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EventMB is now part of Skift!

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Today is a great day. I am very happy to announce that EventMB has been acquired by Skift. I started EventMB in 2007 from a desk in my apartment in Southern Italy. I was very excited from day one, but I would be lying if I said that I always knew it was going […].

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3 Ways Storytelling Can Make Your Event Experience Come to Life

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This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. It’s no secret that event planners are experiencing more pressure than ever to apply the hottest marketing trends to their own industry.

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19 Event Planning Checklists that Actually Help

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Whether you've planned 200 events or you're just starting, we can both agree on one thing: event planning is hard work. And the pressure to get better at it every year is real. Your willingness and ability to adapt to the demand for a more strategic planner with more responsibilities is real.

4 Reasons Why Events Are the Best Marketing Investment

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This is a sponsored post by Jifflenow. More information about the Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Events, conferences, and trade shows are huge investments for businesses that can have a significant impact on business opportunities and revenue growth.

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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.

45 Critical Questions for a Successful Event Debrief

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An event planner’s work is never done — not even when the event itself is over. There is so much planning involved in staging an event that it’s tempting to congratulate ourselves just for reaching the finish line.

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Socio Event App [Review]

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Socio is a multi-purpose event app that can be bundled with a supplementary Lead Retrieval app and Live Display platform. Here is our review. Socio: What Is It? Socio is an event app with both a container version and fully branded, white-label option.

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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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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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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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Wearable Tech: The Future Of Experiential Events?

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This is a sponsored post by klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Ever wanted to walk in your attendees’ shoes? Experience the event the way they do? Understand why they would flock to one booth and desert another?

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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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8 Benefits of Working with a CVB/DMO

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This is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Planning events outside your own town comes with a number of logistical and budgetary challenges. How can you know what the best venues are? The best local resources? Caterers?

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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!

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Event Branding: 5 Ways To Stay Fresh And Relevant

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This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Years ago, event branding generally mirrored that of the hosting organization. Event ‘branding’ was reduced to easily recognizable stylistic elements – fonts and colors, a logo.

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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.

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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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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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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.

[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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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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How to Achieve Fast and Secure Check-in with Facial Recognition

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This is a sponsored post by Zenus. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Long lines lead to lowered ROI and a negative first impression, but how can you avoid them at events when controlling access means screening every single person?

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A Year of Inspiration in one Free Report

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We are very excited to once again release research that will inspire event professionals for the next year. Just for you: 50+ actionable tips from a 350-event research report on sustainability, collaboration, transformation, and inclusion. What if you could change your event forever?

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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Blip Digital Billboards [Review]

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Blip Billboards are digital billboards across the US for event and product advertisement. They let planners advertise their event in advance at chosen times and in chosen places without signing a contract or paying a minimum fee.

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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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[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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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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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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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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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].