The Biggest Takeaways from the Global Event Forum – #EventIcons Episode 154

Endless Events

For the second time ever, the International Live Event Association (ILEA) held the Global Events Forum in August 2018 in Denver, Colorado. Christian Seidenstuecker JOKE Event AG ( @ CSeidenstuecker ). Will Curran of Endless Events ( @ ItsWillCurran ).

Event Heroes: How SEMrush is Building a Global Events Brand

Bizzabo

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Aleksandra Panyukhina—Head of Event Marketing at SEMrush—about unifying a global events brand, leveraging events for every step of the funnel and tracking event ROI.

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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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Biggest Challenges Facing Event Industry In 2019

Townscript

The event industry has come a long way with exponential growth in the past couple of years. The post Biggest Challenges Facing Event Industry In 2019 appeared first on Townscript Blog. Event Industry Event Management Event Planning challenges in event industry event industry event industry challenges event industry trends global event industry

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2019 Event Trends: Predictions from 23 Event Experts

Bizzabo

Learn about the biggest event trends that will dominate the space in 2019 from experienced industry professionals. A recent report on 2019 event trends shows that events are more effective for achieving business goals than ever before. Values-based events.

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Implementing Experience Design in Small, Yet Powerful Ways

Experient

The term “experience design” is thrown around a lot in the meetings and events industry. But does everyone who uses it truly understand how to apply the concept to their events? But that doesn’t mean overhauling your entire event. . So how does this look for your events?

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5 Biggest Challenges to Impact Events Industry in 2019 & Beyond

e2m.live

The following data showcase the significance of events industry in the global economy: a) In the U.S., the events industry contributes more to GDP than even movie production (source: A survey conducted by Meeting Professionals International). to 1.9%, globally.

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Hawthorn helps to put premium programmes in the spotlight for BBC Studios Showcase 2019

Event Industry News

Hundreds of television buyers from across the globe headed to ACC Liverpool for BBC Studios Showcase 2019, the world’s largest international television market hosted by a single distributor.

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A Global Events Industry Report from the International Live Events Association

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Every once in a while event organisers, amid the hectic schedules their roles require, come together at events that focus on them for a change. Admission was one such experience, and the recent Global Event Forum hosted by the ILEA is another. The conference brought together 30 leaders in the events industry to discuss and analyse the wins and challenges of the space last August in Denver, Colorado.

UKSV – 2019’s hot trends for business events and conferences

Event Industry News

Having devised cutting edge events for blue chip companies such as The Automobile Association (AA), Vodafone and IBM for over two decades, leading creative agency UKSV has its finger firmly on the pulse of the business event universe. Jeremy Shakerley, managing director of UKSV, takes a look at how 2019 is shaping up in terms of the latest and upcoming trends for business events and conferences. The pace of the events industry is fast, rapid and constantly moving.

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Event Branding: 5 Ways To Stay Fresh And Relevant

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Years ago, event branding generally mirrored that of the hosting organization. Tips EventProfs event branding eventmanagement

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The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond- Part 1

e2m.live

A survey report published by ARtillry has claimed that by 2022, it is expected that the global augmented reality ad revenues will top 2 billion USD. The global event management software market was valued at $6.4 In less than ten years, the event tech market will nearly double.

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Mobile World Congress 2019 to use facial recognition for venue access control

Event Industry News

Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited (“Comba Telecom” or “the Group”, SEHK stock code: 2342), a global leading solutions and services provider of wireless and information communications systems, announced it will be deploying the ScanViS ID facial recognition (FR) solution to enhance attendee experience and expedite venue access at MWC19 in Barcelona, Spain, the largest mobile event in the world, organised by the GSMA which represents the interests of the mobile industry worldwide. .

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Transforming a Biennial Congress Into an Annual Global Event

PCMA Convene

The nearly 50-year-old organization recently announced that it will alter the format and timing of its meetings, moving from an every-other-year Congress to an annual Global Congress , starting in 2019. Departments Event Design Magazine Meeting Management

Top 15 Event Blogging Tips

GEVME

Although we do our best to provide up-to-date event management news, we also look for fresh event industry insights on other blogs and web services to improve our professional activity. What is event blogging? Posting data via such resources is called event blogging.

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Trio of senior hires kick-starts 2019 for BCD Meetings & Events

Event Industry News

A plethora of new faces heralds the start of the new year across BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) in EMEA and underlines the expansion plans communicated in 2018. The agency, which has recently integrated Grass Roots M&E into one single business entity and has also set its ambitions to double its size in the next two years, is kicking off 2019 with 20 new starters across EMEA. “We’ve

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The Future of Experience Design: What Event Planners Need to Know

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Just a few years ago, event experiences were the cure-all solution that event planners were looking for.

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Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Aleksandra Panyukhina

Event Industry News

Full Name: Aleksandra Panyukhina Company: SEMrush Job Title: Head of Event Marketing. Aleksandra is a highly skilled event marketing professional with more than 10 years of experience in business, entertainment and sport events. moments working in the events industry?

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The 10 Best Event Management Presentations for Planners & Marketers

Social Tables

Think about how the meetings & events industry has evolved in just the past ten years. After all, being an events professional requires as much continued education as any other gig out there. So in the spirit of continued growth for all of us in the crazy world of event planning, we’ve rounded up slideshares of the 12 event management powerpoints (which we’ll abbreviate ppt) that every pro can learn a little something from. Looking for an event planning ppt?

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Tackling Commoditization In The Event Industry – #EventIcons Episode 157

Endless Events

Commoditization in the event industry is real. With the overall business paradigm changing, entire job positions being eradicated by advances in AI and automation, and the wave of commoditization ready to be ridden, what are the options for those working in the event planning industry?

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2019 Marketing Conferences: The #1 Marketing Events Guide

Bizzabo

At these events, you will learn from the top industry executives while networking with marketing professionals just like yourself. We've compiled a list of 70+ marketing conferences, summits and other events that focus on a wide range of topics from SEO, to social media, to content marketing.

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Hubilo’s Monthly Event Industry Blog Roundup: January

Hubilo Blog

Starting off with another year, entering a new phase of event industry and meetings industry, event professionals await the new trends and tech integrations that will transform the event industry. What great events await the huge crowd of event professionals?

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Journey of an Event Influencer Towards the Wellness of Events Industry?-?QnA with Helen Moon

Hubilo Blog

Working in the events industry for a long time, I have come across impressive work by many remarkable influencers. Helen’s marketing and events career span of over 20 years. – Top 10 of the UK Event Planners Social Media Top 250 ( Eventopedia ).

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Event Marketing from a Perspective of Event Influencer?-?Q&A with Nick Borelli

Hubilo Blog

With the ever-growing dynamic event industry we work with, it becomes a need to keep up with the trends, to highlight the success stories and achievements of event professionals. Let’s hear a version from a renowned event marketing influencer?—? before the event begins.

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide

Bizzabo

The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. Searching for top technology events to attend in 2019? Scouring the internet for event information could be an overwhelming task. 2019 Technology Conferences. JANUARY 2019 TECH CONFERENCES.

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Room to Breathe: Creating Quiet Spaces at Conferences

PCMA Convene

Allocating quiet spaces or private rooms at events for meditation or prayer not only demonstrates that you recognize the value of providing breaks from hectic program schedules, but that you welcome attendees to bring their full, authentic selves to events.

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Top Event Agencies: The Ultimate Directory (2019)

Bizzabo

Looking for an event or experiential marketing agency? We've compiled the most comprehensive list of US event agencies on the internet for 2019. According to the Event Marketing 2019 Report , events are the single-most effective marketing channel. LEO Events.

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3 Reasons to Host Your International Meeting in Washington, DC

PCMA Convene

From unique venues to prominent speakers, take a cue from one of 2018’s high-profile industry conferences when planning your next global event. Our goal for [2018’s] World Gas Conference was to put on a world-class event in a world-class city.

Post-Brexit, Can the U.K. Remain an Event Base?

PCMA Convene

continue to act as a home base for large-scale European events after Brexit? That question takes on particular resonance with the UFI European Conference 2019 scheduled to take place in the U.K. events industry, as one of Europe’s busiest exhibition centres.”. By Lane Nieset.

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19 Event Trends That Will Shake Up Meetings & Group Business in 2019

Social Tables

What does it mean to be a part of the events industry in 2019? For venues and planners, that means looking into the crystal ball to get ahead of event trends and expectations. With the development pipeline slowing and event demand growing, it promises a rise in group hotel rates.

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PCMA Foundation honours business events leaders at Visionary Awards

Event Industry News

PCMA Foundation celebrated the business events industry and honored 21 outstanding professionals for their dedication, innovation and passion at the 2019 Visionary Awards in Washington, D.C. The premier annual industry recognition event on May 7 drew more than 1,000 business events professionals to the Marriott Marquis to recognize three Lifetime Achievement Honorees and six 2019 PCMA Professional Excellence Award winners. “In

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Event professionals embrace new community to uplift the industry

Event Industry News

Event Integrity is launching their Beta marketplace with a lead opportunity program and community in the Colorado market. Built on the trust of the Event Industry Professional Integrity Certification (EIPIC®) created by Event Integrity and their proprietary vetting process, the marketplace will help Event Hosts shop and book with verified Venues & Vendors for their events. The global event industry, not including weddings, has a market size of over $1.5

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The 1 Big Idea Worth Stealing from Day 4 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh was the exclamation point on the message that business event strategists can and should be a force for good in the world. “No Business events are a platform for economic and social progress—that doesn’t have borders,” he said.

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Putting Attendees at the Heart of an Event

PCMA Convene

Johnson (GPJ) partners on marketing campaigns and flagship events for IBM, including its Think conference. After each event, we undertake an in-depth debrief or reflection process where we conduct an honest appraisal of the event. Engagement Meeting or Event Design

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Top UK Event Agencies: The Ultimate Directory (2019)

Bizzabo

Looking for an event or experiential marketing agency? We've compiled the most comprehensive list of UK event agencies on the internet for 2019. From experiential to event marketing to event production to event planning, this agency list will have everything you're looking for.

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What Matters Most When Choosing a Destination?

PCMA Convene

Accessibility and safety remain top priorities for event planners, but unique experiences add to a location’s appeal. The campaign was delivered via a series of roadshows and at events at major industry trade shows and was supported by the dedicated section on the convention bureau website.

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Travel Leaders Acquires UK-Based Event Management Company

PCMA Convene

Consolidation continues in the global event management marketplace, with Travel Leaders Group investing more in international assets that expand its reach in a crowded marketplace. skift.com.

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Eventbase celebrates its 10 year anniversary

Eventbase

Reflecting on the past 10 years and looking forward to what’s next Ten years ago, as the City of Vancouver planned for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games, few predicted (or even thought about) how technology would transform the event experience for the organizers, attendees, and athletes.

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Events Industry Takes on Homelessness, Sex Trafficking

PCMA Convene

Taking on the tough topics along with D’Alessandro were William Thomson, founder of Barcelona-based Gallus Events, and David Peckinpaugh, president of Maritz Global Events Inc. Globally, human trafficking is a $100-billion-a-year business, with approximately 1.2

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Blazing New Trails in Esports: The Life of a Live Events Strategist

Experient

You’ve no doubt heard many stories about the power of experience design and how it can change the trajectory of events. Taylor’s story doesn’t begin like most event or meeting professionals. During his sophomore year at Humboldt State University, Taylor started his own event technology company, Hubtag, specializing in cutting-edge experiential activation and livestream broadcast management. In August 2018, he joined the Experient as a live events strategist.

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