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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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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.

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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Event Data: How to Scale Your Event Using Smart Analyses

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This is a sponsored post written by Nishita Jain, Sr. Digital Marketing Director, a2z. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. B2B event planning is an extremely demanding role.

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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.

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.

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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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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Award Show Ideas and Tips to Steal in 2019

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Everyone loves a great award show. But what makes an awards ceremony really stand out? Best practices, as well as tips from the pros are all here for you to create a memorable and glittering occasion.

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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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How One Small City Delivered an Event Global Success Story [Case Study]

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This is a case study sponsored by The Hague Convention Bureau. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. Finding a destination that suits your conference’s physical needs and supports your mission is essential.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

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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.

How a Local Community Energized an Annual Event [Case Study]

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This is a case study from Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. Go Media Canada embodies the best of Canada through rotating locations across the country.

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Event Data: 3 Ways to Track What Really Matters

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This is a sponsored post written by Myriam Dumortier, Brand Manager of Klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Technology and data offer lots of opportunities to understand your event and make it even better.

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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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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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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 This Event Improved Communications With 2,000 Staff & Volunteers [Case Study]

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This is a case study from Michael Walker, Marketing Manager, Blerter. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

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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12 Clever Ways AV Can Transform Your Event Venue

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This is a sponsored post by GES. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts.

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Yapp: The Budget-Friendly Event App [Review]

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Yapp is a simple and budget-friendly event app with fast setup and immediate publishing. Here is our review. Yapp: What Is It? Yapp is a do-it-yourself platform that allows you to easily create, edit, and instantly publish mobile apps that are compatible with both iOS and Android Devices.

Leveraging Local Intellectual Capital for Memorable Conventions

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This is a case study sponsored by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. Most people come to conventions for learning and networking. When either of those is lackluster, you’ll see a drop in attendance.

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The Power of Events [Free Report]

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Not all events are created equal. Some events leave a long-lasting legacy. This report explores 29 events that made a difference. Events have the power to change the world.

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Event Apps: How to Save $30K in Printing [Case Study]

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This is a case study from Melissa Del Monte, Senior Marketing Associate, and Priscilla Vidal, Product Marketing Manager, Cvent. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

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.

10 Ways to Wow with Event Food Appeal

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This is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Food and beverage have long been a critical element in events. It’s a rare event that doesn’t factor catering in some way.

19 Ideas to Offer the SoCal (Southern California) Vibe/Experience

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This is a sponsored post by Visit Anaheim. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. There’s a reason so many songs have been written about California. Orange County exudes an undeniable vibe and energy.

Event Data: How to Scale Your Event Using Smart Analyses

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This is a sponsored post written by Nishita Jain, Sr. Digital Marketing Director, a2z. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. B2B event planning is an extremely demanding role.

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Event Apps: 14 Ways to Make Money in 2019

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This is a sponsored post written by Lori Esposito, Chief Marketing Officer, MeetingPlay. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Your event app is an engagement engine, creating all kinds of new interactions between attendees.

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What’s Next: Forecasting the Future of Attendee Engagement

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This is a sponsored post written by Madison Layman, Senior Associate, Content Marketing at Cvent. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts.

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Mag-nificent: The Alternative to Photo Booths for Events [Review]

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Mag-nificent is a tool for attendees to create branded event photos via an app and take away a magnet or printed photo as a souvenir. Here is our review. Mag-nificent: What Is It? Mag-nificent is an app-based alternative to photo booths at events.

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The 25 Best Chicago Venues for Your Event in 2019

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Find the best venue for your next event in Chicago. We’ve listed the top corporate venues in Chicago, small event venues in Chicago, warehouse party rentals, and more. With every year, event space in Chicago grows in magnitude and innovation.

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How to Be More Productive on Event Days

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This is a sponsored post by GES. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. There’s good reason why the position of event planner is consistently named to the top ten most stressful jobs each year. There are so many moving parts, demands, and unexpected complications that can arise.

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Grub Stub: The Event Catering Management Solution [Review]

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Grub Stub is the web-based meal management system to manage catering more efficiently at your event. Here is our review. Grub Stub: What Is It? Grub Stub is an automated meal management system that will save time and money and reduce food waste for events and festivals of all sizes.

10 Surefire Ways to Get Approval for Your Event Budget Increase [Webinar]

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Join us for this free webinar for 10 Surefire Ways to Get Approval for Your Event Budget Increase. You know you could do so much more with just a little more money in the budget, right? But first you need to get your boss on board with your vision. In this webinar you’ll learn to: […].

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Event Badges: 100 Ideas for 2018

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Event badges are the most powerful weapon to connect attendees. Here are 100 conference name badge ideas to connect your attendees better at your event. In the grand scheme of event planning, the event badge can seem like a trivial and unglamorous detail.

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62 Ice Breaker Ideas for a More Engaged Event

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Ice breakers do a lot more than help your crowd get to know one another. While they are an effective part of the networking process, they can also set the tone for your event and be one of the first memories attendees have of your meeting, conference, or gathering.

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Venue Hire in London: The Top 25 Event Spaces for 2019

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Discover the top 25 evsent spaces in London for 2019. Conference venues, private venues, modern conference venues, and more. London is an international hub for ideas, innovation, and creation. Rightfully so, some of the top venues in the world are found here.

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Top 4 Ways To Get More From Brand Activations At Your Next Event

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This is a sponsored post by Halifax Convention Centre. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. A conference floor can often look and feel most exciting when delegates are out mingling and networking. When the noise of the crowd is most bubbly and engaging.

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100 Event Statistics (2018 edition)

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Do you know all the key statistics that will affect the way you create events? Here is a comprehensive collection of 100 key statistics for the event industry in 2018. The event industry is living a second life.

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Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2018

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Boring trade show booths don’t attract visitors and they certainly don’t help sales. But coming up with new and exciting ideas is costly and time-consuming. Or is it?

15 Coolest Tech You Can Rent for Your Event

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This is a sponsored post by Aria AV. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Technology moves fast. Today’s latest and greatest is tomorrow’s old news, and keeping up with what’s hot can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Plus, new gear is expensive!

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