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Ticketbud's SXSW 2014 Survival Guide

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The post Ticketbud's SXSW 2014 Survival Guide appeared first on Ticketbud Blog. Wish SXSW came with a manual? doesn't. Mainly because as soon as somebody writes one SXSW attendees, organizers and presenters do something to flip the festival on its head. Here is the SXSW survival guide. Used a sweet new app to find all the best talks? It's been replaced by the newest new app. Have a trusted, low-key bar where all the under-the-radar bands play at? Miley Cyrus is playing there this year.

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2014: The Year To Make Your New Year's Resolution A Reality

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So, how can we turn our New Year's resolutions for 2014 from hopefully fantasy to achievable reality? Food festivals, wine tastings, cooking classes and more are great places to start out 2014 trying something new and starting a year-long habit of fostering an adventurous yet healthy appetite. The post 2014: The Year To Make Your New Year's Resolution A Reality appeared first on Ticketbud Blog. For many of us, every New Year seems to follow a predictable pattern.

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Ask the Editors: the Craziest Food Stations We've Ever Seen at Events

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Season's Eatings: 9 Festive Dishes for Events

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How to Pick the Right Food Setup for Your Event

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The Hottest New Ingredients in Catering Right Now

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5 Tips for Donating Food After Events

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With most caterers building overages into their event plans, much wholesome, edible, and nourishing food goes to waste every day—and

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The Wildest Drinks to Serve at Events Now

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From frozen orange peels to barbecue mist and a bacon garnish, these drinks have unusual ingredients that will surprise guests

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Four Reasons Why Selling Tickets Through Your Own Website is A Better Option

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By Sean Hurley. Most event organizers outsource ticket sales to a third-party ecommerce platform. In doing so, they send buyers to a separate website to make the purchase. There are excellent reasons why they should keep would-be attendees on the main event website, from the first visit to the confirmation page. Sending buyers offsite to finalize their purchase transactions can cost organizers ticket sales and revenue. Some buyers fall through the cracks.

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Why Reed’s Decision to Scale Back AIBTM is Brilliant

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Recently, Reed Exhibitions announced plans to change the format of its America Incentives, Travel and Meetings Expo (AIBTM) from a “traditional” trade show to an “exclusive, private” scaled-back event. In the proposed plan, the number of hosted buyers and exhibitors will be reduced to 250 each. Turnkey “pods” will replace raw exhibit space and attendees—carefully screened buyers—will be required to keep a schedule of thirty appointments.

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DoubleDutch Paves the Way for Contextual Computing with iOS7 Redesign

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Event mobile app provider, DoubleDutch, announced a total redesign of its application to leverage the new features and functionality of the iOS7 operating system. In addition to a completely new user interface, enhanced offline performance and more speed, the app “gets to the promise of contextual computing—delivering the right experience at the right time,” says Lawrence Coburn, DoubleDutch CEO and the company’s co-founder. The update has immediate implications for attendees.

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Networking for attendees is as important as the event program.

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A trend which is demonstrated by the latest Social Media & Events Report 2014 published by XING Events. At present a majority of event organizers do not offer a so-called ‘Matchmaking’ at theirs events, but are planning to use an event software with integrated matchmaking function in the near future. Networking is important for event planners.

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Networking for attendees is as important as the event program.

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A trend which is demonstrated by the latest Social Media & Events Report 2014 published by XING Events. At present a majority of event organizers do not offer a so-called ‘Matchmaking’ at theirs events, but are planning to use an event software with integrated matchmaking function in the near future. Networking is important for event planners.

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