Why You Need to Be All In on These 4 Vital Event Tech Tools

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Resources Marketing Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Event PlanningBy Liz Burton, High Speed Training. Are you optimizing the technologies that can help make your events more appealing, engaging, and educational? read more.

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5 No-Cost Ways to Energize Your General Sessions

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Resources and Reports TechBy Scott Babcock, Senior Event Producer, PCI. Use these simple, free strategies to amp up the energy, professionalism, and theatricality of your next general session. read more.

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Are You Prepared for a Cybersecurity Breach at Your Next Event?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsTake this survey to help the CIC’s new APEX cybersecurity task force develop ways to help combat this growing threat to the events industry. read more.

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New Platform Aims to Help Planners Crowdsource Content

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Event Management Tech News/Trends Speakers Corporate MeetingsSharedXP is designed to tap into the collective intelligence of peer groups to co-create event content. read more.

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Are You Prepared for a Cyber Security Breach at Your Next Event?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsTake this survey to help the CIC’s new APEX cyber security task force develop ways to help combat this growing threat to the events industry. read more.

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Unique Meeting Space by the Hour in NYC—Believe It

MeetingsNet

Spacebase, a website for finding and booking unconventional, non-hotel venues for small meetings, has expanded out of Europe, with a just-launched presence in New York. Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Tech

7 of Today’s Hottest Meeting AV and Production Trends

MeetingsNet

What some of the smartest tech people I know say is trending when it comes to audiovisual and production for meetings and events. Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports

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Are Your Attendees in Danger of Being Hacked?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsA company set up bogus hot spots to see how easy it would be to hack Republican National Convention attendees. Spoiler alert: It was really, really easy. read more.

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Airbnb and Meetings: “A Win for Everyone”

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings TechSan Francisco Travel’s Joe D’Alessandro talks about his city’s tax-then-partner relationship with the home-share giant.

Avoid These Biggest Production Mistakes Planners Make

MeetingsNet

During a Blab chat, AV and production pros shared some of the things planners need to stop doing if they want to maximize their experience and their tech spend. Association Meetings Resources Audiovisual/Production Resources and Reports

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Associations Now Draws Inspiration from Attendify’s Public Roadmap

Attendify

*This article was originally published by Associations Now on January 5, 2018, and written by Samantha Whitehorne, Editorial Director for Associations Now. . How can your association use the start of 2018 to shake things up or test things out?

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19 Trends to Watch in 2019

Connect Your Meetings

Companies have more money for meetings, but planners have less funds to host the events. The new normal in events is incremental growth, says American Express Meetings & Events in its 2019 Global Meetings & Events Forecast. 2019 will be a growth year for the meetings industry, with activity expected to increase across all meeting types and regions,” says Issa Jouaneh, senior vice president and general manager at American Express Meetings & Events.

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10 Things to Do While in Sacramento for CalSAE

SmartMeetings

Are you one of the more than 1,000 association meeting professionals attending the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) Holiday Spectacular at Sacramento Convention Center this week?

German meetings & events sector continues to grow

Event Industry News

The results of the “Meeting- & EventBarometer 2017/2018” reveal the importance of digitisation and internationalisation for the German meetings, conference and events sector. The annual study is a joint project of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB), European Association of Event Centres (EVVC) and the German Convention Bureau (GCB) who presented the data today. . Attending meetings and conferences also plays an important role for the 2.2

Highlights from IMEX America 2016

SmartMeetings

There were more reasons than ever to attend IMEX America 2016, the biggest three-day exposition for incentive travel, meetings and events, which concluded yesterday at Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian | The Palazzo Las Vegas. Focus on Associations.

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Central Mexico is Meetings-Ready Again

SmartMeetings

Mexico City wants planners to know it is open for business, and ready to host your meeting or event—even as clean-up from September’s 7.1 of meeting and convention space. of meeting and convention space, and 403,915 sq. of meeting space. of meeting space.

When the Boss is You

PCMA Convene

How do you become an independent meeting planner? Annette Suriani, CMP AMS Meetings Solutions Fairfax, Virginia Time as an independent planner: 5 years. Annette Suriani I had always worked directly for an association here in the D.C.

The Future Will See You Now

PCMA Convene

& YOU, an international digital health congress focused on bringing patients and patient perspectives into medical meetings. based 360 Live Media, whose clients include medical associations. Such tech-driven innovation isn’t the only driver of change in medical meetings.

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Convene Celebrates Our 30th Anniversary

PCMA Convene

I n a real sense, Convene , which was launched in 1986, grew up alongside the meetings profession. For decades, membership in PCMA had been a closed circle, limited to medical-meeting professionals. A Meeting Runs on Its Stomach. “As High(ish) Tech. No Phones At Meetings!

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