Has Your Leadership Evolved For The New Normal?

Velvet Chainsaw

Your organization’s sustainable success depends upon you transforming from normal to new normal leadership says Radar’s Tod Martin. Change is hard. Foresight—looking forward—is hard. Because we prefer certainty and concreteness to ambiguity and abstraction.

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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. Sustainability has been a huge topic this year, but only five percent of planner respondents said they made it a priority when creating their event.

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A Sustainability Push

PCMA Convene

EIC offering Sustainable Event Professional Certificate course in Europe for the first time. A two-day training course for the Events Industry Council Sustainable Event Professional Certificate (SEPC) will take place in Monaco this spring — a first for Europe.

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The Path to Sustainability

PCMA Convene

As global tourism challenges sustainability efforts, cities including Copenhagen are developing strategies aimed at promoting sustainability while also providing visitors with culturally enriching experiences. Places & Spaces Sustainability

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Social Proof: Use Customer Reviews to Drive Event Sales

GEVME

Event reviews are considered to be real social proof of business sustainability and effectiveness, so there are definitely good reasons to use customer feedback for sales stimulus. One thing that we know about customer reviews is that they are a powerful tool for boosting sales.

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Why the Sustainability of the Trade-Show Business Model is in Question

PCMA Convene

In the February 2018 issue of Convene , I explored five realities of today’s B2B buyer and how those insights can be applied to evolve the traditional expo.

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Mountain Festivals Beckon Groups

Smart Meetings

A post shared by Wanderlust (@wanderlustfest) on Jan 9, 2019 at 9:00am PST. An armor-clad soldier thrusts a sword toward the sky in a mountain meadow.

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15 Organizations That Sponsor Developer Events

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Of course, ticket sales can sustain some events in their entirety, but many organisers look to sponsorship to bridge the gap between expenses and money in the bank.

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Hay Festival to extend partnership with GL events UK

Event Industry News

Hay Festival is the world’s leading festival of ideas, bringing readers and writers together to share stories in sustainable events across the globe. Here’s to 2019.” Hay Festival 2019 takes place 23 May-2 June.

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New & Renovated: Multimillion-Dollar Renovations

Smart Meetings

To contribute to its plans for a sustainable future, Wyndham Grand features LED lighting throughout the entire hotel. Golf Performance Center, is set to open early 2019.

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How—and Where—to Pair Wine and Business in California

Smart Meetings

A guided traverse helps visitors discover for themselves why biodiversity and sustainable farming is key to world-class winemaking. Ancient Peaks Winery; photo credit: Chris Leschinsky. The Golden State is home to an abundance of wine countries, with immersive experiences around every corner.

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Hospitality Rocks raises £14,761 for industry charities

Event Industry News

Smart Group has announced that its 2019 Hospitality Rocks event, held on 11 January, raised over £14,761 for The Springboard Charity which supports disadvantaged and under privileged people into sustainable employment within hospitality leisure and tourism and Hospitality Action, which provides vital assistance to all who currently work, or have worked within hospitality in the UK and who find themselves in crisis.

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A Venue Marketing Toolkit to Increase Sales with Event Organizers and Planners

All Seated

Venues can tap into this powerful psychology principle by promoting achievements like sustainability designations received or awards won in their marketing and sales efforts.

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Neptunus builds temporary terminal building at Berlin Schönefeld Airport

Event Industry News

The buildings, constructed from sustainable materials, are also fully demountable and can be relocated or re-configured for new projects.

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Top 10 amazing reasons to plan your next event in Québec City

Cvent

Planning a conference or convention in 2019? Québec City prides itself on offering many sustainable options — including the Québec City Convention Centre and other green venues, hotels, and suppliers — for planners looking to make their events more eco-friendly.

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2019 Catering, Food, and Cocktail Trends You Need to Know

BizBash

According to industry experts and pros, the new year will see a continuation of current trends like sustainability and special

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Events Industry Takes on Homelessness, Sex Trafficking

PCMA Convene

But, in the case of homelessness, addressing the issue is “critical to the future of this industry and the sustainability of travel and tourism communities,” Joe D’Alessandro, president and CEO of San Francisco Travel, said Jan.

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2019 Event Trends That Will Change the Path of Events

Endless Events

The year 2019 is almost upon us. 2019 Event Trends: Your Audience Craves Authenticity. Sustainability Is Part of the Plan. This is no longer going to fly this 2019. These data protection measures serve as the backbone of 2019’s cybersecurity efforts.

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F&B Trends: Smaller Portions, Global Flavors, Small-BatchRum, Craft Sodas

Connect Your Meetings

Or food can be part of a sustainability component if the meeting touches on the environment or business. With food costs rising, chefs and event planners will have to work together to create exciting menus at just the right price. Cost is going up. Gas prices are going up. Delivery costs will be reflected in the prices,” says Brian Stapleton, vice president of food & beverage at Aramark. “It It is going to require chefs to be creative and source some things differently.”.

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Meetings Industry Association appoints sustainability ambassador

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has appointed leading venue sustainability expert Warren Campbell as an ambassador to its council to champion sustainability. As the mia moves forward with its high-profile #20PercentLess initiative encouraging the business meetings and events industry to use less single-use plastic, the association is keen to ensure sustainability and the campaign remain a key focus across all areas of its activity.

David Peckinpaugh, CMP, 2018 Chair, PCMA Foundation

PCMA Convene

How do you feel the foundation is positioned moving forward in 2019 and beyond? Thanks to the efforts of the dedicated and passionate trustees, the Foundation is ideally positioned for long-term sustainable growth.

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Guest Blog: Can we achieve genuinely sustainable events?

Event Industry News

Nearly two years ago I was asked to create a ‘sustainable event’ by one of the world’s largest banks in the form of a trade show booth and the truth is I didn’t know where to begin. The use of sustainable materials. By Nick Marks, Found of Ecobooth.

Meetings Industry Association appoints sustainability ambassador

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has appointed leading venue sustainability expert Warren Campbell as an ambassador to its council to champion sustainability. As the mia moves forward with its high-profile #20PercentLess initiative encouraging the business meetings and events industry to use less single-use plastic, the association is keen to ensure sustainability and the campaign remain a key focus across all areas of its activity.

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? This carefully curated conference directory features over 200 (and growing) 2019 tech conferences across multiple industries. 2019 Technology Conferences.

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Meetings industry shares optimistic outlook for 2019

Event Industry News

The UK’s meetings industry is looking towards 2019 with optimism following a successful summer and an uplift in enquiries for the year ahead. The industry also experienced an increase of around 7% in average enquiry levels between June and August compared to the same period in 2017, indicating further sustained growth into 2019. We are hopeful that 2018 will end on a high and are pleased to hear that many members are looking optimistically towards 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? Here, we cover the top 19 trends which promise to shake up event planning and hospitality in 2019 and beyond. In 2019, we’ll move further on the spectrum toward full-blown festivalization.

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

Bizzabo

Your guide to media events and publisher events in 2019. Here are the top 80+ publishing conferences of 2019 that all publishers should attend in order to succeed in a fast-paced, ever-shifting industry. 2019 January Media and Publisher Events. Sustainability Summit.

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Event sector in rude health: Venue Search London looks forward to a healthy 2019

Event Industry News

Suppliers are responding directly to health, wellbeing and social responsibility with new products and services that are set to launch in 2019: The Hilton London Bankside will launch a vegan-friendly bedroom suite with sustainability at its core. The post Event sector in rude health: Venue Search London looks forward to a healthy 2019 appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Hospitality Rocks back to Battersea in January 2019

Event Industry News

The event, which takes place at Battersea Evolution on Friday 11 January 2019, gives the hospitality, catering and events industry the chance to let their hair down and unwind after the busy festive period, while raising money for an industry charity. The 2019 event will raise money for The Springboard Charity , which helps young people achieve their potential and nurtures unemployed people of any age into work.

Our Favorite Events From 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 137

Endless Events

We will also cover what events are on their bucket lists for 2019. This is one of our favorite episodes of the year! 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.

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Brands Taking Stands: 3BL Forum Explores Corporate Activism

PCMA Convene

We didn’t want to have just another sustainability conference,” Armon said. “We Whether that’s a challenge of having a sustainable supply chain or a challenge of wanting to scale impact globally, or how do you recruit and retain employees who have different expectations of their employers now. The Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute found that 85 percent of companies in the S&P 500 Index published sustainability or corporate responsibility reports in 2017.

ETL Replay: Technological Solutions for Greener Events

Event Industry News

A presentation of the latest new technologies which are helping events to be more sustainable. Event Tech Live will return to London in November 2019, follow the official hashtag #ETL19 on social media to keep up-to-date with show news.

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Embracing User-Generated Content for Enhanced Customer Experience

CXApp Blog - Events

The trick is building a large enough and active enough community that will sustain said content feeds. billion by 2019.

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Will Government Shutdown Hamper Your Event?

Smart Meetings

Although this is the third shutdown this year, many predict it could extend into 2019 and no one is sure exactly what unintended consequences could affect daily life. We are set up to be self-sustainable concessioners,” she explained.

Hubilo’s Monthly Event Industry Blog Roundup: November

Hubilo Blog

Since the end of the amazing event-wise year, 2018 is nearing an end, many event industry resources presented with reports and predictions for the year 2019. November was a month to celebrate sustainable events. Welcome to the last month of 2018!

Market Trends Point to Strong Growth for Meeting Venues

Smart Meetings

percent by the end of the year, thanks in large part to a sustained rise in occupancy numbers and daily room rates, according to a new report. Market-wide, the RevPAR is expected to slow to 3 percent in 2019.

What to Do When Your Event Becomes Too Successful

Expo Pass

By digitalizing and simplifying your registration and attendee tracking process, you are also improving the experience for your employees which is vital for sustainability. (3 Minute Read). What to Do When Your Event Becomes Too Successful.

Breaking Brand News from #IMEX18

Smart Meetings

From American Express Meetings & Events : The 2019 Global Meetings and Events Forecast showed a continued incremental increase in spend (.08 In 2019, the island will welcome the opening of a The District San Juan, a 5-acre entertainment platform adjacent to Puerto Rico Convention Center.

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Calgary’s Dedication to Clean Energy Attracts Top Industry Meetings

PCMA Convene

It was such a success that the event will return to Calgary in 2019, May 8-9. 8-10, 2019. The organization represents the country’s wind-energy industry, promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of wind-powered energy solutions.

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3 Tips to Help You Market Creatively

Unique Venues

Their commitment to sustainability and eco-friendliness was a leading factor in Unique Venues using their products for our Annual Member Conference this fall. To learn more about our creative marketing services or about new ones launching in 2019, contact a marketing advisor today.

First industry experts line up revealed for EBL 19

Event Industry News

The organiser of Event Buyers Live has revealed the first round of industry experts set to host intimate roundtables at the 2019 event, as part of an extensive educational programme. The event, taking place February 20-21 at Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, will see Jonathan Smith, group head of risk at Goodwood, Graham MacVoy, director of GMC Events, and Chris Johnson, co-founder of Shambala, facilitate intimate roundtable discussions on health and safety, event operations and sustainability.

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Keep Meetings Caffeinated: 3 Coffee-Forward Destinations to Wake Up Your Event

Smart Meetings

Seriously— Coffee Fest , the B2B trade show for coffee professionals, is coming to Indianapolis in May 2019. The hotel has partnered with local, sustainability focused Counter Culture Coffee to bring guests a selection of freshly ground beans delivered to their hotel room each morning.

Agency Spotlight: INVNT

Event Industry News

Under his leadership the now decade old business continues to experience exceptionally strong, sustainable and balanced growth. This article is brought to you in association with Macroart.

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