Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 11 New Catering Trends

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 15 New Design Trends

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 12 New Entertainment and Activity Trends

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 11 New Catering Trends

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At corporate holiday parties this year, guests can play with their food at interactive stations like gingerbread-men-decorating tables, plus innovative

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 12 New Entertainment and Activity Trends

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From activities such as dance lessons and card-making workshops to live entertainment like aerial acrobats and circus acts, end-of-year festivities

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 15 New Design Trends

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Pinecones and evergreens will never go out of style when it comes to corporate holiday parties. But this year unexpected

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Marketplace Austria 2015 - B2B Networking by b2match

b2match

Delicatessen & Speed Networking The Marketplace Austria is an international cooperation forum for food producers, retailers and wholesalers. This lively event is held each year at the headquarters of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in Vienna. With about 300 participants the 10th anniversary of this event was again a huge success. For the 4th time the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber offered buyer-seller matchmaking sessions at the Marketplace Austria.

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10 Practical Holiday Party Favors That Guests Will Actually Use

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b2match at The Software Days 2015 / Celtic-Plus Event

b2match

The Future of Digital Business From April 27th to the 28th, B2B Software Days and The Celtic Plus Event were both held in Vienna, Austria at the Austrian Chamber of Commerce headquarters. These two major ICT events were conjoined to discuss and contribute to “The Future of Digital Business”.

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b2match at The Software Days 2015 / Celtic-Plus Event

b2match

The Future of Digital Business From April 27th to the 28th, B2B Software Days and The Celtic Plus Event were both held in Vienna, Austria at the Austrian Chamber of Commerce headquarters. These two major ICT events were conjoined to discuss and contribute to “The Future of Digital Business”.

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How to Throw a Stylish New Year's Party

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The Ultimate 57 Tip Guide to Owning SXSW 2015

TicketBud

Without further ado, read on to digest all 57 of our tips for owning SXSW 2015. They just released their 2015 lineup which you can find here. Image sources: Pigeons & Planes , Gratiosgraphy , CameronJames , The post The Ultimate 57 Tip Guide to Owning SXSW 2015 appeared first on Ticketbud Blog. As an Austin-based company, we've had the opportunity to take part in SXSW over the years. It's always nice when one of the largest festivals takes place in your own backyard.

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ABM 2015 - Watch the newest event video now!

Converve

At each event delegates initiate new business deals worth over $30 million. 2,5 days - 360 participants - 3000 meetings. ABM delegates use a technology-driven online tool the Converve Platform to set up as many as 31 pre-qualified appointments that are 20 minutes in length. Over a 2.5-day period at the event, these appointments keep the conversation focused and efficient and help determine next steps if a business match has been made or is possible. Hear what decision-makers think about ABM!

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ABM 2015 - Watch the newest event video now!

Converve

At each event delegates initiate new business deals worth over $30 million. 2,5 days - 360 participants - 3000 meetings. ABM delegates use a technology-driven online tool the Converve Platform to set up as many as 31 pre-qualified appointments that are 20 minutes in length. Over a 2.5-day period at the event, these appointments keep the conversation focused and efficient and help determine next steps if a business match has been made or is possible. Hear what decision-makers think about ABM!

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LASSO Selected to Present at Venture Atlanta 2015

Lasso

The Business Journals, September 15, 2015. View the article here: LASSO Selected to Present at Venture Atlanta 2015.

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3 New Gift Ideas for Holiday Parties

BizBash

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The Best Event Planning Books Ever Written

Guidebook

The best event planning book recommendations as chosen by real event pros. Sure, you can get all your event and meeting planning information from the internet like most of us do these days. (We We gathered all of the web’s best event planning blogs.) But what about good, old-fashioned books? Nothing is more satisfying than stacking your scholarly resources on a bookshelf so that everyone who enters your house knows how learned you are. Of course, reading books is great too.

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How to Choose an Event App in 2016

Guidebook

(Editor’s Note: For a comprehensive guide to choosing an event app, check out The Event App Buyer’s Guide. This free eBook will walk you through the process of evaluating an event app – plus provide you with the Event App Scorecard to give you an objective way to rank your options with a numerical score. You can also get the same information in this webinar ! ). Shopping around for a new event app company–or thinking of switching?

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The Universal Marketing Plan for Literally Anything

Guidebook

If you’re adding to your event – whether it be a new session, a new format, a new call for proposals process, or a new event app – you’re going to have to market it. There is no such thing as automatic buy-in. People need to be told several times about a change if you expect them to take part in it or consume new information. That’s all well and good – but who among us has money to hire a marketing consultant for every little new thing we want to introduce?

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How to Throw a Stylish New Year's Party

BizBash

While most companies gather their employees, clients, and business partners together for end-of-year bashes, planning a party at the stroke

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10 Practical Holiday Party Favors That Guests Will Actually Use

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Instead of giving away unwanted swag, event pros can fill up guests' holiday goodie bags will handy treats such as

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3 New Gift Ideas for Holiday Parties

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Show gratitude and say cheers this holiday season with spirits-inspired gifts and favors—from a luxe tequila tasting to inexpensive cocktail

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5 Reasons Why You Need More Face-to-Face Meetings

b2match

There was once a time when face-to-face meetings were the only way for people to hold discussions and communicate ideas to one another. With the advent of technology, new, easier methods of communication are available, such as virtual meetings by way of Skype, Google Hangouts, Facetime, etc. While virtual meetings may be more convenient than scheduling meetings in-person, they create a barrier between attendees, making it harder to truly focus and engage

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Mobile Social Media: A Checklist for Maximum Event Impact

Corbin Ball

65% of global Facebook video views are mobile – AdWeek, January 2015. Twitter: 88% of users are on mobile – Jeff Bullas, 2015. YouTube: Half of views are on mobile devices (1 billion views daily) – YouTube, 2015. A recent survey from ShareThis found that social sharing from mobile happens twice as often as sharing from desktop.

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Everything You Need to Know About Attendee Engagement

Guidebook

Our second shelf here at the Event Planning Resource Library is all about Attendee Engagement. Impacting our attendees is a hot topic these days, and with good reason. Why else are we holding events if not to impact the people who are attending them? The real trick of it all, however, is how are we impacting them, and what is the best way to do so? These questions have been some of Guidebook’s most detailed explorations to date.

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Onsite Data Analytics – A Goldmine for Meetings Improvement

Corbin Ball

The onsite meeting used to be known as the “black hole” of event data management. Planners used computers to gain insights before and after events, but during an event they were “flying blind.” ” For example, paper surveys were handed out, but tallying wasn’t completed until after the event – not in time to make mid-course corrections. Emerging Data Collection Tools Now, it is possible for every touch on a mobile event app to be tracked, scored and rated.

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How to Write an Event Planning Proposal

EventPlanning

Statistics show that the event management industry will grow by 44% and add over 30,000 jobs in the next five years. This is definitely good news for all planners as it shows that the demand for your talent and service is on the rise. So as an event planner, it is more important than ever to know how to write an event planning proposal in order to get the attention of all clients looking for qualified and professional event planners.

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26 of the Best Event Planning Apps to Boost Your Productivity

TicketBud

"What is the very most important thing you should be doing with your time and resources right now?". This is what we as event professionals should be asking ourselves constantly. The question above comes from Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown. Essentialism dives deep into the advantages of working smarter instead of harder. Too often, many of us fall into a reactive cycle where our energy is split amongst many tasks.

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Mobile Social Media: A Checklist for Maximum Event Impact

Corbin Ball

65% of global Facebook video views are mobile – AdWeek, January 2015. Twitter: 88% of users are on mobile – Jeff Bullas, 2015. YouTube: Half of views are on mobile devices (1 billion views daily) – YouTube, 2015. A recent survey from ShareThis found that social sharing from mobile happens twice as often as sharing from desktop.

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Mobile Social Media: A Checklist for Maximum Event Impact

Corbin Ball

65% of global Facebook video views are mobile – AdWeek, January 2015. Twitter: 88% of users are on mobile – Jeff Bullas, 2015. YouTube: Half of views are on mobile devices (1 billion views daily) – YouTube, 2015. A recent survey from ShareThis found that social sharing from mobile happens twice as often as sharing from desktop.

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Did You Win $150 of Event Planning Books?

Guidebook

We had a great week in the Guidebook Library! Each day we gave you a new shelf of free resources to make you a more effective planner–and we had a little fun with it, too. . We covered event revenue with free resources about converting attendees with an experience (conversions are the hardest to focus on, but the most important!). We offered up a free ebook on event budgeting and revealed the REAl cost of an event app. We got to the bottom of attendee engagement. What does it really mean?

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#EventTech’s Top 5 Easily Missed Requirements

Corbin Ball

©2015 Dan Monsieurle, ThinkWall. Inspiration isn’t the struggle – it’s the implementation. Event professionals have an abundance of apps, devices, and services at their beck and call, with new and exciting technologies reaching maturity every week. Before deployment it's vital that we cover the groundwork. Even the best-designed event technologies can prove ineffective without robust infrastructure and the right preparations.

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#EventTech’s Top 5 Easily Missed Requirements

Corbin Ball

©2015 Dan Monsieurle, ThinkWall. Inspiration isn’t the struggle – it’s the implementation. Event professionals have an abundance of apps, devices, and services at their beck and call, with new and exciting technologies reaching maturity every week. Before deployment it's vital that we cover the groundwork. Even the best-designed event technologies can prove ineffective without robust infrastructure and the right preparations.

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#EventTech’s Top 5 Easily Missed Requirements

Corbin Ball

©2015 Dan Monsieurle, ThinkWall. Inspiration isn’t the struggle – it’s the implementation. Event professionals have an abundance of apps, devices, and services at their beck and call, with new and exciting technologies reaching maturity every week. Before deployment it's vital that we cover the groundwork. Even the best-designed event technologies can prove ineffective without robust infrastructure and the right preparations.

2015 60

Wedding Alcohol Cost and Bar Budget

EventPlanning

Almost everyone who plans a wedding has to decide how much of their budget to allocate toward the bar and how many beverages to stock their wedding bar with. A wedding planner should be equipped to help with this information. We answer many of your questions in this article. To start, a good rule of thumb is to assume the average guest will consume two drinks during the first hour and then one drink for each hour thereafter. Alcohol Budget.

2015 61

Onsite Data Analytics – A Goldmine for Meetings Improvement

Corbin Ball

The onsite meeting used to be known as the “black hole” of event data management. Planners used computers to gain insights before and after events, but during an event they were “flying blind.” ” For example, paper surveys were handed out, but tallying wasn’t completed until after the event – not in time to make mid-course corrections. Emerging Data Collection Tools Now, it is possible for every touch on a mobile event app to be tracked, scored and rated.

2015 60

Onsite Data Analytics – A Goldmine for Meetings Improvement

Corbin Ball

The onsite meeting used to be known as the “black hole” of event data management. Planners used computers to gain insights before and after events, but during an event they were “flying blind.” ” For example, paper surveys were handed out, but tallying wasn’t completed until after the event – not in time to make mid-course corrections. Emerging Data Collection Tools Now, it is possible for every touch on a mobile event app to be tracked, scored and rated.

2015 60

Planning Interview Questions for Event Professionals

EventJuice

It’s fair to say that not many people relish job interviews. They can be a nerve-wracking experience and it can often be difficult to do yourself justice in such a pressure-cooker environment. But what about the people on the other side of the table? Well, that’s not necessarily an easy task either. It’s that time […]. career in events Interviews ways into the event industry

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7 Ways to Find The Right Business Partners

b2match

Finding the right business partner can be a daunting task. In order to turn an idea into a thriving business, sometimes it’s crucial to team up with another visionary rather than going at it solo. But how do you find the perfect partner and avoid clashing chaos? We think these steps might help: 1. Look towards those who you already trust Building trust can take years.

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Pitching For Events: 5 Tactics To Enhance Your Next Pitch

EventJuice

Each day, the event industry becomes more competitive – in fact we are drowning in event companies, so an essential attribute of an event organiser is the ability to SELL your idea over others. Here, then, are five simple tactics to enhance your next pitch and give your ideas the best chance to win you […]. event marketing launch an event company career in events Pitching

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