2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Chicago Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Chicago restaurants, corporate event venues, hotels

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated San Francisco Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated San Francisco nightclubs, corporate event venues

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Las Vegas Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Las Vegas nightclubs, corporate event venues

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Handling a meeting question that isn’t

Conferences that Work

We’ve all experienced the meeting question that isn’t. Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Handling a meeting question that isn’t appeared first on Conferences That Work.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Los Angeles Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Los Angeles restaurants, corporate event venues

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Toronto Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Toronto restaurants, corporate event venues, hotels

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Budget Increases Are on the Rise in 2019

Smart Meetings

And more spending money means more events: forty-nine percent of respondents plan to host more events in 2019. percent in 2019. Livestreaming is also more popular at events, with 40 percent incorporating the hybrid meeting format.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Washington Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Washington nightclubs, corporate event venues, hotels

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Miami/South Florida Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Miami/South Florida restaurants, corporate event venues

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How to Use Social Media to Improve Your 2019 Events

Smart Meetings

Will 2019 be the year you leverage social media to make your events safer, more compelling and downright fun? Smart Meetings contacted Sharlet Brennan, a content marketing consultant and president of Brennan Communications, for tips on how to leverage all that traffic for events.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Orlando/Central Florida Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Orlando/Central Florida restaurants, corporate event venues

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Practicing Conference Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit Of Less And Better

Velvet Chainsaw

Too many conference and meeting professionals believe that being overly busy and overextended is evidence of their productivity. It’s hard for conference organizers to stick to planning the essential elements of their events.

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The Tension Between Content And Process In Facilitated Conference Learning Experiences

Velvet Chainsaw

Because it’s usually the verbal portion of the meeting, it consumes the participants’ attention. Have you ever attended a conference education session because of the presenter and not the content? (I I think most of us have.). Have you ever been surprised when a full day workshop ended?

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The Right Rewarding Student Strategy For Your Conference

Velvet Chainsaw

It’s not uncommon to see student pricing that is $200–$300 below the per-person direct meeting costs. When looking at the annual meeting repeat attendance of students into the early years of their career, we usually see conversion rates below 20 percent.

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#EventIcons 2019 Sneak Peek – #EventIcons Episode 146

Endless Events

Today we are giving you an exclusive sneak peek into our 2019 #EventIcons show line up. What do you want to see from #EventIcons in 2019? And now for the main topic in the episode below, #EventIcons 2019 Sneak Peak!

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Top onsite trends for exhibitions in 2019

Event Industry News

Here are our top five trends that we think will be hot for event and exhibition organisers in 2019. For many organisers it can be a challenge to provide seminar content, networking facilities and meetings space live on the show floor.

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Create and Manage an Attendees List

GEVME

Attendees may come from faraway areas to learn new ideas at the conference, to network with fellow professionals, or to meet with the industry suppliers at your awards event. There are no events without attendees.

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How to Kick the Multitasking Habit in 2019

Smart Meetings

Meeting professionals often find themselves managing multiple priorities. Meeting planners, especially, are required to balance time management, self-management and effective allocation of resources. In 2019, make a resolution to practice the art of doing one thing at a time.

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The Silverstone Experience Centre set to open in spring 2019

Event Industry News

Silverstone Circuits Ltd has announced The Silverstone Experience Centre will open in spring 2019.

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Conde Nast Releases Top U.S. Hotels in 2019 Gold List

Smart Meetings

Conde Nast editors have some suggestions for where to host your next meeting. of meeting space act as a refuge from the world. Meeting space totals 7,665 sq. Indoor and outdoor meeting space is available, totaling 37,034 sq. of meeting space.

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2 Ideas Worth Stealing from Day 3 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

The Future Meeting Space project, which was funded by Professional Convention Management Association, surveyed planners about strategies for a successful event, and the top answers were: knowledge transfer, disruptive elements and customized content for different personas.

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How to Make an Event More Fun

GEVME

Surprise the guests with unplanned snacks before or after lunch to boost the energy of the meeting participants and help them stay alert. Take a break in the middle of the meeting, or even better, pamper them at the end of the event before they go home.

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19 Trends to Watch in 2019

Connect Your Meetings

The crystal ball says, among the trends that will affects in 2019, the economy’s continue rise will be the driving force. Companies have more money for meetings, but planners have less funds to host the events. As you buckle up for 2019, we take a look at what will affect you the most over the next 12 months. The new normal in events is incremental growth, says American Express Meetings & Events in its 2019 Global Meetings & Events Forecast.

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Infinite Loop Makes Meetings a Learning Experience

Smart Meetings

Meeting planners looking to technologically spice things up for their next meeting just might have the answer they’ve been looking for—Infinite Loop, a virtual-reality technology that turns meetings into an opportunity for experiential learning.

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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 2 Most Powerful Event App Features for Attendee Networking

Eventmobi

Not only did they get to meet new people, but the top winners also walked away with great prizes. One of the most common reasons we see event planners deciding to invest in an event app is to increase attendee networking.

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4 New Year’s Resolutions Meeting Planners Should Make—and Keep

Smart Meetings

Here are four resolutions that we recommend for 2019. As a meeting planner, it’s important to follow what’s trendy on the tech front. The post 4 New Year’s Resolutions Meeting Planners Should Make—and Keep appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Convening Leaders 2019 Wrap-Up

Aventri

This week marked another amazing year of PCMA's signature international event, Convening Leaders, where about 4,000 meeting and event planners gathered in Pittsburgh to discuss the future of our ever-changing industry.

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Favorite Tools Of The Year – #EventIcons Episode 145

Endless Events

Engagement Unlimited – Creates positive transformational change through active engagement at meetings and events. Today we are reflecting on 2018 and discussing our hosts favorite tools for event profs from the past year.

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The 10 Must-Attend Events For Planners in 2019

Aventri

Of course, it’s easy for anyone to look up a list of events for 2019, but the key is to find those that suit your needs. With this ever-changing industry and the high-demand from event and meeting planners, one event won’t be enough to cover all your bases.

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Well Met strategy focus for 2019 following strong performance

Event Industry News

Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University, sets out its strategy for 2019, following a strong performance in 2018. Well Met will have three key areas of focus for 2019: Keep It On Campus : As an organisation with close academic ties (Well Met is the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett university), it is looking to launch an academic ambassador scheme.

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Do One Thing: Your 2019 Plan for Safer Meetings

MeetingsNet

Risk-reduction actions for safer events in 2019. How safe are your meetings and events? Finally, if you are already on site at your meeting, it’s not too late to implement these On-Site Safety strategies, and you can start by putting down your phone.

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What does 2019 hold for event production? Predictions by Eclipse

Event Industry News

As we start 2019, just as they do with their work, key members at leading creative and technical event production company Eclipse, take a 360-degree view of the year ahead, predicting what will be big in people, technology, venues and event types. The UK is currently scheduled to leave the EU on Friday, 29 March 2019, but despite the date looming closer, uncertainty remains about what impact it will have on the industry. Eclipse in 2019.

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January 4, 2019: Hundreds of Scientists Are Skipping Massive Weather Conference Over Government Shutdown, N.F.L. Inks Sponsorship Deal With Caesars Entertainment, The Louvre Sets Visitor Record With Help From Beyoncé

BizBash

HUNDREDS OF SCIENTISTS ARE SKIPPING MASSIVE WEATHER CONFERENCE OVER GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: The American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting is one

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8 Out-of-the-Box Jacksonville Venues for Business Meetings

Cvent

The work-hard, play-hard city of Jacksonville in northeastern Florida is not your typical Sunshine State destination, and its business meeting and corporate retreat venues are anything but retired. Get this — you can actually have a business meeting at an NFL stadium.

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Meetings Mean Business Outlines Plans at CL 2019

PCMA Convene

Meeting professionals have reasons to celebrate the power of face-to-face at PCMA Convening Leaders 2019, but outside the venue, the industry is staring down a number of uncertainties. pcma.org.

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Heard Around PCMA Convening Leaders 2019

PCMA Convene

PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 kicked into high gear Jan. Professionals need to take the time to get to know your audience, Seth Godin said. Jacob Slaton). Here are some of the quotes that Convene editors heard that resonated with them during the first full day of sessions. “We

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Slowing Down Human Trafficking: The Role Meeting Planners and Hotels Can Play – #EventIcons Episode 147

Endless Events

Today we will talk about how the Events and Meeting industry can take steps to slow human trafficking down. And now for the main topic in the episode below, how meeting planners and hotels can stop human trafficking by looking for human trafficking signs and so much more.

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4 Events in January 2019 to Interest Even the Most Niche Technologist

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

New year, new ambitions, new people to meet, and places to see. Some people feel like January lasts as long as three months. Between the come-down from the cheer of holiday events and the prospect of cold and dark afternoons, let alone nights, January can be a bit of a drag.

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3 Ideas Worth Stealing from Day 2 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

— PCMA (@pcmahq) January 7, 2019. — JT Long (@SmartMtgsJT) January 8, 2019. ” Senior Marketing Manager Amy Popper announced that in addition to five-month programs of monthly virtual discussions, a partnership with PCMA will allow groups to meet in person.

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How Automation Makes Meeting & Event Planning Easier

Aventri

Events teams today are employing best practices across three elements: connected solutions, reduced manual tasks, and ease of management. Let’s analyze each of those specific elements to understand how it plays a larger role in event automation. Event Management featured

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

Smart Meetings

The post The 1 Big Idea Worth Stealing from Day 4 of PCMA Convening Leaders appeared first on Smart Meetings. The final day of PCMA Convening Leaders at David L.

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Mountain Festivals Beckon Groups

Smart Meetings

A post shared by Wanderlust (@wanderlustfest) on Jan 9, 2019 at 9:00am PST. Read more in Kristine White’s story, “Shredding New Heights for Meetings: Wide Variety of Rad Mountain Resorts are Available Year-Round,” in the January issue of Smart Meetings.

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