Wed.May 22, 2019

Leveraging Team Learning at Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Traditionally teams from organizations attend a conference with a divide-and-conquer game plan, as they split up and attend as many different sessions as they can.

The Golden Rules of Event Volunteer Retention

ePly

If your event relies on the help of volunteers, then you know how difficult recruiting them can be. A person’s time is valuable - and asking them to spend a chunk of it with you doing work, for no pay? Well, that’s tough.

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12 Imaginative Events from Atlassian

Bizzabo

Ready to host more engaging and creative conferences? Take a look at this list of 12 imaginative events from Atlassian to learn how! Atlassian, founded in 2002 by college friends Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, is an Australian software company.

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Has San Francisco just banned the use of facial recognition at events?

Event Industry News

San Francisco has become the first US city to prohibit the use of facial recognition from local authorities such as law enforcement and transport police. Legislators voted 8-1 in favour of the ban and if the law passes another vote, which it is expected to do, it will be put into effect in June this year. Supporters of the new law stated that this type of technology infringes on people’s right to privacy.

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.

Insights and Tips from the King of AV?-?Q&A with Will Curran

Hubilo Blog

Event Industry has witnessed digital developments not just with the inception of event technology but the equipment like AV which is required in the venue to make the event better. We got a chance to interview one of the profound people in the event industry, Will Curran?—?found

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7 Key Steps to Successful Event Sponsorship

Eventsforce

Sponsors can make a big difference to your event. They may even be the reason you host an event in the first place. Yet securing and managing sponsorships is one of the biggest challenges organisers have to face. What kind of sponsors make sense for your event? What kind of packages can you offer?

14 Unique Fall Wedding Reception Ideas

Social Tables

From color patterns to gift ideas, the fall weather provides the opportunity to take a wedding to a new level, offering unparalleled beauty only nature can provide. We’ve gathered some ideas — from wedding favors to decor — to help you provide the bride and groom with the most memorable wedding possible. 14 Ideas to help event planners put on incredible fall wedding receptions 1.

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How To Use Retargeting Ads to Sell More Concert Tickets

Eventbrite

Are ads following you? When you browse for a product, service, or event on your laptop or smartphone, do you then see ads for it wherever you go online? That’s called retargeting, and if you’re not using it in your marketing, you’re missing out on a lot of ticket sales.

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Event Tech Tribe appoints new leader to spur further growth

Event Industry News

The Event Tech Tribe, the international federation of best-in-craft event tech companies, has announced the appointment of Carsten Pleiser as its new CEO.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

6 Ways to Make Your Events More Instagrammable

Aventri

This four-letter word is one of the most feared descriptors in marketing - and for a good reason. Events that lack buzz before, during, and after the festivities always fail. This failure to capture the audience can hurt the brand moving forward.

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Oliver Morgan joins creative agency TEN6 Creative as Client Services Director.

Event Industry News

TEN6 Creative are once again expanding their London team with the appointment of Oliver Morgan in the new role of Client Services Director. Morgan joins from Gold Key Media after a hugely successful ten years as Business Development Director and previously Event Sales Director.

15 Scenic Design Trends that Will Amaze Your Guests

eventplanner

The event stage is where all the action happens. Important industry experts and thought leaders are coming together to share their knowledge with the audience

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Top Tips for Converting PowerPoint to PDF

Glisser

Converting your PowerPoint (PPT) presentation to PDF is becoming an ever more common practice within the event tech industry. This is because live slide sharing via event tech solutions such as Glisser allow for the uploading of both PPT and PDF files. Event Planning

Why Experiential Team-Building Events are Having a Moment

Eagle's Flight Corporate Events

Whether the goal of your corporate event is to break the ice in a group, build camaraderie among teammates, or help the individuals in a team learn more about each other, team building activities are most effective using a hands-on and interactive approach.

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The Unpopular Opinion Part 5: consultancy services

Event Industry News

Our latest Unpopular Opinion piece looks at the subject of consultancy services and why companies think it is acceptable to ask for advice without paying for it. Can I pick your brain? What are your thoughts on this? Questions like this are asked of me nearly every day.

Do you need a branded or container event app? Here’s help

Attendify

While the latest surveys showed that the majority of the event industry is not yet using event apps, it also forecasted that almost 60 percent of pros planned to increase their event tech adoption.

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etc.venues expands in New York and London simultaneously

Event Industry News

Award-winning urban day events and conferences venue specialist, etc.venues, have announced details of its international expansion into New York. The news has come in the same week as the company launched its 17 th UK venue: ‘ the training and meeting space of the future’ in London’s Chancery Lane. . The first of several venues to open in New York will be at 360 Madison Avenue in Midtown.

 11 Essentials to Differentiate Your Hotel Marketing from the Competition

All Seated

With new hotels constantly opening, plus the growth of websites like Airbnb, VRBO, and HomeAway, it’s incredibly challenging for hotels – especially boutique hotels – to stand out in their marketing against the competition. It’s no longer enough to be listed on travel sites.

Guest blog: Public engagement with speaking and art

Event Industry News

By Vidura Fonseka, dancer, engineer and speaker. Two years ago, I left my job at Rolls-Royce to start a new journey as a public speaker. I have some important ideas I want to share with the world. I’m also street-dancer and have performed in front of large audiences all around the UK. However, despite my performing background, I had a lot to learn about public engagement. In this article I will share some of the things that I have learnt in my journey so far.

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Action-Packed Group Activities Add Adventure to Any Convention

Cvent

Meeting attendees are craving adventure and fun, whether indoors or in the great outdoors, as well as the chance to tackle a challenge shoulder-to-shoulder with colleagues and new friends.

How CHG Healthcare Uses Event Technology to Put People First

Cvent

As one of the largest healthcare staffing providers in the U.S., CHG Healthcare works to put people first. Manager of Corporate Events Annie Gingrich needed to find a technology solution without sacrificing culture.

Cayman Cookout at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Hosted by Eric Ripert

Cvent

The Cayman Cookout event at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is a wonderful opportunity to book an incentive trip for small groups.