How Global Event Planners Need to Think About China’s Secondary Cities

Skift

Marriott International Skift Take: China has become a hot spot for global business travel and its secondary cities are evolving to accommodate larger conferences and conventions. What should event planners know? Asia Meetings & Events destinations meetings meetingsiq pacific world

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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? Consider the fact that the global events industry was officially added, as of last fall, as a partner in the United Nations’ drive to reach SDGs by 2030.

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PR agency, 52eight3, goes into new decade with a bang

Event Industry News

The Sussex-based marketing and PR agency, which focuses on getting technology and suppliers seen, known and loved by event organisers, goes into 2020 on a huge high after a period of exciting growth in 2019.

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The fresh group appoints new CEO for 2020

Event Industry News

Driving this global events and communications agency forward in 2020 will be investor and business transformation expert Lee Harris. The fresh group is based in Manchester, operating on a global scale and has a strong client portfolio across retail, automotive, tech and financial industries. Starting the new year with a bang, the fresh group has appointed a new CEO as part of its growth strategy and continued development.

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The Case for Incentivizing Everyone

SmartMeetings

We are a data company, so tracking feedback and ROI on the first companywide incentive event was critical. David Stevens is director of global events at Alation , an enterprise data catalog company based in Redwood City, California.

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[Updated] How to Choose the Perfect Event App?

Hubilo Blog

In order to create a spectacular app that is perfect for your event, you must first decide upon the features that you wish to include in your app. In our previous article, we provided you with an elaborate features checklist to help you create a mobile app tailored exclusively to your event.

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OrangeDoor appoints new managing director to drive ambitious international expansion

Event Industry News

Integrated events-led marketing agency, OrangeDoor, has kicked off 2020 with a huge announcement for the 20-year-old business, announcing today the appointment of industry heavy-weight, Dina Green, as its new managing director. I believe my experience working both agency and client-side on a global basis will be invaluable as we roll out our five-year plan for international expansion. Brand & Agencies News Recruitment & Jobs Agency Event Marketing marketing

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tfconnect and ESP Recruitment expand events talent partnership to the Middle East

Event Industry News

Specialist events talent recruitment companies, tfconnect and ESP Recruitment, recently announced a strategic partnership to work together globally to assist tfconnect clients with their senior talent needs. A joint business mission in the UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) and Saudi Arabia, will take place in mid-January 2020. Brand & Agencies Exhibition News News ESP International ESP Recruitment Event Recruitment Agency

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Meetingselect and Certain partner to drive business value throughout enterprise event lifecycle

Event Industry News

Meetingselect, the global meeting management platform to book all-sized meetings worldwide, has announced a partnership with Certain, a leading enterprise event automation platform. This partnership will provide integrated strategic meetings management (SMM) solutions to Certain’s enterprise customers, enabling them to increase control over meeting spend and maximise the efficiency of their meetings and events (M&E) programmes.

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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? Consider the fact that the global events industry was officially added, as of last fall, as a partner in the United Nations’ drive to reach SDGs by 2030.

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Out of this world! New #eventtech allows you to take selfies from space!

Event Industry News

The brand-new technology uses satellite imagery to take photographs of different areas of the world, making it ideal to capture large outdoor events. Users download the app, select the event to which they are attending and receive instructions on where to be and when. Brand Events.

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

Experient

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.”. Looking Ahead to 2020.

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Crown Brands Live launches with Jack Horlock as managing director

Event Industry News

Drawing on Crown’s incredible roster of media and music talent and having worked with some of the world’s leading brands, this new division will forge mutually-beneficial partnerships that, not only reach target consumers, but also support the commercial business objectives of the brand or event.

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Future Meeting Space research zooming in on purpose of meetings

Event Industry News

After looking at future meeting set-ups, formats and how to engage different attendee types to create successful events in the two previous project phases, research phase III is now completing the picture and exploring the ‘why’ of meetings and events.

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Crossing the U.S. Off the Destination List

PCMA Convene

And it would seem that a chunk of that lost business will come from global events that have chosen to take the U.S. Our Council recently reviewed potential venues for the OHBM 2020 meeting, which is slated to be held in North America. The proposed U.S.

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Phase III ‘Future Meeting Space’ research to focus on role of events in corporate communications

Event Industry News

Scheduled to be completed in December 2020, this latest project is designed to build on the prior two research phases by looking at the following five questions: What is the future role and purpose of meetings and events in organisations’ communications mix? Brand Events.

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Montgomery appoints MD to new Design & Build division

Event Industry News

Global events company, Montgomery has announced the launch of a brand new Design and Build division, appointing FIT Show event director Nickie West to head it up. Montgomery purchased 80% of FIT Show in January 2017, taking West as part of the deal to continue as Event Director. It makes complete sense to maximise the benefits of a shared audience, creating one portfolio for events within the home improvements, built environment and materials sector.

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Tokyo Named Top ‘Bleisure’ Destination in Asia

PCMA Convene

As the business events industry continues to thrive across the APAC region, the concept of bleisure (the combination of business and leisure) is gaining traction. Although survey questions were inspired by EIU’s Global Liveability Index , some striking differences emerge.

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Crossing the U.S. Off the Destination List

PCMA Convene

And it would seem that a chunk of that lost business will come from global events that have chosen to take the U.S. Our Council recently reviewed potential venues for the OHBM 2020 meeting, which is slated to be held in North America. The proposed U.S.

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12 Imaginative Events from Cisco

Bizzabo

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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The Future of Events: Event Team Members Of The Next Decade

Endless Events

There’s no time like the present to reflect on the future of events. Because what we really mean is – what will define the event team members of the next decade? With yet another decade coming to an end soon, the team behind Event Brew decided to put their heads together.

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16th Annual Meetings Industry Forecast

PCMA Convene

The United States will continue to outperform the global exhibitions market. And there will be growing use of cashless payments and livestreaming at meetings and events. What is one trend that business-event organizers should be keeping an eye on in 2017 and beyond?

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How Travel Changes Us

SmartMeetings

Smart Meetings asked incentive leaders what trends they are seeing out in the wild and found that event professionals in all capacities are getting creative about making travel activities more memorable—and therefore, more effective.

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

Bizzabo

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. See: Event Planning Advice for Publishers & Media Outlets ).

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