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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Trending Sources

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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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.

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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!

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.

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.

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?

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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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Visionteractive, harnessing technology to turn event platforms into marketing channels

Event Industry News

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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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.

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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.

2013 30

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.

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 […].

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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.

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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!

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.

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A vibrant destination in the heart of the Valley of the Sun

Eventinterface

About our guest: James Tevault joined the team at the Tempe Tourism Office as the Director of Sales in December of 2013. James Tevault, Director of Sales at the Tempe Tourism Office joins us on the latest episode of Event TALK.

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.

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.

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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Research Confirms Incentive Market on the Rise

Smart Meetings

Since the Incentive Marketplace Estimate Research Study was last compiled in 2013, the non-cash incentive market has grown by 17 percent to $90 billion in annual spending.

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How-To: Write a Payment Invoice Email

Regpack

Fri, Mar 1st 2013. Wed, May 22nd 2013. Tue, Jul 23rd 2013. Thu, Aug 8th 2013. $-100. Mon, Dec 16th 2013.

2013 27

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 13

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.

Take a Tour of Gather’s Brand-New Office!

GatherHere

Since launching in 2013, Gather has expanded by leaps and bounds. We’ve seen 200 percent growth year over year since the beginning, and we’ve doubled the size of our team since just last year — we currently have more than 50 employees, and we’re still growing!

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

A Brief History of Event Planning & Coordinating (And Why It’s So Important)

Social Tables

economy alone in 2013, employing 2.3 I wish I could tell you that what I remember best from high school French class was how to converse a la Parisienne, but it’s not. It’s that the French Revolution began with a meeting on a tennis court. When We Meet, We Change the World.

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Ask Me Anything About Conference Panels—Annotated Video

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. I guarantee you will learn many new great ideas about conference panels from this Blab of my Thursday chat with the wonderful Kristin Arnold. I’ve annotated it so you can jump to the good bits.

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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.

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%

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.

EPISODE 4: Liz King, How To Create A Strong And Compelling Brand For Your Events

The Modern Event

She was named Top 25 Most Influential Event Planners in 2013, also was named 40 Under 40 Up-and-Coming Event Planners in 2011, the #Eventprofs Most Thought Provoking Blog and People’s Choice Award.

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The Woman Behind Chicago’s Most Creative Event Space

Smart Meetings

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 a Livestream Chat Turned Into an Innovative Mobile Meeting

PCMA Convene

During a livestream hosted by PCMA back in 2013, Marie Lou Coupal, CMP, struck up a conversation with other meeting professionals in the group chat. “I Boarding the bus from Montreal to Boston.

Ride the Rails on 7 Scenic Trains

Smart Meetings

It closed in 2013 due to a derailment and has since undergone extensive upgrades. The #ScenicRailway has carried more than 29mill passengers since 1945, with the new look railway welcoming 4mill pax since the 2013 upgrade pic.twitter.com/iR52wHUocu.

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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

Impressive Judging Panel revealed for Event Technology Awards 2016

techsytalk

Note to Editors: The Event Technology Awards were launched in 2013. April 2016. For immediate release. Impressive Judging Panel revealed for Event Technology Awards 2016.

2016 18

7 Ways to a Better Call for Content

PCMA Convene

In 2013, when Velvet Chainsaw and research and consulting company Tagoras conducted speaker research with 120 associations for The Speaker Report, we found that nearly 77 percent use a call-for-speakers/-sessions process.