Our Favorite Things From CES 2019 – Event Tech Podcast Episode 1

Endless Events

Welcome to another episode of Event Tech Podcast. Our hosts Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting & Will Curran of Endless Events will be talking about their favorite tech from CES 2019. Now, let’s talk tech.

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#IMEX19 Frankfurt Wrap-Up: Sustainability, Dazzling Event Tech, and the Power of Connecting with Attendees


If you’re suffering with serious FOMO after missing this year’s IMEX Frankfurt 2019, our Aventri team is here to summarise the hottest talk topics from this year's conference. Event Technology featured

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Going Paperless: Why sustainability at events is no longer a ‘Nice-To-Have’

Event Industry News

Yet we believe there’s something being all too frequently overlooked in this renewed spotlight on sustainability – and it’s often critical to lead capture! This all said, it’s 2019. Event organisers can now look to lead by example in their sector. Brand Events. Event Tech.

Event Trends for 2019–2020


Even if your 2018 events made an incredible impression, in 2019–2020, you should learn how to make these experiences even more memorable and impressive. The top 10 event planning trends in 2019–2020. Improving event check-in. Sustainability is part of the plan.

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[Webinar] Event Tech Sustainability: Don’t Get Left Behind


event roi measurement webinar data analysis event dataGoing green is not only trendy — it is smart. And no, we don’t just mean getting rid of plastic straws!

Event Tech Live gears up for another record-breaking show

Event Industry News

In just 24 hours, the Event Tech Live (ETL) doors will open to a wave of event professionals, with more exhibitors booking stands than ever before. The addition of Hall 4 includes a brand-new stage – the MarTech Stage – to offer a dedicated area for event marketing technology.

Guest blog: Using technology to create more sustainable events

Event Industry News

With the rise of the climate protection movement, the event industry is forced to take a look at certain practices and become more sustainable. Planning a sustainable event covers many aspects such as venue choice, waste reduction & management, resource use, transport and more.

What Did We Think of IMEX America 2019? – Event Brew #003

Endless Events

Because it was an event with so much to unpack, today we’re bringing you the IMEX America 2019 highlights! But this time around, we’re doing it Event Brew style. And of course, featuring some of the most influential hosts working in events.

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The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond – Part 2


Let’s continue with the blog titled The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond which you probably came across a couple of weeks back. Moving forward we would pick up the context just where we left and discuss some more influential event tech trends.

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Budget Increases Are on the Rise in 2019

Smart Meetings

Fifty-six percent of respondents in Eventbrite’s annual Pulse Report said that recruiting attendees for events was one of the top three most challenging part of the planner job in 2018. Event tech continues to grow rapidly. percent in 2019.

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Guest blog: The event industry gets serious about sustainability

Event Industry News

Social value is an umbrella term used to describe any initiative that makes a positive contribution to society and the environment such as smart resource usage, working with suppliers that are social enterprises, providing good working conditions and environmental sustainability. Demonstrating a commitment to social value, welfare and sustainability is now an integral part of succeeding in the UK event sector. Brand Events. Event Tech. Sporting Events.

Event Tech Buyer’s Guide: Reducing food waste & saving time

Event Industry News

Turn to our Event Tech Buyer’s Guide to learn how Grub Stub can help you meet the needs of your crew, collate and manage meal requirements and track and respond to meal progress with live data. It was created for event professionals by event professionals. Event Technology Featured News ETBG ETBG2020 event catering Grub Stub Sustainability

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Sustainability efforts pay off for Ryans Cleaning at Vicarage Road

Event Industry News

Sustainability is key for every business and the staff at Vicarage Road have been raising the bar with new innovative sustainability initiatives that other venues could certainly learn from. Brand Events. Event Tech. Sporting Events.

IMEX America Show Theme: Sustainability Q&A with Gayle Murphy


IMEX America has released its show themes for the upcoming exhibition in September 2019, which allow attendees to explore more deeply a particularly important industry trend. This year, the annual session talking points will center on four themes: imagination , experiential , CSR and sustainability, wellness, and event tech. Event Management featured

Olympia London celebrates long-term commitment to sustainability

Event Industry News

Known as the ‘home of inspirational events’, Olympia London is one of the capital’s busiest venues. In addition to a diverse portfolio of over 220 events, it welcomes more than 1.6 Taking a conscious approach to running events and the long-term future, the venue is firmly established as a sustainability leader. Managing Director Nigel Nathan explains: “Sustainability is at the heart of what we do and we look to lead the way in the event industry.

Bioglitter™ supports project to promote sustainability at festivals

Event Industry News

The manufacturers of eco-friendly glitter brand have thrown their support behind a project to promote sustainability at music festivals. The Show Must Go On 2020 report will essentially be the information resource for music festivals looking to drive greater sustainability at their events.

How to find the best event app in 2019 for me?


The paradox of choice – Too many event apps. Did you know that there are over a hundred different types of event apps currently available in the market? Typically, having a lot of choice is great, but with this much choice, the life of an event planner gets much more complex!

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National Running Show announces Sustainability Policy

Event Industry News

The organisers of The National Running Show have announced a Sustainability Policy for the events taking place in Birmingham and in London. With the award-winning show now preparing for its third and biggest year at Birmingham’s NEC, and looking forward to an inaugural event in London next summer, the aim of the Sustainability Policy is to offset the environmental impact of the event at every stage in the production chain. Brand Events. Event Tech.

The Glamping Show 2019 – Review

Event Industry News

thisisglamping @lotusbellezelte #theglampingshow #glamping #events #festivals A post shared by BedFerret (@ferretingforbeds) on Sep 22, 2019 at 3:44am PDT. A post shared by Amberlair (@amberlair) on Sep 26, 2019 at 3:49am PDT. Brand Events. Event Tech.

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Add sustainability to RFPs urges the Meetings Industry Association

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is calling on the sector to include sustainability as a key requirement in requests for proposals (RFP), to help eliminate single-use plastics by 2025. . To date, many organisations have signed the association’s #20PercentLess pledge to eliminate single-use plastics from the industry by 2025, but it believes change could happen sooner if booking agents also underlined the importance of sustainability within their RFPs. Brand Events.

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Coldplay hits pause on tour over environmental concerns

Event Industry News

He said: “We’re taking time over the next year or two to work out how our tour can not only be sustainable but how it can be actively beneficial.”. She says artists must take on a proactive approach to providing more sustainable tours. Brand Events. Event Tech.

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Event Technology Awards 2019 – Meet the Judges

Event Industry News

Alex Balding, Events Manager at SaaStock. Alex is an Events Manager at SaaStock, a global community of SaaS (software as a service) founders, executives and investors. Read the Event Tech Q&A here. Read the Event Tech Q&A here. Brand Events.

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BMA House shortlisted at both London Venue Awards & Hire Space Awards 2019

Event Industry News

BMA House – modern events with heritage. The venue has been shortlisted for ‘Best CSR’ for the London Venue Awards and ‘Greenest Venue’ and ‘Best Conference Venue’ for the Hire Space Awards 2019. Whether it’s a conference , social event or wedding, we have a true history of hospitality.

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ICC Birmingham and Amadeus using AI to cut food waste to support sustainability drive

Event Industry News

ICC and Amadeus’ utilisation of Winnow is being run alongside several additional sustainable and eco-friendly initiatives at the city-centre venue, including the usage of new LED lighting, roof-top ‘bee hotels’ and a CHP Generator. The cultural change on waste that the team were able to adopt, based on the Winnow data and the resulting reductions, have set an outstanding benchmark for other events kitchens to follow.” Brand Events. Event Tech.

The Top 11 Things to Do in Vegas While at IMEX America 2019


With a schedule packed with sessions focusing on imagination, event tech, wellness, experiential, and sustainability, and so many things to do in America’s Playground, attendees will have to make the prioritize Vegas’s must-see attractions.

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‘Green Sziget’ sustainability programme aims to achieve 50% recycling rate on waste

Event Industry News

2019 sees Sziget launch its ‘Green Sziget’ sustainability programme, aiming to minimise its potential negative impact on the natural world. . With a dedicated approach towards raising awareness for environmental sustainability during the lead up, duration and break down of the festival, Sziget has determined five important key areas of impact creating a strategic sustainability practice applicable to each area. Brand Events. Event Tech.

Midas’ LPG step wins Kew Gardens power contract

Event Industry News

Dáire Basra, head of event operations at Kew Gardens, commented: “Midas’ innovative approach to power generation is a sure fit with our onus on efficiency and environmentalism and I’m really pleased to be working with the Midas team.”. Brand Events. Event Tech.

Vision2025 previews its second Show Must Go On Report

Event Industry News

Vision2025 previewed the January launch of the second edition Show Must Go On Report, supported with a new online sustainability knowledge hub for the outdoor event sector, at the UK Festival Awards, 6 th December 2019. Brand Events. Event Tech.

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Takeaways from a Multi-Event Organizing Event?-?INDICA 2019

Hubilo Blog

Hubilo has evolved as one of the most compatible event management software providers to several types of events happening all around the world. Clients in the events industry have numerous requirements of all kinds which need to be met by the vendors. . Event Tech Event Updates

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Takeaways From a Biennial Global Event: Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Hubilo Blog

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 is the 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat which was first conceptualized in 2003. The event was 3 days long starting from 18th January till 20th January. Glimpses of VGGS 2019. A global event accompanied with a tradeshow and exhibition.

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Call to action for event industry to collaborate in initiative as part of United Nations Sustainable Goal Summit

Event Industry News

Event industry professionals across the globe are being urged to take part in a vital initiative this month: “Engaging the global event industry with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.”. Back in March 2019, 1.3 Brand Events. Event Tech.

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GL events UK delivers expanded infrastructure for Hay Festival 2019

Event Industry News

Hay Festival enjoyed another successful event last month, with GL events UK delivering increased infrastructure, contributing to another memorable visitor experience for the thousands of attendees that came to the festival. Brand Events. Event Tech. Sporting Events.

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Strong results for food redistribution scheme with Amadeus & NEC

Event Industry News

Event catering company, Amadeus, has posted its best food waste figures to date as it puts an emphasis on sustainability at its venues. The partnership is part of NEC Sustain – the venue’s all-encompassing sustainability programme. Brand Events. Event Tech.

Events Industry Council to announce major new initiatives for sustainability in the events industry

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Council (EIC) is demonstrating its commitment to driving bold change in the global events industry with major announcements to be made at IMEX America related to the acceleration of sustainable practices in our industry. The announcements will also demonstrate a stronger alignment by the events industry to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Events Industry Council Press Conference IMEX America, Press Center. Brand Events.

Behind the scenes at Shambala 2019

Event Industry News

Event Industry News was invited to the rolling countryside of Northamptonshire to visit the friendly faces behind Shambala. Over a two-decade period, the ranks of the music event have swollen to accommodate a hungry 15,000-strong fanbase. Organisers have agreed that, while 15,000 is a sustainable and profitable size, there is no need to push for a bigger event. Sustainability. Brand Events. Event Tech. Sporting Events.

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IBTM World reveals first details of 2019 Association Programme

Event Industry News

IBTM has revealed first details of its 2019 Association Programme, which takes place on the afternoon of 19 November – the first day of IBTM World, in Barcelona. Created in partnership with the Association of Association Executives (AAE), the programmeincludes eight topical sessions addressing some of the key challenges facing association event organisers. The afternoon concludes with Associations Connect, a peer-to-peer networking event, in association with ICCA. Event Tech.

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A Greener Festival, Buenas Noches Producciones and BLOND:ISH’s Bye Bye Plastic tackle waste in South America

Event Industry News

In an effort to take action to climate emergency and tackle waste in South America, A Greener Festival (AGF – sustainability specialists for the live industry), Buenas Noches Producciones (leading electronic music producers in South America), Bye Bye Plastic (By DJ BLOND:ISH) and Voluntad Verde (local movement educating on eco-friendly best practices) conducted an awareness-raising initiative in Córdoba, Argentina, on Thursday 21 st just ahead of a BLOND:ISH concert on 22 nd November.

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Portable Toilets Ltd “proud” to work with All Points East 2019

Event Industry News

Effectively a six-day musical festival spanning across two consecutive weekends, with a free-to-access four-day community event in the middle, All Points East brought some of the world’s biggest artists to East London earlier this year, and PTL were there to help them deliver it! Brand Events.

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Our Favorite Events From 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 137

Endless Events

If you follow #EventIcons you know our hosts travel the world and see so many epic events. Today our hosts are sharing their favorite events from 2018 with us. They will discuss what makes a great event, and highlights from the many events they attended this year.

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We Picked Out Our Favorite Gifts For Event Profs So You Don’t Have To!

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Holiday Gift Guide: Our Favorite Gifts for Event Professionals. Protecting the Environment: Sustainability in Events – Recognizing The Social & Human Impact of the Industry. ? Top 12 Holiday Gifts for Event Planners. ? Upcoming events.

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