The Impact of Coronavirus on Global Events

Attendease

With many global events being canceled due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, event managers are looking for solutions like Attendease as an alternative to bring in-person events online. Are you thinking about bringing your events online?

2020 88

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

2020 81

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52eight3 asks “Is your event PR-worthy?” at International Confex 2020

Event Industry News

As first-time exhibitors, 52eight3 is seizing the opportunity to challenge event organisers at this year’s International Confex with a thought-provoking educational seminar – Back to Basics: Is your event PR-worthy?

2020 66

This Show Is Open! SISO & UFI collaborate to support global event industry during coronavirus outbreak

Event Industry News

Paris-based UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and Atlanta-based SISO, The Society of Independent Show Organizers, today launch a new campaign, called ‘This Show Is Open’. Exhibitions and events are essential to millions of businesses around the world.

2020 52

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.

2020 89

35 Must Attend Events For Event Planners in 2020

Bizzabo

We encourage every event planner to mark their calendars for the following 35 events and conferences in 2020. We know how hard it can be to find great events to attend, so we’ve made it easier for you. Event Name. International Confex 2020. PCMA EduCon 2020.

2020 72

International AGF Awards 2020 announce shortlist of Worlds Greenest Festivals

Event Industry News

Awards are given across 10 important sustainability categories, including the top accolade of the International Greener Festival Award 2020. Tickets are now sold out for Green Events & Innovations Conference.

2020 64

Switching to a Virtual Event? Here’s What You Should Know

Event Age by Swapcard

The events industry has found itself facing a unique challenge. Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), many global events have been canceled, postponed or have decided to go virtual. Event Community Event Tech

2020 85

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.

2020 40

Puerto Rico Pushes Through Recent Setbacks to Win Over Event Planners

Skift

Meetings and events sector leads are on the rise with new event efforts under way. Discover Puerto Rico Skift Take: Puerto Rico is positioning itself as a global events destination, despite January’s seismic activity. The Puerto Rico Convention Center is shown here.

2020 76

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know About Cancelling an Event and Liability Risks

EventMB

Growing rapidly, the number of reported COVID-19 cases has now reached over 75,000 worldwide — and event planners have even more cause for concern than the general public. With the recent cancellation of Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) along with a host of other global events, planners have plenty of reason to feel uneasy […].

2020 73

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.

2020 67

Boomset Announced Finalist for 10th Annual Eventex Awards

Boomset

The winners will be announced on 26 March 2020. The Eventex Awards - the biggest global event awards, announced the finalists in their 10th-anniversary edition - and #TheBoomset Way has made the shortlist! The winners will be announced on 26 March 2020 - stay tuned!

2020 62

Career Advice from 10 Inspiring Women in Event Marketing

Bizzabo

We spoke with event leaders from LinkedIn, Twitter, Salesforce Ventures, and other top brands about their professional journeys. Last year we launched the IN-PERSON Podcast to tell the stories behind the world's greatest events and the people who make them happen.

2020 62

Why You Need More Than a Mentor in Your Events Career

Bizzabo

In this article, Monique Ruff-Bell (Event Director, Money 20/20 and VP of Events at Ascential plc) shares how finding a professional sponsor can lead to success in your career. I think I’ve done every job under the sun within the events profession. Business Event Management

2020 62

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable Development Goals & Events

Event Industry News

According to the Event Industry Council’s Global Economic Significance of Business Events report, 1.5 billion people attend events every year. In the UK alone, the event sector is worth £42.3billion.

Advice from 11 Top Event Marketers on Leading with Resilience

Bizzabo

We spoke with event leaders from Sprint, SWSX, SAP, and other top brands about their approach to overcoming unexpected challenges. Last year we launched the IN-PERSON Podcast to tell the stories behind the world's greatest events and the people who make them happen. In each episode of IN-PERSON, we speak with event leaders from brands like Forbes, SAP, SXSW, and Intel, about the story of their careers, why they love events, and the challenges they encountered over the years.

2020 48

Events Industry Experts Weigh in on the Coronavirus

PCMA Convene

The Events Industry Council (EIC) held a webinar on Feb. That means that it’s prudent for event organizers to do everything they can to minimize the spread of germs, making sure that hand sanitizers are readily available and working with venues to step up sanitation efforts.

2020 67

One World Rental appoints Cecilia Lavin as Head of European Sales as part of their global expansion

Event Industry News

One World Rental, the global event technology and services company appointed Cecilia Lavin, formerly Sodexo’s Regional Sales Manager, to Head of European Sales. For 14 years, Cecilia has been developing sales strategy in the events industry.

2020 52

Tarsus Group adds new sector to growing portfolio

Event Industry News

The global B2B media group has today announced that it has formed a joint venture with the innovative beauty event series, Unfiltered Experience. The Unfiltered event will be targeting buyers and boutique owners looking to source new and unique beauty products for their stores.

2020 66

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.

2020 69

When Good Meetings Go Bad

SmartMeetings

Do you ever feel like an icy snowball the size of a ballroom has fallen on your perfectly planned event, forcing you to scramble to protect everyone while making everything look perfectly natural? Robb Thornsberry, Founder, Infinity Events Inc. Kevin Cohee, CEO, Do An Event.

2020 63

An Ode to 40 Women Influencers In the Events Industry

Hubilo Blog

This International Women’s Day, we would like to raise a toast to the empowerment and diversity in our events industry. They may be event tech enthusiasts, event planners , event speakers , but all of them are influencers for event enthusiasts and followers.

2020 52

Esports 101: Grasping the Phenomenon That’s Disrupting The Events Industry

Experient

Post Authored by Taylor Ward, Strategic Accounts Manager, Live Events. Gaming and esports are two of the fastest-growing segments in the event space. When I joined the Maritz Global Events team in 2018, my goal was to spearhead new gaming and Esports initiatives.

2020 52

[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.

2020 61

e2m.live : 8 Evolutions in 2019

e2m.live

In 2019, e2m.live was used in more than 200 global events in cities like California, Madrid, Berlin, Nashville, etc; covering a broad spectrum of industries like pharmaceuticals, electronics, trade shows & expos, etc. Global Session Search.

2020 57

Coronavirus: 4 Strategic Considerations for Event Professionals

PCMA Convene

When developments like the coronavirus outbreak occur, MCI makes business decisions and recommendations by considering four areas—including the impact of a reduced number of attendees or adding a virtual element to the event.

2020 56

Is Online Events Platform Run the World the Right Tool for the Times?

PCMA Convene

When Xiaoyin Qu dropped out of Stanford Graduate School of Business last year to start an event tech company, her inspiration was the “life-changing” experience her mother, a pediatric neurologist in China, had when she traveled to the U.S.

2020 52

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

2020 43

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

2020 43

3 tips for reinvigorating your event sponsorship program

Eventbase

Sponsorship sales make up a significant chunk of the production budget of most enterprise events. Therefore, it’s incredibly important that sponsors have a good experience at your event and return year after year. The event app is a great place to start. Image via Event Marketer.

2020 52

The Event Tech Group Launches a New, Comprehensive Website

Expo Logic

The Event Tech Group launches new, comprehensive website encompassing the integrated suite of event management solutions. In addition, visitors can learn more about the Event Tech Group by Community Brands and its mission to optimize event management. Event Resources.

2020 36

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.

2020 40

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.

2020 83

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.

2019 87

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.

2019 52

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.

2020 52

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.

2020 52

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.

2017 87

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.

2020 52