Retailers: Hoteliers of the Future

Smart Meetings

Brands known for being luxury watchmakers, specialists in home decor and pushers of simple apparel are all trying their hand in the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry is booming, and retailers are taking notice.

The 4 Ticketing Features You Need for Your Holiday Events

Showclix

Drive revenue while adding convenience for your customers by selling additional items and perks alongside your tickets, like premium parking passes, family photo packages, and apparel including branded mittens, hats, and more.

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How RFID is making ‘waves’ at events today

Event Industry News

These tags are placed in badges, wristbands, apparel, and other wearable technology […]. A discrete form of wearable technology, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is commonly used for tracking and access control, without imposing on a guest’s event experience. RFID functions through the use of radio waves that create communication between an RFID-enabled tag and a reader. The post How RFID is making ‘waves’ at events today appeared first on Event Industry News.

Bringing your Ideas to Life is Our Business Mission

Ins'Tent

The Client: MBStix Apparel. MBStix Apparel is a small business in Philly founded by two athletic women, Mary Scharle and Meredith Shapiro. Scharle and Shapiro founded MBStix Apparel in the Fall of 2015.

What Higher Ed Planners Need to Know About National College Colors Day 2019

Aventri

College and University fans are encouraged to sport their school’s apparel throughout the day and share it on social media. With summer winding down, students are moving back to their colleges and universities around the globe.

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4 Foolproof Tactics to Generate Event Buzz

Smart Meetings

A custom apparel platform can make these early-bird sales easier to manage by moving it all online, giving you a big picture view of sales, processing payments and shipping the items directly to customers.

The Best of Louisville: Shopping

Connect Your Meetings

Louisville, Kentucky, is recognized as an international destination for festival events—most notably the Kentucky Derby—and conferences like Connect 2019.

Deck the Halls with Free Holiday Cutout Characters

BizBash

We even put a couple dogs in festive apparel, although they were much more agreeable about it. . We always go the extra mile for you here at eLearning Brothers.

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Where to Donate Unused Event Materials After Cancellations

PCMA Convene

For example, we partner with the NFL every year to donate the apparel items from runner-up teams in the Super Bowl, NFC, and AFC championship games.”. The nonprofit Good360 will take certain unused items from events recently cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak and resulting restrictions.

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What to Give? Think Socially Responsible and Personal

SmartMeetings

Nike Grind materials, which consist of regenerated products, are used in 71 percent of Nike footwear and apparel products, including yarns, trims, jerseys and shoes.

3 Perfect Swag Bag Ideas for Event Organizers that Convert in 2019

EventBank Insights

Quick Links Strong Impact | Clothing Good Impact | Gadgets Ok Impact | Stationery Clothing & Apparel Swag Bags Clothing is one of the best swag bag ideas that are both useful and long-lasting. [link] Does your event have nice booty?No,

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The Best Event Marketing at Dreamforce 2017

Event Geek

Best Branded Apparel - Zero Keyboard The Zero Keyboard crew didn’t let lack of a booth hold back their team spirit or swagger. The dust has finally settled after another whirlwind week at Dreamforce this year and it was one for the record books.

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Community Activities Build Connections Among Conference Participants

PCMA Convene

During the work project, a partnership between the footwear and apparel brand Timberland and a Detroit nonprofit, Green Living Science, participants painted a mural with a local graffiti artist, installed a green roof on the classroom, and mulched and planted park grounds.

Top Tips on Marketing your Conferences and Events

Eventinterface

He advises global clients in leading industries such as apparel and footwear, financial services and e-commerce, retailing, sports and transportation on marketing strategies to make them more consumer-centric. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Traditional marketing techniques no longer work. Attendees change their identities faster than a chameleon changes color.

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How to bring swag bag game to a new level? Tips & best bag ideas

Eventory

Apparel. Another group of giveaway products is apparel. There are many ways to increase the level of happiness of your guests at the event. Swag bags, other known as goodie bags, are one of them. Marketing freebies are really popular.

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Top Tips on Marketing your Conferences and Events

Eventinterface

He advises global clients in leading industries such as apparel and footwear, financial services and e-commerce, retailing, sports and transportation on marketing strategies to make them more consumer-centric. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Traditional marketing techniques no longer work. Attendees change their identities faster than a chameleon changes color.

Movie Theaters are Big (Again) for Corporate Messaging

SmartMeetings

Corporate communications implemented on the big screen can be further amplified with branded handouts, tchotchkes and other fun giveaways and activities, whether it’s new company apparel, employee handbooks, contests or interactive games—providing even greater return on the investment.

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5 Corporate Event Themes for Unforgettable Company Parties

Social Tables

Maybe the best part is that everyone can be comfortable in their casual summertime apparel, so it’s a little less formal (or a lot, depending on your company). When choosing a party theme for company get-togethers, corporate planners need to make sure that the theme is relevant and fun.

A Thank-You For Supporting Fire Relief Efforts

Floktu

SlyFox in Enmore, NSW, hosted an incredible raffle for the RFS, featuring prizes generously donated by friends and family including custom artwork and apparel, Subsonic Music Festival tickets, music equipment and a lifetime subscription to the Friday Records promo list. This summer was one of incredible difficulty for our people, our homes, our nature and our animals. Each and every Australian was affected by the devastating fires that raged through New South Wales.

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Tariffs Could Hike Costs for Meeting and Incentive Merchandise

MeetingsNet

Rates on many Chinese goods rose significantly on June 15, and far more products are targeted for higher tariffs if China-U.S. negotiations falter.

Maya’s Moroccan Paradise

Canadian Special Events

The DJs’ were dressed in Moroccan inspired apparel while mystical snake charmers roamed the space.

5 Ideas for Swag Bag Items with Staying Power

Attendify

Ensuring your event team has the right amount and sizes of apparel is also important. While their assembly may may make event pros across the world groan, there’s no doubt that swag bags breed excitement in attendees. After all, who doesn’t love free stuff?

Experience the Premier Destination the Pacific Northwest is Talking About

Smart Meetings

If you feel like indulging in some shopping, look for the latest fashions at Marshall Rousso for apparel and accessories and Ruby Blue for jewelry and gift items.

5 New Hotel Amenities on the Rise

SmartMeetings

Guests are offered in-room selections of couture clothing, shoes and accessories, where they can try-on and purchase the upscale apparel. Forget the mini bar.

5 Ideas for Swag Bag Items with Staying Power

Attendify

Ensuring your event team has the right amount and sizes of apparel is also important. While their assembly may may make event pros across the world groan, there’s no doubt that swag bags breed excitement in attendees. After all, who doesn’t love free stuff?

5 Best Practices for Designing Event Merchandise

Attendease

He’s the CMO and co-founder of Bonfire , an online platform that’s reinventing the way people create, sell and purchase custom apparel. You’ve decided on the type of event you’re going to hold. You’re ready to start spreading the word on your organization’s social media accounts.

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Trend-Setting Events Connect Buyers & Suppliers Effectively

a2z Innovation Insider

At OR Summer 2018, held in Denver, CO, prominent as well as newcomer brands showcased their innovations in outdoor apparel and equipment to buyers from across the globe.

10 Futuristic Travel Tech Products

SmartMeetings

The apparel has a sensor and built-in filter that catches extremely fine bacteria, pollen and pollution particles. Meeting and event planners are all too familiar with travel. They know each step in the process and have memorized every airport hack out there.

The Inside Scoop on Outdoor Meetings

Smart Meetings

Sponsored by Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau. Citizens Business Bank Arena Citizens Business Bank Arena, built and owned by the City of Ontario, operated by SMG, can accommodate over 11,000 guests.

6 Steps to Creating Event Merchandise That Your Attendees Actually Want

Social Tables

In this guest post, Bonfire CMO Kevin Penney draws on his experience in the world of custom apparel to lay out proven strategies for effective event merchandising. Whatever sort of events you host, maximizing revenue is likely one of your biggest objectives. Annual B2B events, B2C events, nonprofit fundraisers, and community-organized events must strike the perfect balance of increasing engagement while staying on budget.

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20 Trade Shows You Don’t Want To Miss in 2020

Ins'Tent

This magical experience provides a platform for women’s apparel and accessories. Every business has room to grow, new products to show off, more people to connect to, and ideas to expand on. What’s the perfect way to tackle all of that in a three-day window? Trade shows! .

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Fall Fashion Trends for Men and Women Attendees

Connect Your Meetings

Wine-hued apparel will trend as the days get cooler. Fall fashion is about to bloom. If experts are to be believed, both men and women will be flashing brighter colors in their autumn wardrobes. Top fashion magazines are touting bold colors, more neons and even reflective accents on clothing for fall 2018 for men and women. But how does that translate into the real world of the convention floor?

Movie Theaters are Big (Again) for Corporate Messaging

SmartMeetings

Corporate communications implemented on the big screen can be further amplified with branded handouts, tchotchkes and other fun giveaways and activities, whether it’s new company apparel, employee handbooks, contests or interactive games—providing even greater return on the investment.

Tarsus’ Operations Manager Tricia Barglof Thinks Big

Connect Your Meetings

11-14 for apparel retail buyers and Labelexpo Americas, the largest event for the label and package printing industry in North and South America, Sept. When you talk to Tricia Barglof, CEM, U.S. operations manager at Tarsus, it’s hard to believe she grew up in Forman, North Dakota , a town of less than 600 people. “I I wouldn’t change my upbringing for anything,” says Barglof. But it was small.”.

Gifts that Spark Yearlong Conversations about your Incentive Program

Cvent

Handbags, small luggage and accessories, watches, apparel, and footwear all have relatively high scores when it comes to frequency.

3 Ways to Give Attendees a Taste of Your Host City

Cvent

With its apparel and other unique motorcycle items, the pop-up gives people a sense of the actual store. Use pop-ups to show off your host city to your attendees. The idea of the pop-up is not new, but it allows consumers to get a taste of a new products and experiences.

2016 Las Vegas MAGIC Fashion Convention (World’s Largest Fashion Marketplace)

The Modern Event

Vendors come from all over the world to showcase the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories and manufacturing. The Collective (branded and licensed apparel for men and woman @ Mandalay Bay). MAGIC Vegas is the world’s largest fashion marketplace.

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What to Consider When Planning Your Next Gift Experience

Cvent

Instead, try gifting another high valued category like handbags and luggage or apparel! We understand all that goes into planning a successful event and how much work it is! Luckily, company gifts can be taken off your plate with the help of an on-site gift experience.

Seattle: Where Meetings Mingle with Vibrant City Center

SmartMeetings

Trendy “athleisure” apparel is found at local Do the Extraordinary (DTE) and Canadian Kit & Ace. As a meetings professional, you know attendees love access to great food, drinks and shopping within easy walking distance to the convention venue and hotels.

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Re Defining Disruption @ ILEA Live

Canadian Special Events

Blue Media, Interactive Apparel. by Stacy Wyatt. The buzzword disruption can be heard around the world in industries ranging from advertising to retail and the event industry is no exception.