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Larger Than Life: 11 Oversize Rental Props for Events

BizBash

A prop can add an eye-catching element to any themed event—especially if it's oversized. For themes ranging from Las Vegas

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Attendease: A Solid Event Management Platform for Busy Corporate Event Planners [Review]

EventMB

Attendease is a cloud-based event management software and automation platform for corporate event teams running multiple events. Here is our review. abovethefold## Attendease: What Is It? The Attendease event management platform is an all in one tool to manage face-to-face and online events.

3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Atlanta

BizBash

Get inspired with the latest ideas in catering, rentals, and more in and around Atlanta

33 Ways to Increase Dopamine to Boost Your Productivity

Endless Events

Psst, hey you. Want some dope? What do you mean you don’t do drugs? Hey hold on, don’t call the cops on me! Okay, I see the confusion. I actually meant dopamine. Isn’t dope short for dopamine? Huh, you learn something new every day. Increase Dopamine = More Productivity.

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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.

How to Make People Feel Comfortable at Your B2B Networking Events

Eventtia

Wouldn’t it be great to run B2B networking events that always give everyone a gratifying and meaningful experience each and every time? As wonderful as that sounds, in reality, that’s just not possible.

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9 Tax Season Tips for Meeting Planners

Smart Meetings

It’s everybody’s favorite time of the year again: tax season. What should be straightforward for professional planners and their businesses can quickly turn into a nightmare, with questions ranging from “Can I write off my home office?” to “What percentage can I deduct when taking clients out?”

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Large Convention Centers Upgrade to Cut Energy Waste, Shrink Meeting Footprint

Smart Meetings

The new year is looking brighter. Big event venues such as Mandalay Bay and Palm Springs convention centers have upgraded to green-energy sources, a change that will benefit not just the environment but business, too.

Here Are Your Favorite Venues in the East

Connect Your Meetings

Your favorite venues in the East represent some of the best facilities in the country. Congratulations to all involved for ensuring the events business continues to grow. Below, see what you and your peers selected as prime locations to do business. Convention Centers. Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. drew multiple votes. Carolyn Patterson, director of events at the American Psychological Association, hailed the 2.3-million sq.-ft.

Bring a Touch of Chinese New Year to Your Next Event

Smart Meetings

Chinese New Year falls on Feb. 15 this year, marking the beginning of the year of the Dog. Around the world, people are celebrating the holiday to bring wealth, prosperity and luck for the year. In addition to celebrating, this is a perfect time to steal a few ideas for a fun event. Red Envelopes.

Market Leader and supplier of Temporary Inflatable Structures, Evolution Dome to launch Conference and Exhibition arm

Event Industry News

Market Leader and supplier of Temporary Inflatable Structures Evolution Dome is set to launch a new arm dedicated to the Conference and Exhibition industry later this month.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Strategic Tip: The First Question to Ask When Planning a Meeting

MeetingsNet

In this quick one-minute video Christy Lamagna, CMP, CMM, CTSM, founder and president of Strategic Meetings and Events, zeros in on the most important question to ask in order to start the process of planning a meeting or event. And it’s not, “What’s the budget?”. Printer-friendly version

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PLANTWORX moves to East of England Arena in 3 show agreement

Event Industry News

The Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has announced the venue and dates for their next PLANTWORX trade show. It will be held at the East of England Arena and Events Centre, Peterborough, on 11th, 12th, 13th June 2019.

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Exciting Developments on Tap for Tucson

Smart Meetings

Tucson is one of those cities with one foot headed toward the future and one happily planted into the past. But the “future” foot is really active these days. A lot of interesting things are happening there , particularly in the hospitality and meeting industries.

Crystal Interactive continues to build its portfolio as it partners with Slido

Event Industry News

The UK’s largest full-service event technology company, Crystal Interactive, has strengthened its partnership with Slido, the live Q&A and polling platform for meetings and events, to provide pre-event advice on meeting design and onsite services to ensure maximum audience engagement.

Aruba and Curacao Offer Superb Hyper-Local Activities

Smart Meetings

Located just off the coast of South America, Aruba and Curacao count pristine turquoise waters, Dutch influence with American ease and year-round cooling trade winds among their many assets.

Fast Forward 15 announces 2018 mentors

Event Industry News

Fast forward 15, the pioneering mentoring scheme for women in hospitality and events, has announced 2018’s line up of mentors. The 15 mentors have been selected for their stance on helping to nurture and empower future female talent as well as their far-reaching knowledge and networks.

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Facebook’s New Algorithm: 5 Steps to Keep Music Fans Engaged

Eventbrite

Facebook have made changes to our newsfeeds and it may become harder to reach your audience. Here are a few things you can do to beat the algorithm. The post Facebook’s New Algorithm: 5 Steps to Keep Music Fans Engaged appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Content / Production Event Marketing Event Promotion February IT / Technology Leadership / Management Marketing Music Sales Social Media algorithm facebook facebook advertising facebook algorithm

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Bauer Media completes acquisition of The Big One, the UK’s biggest fishing event

Event Industry News

The Bauer Media Group has acquired the UK’s biggest fishing show, The Big One. The Big One is held annually each spring in Farnborough, and attracts almost 20,000 enthusiastic anglers who attend the most important event on the angling calendar.

The Importance of Setting Well-Defined Goals For Your Event (And Achieving Them!)

TicketBud

Did you know that most New Year’s Resolutions have failed by this point? Read on and you’ll discover why most events never achieve what organizers want, too. Everyone has a goal when they want to run an event. It might be to make a certain amount of money. Or, you might want to educate people on a topic that you feel will be useful to them. However, the problem is that rarely do I run into an event organizer that has a well-defined goal , or a definite chief aim for their event.

New rules to be introduced to protect consumers against ticket touting

Event Industry News

Fans of live events are set to benefit from new rules which will demand more information from sellers on secondary ticket websites. Under the new rules, which will come into force in April, ticket resellers will be required to provide purchasers with additional detailed information about tickets including the location of seats, disclosure of any restrictions and the original price of the ticket itself.

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Tip-sheet: Take Your Race to the Next Level

Eventbrite

Endurance sports require commitment and, equally, your participants require your commitment when it comes to organising the event. Our tip-sheet can help. The post Tip-sheet: Take Your Race to the Next Level appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. At the Event Checklist Endurance Event Management Event Planning February Leadership / Management Operations / Logistics Owner Sales Sport / Race Sports Ticket Sales Endurance Events event-planning

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JMT launches new online platform for organisers

Event Industry News