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Struggling to meditate daily

Conferences that Work

For three months now, I’ve meditated for twenty minutes every day. Personally this is a big deal, as I’ve struggled to maintain a regular meditation practice for decades. I’ve resolved countless times to meditate daily, and fallen off the mindfulness wagon over and over again.

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The top 7 Ways to Double Registrations to Your Event


There will be more subscribers, the number of registrations will possibly even double, and you will receive a flurry of potential attendees to your event if you use up-to-date event technology solutions and take advantage of the ways to increase event registrations they provide.

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Announcing Attendease Design Enhancements


Your branding is a powerful statement. Your brand conveys a variety of messages (subtle or not so subtle) about your product or company. Think benefits, values, culture, and personality (to name a few).

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5 Event Design Trends From Award Season's Coolest Parties


Get inspired by the color schemes, floral decor, and other design trends that have emerged from the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, and Emmy Awards

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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.

In Seattle, the power of women runs deep.

PCMA Convene

In 1926 Bertha Knight Landes became the first female mayor of a major American city, serving as the mayor of Seattle. Ever since, the city has continuously embraced the contributions of women, empowering them to shape the city’s culture along the way.

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Customizing Times on the Time Wizard


Customizing Times on the Time Wizard Caterease Version: 18 Category: Miscellaneous Date: 03/11/2019. The post Customizing Times on the Time Wizard appeared first on Caterease. Miscellaneous

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Embracing and Leveraging Millennial Strengths

Event Leadership Institute

Entitled. Self-obsessed. Narcissistic. Distracted. These terms carry a strong negative connotation and without doubt are insulting to any person between the ages of circa 22 – 37. I would even argue that the term “millennial” itself, denotes a negative undertone.

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Brexit – the good news for City venues

Event Industry News

Nearly 77% of City venues, according to a recent survey, are expecting an increase in revenue in the next 12 months, in spite of the apparent uncertainty caused by Brexit. The survey, carried out by London City Selection (LCS) – an exclusive consortium of city venues and suppliers – uncovered several other positive findings.

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Sneak Preview of the Action at Education Conference

PCMA Convene

Los Angeles will host PCMA’s 2019 Education Conference June 25–28, (Shutterstock). The setting will be different — the sunny warmth of southern California in June vs. wintertime in western Pennsylvania.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

11 Do’s & Don’ts When Pitching at Events So You Look Like a Genius

EventBank Insights

[link] Pitching at events, no matter what you're pitching, is one of the most nerve-wracking things to undertake, even for an experienced salesperson.

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Why Business Events Should Leave a Positive Legacy

PCMA Convene

Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress offers an ambitious environmental program where participants can contribute directly by offsetting their carbon footprint, recycling their badge, and minimizing the impact of their travel and on-site participation. By Jenny Ennis and Fanny Senez.

Event Cybersecurity Risks Every Event Prof Should Know

Endless Events

Is your event safe from major event cybersecurity risks? Are you doing everything you can to secure your online data from attacks? As event profs, we hold so much data within our registrations, software, and events.

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The Best Communication Skills for Workplace Success

PCMA Convene Honing your communication skills can influence your career — and your daily success at work. Entrepreneur ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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The Best Hotels to Celebrate National Nap Day

Smart Meetings

If you are still reeling from losing an hour to daylight saving time, maybe you need to take 45 minutes off to recover. In honor of National Nap Day , Smart Meetings rounded up the best hotels around the world where you can close your eyes and unplug.

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AEV Event Managers Working Group teams up with MMU students and staff

Event Industry News

The AEV Event Managers Working Group, chaired by Michelle Baldwin, senior event manager, NEC, will be teaming up with second-year Events Management students from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) for its next meeting, being held at the institution on March 13, 2019.

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7 Smart Moves at Hotel Zoe and more

Smart Meetings

TJ Pierri Hotel Zoe in San Francisco has named Pierri as general manager. Before Hotel Zoe, Pierri served in the role of resort manager at Lansdowne Resort and Spa in Leesburg, Virginia.

Backlash to All-Women Speaker Lineup at Conference

PCMA Convene How one scientific conference tried to disprove the argument that it’s too difficult to find women speakers — and came under fire for going a little too far in trying to make up the difference. pcma ). Read More. Industry Trends Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

Northern California Venues for Scenic Meetings & Events

Unique Venues

Northern California is one of the most scenic and diverse parts of California with major cities of interest including Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose—memorable areas that merge mountains with metropolises and technology booms with the bounty of wine country.

News: Introducing Aventri's First-Ever Chief People Officer


The Aventri team is growing faster than ever before, and that comes with a lot of excitement as well as challenges. It's why the company needed a leader to bring people together through discipline, mindfulness, and communication to ensure goals are achieved and that our employees are engaged.

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What Trade Show Professionals Really Want in Event Technology

PCMA Convene

If you could create the perfect event tech platform that would solve all of your event-related issues while helping you to achieve your trade show goals, what would that technology look like? TSNN ). Read More. Meeting or Event Design News Junkie Technology

How To Ace Event Marketing


Event marketing is the phenomenon that creates value for everyone that is involved in the process of organising and hosting an event. It can help you reach a wider set. Read More. The post How To Ace Event Marketing appeared first on Townscript Blog. Event Management Event Marketing Event Planning Event Promotion audience engagement event marketing event planning podcast social media

EU Will Soon Require U.S. Visitors to Apply for Visa-Like Travel Pass

PCMA Convene

New York Post. Americans traveling to Europe for business or leisure will soon have to add a new item to their packing lists. ( New York Post ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Human Security Radar deployed at the Geneva International Motor Show

Event Industry News

A Human Security Radar (HSR) system will be deployed at the Palexpo Exhibition and Congress Centre in Geneva to improve safety and security for the International Motor Show 2019. Asptec’s HSR system is the world’s first fully automatic real-time mass people screening solution. Held over a period of ten days, the Geneva International Motor Show is one of the automotive industry’s flagship events and attracts large numbers of visitors every year.

U.S. Had Highest Number of Hotel Projects in 2018

PCMA Convene The top five markets in the U.S. with the most hotel construction projects were New York City, followed by Dallas, Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta, and Nashville. TravelPulse ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Coda Agency and AGF Launch Green Artist Rider

Event Industry News

In response to a growing interest and requests from their Artists, Coda Agency have partnered with A Greener Festival to provide a Green Artist Rider. The Green Artist Rider has been developed to assist artists, and to encourage a stronger collaboration with promoters and venues.

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Marriott CEO Tells Senators Passport Changes Being Considered After Data Breach

PCMA Convene Marriott is considering changing the way it stores passport information in the wake of the breach of the Starwood reservation system that Marriott announced in November. Skift ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

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Events Industry Board Appoints Michael Hirst OBE as Chair

Event Industry News

Michael Hirst OBE has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Events Industry Board by Michael Ellis MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport following the resignation of Nick de Bois last summer. Hirst has served as Deputy Chair since the creation of the Events Industry Board in 2016.

Inspiring Events in Luxurious Locations


InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest luxury hotel brand and has been at the forefront of global travel — for both leisure and business — for over 70 years.

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New Research: Men & Women Navigate B2B Exhibitions Differently

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

A distilled version of the C enter for Exhibition Industry Research Gender Differences and Similarities report was recently published by Kaylee Hultgren writing for Links

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