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Are Your Business Meetings Truly Accessible?

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Skift Take: Accessibility is a buzzword in the business events industry but is there a true effort to ensure all attendees, including people with disabilities, can participate?

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Comfortable Footwear Seduces Planners

EventMB

Visit Indy provided close to 200 meeting professionals new Uggs during a customer event at PCMA Convening Leaders. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Event Design Marketing Columbus Hilton PCMA Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority Sneaker Fittings Visit Indy

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Planners Are Now Also Designers of Time

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Skift Take: If attendees are not enjoying their event experience, they will leave or not show up in the first place. Attendees now want more control over the event experience, so planners must become designers of time.

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Showing Your Event Attendees They Matter

EventMB

Skift Take: Successful meetings and events are designed to meet the needs of all attendees who must be motivated to attend. Event Design attendees marketing Nicola Kastner ROI SAP

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5 Ways to Disrupt and Improve Your In-Person Event Agenda

EventMB

Event Design agenda content hybrid in-person events keynote recovery storytelling venues wellbeingSkift Take: Perfecting in-person meeting agendas may require a break with tradition.

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Stop Creating Networking Events

EventMB

Event DesignSkift Take: Networking is passé, and in an ever-growing virtual world, connecting with colleagues and associates on a physical and emotional level is imperative. — Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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CHS Leeds to Tackle ‘Worklife’ in 2023

Event Industry News

CHS Leeds has announced the theme for its 2023 event; ‘Worklife’. The direction follows incredible feedback from CHS Birmingham, which addressed personal and professional growth, and will evolve into what modern worklife looks like, in the office, through work and into event programmes.

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The Eastside Rooms: A welcome outlook for 2023

Event Industry News

The Eastside Rooms has been sharing its views on what 2023 could look like for the wider meetings and events industry. For us at the Eastside Rooms 2023 could be defined as The Great Evolution. […].

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Maverick Live are thrilled to announce the appointment of three key hires to kick off 2023!

Event Industry News

Vicky Cruse (Senior Event Producer), Lucy Russell (Event Producer) and Cathryn Rigby (Accounts & HR Manager) have all joined the thriving Warrington based start-up. Prior to that she spent 2 years as Event Manager at The Hut […].

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Music Moves Europe Awards 2023 announces winners

Event Industry News

These are the winners of the 2023 MME Awards! Schmyt (Germany), July Jones (Slovenia), Oska (Austria), Kids Return (France), and Queralt Lahoz (Spain) are the winners of the Music Moves Europe Awards 2023.

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Status and power at meetings

Conferences that Work

Event design fluid status frozen status hierarchy power power from within power-over power-with statusMeeting professionals rarely talk about status and power issues. This is unfortunate because the ways that status and power manifest at meetings matter.

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How to Plan a Company Retreat in 8 Simple Steps

Social Tables

How to plan a company retreat that will maximize motivation and boost team spirit Event planners tasked with planning a company retreat may find the process stressful at first. Will it be a one-day event, or take place over multiple days? Event Design Event Planning

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Tickets for Good announce huge year of growth in 2022 and new projects for 2023

Event Industry News

Tickets for Good evolved from their original Ticket Bank project launched in 2019. The Tickets for Good NHS platform arrived in May 2021 and has grown rapidly since then with over 177,000 registered users and over 200,000 free and discounted tickets distributed, saving NHS workers over £5m.

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Register for Event Tech Live Las Vegas 2023

Event Industry News

Registration for the first Event Tech Live (ETL) Las Vegas is now open.

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Event Technology Awards 2023 Judges announced

Event Industry News

Kathryn Frankson from fintech show Money 20/20, Julieanna Gray, director of live strategy at Forbes, and Ksenija Polla who is ICCA’s director for North America, will be among the judges for Event Technology Awards (ETA) – The People and The Event Technology Awards 2023.

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Tarsus Group’s 2023 looks bright with launches, China opening

Event Industry News

Global B2B events and media business Tarsus Group is forecasting a strong year ahead, bolstered by the lifting of China’s strict zero-Covid policy and a robust organic launch strategy.

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Wildfire pledge to plant 20,000 trees in 2023

Event Industry News

Wildfire has made a pledge to potentially plant 20,000 trees in 2023. The business declared this statement at The Sustainable Event Show 2022, an exhibition that unites event providers, suppliers, and venues to battle the continuously evolving challenge […].

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FRY I.T, 2023 to bring the catering supplier trade show home to Peterborough

Event Industry News

will be returning to the East of England Arena and Events Centre for the first time since 2020, on March 5, 2023. The Peterborough-based independent fish and chip shop supplier, Friars Pride, has announced that its catering supplier trade exhibition, FRY I.T,

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UFI MEA Regional Conference to take place in Qatar in 2023

Event Industry News

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, will hold its next UFI MEA Regional Conference in Doha, from 9-11 May 2023. The event will be hosted by Visit Qatar, and take place in a 5-Star Hotel.

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EventWell kicks off 2023 with an expansion of their EventWell Host team

Event Industry News

To support these new contracts and growth in EventWell Hub and quiet room event bookings for 2023, including contracts with Media 10, Agiito and Twickenham Stadium, EventWell […].

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Industry experts among the new faces at Neptunus for 2023

Event Industry News

Dutch-born Pete Lemmen, 53, who has been appointed Site Manager, originally began his career in the temporary structure industry with Neptunus in The Netherlands where he spent 16 years before moving to GL Events.

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GES launches eco-friendly badge holders

Event Industry News

GES has launched its eco-friendly badge holders following a successful roll out at the Climate Action Innovation Zone, a 13-day event held alongside COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, in November 2022.

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Where do You Draw Event Inspiration?

Endless Events

As an event professional, you likely rely on some degree of creativity and inspiration to design events, drive innovation, and make your mark on the attendee experience. Together, they’ll share where they draw event inspiration from.

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AGF reveal The World’s Greenest Festivals

Event Industry News

AGF (A Greener Festival) is the leader in helping events, festivals and venues globally to become greener. Successfully certified events in 2022 include Green Gathering (UK), […].

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NEC Group announces support for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Event Industry News

The NEC Group has announced that its fundraising efforts for 2023 will be for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Guest Blog: In-person events – big brands lagging behind nimble SMEs

Event Industry News

Drawing on her personal experience as National Sales Manager at Center Parcs Conferences & Events, Cat Bird shares below her thoughts on these differing paces, and her predictions around strategies to re-energise their workforce in 2023.

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The Power of Events announces launch details

Event Industry News

The not-for-profit organisation The Power of Events Ltd was set up in June 2022 – [link] – with the mission to set up a comms platform designed to showcase, value and respect the power of the UK events industry.

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Q&A: What Does an Event Planner Do?

Social Tables

Whether planning private celebrations, non-profit fundraisers, or corporate conferences, the goal of the event planner is to visualize their client’s idea and then bring that vision to life. But how do event planners accomplish this task? What does an event planner do, exactly?

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A Good Conversation Can Shift the Direction of Change Forever

SmartMeetings

This new column is based on the practice of Event Design using the #EventCanvas Methodology by the Event Design Collective. Strategy design to change event canvas event design collective In Every IssueWould you leave it to Chance?

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Manchester duo launch MIXR, a boutique B2B entertainment tech PR & digital marketing agency

Event Industry News

Brand & Agencies Featured News UK and Europe event design event industry Event Industry News Event Manager Event Marketing Event News event planner event production Event Technology Eventprofs events marketing agency MIXR

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ICC Wales to host free Martyn’s Law masterclass

Event Industry News

Ahead of the publication of the draft legislation for Martyn’s Law this spring, ICC Wales is offering a free online masterclass on 2nd February 2023 which will explore the effects of the new law for event professionals.

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Bondi Sands to use spatial analytics for latest brand activation

Event Industry News

This week, Twenty3 Sports and Entertainment will be deploying Meshh spatial analytics to measure engagement at the 2023 Australian Open Tennis as part of the Bondi Sands ‘Game, Set, Protect’ brand activation.

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Sponsored Games from Duelbox are Coming to Live Sports

Event Industry News

Duelbox is an audience engagement platform that brings customizable, mass-participation digital games to live events! Duelbox is great for team buildings, corporate events, trade […].

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Promising year for sales as ICC Wales appoints Sarah Ameson as Sales Manager

Event Industry News

Following a strong year in sales, the International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) has appointed Sarah Ameson as its newest Sales Manager, the second to be recruited in the past 12 months.

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ESSA appoints a new Chair and Vice Chair of the board

Event Industry News

Marija Erzen has been elected as Chair and Rob Brackstone as Vice Chair of the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) – the trade body representing the best contractor and suppliers to the UK events industry.

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New Intent publishes the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 2022 survey

Event Industry News

In collaboration with the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter, ABPCO, and mia, New Intent has published the results of its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 2022 survey.

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The Jockey Club Venues Collection – Unique Spaces. World-Class Venues.

Event Industry News

Known for world class horse racing, The Jockey Club Venues Collection offers versatile and flexible locations to deliver exceptional quality conference and events throughout the country. At The Jockey Club Venues Collection, it’s not just on the track where all the action happens.

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BMA House continues successful partnership with The Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide

Event Industry News

BMA House is continuing to showcase its sustainability and environmental practices throughout 2023 as it partners with Event Industry News, publisher of The Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide.

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TicketPlan teams up with SI Tickets by Sports Illustrated to develop refund insurance solution for consumers

Event Industry News

Ticket insurance innovator TicketPlan has partnered with SI Tickets, the fan-first ticketing site from Sports Illustrated, to deliver a refund insurance solution for the ticketing platform’s customers later in 2023.

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Academic Venue Solutions appoints 2 new board members

Event Industry News

Melissa Sobo, Director of Sales, Nottingham Venues along with Sam Glenister-Batey, Head of Conferencing & Events at Leeds University have been appointed as board members for Academic Venue Solutions (AVS).

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