2019 Event Trends: Predictions from 23 Event Experts


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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Event Heroes: How SEMrush is Building a Global Events Brand


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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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 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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An EventProf’s Resolution: New Year, New Job, New You!

Event Industry News

Why not work with our events career experts who can help you make that journey a reality? Check out our latest global events jobs! Written by Helen Emms, Business Performance Director at tfconnect.

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London sees in the new year and celebrates European friendships with spectacular firework display

Event Industry News

Jack Morton Worldwide, the global brand experience agency, created the experience – an event which it has conceived and produced for fifteen consecutive years. The display, a unique global showcase for the city, was seen by millions of people on BBC One and live by over 100,000 people in viewing areas on the banks of the River Thames. London saw in the New Year with a world-class spectacular firework display over the River Thames and the Coca-Cola London Eye.

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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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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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Claire Smith, CMP, Chair, 2018 PCMA Board of Directors

PCMA Convene

How do you see PCMA’s role in the business events industry? What’s clear to me is how our challenges are so similar regardless of whether you are a business events professional in Washington, D.C., or a business events professional in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Top Event Agencies: The Ultimate Directory (2019)


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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2019 Marketing Conferences: The #1 Marketing Events Guide


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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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide


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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Top UK Event Agencies: The Ultimate Directory (2019)


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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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

2019 Media & Publishing Conferences: The #1 Publisher’s Events Guide


Your guide to media events and publisher events in 2019. Including digital media, print media, television and broadcasting events and more. Attending in-person events is one of the best ways to do that. Are we missing your event? NamesCon Global.

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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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Terrapinn and GES agree new two-year deal

Event Industry News

Terrapinn, a leading global events organiser, has appointed GES as the official service provider for six of its Middle East event brands – including Seamless, The Mining Show, and Telecoms World Middle East – in a deal that extends to 2019.

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The AMR Top 20 exhibition organisers by revenue

Event Industry News

Leading adviser to the global events industry, AMR International, has today released its annual Top 20 Exhibition Organisers – the only global ranking based exclusively on exhibition organising revenue.

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AllSeated Launches First Ever Dynamic Virtual Reality Application for Event Industry

All Seated

AllSeated today unveiled the only dynamic virtual reality (VR) platform for the event industry, making it possible – for the first time – for venues and event planners to design every detail of an event and share 360-degree VR “walk-throughs” with clients, well in advance of an event.

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Ricoh Arena hosting major motorsport event

Event Industry News

One of the world’s biggest live motorsport events will be roaring its way into Coventry next year as part of a limited run of UK dates. Jayme Dalsing, Senior Director of Global Monster Jam Operations, added: “Year-after-year, our Monster Jam athletes push the limit to what these trucks can do.

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25 Unforgettable Corporate Event Themes


Are you ready for a vast array of unique corporate event ideas ? In this guide you'll find 25 unforgettable themes for your next corporate event. In this article you’ll find tried-and-true themes, enterprise level events, and never-thought-of-before corporate events.

Ascent: Dave Jefferys on Why ‘We Wanted to Stand Up and Be Counted’

PCMA Convene

The Luminaries series, made possible by VisitDallas, is part of the PCMA Convene Ascent initiative, which seeks to promote inclusion and diversity across the business events industry. In 2018, LGBTMPA hosted seven events, and that number is likely to grow in 2019.

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