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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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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 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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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Event Budget: 17 Swaps That Will Save You Money

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Event budget is the number one priority for event planners in 2018. Here is a list of event budget swaps that will save you money while making your event better. Our research speaks loud and clear. Event budget is the top challenge for event professionals.

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Event Trends LIVE from IMEX [Webinar]

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Join us for this free webinar for the events trends LIVE from IMEX. IMEX America is the largest and most influential trade show of the meetings and event industry. Join our panel of experts to learn about the latest trends, announcements and exclusive ideas from the showfloor.

LineUpr: The App Every Event Can Afford [Review]

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LineUpr is an affordable web-based mobile event app with all the essentials, including event information, the option to promote sponsors and to enable live audience response. Here is our review. LineUpr: What Is It?

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7 Ways the Local Area Can Make Your Meeting the Best Ever

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This is a sponsored post by Visit Anaheim. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. When considering a venue or destination, it’s good practice to think of the entire local area.

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The Event Tech Bible. A New Chapter for Event Technology [Report + 1,001 tips]

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EventMB is announcing the most comprehensive free guide ever written on event technology. The Event Tech Bible. Grab your copy now. Event technology has changed events forever. Whether it is attendee-facing or planning tech, events are extremely different from how they looked a few years ago.

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

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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.

18 Drinks to Create a Stir

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Attend IMEX America with EventMB

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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.

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Email Invitations: 101 Awesome Examples for 2018

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Want to increase the attention your event invitation emails are getting? If your audience isn’t seeing them, your attendance will suffer.

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EventMobi: Tech to Enhance Event Experience [Review]

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The EventMobi Experience Manager platform covers attendee engagement throughout the whole event life cycle, from registrations through to the live event and post-event analytics. Here is our review. EventMobi: What Is It?

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How Facial Recognition Can Speed Up Check-in Times [Case Study]

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This is a case study from Panos Moutafis, President, Zenus. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

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16 Ways To Welcome Attendees With These Event Registration Area Ideas

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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.

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30 #Eventtech Startups To Watch This Spring

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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.

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200 Event Ideas To Steal Today (2018 edition)

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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.

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10+ Awesome Presentations for Event Professionals (2018 Edition)

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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 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?

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

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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.

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10 Ways Event Planners Can Sniff Out a Bad Venue

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This is a sponsored post written by Jeff Kear, co-founder of Planning Pod event management software. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts.

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Zello: The App to Replace Radios at Events [Review]

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Zello is a push-to-talk app that allows event teams to communicate via smartphones and devices using WiFi or cell data. Here is our review. Zello: What Is It? Zello uses voice communication to relay messages in real time. It works via an app installed on a smartphone.

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