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The 30 Best Event Survey Questions to Steal Now

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54% of event planners cited surveys as a tool they use to gauge attendee satisfaction and overall event success, but how do you know what questions to ask and when? Achieving a good response rate and obtaining useful survey data is a matter of asking the right questions at the right times.

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60+ Tactics to Drive More Attendees to Exhibition Booths

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Everyone wants more booth traffic, and the task of attracting an audience of qualified prospects falls on both event organizers and exhibitors. If you’re an event planner, you want to ensure your exhibitors’ success. Successful booths mean high ROI, and high ROI means happy exhibitors.

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30 Ideas for Conference Bags People Won’t Throw Away

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Conference bags must breed in the dark: everyone seems to have at least a dozen stuffed in the back of their closet. A conference event swag bag should be more than a hole with handles. Conference gifts and corporate goodie bags account for more than $20 billion worth of business worldwide.

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Event Planning Skills: 32 Tactics to Advance your Career in 2019

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Do you have what it takes to make it in the event industry? If you answered “yes” based solely on your event management skills, you might be surprised to know that our international group of experts didn’t rank that quality as number one in terms of importance.

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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.

The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision

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This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. From unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work/life balance, the future of event planning in 2020 looks bright.

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Top Online Event Registration Platforms Worth Considering in 2019

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What is the best event registration software? This question gets asked a lot. Here are the best online event registration tools for your event. What if there was a quick way to find and compare registration software? Guess what, there is!

2019 174

Leveraging Local Flavor at Your Next Event

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This is a sponsored post by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Cookie-cutter event experiences won’t suffice for your attendees. You want to give them something out of the ordinary, an experience they will remember. And for good reason.

2019 185

[Free Report] The Science of Experience Design

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We are happy to release a new report to help event professionals in designing event experiences. Featuring new 1100 research on what event professionals think about designing event experiences.

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22 Event Planning Apps to Watch in 2019

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At EventMB we review a lot of event technology. We decided to put together all the apps we have reviewed in the last year, to give you a highlight of the technology we see impacting events in 2019. This is by no means an award, some sort of ranking, or a top ten list. […].

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How Offsite Venues Can Take Your Event to the Next Level

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This is a sponsored post by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The most fundamental rule of real estate can be just as important for events: location, location, location. An event’s host city can play a pivotal role in attracting attendees.

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Interactio Translation App [Review]

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Interactio is a mobile app that serves multilingual events by facilitating simultaneous translation without the need for specialized headsets or on-site interpreter booths. Here is our review: Interactio: What is it?

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Québec City Convention Centre [Venue Review]

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The Québec City Convention Centre is expanding on traditional, formulaic event spaces by working with event planners in innovative ways and specializing in new event formats.

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101+ Fundraising (Event) Ideas

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Fundraising is essential to many events, but it can feel daunting to find new ways to raise money. After all, originality is the key to participation. Here are the most original ideas and 60 apps to raise more money for your event.

Zerista: Extend the Life Cycle of Your Event [Review]

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Zerista is a multi-device platform that turns an event app into something attendees and exhibitors will use year-round, extending the life cycle of events. Here is our review: Zerista: What Is It?

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Cvent Universal LeadCapture (Review)

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Cvent Universal LeadCapture is designed for B2B and B2C trade show managers, exhibitors, and salespeople. It allows them to more easily qualify leads on the trade show floor and send those back to the office for speedy follow-up. In this review, we’ll show you how it works and go over pros and cons.

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31 Best Ways to Sell Tickets for Your Event

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Want to sell more event tickets? Of course you do. Many of us can’t count on selling out at every event. We get that. We also understand how difficult it can be to stay abreast of best practices and new strategies. There are a lot of things involved. Here are just a few of the […]. The post 31 Best Ways to Sell Tickets for Your Event by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Tips selling tickets EventProfs marketing tips eventmanagement ticket selling

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36 Corporate Team Building Event Ideas

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As long as teamwork remains essential to corporate success, team-building activities are here to stay. Corporate team-building events are a tricky business because they have to strike the right balance between professional development and recreational ice-breaking. For a team to function optimally, it is not just about matching each employee to their ideal role, but […]. The post 36 Corporate Team Building Event Ideas by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

How to Select the Perfect Host City for Your Next Sporting Event

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This is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The perfect host city can make a critical difference in your sporting event.

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Top 14 Audio Visual Trends for Events for 2019

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This is a case study sponsored by Aria AV. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. When it comes to technology, the landscape is always shifting. Today’s hot gadget can be tomorrow’s e-waste, and if you’re not paying attention, things can pass you by.

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Ticket Tailor: More Control Over Event Ticketing [Review]

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Ticket Tailor is an online ticketing platform that focuses on delivering “low fees and no fuss.” It’s designed for event planners who are disenchanted with paying high ticket fees and for those who simply want more control over their events. Here is our review: Ticket Tailor: What Is It?

2019 121

8 Ideas to Embrace a Wellness Culture at Events

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This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The wellness trend began by offering healthier meal options but has now blossomed into an entire culture for events.

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[Free Report] Event Storytelling Playbook

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We are happy to release a new report to help event professionals harness the power of storytelling to create better events.

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Event Planning Template Bundle: 61 Templates for 2019

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Event planners have a lot on their plate. Knowing this, we pulled together our most useful free event planning templates, checklists, workflows, planning, and strategy cheat sheets to help you plan all elements of your event project.

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How the Trend of Festivalization Is Changing Events

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This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Conferences are undergoing a change brought on by the audience’s desire to be immersed in days of excitement.

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200 Event Catering Ideas (2019 Edition)

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Food and beverage are likely one of your largest areas of expense as an event planner, and it’s also one that’s the most challenging. With expectations rising each year it’s important that your event catering surprises and delights, as well as nourishing your guests.

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How to Improve User Experience and Networking with the Right Event App

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This is a case study from MeetingPlay. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. There are hundreds of event apps on the market but the decision behind what works best for an event is a personal one based on goals and needs of the audience.

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Blockchain for Ticketing: A Complete Guide

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Blockchain ticketing is set to change the way event professionals sell tickets works for good. Yet the meaning of blockchain for the event industry is still obscure. The buzzword around it and poor coverage from industry media is making event professionals even more confused. So what is blockchain?

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Calgary TELUS Convention Centre: Reimagining Meeting Space [Venue Review]

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Designing a great event experience starts with finding a venue that serves your event goals in a city that appeals to your attendees. For event planners, it’s a delicate balance between finding a functional space and finding a place that will excite their audience.

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Extended Reality for Events: The Next Frontier in Event Technology

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Extended reality (XR) is taking businesses by storm, opening up opportunities for easy remote access and faster, safer learning. The emergence of augmented experiences—the strongest application of extended reality—has revealed an intriguing new playground for event technology.

Event Pricing Strategy: The 2019 Guide

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Event pricing strategy is a tricky business. Setting the right ticket price can ensure a sell out event. Conversely, if you price tickets too high or too low this can directly impact on final attendance numbers.

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9 Tech Tools Professional Speakers Should Master

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This is a sponsored post by Evenium. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Standing out as a professional speaker is about more than just presenting good info. These technology tools can help you become a more effective, engaging and dynamic presenter.

How a Last-Minute Destination Change Maximized Event Attendance Numbers [Case Study]

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This is a case study sponsored by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

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122 Event Entertainment Ideas for 2019

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The quality of your event entertainment can make or break your event. From the main act to smaller elements and interactions, it is important to get it right. Whatever your event budget, here are 122 event entertainment ideas to inspire you. Main event entertainment is the grand show.

10 Hotel Technology Trends for 2019 That Will Help Your Event

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Selecting the venue for your next event is not as straightforward as it used to be. RFP, security breaches, in-house AV. I know your head is already hurting. Yet, making the right choice for the hotel that will host your guests has many crucial implications. Events are not enough anymore.

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Experiential Marketing Technology: An Event Planner’s Guide

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This is a sponsored post written by Kaitlyn Tatulli, Marketing Assistant at Aventri. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Arguably, one of the hottest job areas today in the meetings and event industry is experiential marketing.

Experiential Marketing: 100 Inspiring Examples (2019 Edition)

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It’s all about the experience these days: attendee experience, speaker experience, user experience, and especially experiential marketing. Experiences create connections and connections bring people back, making your event super successful.

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131 Stage Design Ideas for 2019

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Solid stage production design enhances guest experience and wows your audience even before they see the main entertainment or presenter. It sets the tone, it intensifies audience response, and it often doesn’t come cheap.

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The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision

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This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. From unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work/life balance, the future of event planning in 2020 looks bright.

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