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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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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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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3 New Gift Ideas for Holiday Parties

BizBash

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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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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.

2015 48

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

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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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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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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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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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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.

2015 80

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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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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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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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.

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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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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?

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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. -

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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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How to boost your marketing strategy and start creating your best campaigns yet

EventJuice

Tactics to enhance your marketing strategy and make you stand out from the crowd. event marketing

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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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#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.

2015 52

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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5 Soft Skills Needed to Be a Great Event Planner

EventPlanning

Soft skills are an event planner’s best friend. For those who haven’t heard this term, “ soft skills ” refers to your non-tangible, non-quantifiable skills – things like your personality, etiquette, how you get along with others, small talk and listening skills.

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Event check-in using a QR barcode: It’s fast and effective with Converve

Converve

Look at the following example from Arrow University in 2015 to see just how quick and smooth the event check-in process is with Converve’s events platform Successfully register in just three steps.

2015 52

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.

2015 52

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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