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Conference Reform Requires Cultivating Leaders With Moral Purpose To Make A Difference

Velvet Chainsaw

Many conferences are stuck in the rut of legacy routines, age-old rituals and cloned programming. Conference organizers and its advisors replicate the past maintaining the traditions and well-established procedures of yesteryear.

EventMobi’s 150 Days of Action: Adam’s Volunteer Story With Operation Christmas Child


On July 1st, 2017, EventMobi kicked off a new company-wide volunteer program called 150 Days of Action.

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Capture Important Event Attendee Info With Custom Questions

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Every event is unique — and so is the way you sign up attendees. You might need to capture specific information, such as meal preference or t-shirt size, right up front during registration.

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How New Technology Helped This Gala Raise $7 Million


Charity: Water, a nonprofit organization that provides drinking water to people in developing nations, has a reputation for using technology

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

In The Live Music Business, Safer Customers Are Repeat Customers

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2018 brought intimate conversations about sexual harassment and personal safety to the fore. Conversations like #MeToo have made their mark on the music industry, inspiring top-level conversations about gender parity amongst some of the world’s largest music festivals.

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AlphaZero, machine learning, and the future of work

Conferences that Work

Not long ago I wrote about the end of decent paid jobs and the need for basic income. A startling recent advance in machine learning has only heightened my concerns.

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Why Grey Goose Installed a Ferris Wheel in a Busy Airport


Travelers in John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4 last month may have encountered an unusual scene—an illuminated blue and

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Showsec signs five-year contract renewal with SMG

Event Industry News

Showsec have renewed their contract with venue management group and the UK’s biggest arena operator, SMG Europe.

Budget Increases Are on the Rise in 2019

Smart Meetings

Fifty-six percent of respondents in Eventbrite’s annual Pulse Report said that recruiting attendees for events was one of the top three most challenging part of the planner job in 2018. Rounding out the top three challenges: working with a tighter budget and locking down sponsors.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Event Heroes: How SEMrush is Building a Global Events Brand


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Aleksandra Panyukhina—Head of Event Marketing at SEMrush—about unifying a global events brand, leveraging events for every step of the funnel and tracking event ROI.

Audience Engagement and Interaction – is technology always the right answer?

Event Industry News

By Ben Barnes, Head of Creative Services, Top Banana.

2 Ideas Worth Stealing from Day 1 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

PCMA has become known for lining up top speakers—this year, Convening Leaders added author Seth Godin and actor Geena Davis to the mix—and sessions that speak to the problems that keep planners up at night—“turning sponsors into partners” and “managing risk in a complex world” come to mind.

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Make Change Happen: Seth Godin Stresses Importance of Innovation

PCMA Convene

Seth Godin addresses the audience during his opening session at Convening Leaders 2019 in Pittsburgh. Jacob Slaton). Do work that matters for people who care. Create change. That’s the role of business events professionals, according to marketing guru Seth Godin. Godin captivated the crowd Jan.

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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.

January 7, 2019: Golden Globes Steer Clear of Controversy, Oscars Reconsidering Kevin Hart as Host, This Company Makes the Most Recognizable Award Season Trophies


GOLDEN GLOBES STEER CLEAR OF CONTROVERSY: The Golden Globes ceremonies of recent years have prominently addressed America's political turmoil

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New & Renovated: Multimillion-Dollar Renovations

Smart Meetings

As a way for properties to meet the tech and design expectations of today’s groups and other guests, hotels are constantly reinventing themselves. Although reinvention is exciting, it can be a long process, not to mention the immense amounts of money involved.

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5 Trends to Watch for the Future of Business Events

PCMA Convene

Amy Blackman (left) and Kate Fairweather reveal results of their research Jan. 7 at Convening Leaders. Jacob Slaton). Major consumer and market forces at work today will change the face of the business events industry as we know it.

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19 Trends to Watch in 2019

Connect Your Meetings

The crystal ball says, among the trends that will affects in 2019, the economy’s continue rise will be the driving force. Companies have more money for meetings, but planners have less funds to host the events. Meanwhile, hotels are charging higher rates while supply struggles to keep up with demand. But don’t be alarmed. Not all is black and white—millennial pink, anyone? As you buckle up for 2019, we take a look at what will affect you the most over the next 12 months. On the Up-and-Up.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Heard Around PCMA Convening Leaders 2019

PCMA Convene

Professionals need to take the time to get to know your audience, Seth Godin said. Jacob Slaton). PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 kicked into high gear Jan. Here are some of the quotes that Convene editors heard that resonated with them during the first full day of sessions. “We

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4 Registration KPIs That Impact Your Event Budget


It's the start of a brand new year, which means many planners are reflecting on the past year's successes, as well as areas of improvement.

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TalkingTree Creative shows no signs of stopping in 2019

Event Industry News

TalkingTree Creative , a small but mighty creative agency in Baltimore, Maryland, is celebrating three years of record growth and anticipating an even bigger 2019.

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Trends of 2019: The Future of Meetings & Events

PCMA Convene

A Trend represents a force of change, impacting consumer behavior and market dynamics. It is a synthesis of recent patterns, with a vision to how it will impact the world in the future. The most successful companies disrupt competitive landscapes by getting smart on these trends and offering experiences, products, and services that raise the bar for competitors. Please register below to download the report in PDF format. Your contact information may be shared with our research partner.

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CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

Hay Festival to extend partnership with GL events UK

Event Industry News

Hay Festival has agreed an extension to the partnership with GL events UK that will see the festival extend its infrastructure brief to include seating areas as well as temporary structures. The extension continues the long-term relationship between the two organisations, which kicked off in 2010.

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Salt Lake City: Stereotypes be Damned

PCMA Convene

No caffeine, no alcohol and no fun. If this is how you view Salt Lake, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise.

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The Best UX and Design Conferences in 2019 - The Definitive Guide

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Getting the UX Collective newsletter to my inbox is one of my favourite parts of the week. Links

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Productivity tips to start the year in high gear

Plan Your Meetings

I’ve given many presentations on various aspects of achieving work-life balance, being more productive and getting more done. Sometimes, audience members send me summaries of what they heard, and their summaries are often excellent.

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Data and technology at festivals: Are tailored experiences enticing festival goers, or killing that fun festival feeling of finding a new experience?

Event Industry News

By Jade Garrow Newport, director of culture marketing at Wasserman.

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What’s Trending in 2019

All Seated

With another year in the books, it’s high time to leave yesterday’s trends behind and start looking ahead to what 2019 has in store for the events industry. After all, these trends will impact your business on a daily basis and it’s always best to be prepared.

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HBAA fundraising for Beyond Food reaches £44,000

Event Industry News

HBAA members have raised a total of £44,000 for charity Beyond Food in 2017 and 2018. The money was generated at a variety of events and activities including the association’s Annual Dinners, Annual Forum, Members Meetings and Come Dine with Me.

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Disabling and Securing Credit Card Information


Disabling and Securing Credit Card Information Caterease Version: 18 Category: Event Manager Date: 01/07/2018. The post Disabling and Securing Credit Card Information appeared first on Caterease. Event Manager

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