Theory wins Best Small Festival at UK Festival Awards

Event Industry News

This incredible achievement builds on their incredible run of Festival Awards success, having previously being named Best Small Festival in 2013, and ‘Promoter of the year’ in 2014.

2013 71

The interpersonal dynamics of silent retreats

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—an introductory video The talented graphic facilitator Kristine Nygaard of Kiss the frog, whom I had the recent pleasure of meeting at FRESH 2013, has created a delightful one-minute video that introduces The Solution Room, a.

Why you should run The Solution Room at your next event

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—an introductory video The talented graphic facilitator Kristine Nygaard of Kiss the frog, whom I had the recent pleasure of meeting at FRESH 2013, has created a delightful one-minute video that introduces The Solution Room, a.

2018 141

ConferenceLeeds and VisitLeeds announce strong results for Leeds visitor economy

Event Industry News

increase since 2013. ConferenceLeeds and VisitLeeds have announced that data from the recent STEAM survey, which measures the economic impact of the tourism industry in the UK, recorded that Leeds welcomed 26.21 million tourism visits in 2015, a 5.3%

Easyfairs acquires UK’s largest medical aesthetic exhibition & conference, CCR Expo

Event Industry News

CCR Expo, which is co-located with Practice Management Expo, has grown exponentially since its launch in 2013, with over 5,000 practitioners and 200 suppliers attending.

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Hawthorn celebrates record year

Event Industry News

Since the acquisition of technical production house Anagram in 2013, the company has embarked upon an ambitious five-year growth plan to increase its turnover from £11.3million to £20 million by July […].

2013 60

Music Monday: Good Grief by Bastille

MeetingPool

It has been three years since the band’s breakthrough album ‘Bad Blood’ which was released in 2013 so it is safe to say, their upcoming album and new single has been long awaited. […].

2013 52

Sadness as Ellesmere’s Merefest festival is cancelled

Event Industry News

Merefest, which was launched in 2013 as a free festival, has become a popular annual fixture. It brought a host of outdoor activities and live bands to Ellesmere’s Mere and Cremorne Gardens. But the festival lost funding from the Meres and Mosses Landscape Partnership Scheme last year, and ticket revenues at the 2017 event failed to raise enough money to carry on. The post Sadness as Ellesmere’s Merefest festival is cancelled appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Increasing value of MICE sector in Hamburg: 3m overnight stays in 2016, worth more than 706m euro

Event Industry News

million in 2013 to 3 million in 2016, worth more than 706 million euro. […]. The number of conference and convention delegates visiting Hamburg continues to grow.

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Inclusive Cities are Thriving

PCMA Convene

As summarized in a CityLab article , the report shows how economic shifts in these cities between 1980 and 2013 have corresponded with inclusion, which is defined as the ability of low-income residents and people of color to both benefit from and contribute to the city’s economic gains.

2018 59

How to Improve Your Call for Presentations Process

Velvet Chainsaw

in 2013, we found that nearly 77 percent use a call for speakers/sessions process. When Velvet Chainsaw Consulting conducted speaker research with 120 associations with research and consulting company Tagoras Inc.

2013 186

Google Joins Lyft and Uber By Offering Carpool Services

MeetingPool

In 2013, Google purchased a crowd-sourced navigation data startup called Waze for $1.3 billion. At the time, many speculated about Google’s reasons behind the purchase, unsure whether the search giant had bought the app for it’s data, to offer users a social alternative to Google Maps, or just to keep it from competitors. It’s continued […]. Business Apps Mobile Technology Travel

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Standon Calling appoints PlayPass for full RFID Cashless delivery

Event Industry News

Standon Calling, a leading UK independent festival, was the first British festival to go fully cashless, in 2013, and has led the way in the successful application of this technology ever since. PlayPass has announced that Standon Calling is the latest UK festival confirmed to implement its RFID cashless payments system this summer.

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Crowdfunding an event a great option for any event planner

Gallus Events

I’ve been aware of this option for a few years, and event resources such As BizBash were highlighting this back in 2013. A couple of weeks ago we started crowdfunding an event for the first ever time.

2017 214

8 years of innovation: the evolution of SXSW GO

Eventbase

SXSW 2013 was a huge year for the app, winning a Webby Award for People’s Voice - Events (Handheld Devices).

2018 74

Regpack Top 10 Membership Management Software | 2018

Regpack

Back in 2013, we were ranked #16, and since 2015 have been proudly featured in the top 10. Regpack has once again made the top 10 list for Most Popular Membership Management Software on Capterra.

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Gather is one of the AJC’s Top Workplaces in Atlanta 2017!

GatherHere

Since launching in 2013, Gather has been through many exciting changes, but our mission — to make planning life’s special events a seamless and fun experience for everyone involved — has remained the same.

2016 Industry Leaders: Kristin Jordan

Connect Your Meetings

This has led to promotions and eventually recognition as one of Marriott’s President’s Circle winners in 2013. Kristin Jordan. Director of Group Sales, Hilton Tampa Downtown. Tampa, Fla. Jordan was blessed with the ability to persuade since childhood. She could sell ice to an Eskimo.

2016 52

PODCAST RECAP: @LizKingEvents and @EdWaffles Interview @Claradactyl from @EventFarm

techsytalk

Featured on Bloomberg TV and named in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Brilliant Companies of 2013 , Clara’s work as a Creative Technologist has ranged from leading edge Tech Startups to Fortune 500 companies in North and South America. Clara de Soto from Event Farm.

Ninja Moves for Improved Conference Session Marketing

Velvet Chainsaw

In 2013, we partnered with Tagoras on a research project and produced The Speaker Report. Better session copy helps put butts in seats!