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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.”

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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.”

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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.”

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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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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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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

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

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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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Leave the Driving to Us – Uber Extending Service to Event Planners

The Modern Event

UberEvents is a new service being tested in New York City, where event planners can issue guest passes to ease the process of getting to an event, especially in a city such as NYC, where catching a cab or taking the train can be quite an experience in itself.

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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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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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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.

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[Checklist] 7 Tips for a Better LinkedIn Profile – Updated for 2016

The Modern Event

Create a Custom URL.

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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.

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