The Best Event Apps for Every Type of Event: 2020 Edition

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Mobile event apps are no longer a nice to have for big events — they’re expected by attendees. Here are the best event apps to go with. Resources and Tools Aloompa Entegy Event Apps Eventbrite Guidebook

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Top Tips for Preparing Your Presenters

Velvet Chainsaw

Imagine how you might do your job differently if your performance and compensation were evaluated based on overall session attendance and industry presenter ratings at your annual conference.

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Promoting Events with Social Media in 2020

Attendease

In 2020, events that will offer tickets directly on Facebook will record twice the number of free registrations according to recent trends. Need professional help with planning your 2020 events?

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Invest in Your Speakers to Grow Your Value Proposition

Velvet Chainsaw

As you kick-off 2020, here are several strategies to implement a continuous speaker improvement plan that will elevate your conference education and develop your SME’s into great facilitators of learning. The bread and butter of conferences is concurrent education sessions.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model

4 Volunteer Management Trends for 2020

InitLive

So if you're managing an event this year, we've gathered four volunteer management trends for 2020 that you'll want to pay attention to. A major trend in 2020 is the use of formal training for volunteerism. The very nature of volunteerism has changed over the years.

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CES 2020: Westworld Activation & What We Can Learn As Event Profs

Endless Events

So, did you have the chance to be present at CES 2020? And many of the news pieces that came out in regards to CES 2020 surrounded the same topic. Because after news broke about the Westworld activation at CES 2020, they just had to jump right into it.

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Live From PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 It’s #EventIcons!

Endless Events

This week’s edition of #EventIcons comes to you from PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 ! And they are here today to share all of their best experiences at PCMA Convening Leaders 2020, as well as their perspective on running events.

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EventSource’s Mega List of 2020 GTA Wedding Shows and Open Houses

EventSource

As always, for your convenience, we’ve compiled a full list of the 2020 wedding shows and open houses that you’ll find in the coming months throughout the GTA. Date : January 10, 11 & 12 2020. Date : January 11, 2020. Date : January 12, 2020.

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Top Tips for Planning Memorable Breakout Sessions

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Breakout sessions are one of the few times during a conference or event where guests get to interact with one another in a more structured way.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution

#EventIcons 2020 Sneak Peek: New Year, New Content!

Endless Events

It’s time for an exciting #EventIcons 2020 sneak peek! And they are ready to give you an #EventIcons 2020 sneak peek to make sure we get your appetite running for what we have in store this new year. And that’s a wrap on this week’s edition of #EventIcons 2020!

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Six Cities We Can’t Wait To See In 2020

Coterie Spark

It’s 2020, the start of a new year, a new decade, and the year the Coterie Spark turns 8 ! Here are just some of the cities where you’ll see us in 2020. We get to visit our neighbor to the East not once, but twice in 2020!

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Catering Trends We’re Expecting to See In 2020

Caterease

Happy 2020 everyone! The post Catering Trends We’re Expecting to See In 2020 appeared first on Caterease. A new year, let alone a new decade, means a whole new batch of trends to watch.

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Stay One Step Ahead With Bandsintown’s Emerging Artist Charts

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Bandsintown's new Emerging Artists charts will help talent buyers discover which artists listeners are excited about — in their own markets. Music Artists and Talent Music Data Music Technology

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Flight shaming in the events industry

Gallus Events

However…… If you had followed the COP 26 summit ( I carried out a sustainability review of the event which you can read here) you would have read that the agreed targets and actions to reduce climate-warming have been “postponed” to COP 27 in 2020. .

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Eventbrite Music’s Ask The Industry Episode 4: “Power In Numbers”

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The first season wraps with a discussion on what being independent in an increasingly consolidated music industry means — and why it matters. Music Eventbrite Music Industry Insights Music Trends

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What If Your Next Show Was Headlined By a Ghost?

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Could it be that the Tupac hologram at Coachella in 2012 was a glimpse at the future of the music business? Music Music Technology Music Trends Music Venues

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Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2020 & 2021

EventSource

With that in mind, here are a few dates in 2020 & 2021 you may wish to avoid. Additional Holidays : Chinese New Year – January 25, 2020. Super Bowl Sunday falls on February 2, 2020 and February 7, 2021. Additional Religious Holidays : Palm Sunday – April 5, 2020.

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Are science conferences stuck in the Dark Ages?

Conferences that Work

A recent Wired article argues that “ Science Conferences Are Stuck in the Dark Ages “ Unsurprisingly, I agree — but there’s some light in the darkness! Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Are science conferences stuck in the Dark Ages?

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ISE 2020 demonstrates the strategic importance of AV

eventplanner

There are considerable grounds for optimism when the pro AV industry converges once again on Amsterdam in February. Here is an overview of some of the technologies driving market growth

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Marketing Predictions for 2020: Here’s What the Experts Say

EventBank Insights

Here’s what the other marketers have to say will be the biggest marketing opportunity this 2020. AI will play a big role in 2020 — from virtual customer assistants to AI driven marketing campaigns. Direct messaging will be used to streamline customer service and assist sales in 2020.

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What Meeting Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020

PCMA Convene

The editors of Convene looked back over 2019, asking this question: What’s one meeting and event trend on my radar in 2020? Decisions like Shoptalk’s plan to feature an all-female speaker lineup in 2020 , before shifting to 50/50 male-female speaker parity in 2021, are not without controversy.

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2020 Event Strategy Guide

Attendease

In 2020, events are going to become an even stronger pillar of B2B and B2C marketing. Top B2B Chief Marketing Officers plan to allocate almost 30% of their marketing budget to event planning in 2020. Need professional help with planning your 2020 events?

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How to Promote Your Event in 2020

eventplanner

You can’t do anything these days without digital marketing and promotion. Being present on social media, interacting with people, creating gripping content, and running advertising or communication campaigns are all must-haves if you want to attract the r

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13 Event Design Ideas for a Roaring '20s Revival Theme

BizBash

As we enter a new decade, here’s how you can take inspiration from that other '20s era

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The Right Items to Add to Your Event Rental Inventory in 2020

Special Events

This event rental expert shares the top inventory items smart operations will stock in 2020

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13 Pop-Ups Providing Over-the-Top Holiday Event Inspiration

BizBash

Buzzy brands (think Target, Netflix, Buzzfeed, and more) and holiday haunts took festive activations to the next level with innovative-meets-Instagrammable pop-ups

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3 Noteworthy Trends for Event Strategists to Explore in 2020

Experient

A recent Forrester report caught our eye, as it touched on several business trends that will also impact the event strategists and the industry: PREDICTIONS 2020: On the Precipice of Far-Reaching Change. Shifting Our Gaze to 2020. Tech-driven innovation – that’s the mandate for 2020.

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A Look at 2020 Lighting Trends for Special Events

Special Events

This event production expert points out top trends in lighting for 2020; look for an industrial vibe, neon accents and chic "sleek.&

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4 “Wow” App Features for Customer Success Events in 2020

e2m.live

As the event app partner for some of the world’s biggest technology companies ( Sitecore, Arrow Electronics, ASM Technologies #namedrop), here’s what we have added to the e2m.live enterprise app to truly wow customers in 2020. It is 2020. What is the ROI of a customer success event?

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10 Lessons from Twitter’s 4000-Employee Event

EventMB

2020 is the ‘Game On!’ Twitter is hosting its internal employee event, #OneTeam. Attendees are tweeting every aspect of the event. And it’s a great one. Here are the top takeaways to inspire your next event. Diversity, sustainability, inclusion, collaboration.

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Make Email an Event Marketing a Priority in 2020: 3 Tips

ePly

Here are three tips for upping your email marketing game in 2020: marketing email marketingThe following blog post was originally published on 1/9/19, but updated on 1/8/20 for added value. Email is a powerful tool!

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5 Tech Trends from CES that Will Impact Events

EventMB

CES just happened. 100,000 attendees ventured to the Las Vegas jungle to find out what’s new in technology. Event planners shouldn’t care about 95% of what is presented at CES. That remaining 5%, though, may have quite a big impact. Curious bunny? Read on.

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Here’s Why You Should Absolutely Go to Wedding Shows and Open Houses

EventSource

You May Also Be Interested In Here’s Why You Should Absolutely Go to Wedding Shows and Open Houses Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2020 & 2021. Planning a wedding is a big job, and one that requires a lot of thought and research.

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The Future of Events Banks on Commitment

EventMB

My conclusion: only eventprofs willing to commit will succeed in 2020. Last week, I was at PCMA Convening Leaders, a gathering of 5300 event professionals. I spoke to a lot of industry leaders, attended sessions and experienced the event.

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The Top Conferences to Attend in 2020

Aventri

This comprehensive list covers several key industries such as event management, marketing, technology, and finance, and will allow you to find the perfect events for you to attend in 2020 based on location, audience and more.

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Four Event Trends to Look Out for in 2020

EventUp

Here are four trends that will impact the events industry in 2020. Now that you know the 2020 trends within the events industry make sure your team is in a position to capitalize on the changes in the year ahead! A new year means a fresh opportunity to plan the perfect event.

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20 Trade Shows You Don’t Want To Miss in 2020

Ins'Tent

JCK Las Vegas | June 2 – June 5, 2020, | Las Vegas, NV. WWDMAGIC | February 5- February 7 2020 | Las Vegas, NV. DEMA Show | November 4- November 7 2020 | New Orleans, LA. International Vision Expo and Conference | September 23- September 26 2020 | Las Vegas, NV.

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The 2020 Guide to Strategic Meetings Management

Aventri

You have major events to plan and need to satisfy rising attendee and meeting owner expectations. They want more engagement, more immersive experiences, more return on investment, and much more. Meetings Management featured

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