The Future of Exhibition Is Here: The Comic Book Convention

EventMB

The modern comic book convention is high-tech, engaging, diverse, and a huge industry with powerful sponsors. The post The Future of Exhibition Is Here: The Comic Book Convention by Nick Borelli appeared first on [link]. Ideas comic book convention ideas inspiration takeaways

Event Tech Tribe expands its offering with venue booking tool

Event Industry News

Event technology collaborative, The Event Tech Tribe is kicking off the New Year with an announcement that their family of best-in-craft event tech suppliers has grown. The post Event Tech Tribe expands its offering with venue booking tool appeared first on Event Industry News.

JetBlue Jettisons Third-Party Booking Sites

Smart Meetings

The budget airline has joined others such as Delta in dropping several online travel-booking websites, or aggregators. Air passengers who booked through the banished sites chose cheaper fares and spent less on add-ons such as premium seating or pet booking. “We

New Management Systems Lead the Charge for Industry Tech  

Smart Meetings

But recent years have seen an increasing number of event management applications, culminating in six of 2018’s nine finalists specializing in behind the scenes management or booking. Spacebase –a direct booking site for unique venues.

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide

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The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. This carefully curated conference directory features over 200 (and growing) 2019 tech conferences across multiple industries. Tech Events featured in in this list take place all throughout the year, all around the globe.

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Talking of the tech trend…

Event Industry News

That would be tech, tech, tech, tech and… industrial style furniture with a splash of colour (but we’ll get to that a little bit later). The post Talking of the tech trend… appeared first on Event Industry News. Trends, by their very nature, tend to come and go.

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5 Ways Tech Will Save Your Event

All Seated

Crowdsourcing – Wondering what keynote to book, discussion topics to include or venue to choose? Through VR technology, planners can now “ see ” a venue before it’s even booked. What are your MUST-HAVE tech tools?

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Try New Event Ideas For 2018: Create a Roadshow, Book Underrated Venues, Create a Unique Event Experience

Endless Events

You really need to use tech to extract unique insights from the information you collect, plus add some of your vast event experience to really breakthrough with new event ideas. Meetings are definitely getting a big tech upgrade this year.

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ETL Replay – The trade-show revolutionary: lets tear apart the rule book

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live is Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology. From the Expo and Engage Stage at Event Tech Live 2018. Event Tech Live will return to London in November 2019, follow the official hashtag #ETL19 on social media to keep up-to-date with show news. The post ETL Replay – The trade-show revolutionary: lets tear apart the rule book appeared first on Event Industry News.

Event Tech in the Talks: August Edition

Hubilo Blog

We have for you an event tech roundup where we have handpicked the best of event technology in this past month, from event tech innovations to tips for making the best out of tech, here are out event tech favourites from August: In the news.

Using Event Tech The Right Way

Endless Events

How are you using event tech at your events? And for practical event tech, you need to know what AV to use. Review our free production guide infographic and level up your AV tech knowledge. Are You Falling Behind on the Newest Tech?

What Mobile Apps for Conferences and Events Should I Choose?

Endless Events

Here Are the Meeting Booking Stats You Need to Know. Online booking platforms have become important tools for helping professionals find ideal meeting rooms for their audience. Also, did you know that more than 9 out of 10 bookings done online are for groups of 20 or less?

Participatory voting at events: Part 2—Low-tech versus high-tech solutions

Conferences that Work

There is no shortage of high-tech systems that can poll an audience. Here are three reasons why high-tech ARSs may not be the best choice for participatory voting: ARSs necessitate expense and/or time to set up for a group.

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Two day Event Tech Live smashes the numbers

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live 2018 (ETL) had the courage of its convictions, ramping up to two days and introducing more new elements, a 1-2-1 Meeting Zone and the New Experience Zone among them. While ETL has the traditional exhibition cornerstones in terms of interactivity, engagement and education, organiser Event Industry News’ relationship with its exhibitors and visitors, its commitment to fitting content, to new tech and start-ups, sets the show far apart.

Feeling Moody? Now You Can Book a Hotel to Match Your Mood

Smart Meetings

AccorHotels is such a fan of the concept, the hotel chain is applying it to the booking process. On April 4, AccorHotels released its latest booking service, dubbed “MoodMatch.” Powered by tech startup Travelsify, MoodMatch aims to match user moods with appropriate hotels.

After Marriott Commission Cut, Event Tech Exec Urges Planners to Make Lemonade Out of Lemons

Smart Meetings

and Canadian hotel bookings starting in April. In this scenario, charging the customer for work done—rather than being paid a percentage of business booked by the venue—would bring more transparency to the transaction and help to communicate the value delivered. Leveraging Tech Tools.

Event Tech Live partners with Brella

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live 2018 (ETL) has recruited networking solutions specialist Brella to match visitors with exhibitors, products and people. Using a few sharp questions, the system quickly highlights the right people to talk to, going on to book a table and a 15 minute slot at the show’s new 1-2-1 meeting zone. Event Tech Live returns to the Old Truman Brewery, East London for two full days this year, on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 of November.

5 Tech-Focused Hotel Trends

Smart Meetings

Here are five major hotel tech trends we’re seeing in 2017. Interestingly, 74 percent of hoteliers surveyed by Zebra Technologies, a technology company that provides hospitality tech solutions, said they plan to use geolocation to assist with guest check-in by smartphone.

Feeling Moody? Now You Can Book a Hotel to Match Your Mood

Smart Meetings

AccorHotels is such a fan of the concept, the hotel chain is applying it to the booking process. On April 4, AccorHotels released its latest booking service, dubbed “MoodMatch.” Powered by tech startup Travelsify, MoodMatch aims to match user moods with appropriate hotels.

Event-Tech at the Winter Olympic Games 2018: Part-1

Hubilo Blog

A country known to be a technology hub, the home of revolutionary tech-giants such as Samsung , Hyundai and LG Electronics , South Korea is playing host to one of the most tech-forward events recorded in history, the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Event Tech Awards 2018: Here We Go!

Attendease

We are pleased to announce that Attendease has been shortlisted for two categories under the Event Tech Awards 2018: Best Event Management Platform , and Best Hybrid Event or Live Streaming Solution. Contact our team to book a demo! The awards are now in their sixth year and will once again recognize the achievements of companies delivering digital and technological solutions to the events industry.

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uTRAC Event Tech Live preview

Event Industry News

uTRAC is a cloud-based solution that simplifies the scheduling, booking and tracking of workers at multiple event sites. The post uTRAC Event Tech Live preview appeared first on Event Industry News.

Guest Blog: Small meetings booking platforms should integrate to improve service to everyone’s clients

Event Industry News

By Caleb Parker, Tech and Innovation Chair, HBAA. Small meetings booking platforms would all deliver a better, totally comprehensive service to clients if they were to cooperate in sharing data, collaborating on content and partnering on distribution. Currently too much time is wasted searching, checking availability and confirming the booking.

Meeting Planner Tips for Boosting Audience Engagement, Faster Check-ins and More

Endless Events

Infrastructure is safer and more tightly integrated with the tech you use for your events. Your chosen on-site management tool should be able to handle multiple aspects of credentials, validation, tracking, and more, and feed them to any other event tech you’re using.

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etouches: New Tech to Source Better Venue Deals [Review]

EventMB

The etouches strategic sourcing solution enables event planners to book venues and negotiate better deals, faster. The post etouches: New Tech to Source Better Venue Deals [Review] by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Getting High-Tech Upgrades

Smart Meetings

They’ll first become available exclusively to members of Identity, the resort’s rewards program , before hitting the market for everyone to book. The post The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Getting High-Tech Upgrades appeared first on Smart Meetings. Photo credit: thomashartshelby.com.

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Tech-savvy Crewsaders shortlisted for Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

The platform takes into account client quotes and bookings, staff scheduling, staff management, client liaison on site and health and on-site health and safety reporting. This also offers a calendar view of all bookings made by the company which can be restricted to individual project managers if needed. Each confirmed booking shows the photos and names of the crew attending site at a click of a button.

IMEX Revving Up Tech Tools

Smart Meetings

The system will go live in the spring of 2018 to enable preshow engagement, buyer travel arrangements, appointment booking and exhibitor marketing for the 2018 event. The post IMEX Revving Up Tech Tools appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Join Boomset at Event Tech Live 2017!

Boomset

With live tech demos, educational content, and Q&A sessions this FREE event is not to be missed! To see the full event program and itinerary, visit the Event Tech Live website. (As Learn more about Boomset and book an appointment with us at Stand 302: etl17 event industry news event tech live eventprofs event planning event marketing rfid event roi meetingprofs mpiJoin Boomset on November 9th at the Old Truman Brewery in London.

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Eventinterface selected an ibtm 2017 Tech Watch Awards Finalist

Eventinterface

Eventinterface has been selected as one of the finalist for the renowned Tech Watch Awards by ibtm, the leading exhibition for the meetings industry.

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Eventinterface Selected an ibtm 2017 Tech Watch Award Finalist

Eventinterface

Eventinterface has been selected as one of the finalist for the renowned Tech Watch Awards by ibtm, the leading exhibition for the meetings industry. From the nine finalists, judges will now vote for a winner in each category, one of which will be named Tech Watch Award 2017 winner on 29 November at ibtm world in Barcelona. Kerry Prince, Portfolio Director, ibtm events, commented: “We are delighted to have had such a strong field of entries for this year’s Tech Watch Award.

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Inside a ‘Social Tech Cabana’

PCMA Convene

Along with social-tech companies Hootsuite and Tickr, Crimson Hexagon created a “Social Tech Cabana” just outside the Palais where they entertained customers with social-tech case studies, accompanied by a Bloody Mary hangover-cure happy hour every morning.

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Does This Look Like a Tech Booth?

PCMA Convene

When I went in search of the trade-show real estate occupied by Spacebase , the event-space-booking platform, at IMEX Frankfurt, I almost missed it. What you expect to see when you look for a tech booth. The Spacebase presence at IMEX Frankfurt.

Why A Popular Tech Gathering Might be Heading to Canada Soon

PCMA Convene

Collision , an annual tech gathering that Forbes called “the best technology conference on the planet,” has welcomed tens of thousands of attendees to New Orleans for the past three years, but that audience may move north of the border in 2019.

Smart Meeting Speaker: ‘Gig Economy’ Requires Multiple Ways of Engaging People

Smart Meetings

She noted that tech is the enabler of independent, or freelance, work, and that millennials are leading the way, with 47 percent of them freelancing. Single media , in which a single story is delivered by a single media (a book, for instance). Olga Mizrahi.

Did You Win $150 of Event Planning Books?

Guidebook

How can you use the tools in your tech toolbox to measure and improve it? And finally, we did a roundup of the best books for event planners –the classics and the new, favorites from our readers and our team of event pros here at Guidebook. Get ready to be the belle of your next planning mixer with all the hard knowledge you’ll drop from these books! To celebrate, we chose a subscriber to win a fabulous package of books this week.

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Augmented Reality Tops Biggest Global Travel Tech Trends

Smart Meetings

The meetings industry implications are obvious: planning and booking tools. Leading online travel agencies such as Priceline have also realized that augmented reality enhances the booking experience for travelers.”.

Event Planners on Tech: Ross Easton, Head of Commercial & Hospitality, The SSE Hydro

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A pre-event e-mail is sent to all ticket purchasers with options to book dinner reservations on site. Finally, what piece of event tech can’t you live without? The post Event Planners on Tech: Ross Easton, Head of Commercial & Hospitality, The SSE Hydro appeared first on

8 #Hoteltech Trends Disrupting Hospitality and Tourism

EventMB

For many years, the process of booking into a hotel and accessing its benefits during a stay has remained largely unchanged. Although room and resource booking have been […]. artificial intelligence AI chatbots robots #hoteltech hotel tech hotel wifiRoom service?

Live From IMEX 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 135

Endless Events

Kate Delaney’s New Book – DEAL YOUR OWN DESTINY. In this special episode of #EventIcons, we are coming to you live from IMEX 2018. PACKED with 23 #EventIcons (yes, you read that right 23 industry heavyweights!).

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How to Mitigate a CES-style Blackout at Your Event

Smart Meetings

Cruz suggests holding off on booking unless the venue demonstrates it can handle your current needs , as well as includes assurances for how they would adjust if the program grows larger than anticipated. A major blackout occurred this week—and we’re not talking about the Golden Globes outfits. On Wednesday, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) experienced a 2-hour long power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Tech Upgrades Coming to Las Vegas Convention Center

Smart Meetings

The project team recognized the potential to introduce the venue takeover experience to the convention center landscape—and give planners yet another reason to book Las Vegas Convention Center for events. Features such as a new 600,000-square-foot exhibit hall and 150,000 sq.

Three Ways Tech Transformed the Events Business

GatherHere

Customers can search your venue and either see a poor internet and social media presence (not so good), or they’ll find quality photography, glowing customer reviews, and all the info they need when it comes to potentially booking your space.

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