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


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.

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


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.

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.

Trending event swag


Cotton is making a comeback in apparel with items like polos. We’ve seen more requests for cotton apparel in the last six months trending over and above performance wicking shirts. Dress shirts and golf shirts are still popular but numbers show cotton apparel is still in the lead.

Deck the Halls with Free Holiday Cutout Characters


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.

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.

What to Give? Think Socially Responsible and Personal


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.

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


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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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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Top Tips on Marketing your Conferences and Events


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Top Tips on Marketing your Conferences and Events


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.

Maya’s Moroccan Paradise

Canadian Special Events

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

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 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.

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.

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5 Best Practices for Designing Event Merchandise


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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3 Ways to Give Attendees a Taste of Your Host City


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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5 New Hotel Amenities on the Rise


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.

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.

10 Futuristic Travel Tech Products


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.

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?

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.”.

Top 31 Websites for Event Planners


Their branded event swag options include everything from apparel to food. Find amazing event venues, create dazzling event swag, better manage and market your event strategy, and more with theses these 31 websites for event planners.

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How Philadelphia Venues Work Together to Prepare for Army-Navy Game

PCMA Convene

The March-On ceremony, in which approximately 4,000 cadets and an equal number of midshipmen take up the entire football field, was an awe-inspiring moment that warmed us — along with the energy in the crowd and our newly acquired Eagles cold-weather apparel — despite the chilly temps.

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drp hosts Triumph Global Dealer Conference

Event Industry News

The exhibition included a display of the new bikes, a chill zone for the dealers, a test area to try out the latest product technologies, design showcase, presentations demonstrating the motorcycle production process, moto2 live demo, VR experiences, a dirt bike adventure experience, and an apparel shop. drp hosted British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph motorcycles’ Global Dealer Conference at the ExCel London from 23rd – 24 th October 2018.

Seattle: Where Meetings Mingle with Vibrant City Center


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.

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.

New Avenues INK Employs At-Risk Youth to Help Events

Connect Your Meetings

While we have done some tradeshow events in the past, the primary way that events partner with New Avenues INK is to place orders with us for apparel items and promotional items they plan to distribute at their events. New Avenues INK allows event planners looking to assist communities in need to wear it on their sleeves. The nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon , employs at-risk foster and homeless youth to create swag attendees love to take home.

How To Hypercharge Your Events (and Personal Brand) With Experiential Marketing

PCMA Convene

How does this 30-something serial entrepreneur build hype for a brand that sells — well, cupcake-themed apparel?

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Ask the Attendees: @TechWears_com #AmplifyNYC16


TechWears is a Colorado based eco-apparel accessory brand founded in 2014. AMPLIFY YOUR BRAND 2016 is a two-day learning event with a program filled with panels you won’t find anywhere else!

7 Ways to Simplify Event Registration Process and Improve Attendee Experience


Other questions include shirt size if you’re handing out apparel for event swag. The event registration process seems like such a small part in the bigger scheme of things. However, it’s important that you get this part right because it has a bigger impact on attendee experience than you may realize. There are a few steps to implement to simplify the process and improve the experience for guests. Group Registration. Group registration is beneficial for two reasons.

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Brands Taking Stands: 3BL Forum Explores Corporate Activism

PCMA Convene

When President Donald Trump announced that he would decrease the size of Bear Ears National Monument by 85 percent and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by about half, the outdoor apparel company Patagonia filed a lawsuit. The Long View Sessions at the 3BL Forum explored the role of the corporate responsibility professional as companies balance taking up social causes with turning a profit.

A Plano, Texas, Itinerary for the Business Traveler


Shop for stylish home décor items at West Elm and Frontgate and high-end women’s and men’s apparel at Bonobos, Fabletics, J.Crew, Johnny Wass, Tommy Bahama, Peter Miller, Planet Blue, Pockets, and Suitsupply.

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25 Ingenious Offline Marketing Examples


To showcase the usefulness of their apparel, Globetrotters installed a weather room in one of their shops to simulate extreme weather conditions like -30C temperatures, harsh rain and storm-grade winds. Inspire your marketing strategy with this list of 25 creative offline marketing examples.

Daffodil Ball’s IMAGINE: The Beatles & Beyond

Canadian Special Events

Design highlights included: Costumed staff and volunteers in theme apparel such as peace sign tattoos, John Lennon glasses and black turtlenecks. John Lennon would have been proud to witness the spectacle created in his famous band’s name to celebrate the 24th annual Daffodil Ball.

Amplify Your E-Commerce Sales with Pop-up Shops


Not only could Salesforce customers experience the Demandware product live, but they could experience it both as a merchant and as a consumer by visiting the Vineyard Vines pop-store on the exhibition hall floor in the Commerce Cloud area and purchasing the latest in Edgartown-appropriate apparel.

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A Comprehensive Walk-Through Your Mobile Event App

Hubilo Blog

Wearable tech includes wearable ranging from smart watches and Google glasses to smart apparel and accessories. We have talked about it time and again, event technology has come a long way since its inception.

Three Destinations Breaking the Mold

PCMA Convene

Alex Carleton, creative director at Filson, a 100-year-old outdoor apparel company based in Seattle, welcomed organizers to the company’s flagship store for a session on the importance of storytelling in building a brand.

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Data-driven Tips for Using Email Marketing to Promote Events

Endless Events

As you know, Adidas has a men’s collection and a women’s collection of shoes and apparel. If you’re looking for a powerhouse way to engage your customers, generate leads, and build your brand, then hosting a series of killer events is the way to go. And, a majority of marketers agree.