Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020

Velvet Chainsaw

The sponsor and partner activations were a key feature and a hub for the meeting. The post Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020 appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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Top 2020 Event Conferences

Attendease

Opening the doors for new business prospects, these conferences are places where the top professionals meet and showcase their innovative concepts and bold theories for the future. Needless to say, 2020 is set to be another bar-raising year for event management professionals.

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Invest in Your Speakers to Grow Your Value Proposition

Velvet Chainsaw

To elevate the educational value of your meeting, work with your speakers to move them from information-givers to sense-makers. Providing speaker training on adult learning principles that leverages the intellectual equity in the room is essential for making your meeting content valuable.

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How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020

Skift

Skift Take: As event planners transition to experience designers, destination selection will be an asset to delivering better meetings and events in 2020. Meetings & Events abu dhabi abu dhabi convention bureau meetings and events megatrends megatrends 2020

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Tobacco Dock unveils 2020 vision

Event Industry News

On 23 rd January, Tobacco Dock welcomed 120 guests from the UK’s leading event agencies, exhibition organisers and venue finders, as well as over 100 corporate clients, to showcase its exciting plans for 2020.

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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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A free guide to creating peer conferences

Conferences that Work

Being Schooled: Inside a Conference That Works “Mad blogger” Sue Pelletier of MeetingsNet has written an excellent article on her experiences at the four-day Conferences That Work format edACCESS 2014 annual meeting I convened in June.

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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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The 2020 Guide to Strategic Meetings Management

Aventri

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

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How to Plan a Sustainable Event

GEVME

However, APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards or ASTM Green Meeting Standards (the short form) was conceptualized in order to help other event planners to understand the kind of practices that should be put to use to organize a sustainable meeting and reduce event waste.

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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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GEVME Reader’s Choice Best of 2019

GEVME

Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events 2020. It’s a series of blog posts written by our CEO Veemal Gungadin, where he shared some thoughts about the State of Business Events in 2020. Top Events for Event Planners to Look Forward to in 2020. Event Trends for 2019–2020.

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Reader’s Choice. Best of 2019

GEVME

Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events 2020. It’s a series of blog posts written by our CEO Veemal Gungadin, where he shared some thoughts about the State of Business Events in 2020. Top Events for Event Planners to Look Forward to in 2020. Event Trends for 2019–2020.

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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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Proving the Value of your Onsite Meetings

Hubb

Meeting planners know events are valuable. And, as I’ve talked about before , face-to-face meetings are probably the most valuable part of events. meetings management event management event planning Sales Meetings at Events Executive Meetings

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Are Hotels Missing Out as Instant Booking for Meetings Grows?

Skift

Meetings & Events meetings meetingsiq simple meetings20 December 2019: Eighth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption in Abu Dhabi.

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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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The Top Conferences to Attend in 2020

Aventri

Afterall, meeting with colleagues and other industry professionals face-to-face can be an incredibly valuable and worthwhile experience, no matter your goals.

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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. Planning a company-wide meeting or a large conference? 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!

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6 Valuable Insights That Helped Shape PCMA Convening Leaders 2020

Experient

As PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 kicks off in San Francisco, we got a behind-the-scenes look at the insights they are using to transform their conference. How can you design specific spaces that will meet each person’s needs across this journey?

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Event Insurance: A Guide to Cost, Coverage, and Claims

GEVME

Usually, event organizers review experience claims in order to see if there are any gaps and to try and make sure their policies meet the needs of their customers. Event planners always have concerns about the safety and security of events.

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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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Meet Your New Bridesmaid: Mary Jane

EventSource

You May Also Be Interested In Meet Your New Bridesmaid: Mary Jane Legally Wed: Everything You Need to Get Married in Ontario. The post Meet Your New Bridesmaid: Mary Jane appeared first on Toronto & GTA Weddings & Special Events Blog.

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Instant Booking for Simple Meetings Goes Mainstream

Skift

Meeting to bring participants from various country programmes of Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) & WSSCC. Meetings & Events hilton instant booking meetings meetingsiq

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Why Collaborative Learning is the Future of Event-Networking

Endless Events

We’ve all come across iterations of the classic headline, Networking Tips for People Who Hate Networkin g , like this article in Business Insider , or this podcast episode on TED’s WorkLife with Adam Grant. For event industry professionals, networking is of particular importance.

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Ideas for Increasing Engagement at Meetings

Event Leadership Institute

It’s no secret that attendees who are engaged at meetings retain information more effectively than those who aren’t. In addition, engaged attendees are much more likely to walk away from a meeting or event feeling like they gained something of value. Smarticle. READ TIME: 2 minutes.

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Guest blog: How to evaluate exhibitions’ success?

Event Industry News

Some simple statistics you can track include: Satisfaction scores from feedback forms Market research surveys completed Webinar or free trial sign-ups Meetings booked Newsletter subscribers. By Lee Ali, MD, Expo Stars.

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How to Manage an Industry of Change

SmartMeetings

“We have a lot of uncertainty out there,” Mike Dominguez, chief executive officer and president of Associated Luxury Hotels International , started off by stating in the first Smart Meetings ’ Accelerator “ 2020 Hospitality Marketplace: Everything You Need to Know.”.

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Tips for Supporting Gender Equality in the Meetings Industry

SmartMeetings

The post Tips for Supporting Gender Equality in the Meetings Industry appeared first on Smart Meetings. Women in the event management industry, just as everyone else in the industry, have a lot to worry about day-to-day.

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The Importance of Site Visits for Meeting and Incentive Planners

SmartMeetings

Traditionally, sourcing venues starts when a meeting or event is presented (or assigned), we seek out the right venue and then book the perfect space. You’re hosting your meeting or event at what’s known as the best hotel in Atlanta…but do you know who their competition is?

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Aventri & VenueBook team up to deliver direct booking in meetings & events space

Event Industry News

VenueBook is the only end-to-end solution available today for booking non-hotel meeting and event space directly, across multiple brands. It will also provide robust reporting capabilities to help deliver a solid return on every meeting.”.

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MCs For Events: How They Can Make It Or Break It

Endless Events

Meeting Design Toolbox for Meeting Architects. Welcome to today’s exciting conversation about MCs for events! And more precisely, how they can make or break your event. Before you join us on this wild ride, make sure you check out one of our previous episodes.

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Medical Meetings Embrace Wellness

PCMA Convene

Our attendees are cancer nurses,” said Jen Krause, the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) director of national conferences and meetings. So where do annual meetings fit in among all that stress and burnout? As a result, she’s been upping the proportion of healthy foods at each meeting.

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TEG MJR restores cherished music venue to former glory

Event Industry News

Concert & Touring Featured News event production Event venues Leeds meeting venues TEG MJR The WarehouseWorldwide event producers and venue operators, TEG MJR , has reinstated a beloved live music venue in Leeds after it has spent the last two decades as a nightclub.

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Deliver Sales Quality Event Leads with These 5 Pre-Event Tips

Attendease

Asks questions specifically related to attendees’ wants and needs with respect to the event, so you can tailor the event to better meet their expectations and create an engaging attendee experience.

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Ashfield Meetings & Events announces leadership changes in line with focus on continued growth as full-service agency

Event Industry News

Global healthcare event management business, Ashfield Meetings & Events, part of UDG Healthcare plc, has started 2020 with three appointments to its Global Leadership Team. News Recruitment News US and Canada Ashfield Meeting & Events recruitment news US News

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New SITE President Focuses on Elevating Incentive Industry

SmartMeetings

At a time when incentive programs are becoming essential tools for building culture and growing companies around the world, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) is welcoming a veteran event professional to the role of president in 2020. What are your goals for SITE in 2020?

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Integra Planner launches new event management system for organisers

Event Industry News

Two former event organisers, with over 40 years of event planning experience between them, have launched an event management system which takes the stress out of planning, organising and delivering successful events and “organises the organisers”.

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5 Ways to Make Internal Meetings More Fun and Effective

Eagle's Flight Corporate Events

Meetings may be a necessary part of work, but that doesn’t mean they have to be tedious or dull. On the contrary, it is possible, and even beneficial, to make internal meetings more effective by making them fun.

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Meet London Summer Event Show sponsors, Yes Entertainment

Event Industry News

We are looking forward to sponsoring the London Summer Event Show where we will be showcasing our Taiko drumming troupe in honour of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. To discuss requirements for your 2020 events please visit us at stand E11.

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