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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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

2015 166

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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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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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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4 Reasons You Need Content Marketing

TicketBud

We’ve talked about all kinds of marketing for events on this blog, but one has been missing - until today. Content Marketing is one of the most influential types of marketing out there and it comes in many shapes in sizes.

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Product Update: Quick Ticket Search Across All Your Events

TicketBud

Let's say you are a seasoned event planner throwing events throughout the year. When sales start heating up, you endure an influx of attendees asking questions about their tickets. This requires the mental fortitude to quickly look up their purchase and answer questions in a timely manner.

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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?

2015 84

Best Damn Tailgating Guide

TicketBud

Crisp evenings, leaves changing color, brisk bite to the air. These are all signs of Fall that frankly, we don’t get here in Austin. What do we have? Football.

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Affiliate Marketing 101 for Events

TicketBud

The quintessential affiliate marketing stock photo. The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.” - Sun Tzu.

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Facebook Events - Read Receipt Apocalypse Now

TicketBud

I love the sight of read receipts in the mornin'. If you thought it was frustrating to send a text to someone only to see the read receipt with no response, Facebook knows how you feels.

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Virality; The Yawning Effect

TicketBud

Yawning is a fascinating action, even reading about yawning can cause somebody to yawn. As I write about this, I'm inspired to yawn myself. And if somebody else sees you yawn, they might end up yawning themselves. The effect is contagious and can spread from just a single person.

2015 78

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.”

2015 78

Snapchat: Event Organizers Best Friend

TicketBud

Event promotion is tough. There are so many things going on and it takes something awesome to stand out in the crowded social landscape. However, Snapchat is perfectly suited for promoting an event and building an audience.

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Social Media 101: Best Practices for Events

TicketBud

By now you no doubt know that you should be using social media to promote your event, you've heard all of that before now. But, where? How ?", you may ask. Great question. Each social media platform is different and has a different audience.

2015 78

Quick Mobile Optimization Updates

TicketBud

Having a mobile friendly website is expected if not required nowadays. From a search rankings perspective, your site pays a big price if it's not accessible from all devices. While Google considers Ticketbud "mobile friendly" , we still saw opportunities to improve our mobile experience.

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How To Plan An Event With No Money

TicketBud

Not having money to do what you want sucks, but you should never let a lack of capital get in the way of a good time! And if you want to plan an event with no money, things can easily get dicey but with some know-how and elbow grease (nasty), you can easily throw a successful event.

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