100 Event Statistics (2018 edition)


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.

2018 270

62 Ice Breaker Ideas for a More Engaged Event


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.

2018 214

Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2018


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


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!

2018 257

9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

Indianapolis Is Ready To Make WEC (And Your Event) Amazing


I spent some time in Indianapolis, one of the largest convention cities in the USA. I was genuinely surprised by how this city has evolved through events and anticipate an incredible MPI World Education Congress for those attending. This is a sponsored post by Visit Indy.

2018 238

Virtual Meetings: 81 (Best) Tools, Ideas and Tips


Virtual meetings can be a cost-saving or revenue-generating option as an event planner. But only if you have the right tools and know-how. When it comes to virtual meeting event tech, there are several categories and types of tools you can use.

2018 198

18 Drinks to Create a Stir


Drinks are drinks, right? How much effort do you really need to put in? You’d be surprised how much of an impact these smaller details can make to your event attendees.

2018 231

ACC North: Expanding the Versatility of Anaheim Convention Center [Venue Review]


The Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) in California is the largest exhibition facility on the West Coast of America and can accommodate all types of events, including mega trade shows, conferences and meetings. ACC North, the 2017 expansion to the complex, increased the venue footprint to 1.8

2018 166

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 Event Budget Calculator: The Only Tool You Need To Run Successful Events


Use our online event budget calculator and event budget download template to ensure you keep your finances on track. Your event finances are critical to the success of your event. From the basics, right through to pro tips, we have you covered.

2018 279

Scientific Conferences: A Modern Guide to Ensure Success


This is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Hosting a successful scientific conference presents a few more challenges than your average industry meeting.

2018 169

16 Ways To Welcome Attendees With These Event Registration Area Ideas


Although in many cases your event registration is a logistical necessity, you can still use it to your advantage. Even a simple registration desk set up can give a warm welcome, offer sponsorship opportunities and allow event staff to be on top form, greeting guests.

2018 256

10+ Awesome Presentations for Event Professionals (2018 Edition)


No one wants to recreate the wheel and yet, so many templates for event presentation ppt slides look like something out of the 90s. We hear you. We’re here to help. Want design tips to make your event slides stand out?

2018 272

The New Event Technology Formula (2018 Edition): Strategies, Tactics and Tools That Work


A comprehensive guide to understand how event technology is used in events. Strategy, intelligence, free resources and ideas to make technology work for your event. Much has been written about using technology to run better events. Everything should be easier right?

2018 285

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

The need for early detection of targeted attacks and data breaches is driving the expansion of new and existing SIEM deployments.

Top 5 Qualities of a Successful Event Manager (Updated 2018)


Do you have what it takes to make it in the event industry? If you answered “yes” based solely on your event organizing 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. So what do you need to succeed?

2018 283

Facial Recognition and Events: A Comprehensive Guide (2018)


Facial recognition is a powerful technology and can be used to improve events in many ways, from speeding up check-in to enhancing security, and personalizing the experience. This complete guide explains everything event professionals need to know about facial recognition technology and events.

2018 214

16 Tantalizing Ways to Display Event Catering


Catering is a necessity for most events. It can, however, take up a lot of space or seemingly be pushed away from the buzz of the event to avoid detracting from the décor or flow. But, your guests need food. It’s not an option to remove the catering from your event (attendees will definitely protest!), […]. The post 16 Tantalizing Ways to Display Event Catering by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

2018 197

Anaheim Convention Center: 25 Examples of Powerful Sponsorship Ideas


This is a sponsored post by Visit Anaheim. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Finding a venue that offers exactly what you want is hard enough.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Promotion: 100 Creative (Free and Cheap) Ideas to Try Now


I think we can all agree, an event with no attendees is going to flop. You want every event you produce to be a sell out. Or at least get a respectable number of registrations through the door, in line with your targets. But how can you attract more attendees, even if you have no […].

2018 227

How to Start an Event Planning Business from Home (Updated 2018)


Many Event Planners start out working from home. This can be a great model for setting up an event planning business as it keeps overheads down in those critical early stages of trading and can maximise productivity.

2018 268

17 Meeting Ideas to Encourage Learning Retention


Meetings are a necessity in terms of everyday working life and also creating smaller gatherings or workshops as part of a larger business event can be fruitful if done right.

2018 210

99 Resources to Get into Event Planning (Updated 2018)


Breaking into event planning with little to no experience can be a challenge. And it’s REALLY hard to get experience if no one will hire you. Or is it? Hey, I’ve been there. I know the challenges. But they can be overcome with a few tactics, tools, and strategies.

2018 251

Event Innovation Lab™: The Revolution Has Started.


Our first immersive event planning seminar took place in Los Angeles. Here is what happened, how planners reacted, and how you can get involved. I never wanted to start a blog about event planning. I always wanted to change the way we do events.

2018 193

Attend IMEX America with EventMB


EventMB will bring a group of forward-thinking event professionals to IMEX. Attend special events, meet the most eventprof-friendly exhibitors. Become a hosted buyer with EventMB. Last year we announced a special partnership with IMEX. We are already excited for a great event in October.

2018 166

200 Event Ideas To Steal Today (2018 edition)


200 unique event ideas to surprise your attendees. The only article you need in 2018 to plan successful events that wow attendees. It’s so tough to impress attendees these days, won’t you agree? That feeling of ‘seen it, done it’ it’s always lingering around.

2018 259

30 #Eventtech Startups To Watch This Spring


It’s that time of the year again when we bring you the freshest startups bringing innovation to the event industry. Check them out. Eventtech never sleeps. More and more startups are bringing incredible innovation to the event industry.

2017 356

The New Rules Of RSVP. Get More Relevant Attendees In The Room. [Free Report]


A new report with unpublished research into what makes attendees say yes and show up at your event is ready for you. Get your free copy now. In this day and age, capturing attention and standing out against competition can be tough.

2018 182

Gamification For Events – How You Can Use Games To Increase Motivation, Learning and Networking


Join us for this webinar that will explore Gamification for events. Gamification means that you use games or game design for other purposes than pure pleasure. Games can trigger intrinsic motivation in ways that fewer other things can – just ask my son, who’s almost addicted to his computer games.

2018 160

Social Media for Events (2018 Edition): A Complete Guide to Marketing Your Events Using Social Media


42 strategies, ideas, tips and tactics to use social media to promote events. The intelligence you need to make better decisions in one handy guide. Social media is awesome right? Yet it can be overwhelming and resource intensive.

16 Health Conscious Event Ideas


Many attendees are becoming more and more health conscious and event planners are keen to offer healthy ideas and alternatives that appeal to them.

2018 209

16 Illuminating Neon Event Ideas


Thought neon was left in the 80s? Turns out it’s making a comeback, and not just on the clubbing scene. The neon theme is being incorporated into various events, from corporate to kids parties so it’s time to get on board.

2018 199

Meeting in Saskatoon: 11 Ways to Make Your Event More Successful


This is a sponsored post from Tourism Saskatoon, Canada. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Located in the Province of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon’s diversified economy and cultural center make it attractive to event planners in all industries.

2018 168

18 Charging Stations To Power Up Your Event


Charging stations are the new event tech accessory that goes down well with attendees and shows them you care, here are some ways to integrate them into your next event. Give attendees all the juice that they need by incorporating a charging station into your event planning.

Event Trends Watch: The Largest Trends Database of 2018


100+ event trends transforming the industry. This is your insight platform to navigate 2018 and access the latest ideas changing the way we plan and execute events. If there is one thing that event planners from all over the world love EventMB for it would be current trends in event planning.

2018 248

15 Best Live Streaming Apps for Events – Ranked


Live streaming is a huge opportunity to make more money for your event. I personally tested and reviewed 15 free and paid tools.

2018 200

Budget-friendly Gamification Ideas for Events


Are you interested in the possibilities of gamification but you’re not sure how to easily incorporate it into your events? Maybe you think your budget couldn’t support it. Gamification isn’t all about cool apps. You can add elements of gamification to your event no matter what your budget.

2017 280

eventcore Brings Advanced Registration to Your Event [Review]


eventcore is a solid event registration tool for corporate events. Here is our review. Let’s start this review by saying that eventcore has been around for 34 years. It is a company that you may know of if you’ve worked on very demanding events that require sophisticated registration tools.

2018 188