7 Huge Event Planning Trends Spotted at MPI WEC 2018

Eventmobi

After spending the past week at MPI WEC 2018 (one of the largest annual gatherings for meeting professionals), I experienced what it’s like for an organization to pull out all the stops to create a truly memorable experience for events planners (who have seen and done it all). The post 7 Huge Event Planning Trends Spotted at MPI WEC 2018 appeared first on EventMobi. Professionals often attend industry events to improve their craft and network with peers.

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Top 3 Highlights from IMEX Frankfurt 2018

Eventmobi

On May 15th – 17th, 2018, 9,000 visitors and 3,500 exhibitors from all over the world mixed, mingled, and discussed some of the hottest trends in the industry. The post Top 3 Highlights from IMEX Frankfurt 2018 appeared first on EventMobi. EventMobi Events Trends event trends imex imex frankfurt imex frankfurt 2018IMEX has a well-deserved reputation for keeping a finger on the pulse of current developments in the meetings and events industry.

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100 Event Statistics (2018 edition)

EventMB

Here is a comprehensive collection of 100 key statistics for the event industry in 2018. The post 100 Event Statistics (2018 edition) by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Do you know all the key statistics that will affect the way you create events? The event industry is living a second life. As more brands prefer live experiences as the best way to engage with audiences, here are some […].

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GEVME Event Innovation at AMEM–SIEW 2018

GEVME

Our team took responsibility for the entire cycle—from online registration to the onsite processes at AMEM–SIEW 2018. Attendees were also able to enjoy a bundled discount when signing up for Singapore Energy Summit (SES) and one or more partner events at SIEW 2018. SIEW 2018 was a one-of-a-kind occasion with multiple events under one flagship event. The post GEVME Event Innovation at AMEM–SIEW 2018 appeared first on GEVME Blog.

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Best of 2018: BizBash's 25 Most Popular Stories of 2018

BizBash

Looking back on the year in events in 2018, BizBash editors are reflecting on the news, trends, and other ideas

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Live From IMEX 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 135

Endless Events

In this special episode of #EventIcons, we are coming to you live from IMEX 2018. And now for the main topic in the episode below, live from IMEX 2018! PACKED with 23 #EventIcons (yes, you read that right 23 industry heavyweights!). If you aren’t familiar with IMEX it is THE place to connect as an event prof. IMEX has 3200 plus destinations, venues and suppliers from 130-plus countries under ONE roof in Las Vegas literally everything you can imagine in one place.

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Event Badges: 100 Ideas for 2018

EventMB

The post Event Badges: 100 Ideas for 2018 by Angela Skeen appeared first on [link]. Event badges are the most powerful weapon to connect attendees. Here are 100 conference name badge ideas to connect your attendees better at your event. In the grand scheme of event planning, the event badge can seem like a trivial and unglamorous detail. But, as they say, the devil is in the details and this […]. Event Ideas badges event badges name badges

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Our Favorite Events From 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 137

Endless Events

Today our hosts are sharing their favorite events from 2018 with us. Check out the epic resources mentioned in this episode: Live From IMEX 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 135 A special episode of #EventIcons from IMEX 2018. This is one of our favorite episodes of the year! If you follow #EventIcons you know our hosts travel the world and see so many epic events. They will discuss what makes a great event, and highlights from the many events they attended this year.

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11 Event Tech Trends That Shaped 2018

Smart Meetings

Real-Time Apps: Even more planners switched from paper to digital communication at events in 2018 by ditching the printed program and adopting apps that offer dynamic agendas, easy discovery and communication between attendees and social media hook-ups. Hyperloop: 2018 was the year a number of players advanced their drive toward developing high-speed transportation using low-pressure, sealed-tube systems powered by compressed air or magnetic repulsion in a low-friction environment.

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GEVME Event Innovation at AMEM–SIEW 2018

GEVME

Our team took responsibility for the entire cycle—from online registration to the onsite processes at AMEM–SIEW 2018. Attendees were also able to enjoy a bundled discount when signing up for Singapore Energy Summit (SES) and one or more partner events at SIEW 2018. SIEW 2018 was a one-of-a-kind occasion with multiple events under one flagship event. The post GEVME Event Innovation at AMEM–SIEW 2018 appeared first on GEVME Blog.

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Top 100 Events in Canada 2018

BizBash

Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations seem like a distant memory, and many events that pulled out all the stops in 2017

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10 Event Tech Trends for 2018

Hubilo Blog

With the technology industry at its peak, 2018 has also seen a lot of updates in event tech trends that have gained widespread acceptance and are expected to last and grow further in the coming years. The post 10 Event Tech Trends for 2018 appeared first on Hubilo Blog. Though event technology has now been around for a while, newer and newer advancements in the field keep fascinating event profs across the world.

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18 Event Trends Poised to Shake Up Hospitality & Group Business in 2018

Social Tables

Using a combination of research and survey data, we’ve rounded up the 18 most important trends set to hit planners, hotels and venues in 2018. Because in 2018, consumers will want to experience the venue as much as the event itself. In 2018, they’re poised to become the norm. Three Downward Trends for 2018. You’re already prepared to stay ahead of the competition in 2018—now you need to show your chops to others in the industry. Event Planning 2018 lists

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4 surprise cloud computing trends for 2018

BizBash

So, I’ve put together four cloud predictions for 2018 that you won’t see coming but that should help shape your cloud strategy for the new year. 2018 cloud prediction No. First of all, I hate doing yearly predictions. Also, this is the time of year that every PR firm in the country asks me to read the cloud computing predictions of their clients, which are all pretty much wrong and self-serving.

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The Top 100 Events 2018

BizBash

Think you can get away with assembling a conference panel that includes no people of color? Or stage an award

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8 Event Practices to Leave Behind in 2018

BizBash

Each year, the event industry sees a number of prominent practices that serve to elevate events—and an equal amount of

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The 6 Best Event App Designs of 2018

Eventmobi

2018 has been a pretty impressive year in the world of design. The World Cup 2018 saw all 32 teams with new kit designs, and furniture companies such as IKEA released products introducing clever space saving designs for urban living. 1) 2018 OFA Annual General Meeting. In 2018, Christie’s International Real Estate was honored to host its Luxury Specialist event in New York City. The post The 6 Best Event App Designs of 2018 appeared first on EventMobi.

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BizBash's 20 Most-Liked Images on Instagram in 2018

BizBash

As 2018 comes to a close, BizBash editors are reflecting on the biggest events and innovative ideas featured on our

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Top 5 Webinars for the Event Industry in 2018

EventMB

The post Top 5 Webinars for the Event Industry in 2018 by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Every month, different industry experts have delivered presentations on key topics of interest to event planners. These free webinars offer the chance to explore topics in greater depth, offering top takeaways and tips. What’s more - if you are looking to gain CMP credits, watching the webinars is a great way to do so! […].

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200 Event Ideas To Steal Today (2018 edition)

EventMB

The only article you need in 2018 to plan successful events that wow attendees. The post 200 Event Ideas To Steal Today (2018 edition) by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. 200 unique event ideas to surprise your attendees. It’s so tough to impress attendees these days, won’t you agree? That feeling of ‘seen it, done it’ it’s always lingering around. Finding new ideas is in the top five biggest […].

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The Top 10 Posts of 2018 on EventMB!

EventMB

Just in case you were too busy planning events, we have pulled together 10 of our most popular posts from 2018. The post The Top 10 Posts of 2018 on EventMB! Of course, as the number one blog for event professionals, EventMB shares a lot of great content all year round. If time is short though and you want to catch up, make sure […]. by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Event Ideas EventProfs top event planning posts event ideas eventmanagement

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From the Editors: Our Favorite Stories of 2018

BizBash

Later this week, we'll share our annual list of 2018's most popular stories based on page views. But this year

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BizBash's 15 Most Popular Stories on LinkedIn in 2018

BizBash

As 2018 comes to a close, BizBash editors are reflecting on the biggest events and innovative ideas featured in stories

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Best of 2018: 10 Most Notable Orlando/Central Florida Venue Openings of 2018

BizBash

In Orlando and Central Florida, a number of significant event and meeting venues opened this year. Here's our picks for

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Event Planner Salary in 2018: How Do You Stack Up?

EventMB

We investigate whether your earnings in the event industry are likely to increase in 2018 and analyze the job market to reveal what opportunities are out there for you. The post Event Planner Salary in 2018: How Do You Stack Up? Are you wondering what other event planners are earning and how your event planner salary stacks up?

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Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2018

EventMB

The post Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2018 by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Boring trade show booths don’t attract visitors and they certainly don’t help sales. But coming up with new and exciting ideas is costly and time-consuming. Or is it? These are our top 10 favorite trade show booth ideas and current trends in exhibition stands that stood out when researching this post: Hungry for […].

Event Trends Watch: The Largest Trends Database of 2018

EventMB

This is your insight platform to navigate 2018 and access the latest ideas changing the way we plan and execute events. The post Event Trends Watch: The Largest Trends Database of 2018 by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. 100+ event trends transforming the industry. If there is one thing that event planners from all over the world love EventMB for it would be current trends in event planning. Since 2010, we have […].

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Best of: New & Renovated 2018

Smart Meetings

Here’s a look at five of our top New and Renovated stories from 2018. These recent openings and renovations redefined what was expected in 2018. The post Best of: New & Renovated 2018 appeared first on Smart Meetings. Keeping track of renovations and the emergence of important new properties is a fundamental part of a meeting planner’s work, and the task has become more challenging recently with the huge upsurge in construction.

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Facial Recognition and Events: A Comprehensive Guide (2018)

EventMB

The post Facial Recognition and Events: A Comprehensive Guide (2018) by Zenus appeared first on [link]. Facial recognition is a powerful technology and can be used to improve events in many ways, from speeding up check-in to enhancing security, and personalizing the experience. This complete guide explains everything event professionals need to know about facial recognition technology and events.

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Real Results, Real Impact: EventMobi Celebrates GMID 2018

Eventmobi

The post Real Results, Real Impact: EventMobi Celebrates GMID 2018 appeared first on EventMobi. Today is Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), which is an annual event that brings together leaders from across the meetings and events industry. It’s a time when event professionals can showcase how their events have helped shape the world we all share.

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20 Badass Vancouver Venues to Make Your Event Pop: 2018 Updated

Picatic by Eventbrite

Updated: May 30th, 2018 A fluorescent-lit, ceiling stained, carpeted room… Is anyone else tired of the same old event venues? The post 20 Badass Vancouver Venues to Make Your Event Pop: 2018 Updated appeared first on Picatic Event Planning Blog. BORING! The venue is the first thing your event attendees will judge your event on. This is your first impression. You have 7 seconds to make your mark. With an abundance of parks, galleries, and event spaces, […].

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Email Invitations: 101 Awesome Examples for 2018

EventMB

The post Email Invitations: 101 Awesome Examples for 2018 by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Want to increase the attention your event invitation emails are getting? If your audience isn’t seeing them, your attendance will suffer. This guide is designed to help inspire you with 101 awesome designs plus, how to create email invitations, tips on sending and creative ideas to improve RSVP rates, click-throughs, and time spent viewing the […].

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10+ Awesome Presentations for Event Professionals (2018 Edition)

EventMB

The post 10+ Awesome Presentations for Event Professionals (2018 Edition) by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. No one wants to recreate the wheel and yet, so many templates for event presentation ppt slides look like something out of the 90s. We hear you. We’re here to help. Want design tips to make your event slides stand out? Or maybe you don’t want all the extra trouble of putting it all together […].

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Attract the Right Event Sponsors Every Time (2018 Sponsorship Guide)

EventMB

The post Attract the Right Event Sponsors Every Time (2018 Sponsorship Guide) by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. How do you attract sponsors looking for the perfect event sponsorship opportunity? Your event needs to offer what sponsors are looking for, and come up with groundbreaking and worthwhile sponsorship packages to attract more sponsorship revenue. You have one chance to impress. Seize the day and get more event sponsors signed up. All event […].

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The 2018 Design Issue: Event Design Rebels

BizBash

Event design can be staid and safe, with the same tropes repeated over and over again. Or it can be

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99 Resources to Get into Event Planning (Updated 2018)

EventMB

The post 99 Resources to Get into Event Planning (Updated 2018) by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Breaking into event planning with little to no experience can be a challenge. And it’s REALLY hard to get experience if no one will hire you. Or is it? Hey, I’ve been there. I know the challenges. But they can be overcome with a few tactics, tools, and strategies. In this article, we’ll navigate this […].

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Five Reasons to Change Conferences

Conferences that Work

Here’s my article “ Five Reasons to Change Conferences “ , published in the December 2018, NSA Speaker magazine. Sue, Event design 2018 connection December just-in-time Learning lectures NSA Speaker magazine peer conferences social learningOUTSIDE IN Five Reasons to Change Conferences Peer sessions provide greater connection around content The most important reason people go to conferences is to usefully connect with others around relevant content.

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Top 5 Qualities of a Successful Event Manager (Updated 2018)

EventMB

The post Top 5 Qualities of a Successful Event Manager (Updated 2018) by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Do you have what it takes to make it in the event industry? If you answered “yes” based solely on your event organizing skills, you might be surprised to know that our international group of experts didn’t rank that quality as number one in terms of importance. So what do you need to succeed? We […].

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Top Posts of 2018

Expo Pass

Top Posts of 2018. With the year coming to an end, here is a list of our top articles of 2018. Top Posts of 2018. Top Posts of 2018 With the year coming to an end, here is a list of our top articles of 2018. The post Top Posts of 2018 appeared first on Expo Pass. Next year we will continue to share articles on important topics, new trends, and common challenges event planners encounter.

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BizBash Announces Finalists for the 2018 Event Style Awards

BizBash

Leading event production agencies, brands, and tech companies are among the finalists for the BizBash Event Style Awards. For the

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