Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 11 New Catering Trends

BizBash

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 12 New Entertainment and Activity Trends

BizBash

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 15 New Design Trends

BizBash

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 11 New Catering Trends

BizBash

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

BizBash

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

BizBash

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

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SPLC Connect 2015

b2match

On May 26th, the day before the 2015 SPLC Connect, the leading SPLC purchasing members organized a buyer-supplier matchmaking event with the help of b2match. The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the transition to a sustainable future through sustainable purchasing.

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10 Practical Holiday Party Favors That Guests Will Actually Use

BizBash

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3 New Gift Ideas for Holiday Parties

BizBash

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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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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.

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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

BizBash

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

2015 104

10 Practical Holiday Party Favors That Guests Will Actually Use

BizBash

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

2015 104

3 New Gift Ideas for Holiday Parties

BizBash

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

2015 104

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. As an Austin-based company, we've had the opportunity to take part in SXSW over the years.

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8 Things to Avoid When Engaging Millennials at Meetings

Planner WIre

Millennials comprise of a huge chunk of the country’s demographic. This is the audience you should have your sights set on. Here’s the thing: millennials have very peculiar characteristics. They take notice of the little things.

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8 Things to Avoid When Engaging Millennials at Meetings

Planner WIre

Millennials comprise of a huge chunk of the country’s demographic. This is the audience you should have your sights set on. Here’s the thing: millennials have very peculiar characteristics. They take notice of the little things.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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TravelMath is Great Tool for #EventProfs

Planner WIre

Travel adds up in many ways. It can be measured in Dollars, Euros, or Rupees and in other ways like miles, meals, or meetings. All have a cost and all have ramifications that meeting and event planners need to consider for the attendee or budget.

2015 69

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.

2015 71

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

2015 74

Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners

Planner WIre

Finding general liability insurance if you are a meeting or event planner can be a royal pain in the ass. No kidding. It sucks on a level Hoover and Dyson cannot even begin to touch.

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Meeting Planner Review – the Poweradd™ Pilot S 12000mAh Portable Charger

Planner WIre

Electricity. Access to it gives a meeting planner superpowers… I said the same thing in this post and because something was said twice on the internet, it must be true. But what about when you are out saving the world from the scourge of bad conferencing and there is no outlet?

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Trials and Tribulations of a Digital Nomad and #eventprof

Planner WIre

This is the first of an on-going series exploring the triumphs and major set-backs of my life as a digital nomad. My name is Daniel and I am the Director of Digital Innovations at PlannerWire. Welcome.

2015 63

Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners

Planner WIre

Finding general liability insurance if you are a meeting or event planner can be a royal pain in the ass. No kidding. It sucks on a level Hoover and Dyson cannot even begin to touch.

2015 60

UberConference and Evernote for #Eventprofs and Associations

Planner WIre

Everyone knows that I am a total Evernote freak… Love my Evernote. Conference calls on the other hand… They suck. Fortunately, the folks here at Camp PlannerWire use UberConference which makes the process of talking to many people, on the phone, all at once, suck a whole lot less.

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Planning The Christmas Party: 18 Steps to Organising the Perfect Celebration

EventJuice

The job of planning the company Christmas party can often seem something of an unwelcome and scary prospect.

2015 56

Plan Your Event With These Eight Important Steps

EventPlanning

You just landed a client you’ve been pitching for a while and want to make her event spectacular.

2015 57

Social Media for Events Timeline Infographic

TicketBud

Event marketing can be tough (especially if it isn't your day job), you want to promote your upcoming event but you're feeling overwhelmed by the amount of information there is and how to get everything done in time. Never fear, Ticketbud understands your problem!

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Banner Ads, Conference Websites, and the Meeting Marketer

Planner WIre

You are about to read a post about banner ads so I will forgive you for thinking that I have lost my flipping mind. I would not blame you for questioning my sanity, but not for this post… This post is legit.

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TravelMath is Great Tool for #EventProfs

Planner WIre

Travel adds up in many ways. It can be measured in Dollars, Euros, or Rupees and in other ways like miles, meals, or meetings. All have a cost and all have ramifications that meeting and event planners need to consider for the attendee or budget.

2015 56

US Hotels See Strongest Demand Since 2015

Smart Meetings

During the year’s first three months, consumer confidence drove demand for lodging at the strongest quarterly rate since 2015, reports PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The post US Hotels See Strongest Demand Since 2015 appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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What are Matchmaking Events (Brokerage Events)?

b2match

Business Matchmaking Events Is your organisation about to embark on a very big project? This project will certainly put you on the map and in the running to be more competitive in your industry? But are you finding it difficult to find the right partners and organisations who can play a part in you succeeding and getting this project off the ground. The best solution for you to find the right stakeholders is participating in a matchmaking event

2015 60

Death to the Albatross! (Let's get back to the basics on name tags!)

Event Philosopher

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw Name badges have gotten ridiculous.

2015 56

Create Your Event Planner Website in 10 Minutes

EventPlanning

If you don’t see ones you like there you can Google for “free wordpress themes 2015” I like to add 2015 to my search so the newest themes show up. A common question we get is do you need a website for your business? What type of pages do you need on your site?

2015 53

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.

2015 58

Optimizing Your Event Portfolio

Event Philosopher

This is a guest post that was posted on Goombal's blog. Take a look at the other great content posted there! In many spheres of human endeavor, from science to business to education to economic policy, good decisions depend on good measurement. -

2015 52

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.

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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.

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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.

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