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


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.

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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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.

Biggest Challenges Facing Event Industry In 2019


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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Setting New Industry Standards at IMEX America 2019

Hubilo Blog

Setting up a benchmark, IMEX America 2019 has definitely crossed the success line in Las Vegas. Approximately 14000 attendees participated in this year’s global event generating an overall economic impact of more than US$20m (£16.7m). Highlights of IMEX 2019.

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5 Biggest Challenges to Impact Events Industry in 2019 & Beyond

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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20 Must-Attend Machine Learning Conferences in 2019


Looking to attend an AI event or two this year? Below, we've listed 20 of the top machine learning conferences in 2019. Some of these events focus specifically on machine learning. So without further ado, here are the top 20 machine learning conferences in 2019: 1.

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Twin Event Technology Events Reflect Strength of The Market


Event Tech Brief is proud to be a media sponsor for Event Tech Live (November 6-7) and the Event Technology Awards (November 6) in 2019. Event Tech Live, scheduled for The Old Truman Brewery in London, UK, showcases technologies from over 100 exhibitors. The conference program features speakers and topics from a broad spectrum of industry segments, including corporate events, exhibitions, concerts, festivals, and sporting events. By Michelle Bruno.

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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

Implementing Experience Design in Small, Yet Powerful Ways


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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The Buck Stops Here: The Life of a Strategic Events Manager


If you’ve ever wondered who plans the events for an event management company, look no further. Let us introduce you to Dan Potter, Senior Strategic Events Manager at Maritz Global Events. Director Strategic Events.

Prioritizing Event Security in Uncertain Times


It only takes a few minutes of perusing news headlines to grasp how important event security is in this day and age. Event security is by no means a new issue. Keeping Event Security Top of Mind. Global Events Safety & Security: A Chat With Gregg Talley and Ben Goedegebuure.

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3 Ways Storytelling Can Make Your Event Experience Come to Life


This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. It’s no secret that event planners are experiencing more pressure than ever to apply the hottest marketing trends to their own industry.

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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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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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Designing for Your Event Objectives & More: 5 Key Takeaways from e4 2019


The full version of this article was originally published in the Maritz Global Events Blog. When we ask clients about their event challenges, we frequently hear: “Every year it becomes harder and harder to top last year’s event.”.

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Event Branding: 5 Ways To Stay Fresh And Relevant


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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7 Ways Digital Transformation is Changing the Event Experience


The global events industry is growing more and more every year. And with that growth is the need for event technology that will enable planners to meet the needs and expectations of attendees. Here are seven specific ways digitization is benefiting the event planning experience.

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

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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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


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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Tag Digital supercharge your event attendance with PPC

Event Industry News

The global events industry is growing and events organisers face the challenges of delivering exhibitor and sponsor leads, attendees, visitor registrations, awards entries, delegates, ticket sales and new data. Brand Events. Event Tech. Sporting 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.

New Zealand Winegrowers get a taste of Evolution Dome

Event Industry News

Evolution Dome and its New Zealand-based partner, Air Space Structures, gave more than 400 wine experts a taster of their inflatable event structures late last month. The New Zealand Winegrowers Association held its Romeo Bragato National Conference – one of the most important events in the New Zealand wine calendar – in McLean Park in the Hawke’s Bay area of the North Island. As we had a focus on innovation, the modern structure was a perfect fit for the event.

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 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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Top 10 Event Planning Podcasts

Event Planning BluePrint

Whether you’re driving to an event, washing the dishes or stuck in traffic, podcasts are a great way to stay current and up-to-date with the latest trends and happenings in the event industry. So, which are the best event planning podcasts to listen to (and learn from)?

12 Imaginative Events from Cisco


Cisco is a leader in the event space. Check out 12 of their best event examples and learn how to host better conferences, trainings, and seminars for your own company. Cisco is also a leader in the events space. It's pretty much everything an attendee could want out of an event!

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12 Imaginative Events from IBM


There's a lot to learn from these 12 highly influential IBM events! But did you know it's also an events powerhouse? In this article, we'll look at a collection of 12 events, brand activations, and experiential marketing campaigns from IBM. Think Gov 2019.

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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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Westminster academic celebrates fifth anniversary of Event Tech Lab.

Event Industry News

In July 2014, Dr James Morgan, Principal Lecturer at the University of Westminster set up the Event Tech Lab. The idea in setting up the virtual incubator, was to help and mentor start up event technology companies wanting to get into the event space, globally. Event Tech Lab will be celebrating its fifth anniversary next week. The Event Tech Lab is the perfect place to raise awareness for any new product or service. Brand Events. Event Tech.

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5 Event Experts share their Insights on Event Gamification

Hubilo Blog

How event gamification enhances attendee engagement? Event Gamification is a concept widely being accepted at events globally. Event gamification encourages attendees to be more active on social media like encouraging them to promote hashtag for the event and so on.

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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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Event Heroes: How ShowPad is Driving Sales Enablement with Events


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Elina Jutelyté —the senior events manager at Showpad—about accelerating event growth, scaling a global events strategy, and identifying and building events that bring the best ROI.

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Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Simon Levitt

Event Industry News

I have conducted global and innovative work for events, installations and exhibitions, including work at museums, galleries and commercial work, such as global event programmes. How long have you worked in the events industry and what keeps you interested in it?

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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Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Marco Giberti

Event Industry News

Marco is a successful serial entrepreneur and investor with more than 25 years of intensive experience in media, technology, and the events industry. I have organised over 500 events. In addition, throughout the last eight years, I have helped negotiate numerous event tech investments.

Exploring Hackathons For Events – #EventIcons Episode 173

Endless Events

Hackathons for events might sound a bit strange at first. Even the most creative and out of the box event planners out there can frown at the thought of it. This is exactly where hackathons for events come in!

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