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How to Stay Below Budget During the Holidays


*Ka-ching!* That’s usually the sound many of us hear when we think about event planning during the holiday season. The post How to Stay Below Budget During the Holidays appeared first on Caterease.

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Getting Burned by Attendee Churn? What It Is and Why it Happens


Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President & Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group. Without fail, it happens every year. A certain percentage of your conference participants don’t return. Don’t renew their association membership. They disappeared. This is attendee churn.

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How to Turn Around Your Sponsorship Revenue

Velvet Chainsaw

If your conference is like most, sponsorship revenue is underperforming.

Eventbrite’s Creator Summits Bring Organizers Together. Care to Join Us?

Picatic by Eventbrite

Eventbrite's Creator Summits bring together the creators, music and otherwise, who use our platform — allowing them to learn from one another and grow their professional network. Care to join us? Eventbrite Music Networking

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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.

The New Rules of Attendee Engagement [Free Report]


Event professionals agree: engagement is the most crucial element of planning experiences. The way we engage attendees has changed over the past few years. New tech and new formats are raising expectations. Is your event ready to engage attendees in 2020?

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The 3 Attendee Questions: What They Want to Know About Each Other

Endless Events

Everybody gather ’round because we’re talking attendee questions that matter! So, when you’re putting an event together, what is the most important thing on your mind? Who are you doing this for? And who will ultimately decide the success of your event?

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12 Imaginative Events from AdWeek


Learn how AdWeek, creator of one of the most popular advertising trade publications in the world, uses events to supercharge its content strategy. AdWeek is the second-largest advertising trade publication in existence.

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4 Team Members Who Secretly Wish You’d Adopt a Lead Capture Solution


Driving successful event outcomes requires a huge effort from your entire team, and each member of that team wishes you would adopt an event lead capture solution already! Lead Capture Event Marketing

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Guest blog: Are you getting the best value from your venue?

Event Industry News

By Kristin Lamb, head of sales and marketing, ExecSpace. It comes as no surprise that one of the key elements of organising any event is securing a space or venue.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How Atlanta’s Massive Conference Center Became So Environmentally Friendly


An outside shot of the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia World Congress Center Authority Skift Take: Even the biggest venues can be gentle on the climate.

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Innovation Women calls on event organisers & venues to commit to making events no “Manel Zones”

Event Industry News

The new campaign urges conferences, event organisers and venues to support gender-balance, diversity and inclusion on stage.

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Spice Up the Workplace with These 8 Holiday Event Ideas


It’s the most wonderful time of the year. ?? The cheer is spreading, the laughter is getting louder, and the decorations are getting.BRIGHTER! To spread extra holiday cheer in the workplace (and spice things up — maybe with some cider?),

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D&D London partners with SevenRooms to enhance customer experience across 43 properties

Event Industry News

D&D London has partnered with SevenRooms, a data-driven operations, marketing and guest engagement platform, to improve guest experiences by adopting its platform across the group. The platform has been implemented across 43 locations, including some of London’s most well-known restaurants, such as Chelsea’s famous Bluebird, city favourite Coq d’Argent, Quaglino’s, Le Pont de la Tour, 100 Wardour Street, and the group’s latest opening, 14 Hills.

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Event Marketing – Quick Guide to Key Social Media Platforms

Event Leadership Institute

Smarticle. READ TIME: 3 minutes. Event marketing is an essential part of pulling off a fantastic event.

Events and Technology are Building Communities in Malaysia

EventBank Insights

It’s no secret that hosting events are a good way to bring people together. Events bring in people with similar interests and concerns and try to encourage interaction between one another.

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Industry’s prospects positive for 2020 after challenging 2019, says mia

Event Industry News

A growth in enquiry levels for 2020 will allow the business meetings and events industry to start the new year with optimism after a challenging 2019, says the Meetings Industry Association (mia).

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Marketing 2020 in the Philippines: Trends, Predictions and Planning for the New Year

EventBank Insights

To succeed in marketing, you need to be forward-thinking. This means being always in-the-know of the next big thing, the latest advancements and all the trends that are sure to be big over the next 12 months.

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Magical Bury St Edmunds Christmas Market gets the EFS Festive Touch

Event Industry News

The award winning Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre (Thursday 21st to Sunday 25 November 2019) is now in its 17 th year and continues to thrive in popularity.

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4 Tips for Planning a Corporate Event That Every Attendee Will Enjoy

Eagle's Flight Corporate Events

The best corporate events are fun, engaging, and tied to business goals in a way that provides value to attendees. But when hosting large groups with a variety of personalities and skills at a company-wide event, it can be tricky to keep everyone engaged and enjoying themselves throughout the event.

TicketCo appoints Paul Carey in UK festival division as part of growth plans

Event Industry News

Cloud-based event payment platform, TicketCo, has appointed Paul Carey as key account manager in the UK. Paul, a former general manager of Rewind Festival, has joined TicketCo to drive growth in its UK festival division.

12 Ideas for Your Next Award Show


When you think of an award show, you may think of the red carpet, the celebrities, and the beautiful gowns. And while the typical award ceremony the average planner organizes is not quite as glamorous, it's still one of the most exciting parts of having an awards program.

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ESSA Conference 2019 features launch of new accreditation scheme

Event Industry News

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) recently held its 2019 conference, welcoming more than 200 delegates from across the membership and event industry to the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Arena MK, Milton Keynes, for a day of compelling content and to launch an important initiative, the ESSA Accreditation Scheme. The new accreditation scheme was announced during the conference’s Town Hall session, with ESSA Chair, Martin Cairns, ESSA vice-Chair Lou Kiwanuka, and ESSA Director, Andrew Harrison, introducing the scheme and explaining its purpose, mechanism and implementation to the assembled members. Guest and keynote speakers included renowned performance psychology expert, Jamil Qureshi, and Tim Reid, the comedy writer and creative coach. In addition to the main programme, which featured the return of the Solutions Room sessions and the Town Hall, there were three breakout sessions offering advice on creativity, mental health and testing new ideas. Following the well-received conference, 260 guests attended the ESSA Chairman’s Dinner and Awards Night, and met for pre-dinner drinks, including ESSA Branded Espresso Martinis, before enjoying a three-course meal with musical and comedy entertainment. After dinner, it was time for the ESSA awards, presented by Andrew Harrison and the individual award sponsors. John Robson, MD, Aztec Event Services was presented the ESSA Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry 2019, sponsored by beMatrix. Travis Butterfield of Press Red Rentals was presented with the ESSA Young Person Award, sponsored by Markey Ltd. The Barista was presented with the ESSA Innovation Award, sponsored by Briggs Equipment Hire. The ESSA Unsung Hero Award was presented to Mike Elsmore, sponsored by Europa, and finally, the ESSA Member Company Award was presented to GES, sponsored by The Barista. ESSA director, Andrew Harrison, commented at the end of the day, “This has been the largest ESSA Conference to date, and the initial feedback is that there really has been something for everyone who attended. We are delighted with the reception for ESSA Accredited. It is something that has been needed for some time and now we have the platform to build a comprehensive and well-designed accreditation process for this industry. The dinner and awards celebrated everything that is good about ESSA membership, now we can all step back and celebrate with friends and colleagues.”. With the awards awarded, nothing further remained than for the guests to enjoy the live music and dancing, and spend their conference dollars at the fun casino, into the early hours. Subscribe to e-newsletter updates Keep up to date with the latest news Join 15,000 + #eventprofs and get our e-newsletters direct to your inbox First Name Last Name Submit Form is being submitted, please wait a bit. Areas of interest. Brand Events. Concerts & Tours. Conferences. Exhibitions. Event Tech. Festivals. Meetings. Sporting Events. Venues. Yes, I agree with the privacy policy. Please fill out all required fields. Conference News News ESSA ESSA Awards event supplier Event Supplier and Services Association

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How to Throw a New Year’s Event!

Event Smart

How to Throw a New Year’s Event! New Year’s events make for a fun and entertaining way for people to come together and ring in the new year with friends and family. It’s also a great opportunity for event organizers to turn an annual festivity into a memorable and lucrative event. To help you plan […]. The post How to Throw a New Year’s Event! appeared first on Event Smart Blog for online event registration and ticketing websites.

Cook & Associates Chosen as Preferred Supplier for Farnborough International Airshow 2020

Event Industry News

Leading global brand experience company, Cook & Associates , has been selected as a “preferred supplier” for the 2020 Farnborough International Airshow.

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The Efficient Sales Funnel of a Successful Event Pro

All Seated

In this webinar with Ryan O’Neil, Founder & CEO of Curate, you will learn about driving inbound traffic through SEO, website optimization, and referrals, nurturing needs and the expectation of “immediateness”, and closing the deal by capturing and fulfilling the client’s vision.

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