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Event Budgeting: The 2019 Guide to Master Your Event Budget

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Event budgeting can be tough, especially if you hate working with numbers. The good news is you don’t need to be a math whiz to succeed. Here’s how to master your event budget in 2018. The post Event Budgeting: The 2019 Guide to Master Your Event Budget appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Best Project Management Tools for Event Planners

Endless Events

Forget the pen and paper. Today’s event planners rely on technology to get the job done. No matter if you’re managing multiple tasks related to an event, keeping your team in order, or communicating with clients, you’ll likely use a digital project management tool.

The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding Your Next Event

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There’s no getting around it — events can be expensive affairs to put on. Especially if your main revenue is ticket sales, it can be difficult to get money in time to pay vendor and venue contracts.

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20 Thought Leadership Event Ideas

Bizzabo

Build your brand, showcase potential, and engage your community with these thought leadership event ideas. Featuring examples from industry leaders like Wibbitz, HubSpot and many more.

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.

Make Your Event Website Stand Out

Smart Meetings

You’ve set up the Facebook event page, you’re regularly tweeting and you’re posting about your event on Instagram. You might think you’ve covered all your bases. But you’re missing an important piece: an event website.

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Tourism Decline: Spillover Effect on Meetings?

PCMA Convene

pcma.org. A new report reveals that the United States is losing appeal for international tourists, which raises the question of how the country is perceived among international delegates. pcma ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

The Top 2019 Events Made Just for Marketers

Aventri

In January, we released a list of the top ten events for event planners and those in the events industry, and today, we’ve put together a list of the top ten, “you don’t want to miss this,” events for marketers in the coming year.

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Engagement Gold Rush: How to Set Your Wedding Business Up for Success

All Seated

While now can be considered the best time of year to book leads and grow your wedding business, it can also be the busiest time of year. If you’re located in warmer climates like I am, you likely have to balance engagement season with peak wedding season as well. .

How temporary wifi for events’ quality affects the event success?

Eventory

Temporary wifi for events to the organizer is like salt to a chef. It will not ensure the success of the event, but its absence will be very noticeable and annoying for every guest. Of course, a lot depends on what type of event you are planning. Nevertheless, in most cases, this factor may translate into the reception of the entire event. Read the article and learn how to measure its impact. Many organizers take good quality of wifi services for granted.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

In Pictures: ISE 2019

Event Industry News

1 of 33. Images & video powered by Splento. Exhibition News Featured In Pictures News

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The New Face of NOLA Cooking School

Smart Meetings

Twenty-one students are learning the art of preparing jambalaya, gumbo, crawfish etouffee and beignets during New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute’s (NOCHI) new series of cooking and baking classes in a freshly renovated building leased from New Orleans Ernest N.

5 Biggest Challenges to Impact Events Industry in 2019 & Beyond

e2m.live

The following data showcase the significance of events industry in the global economy: a) In the U.S., the events industry contributes more to GDP than even movie production (source: A survey conducted by Meeting Professionals International). b) As per data published by the U.S.

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This Hotel Room Can Be Free — If You Don’t Look at Social Media

PCMA Convene

smithbucklin.com. A hotel in Sweden is taking an unorthodox approach to getting guests to disconnect from their devices. pcma ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

The Event Planner’s Guide to Paris Venues

Aventri

With two international airports and high-speed trains, millions of people visit the city of love and light every year. Because Paris is easily accessible and filled with museums, site seeing, shops, operas, fine dining, and more.

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7 Life Skills You Need to Increase Your Likelihood of Success

PCMA Convene

inc.com. There are certain life skills everyone needs to not only become successful, but also to maintain that success. ( Inc. ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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Make Your Venue a Valentine’s Day Destination

Vendini

Roses and chocolate are everywhere and your patrons are officially on the lookout for Valentine’s Day date ideas. You might think that this holiday is all about a romantic dinner but it doesn’t have to stop there. Events can be the unsung hero for any suitor looking to make a great impression.

Lyft’s New Green Mode Lets You Request an Electric Vehicle

PCMA Convene

Fast Company. The Green Mode initiative is part of Lyft’s declared goal of delivering 1 billion rides per year by EV by 2025. Fast Company ). Read More

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Steph Wilson joins Top Banana as Account Manager

Event Industry News

Steph Wilson joins creative communications agency Top Banana as Account Manager. Steph will be based in their Midlands office working on clients in the retail, financial, automotive and nutrition sectors. Joining the business from Corporate Innovations, Steph has 9 years industry experience in the live events and communications arena. Steph started her career after graduating from the University of Plymouth with a first-class honors degree in Events Management, Meeting and Event Planning. “I

Black Engineer of the Year Conference Returns to Baltimore After a 14-Year Absence

PCMA Convene

The Baltimore Sun. A convention of more than 10,000 science and technology employers and students that left Baltimore nearly a decade ago will return in 2024 and 2025. Baltimore Sun ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Why Plot is being used by Broadwick Live, Parklife, Winterville, Field Day and Y-not Festival

Event Industry News

Project Simply, a Manchester based digital agency has celebrated a number of festival and event-related wins, securing contracts with Broadwick Live, Parklife, Winterville, Field Day and Y-not and further afield in booming US live events market.

Events Industry Launches Global Sustainability Principles

PCMA Convene

The four new Principles for Sustainable Events are designed to guide and motivate event organizers worldwide to embrace and implement green practices. TSNN ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

Why your event needs a Website or a Mobile App?

Explara

It is mandatory to have an online presence when you are planning an event. Planning an event has a different approach now. Digital access has a major impact on any business. Digital access is more important than ever – every age, gender, and demographics can easily access information available online. Digital age demands to move […]. The post Why your event needs a Website or a Mobile App? appeared first on Explara Blog. Event Planning Event Tips Explara Event Mobile App

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All star line up – International Olympic Committee Barclays, Cisco, Microsoft and KPMG at Exclusively Corporate at IMEX

Event Industry News

The International Olympic Committee Barclays, Cisco, Microsoft and KPMG, are among some of the world’s biggest, pioneering companies sharing their approach to events at Exclusively Corporate taking place on Monday 20 May, the day before IMEX in Frankfurt. Exclusively Corporate has been carefully created in direct response to feedback from corporate event professionals who have shared the issues and topics they’d like to see covered.

SmithBucklin Releases “20 for 2019” Association Trends

PCMA Convene

smithbucklin.com. These are the 20 key trends, issues, and developments that will impact associations in the coming year, according to association management firm SmithBucklin. SmithBucklin.com ). Read More. Industry Trends Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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Make Your Venue a Valentine’s Day Destination

Vendini

Roses and chocolate are everywhere and your patrons are officially on the lookout for Valentine’s Day date ideas. You might think that this holiday is all about a romantic dinner but it doesn’t have to stop there. Events can be the unsung hero for any suitor looking to make a great impression.

Track Training Requirements Online

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Do you have training courses with specific time requirements that must be met before Continuing Education credits can be awarded?

The Events Expert Interview Series #29: Trevor Foley

G2Planet

We've been interviewing expert event professionals in our industry, and sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences. This week, we share insights from Trevor Foley, founder and managing director of tfconnect —an event organiser and global talent network for the events industry. With more than two decades of experience in events, leading both industry associations and his own agency, Trevor has a unique perspective on this segment. Industry Observations

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Good Company Culture: What it Means and How to Get it. - Invest in Company Culture and Success Will Follow

Hornblower

The daily grind. A common way to describe one’s job, whereas grinding typically means to pulverize into fine dust. It’s a reassuring way to describe an activity most of the world has to participate in. Who among us hasn’t disliked a colleague, whined about the lack of work-life balance, or lamented in the absence of transparency in our work environments? At some point, most people will work a job that does grind them into a fine powder, only existing to collect a paycheck.

The Essential Drivers of Event ROI

Cvent

To get a true calculation of event ROI, you need to take a deep dive into both the costs and benefits of running an event. Far more than simply adding up the direct costs to produce an event and the direct revenue it delivers, it’s important to understand the full spectrum of costs and benefits.

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Find Unforgettable Style and Adventure at Costa Rica’s El Mangroove Hotel

Cvent

If your clients are looking for a sexy and modern beachfront boutique hotel surrounded by lush tropical jungle and mangroves, look no further than El Mangroove Hotel in Costa Rica.

4 Insider Tips to Make Your Winter Meeting in Puerto Rico Unforgettable

Cvent

Puerto Rico offers everything you could dream of: breathtaking ocean views, exciting adventure, culture, and the most amazing cuisine. That being said, if it is your first time to this beautiful island, here a few things to help you make the most of your meeting/adventure. Tip 1: Pack Light.

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How to Hold a Meeting With Purpose in Kelowna, BC

Cvent

Does content matter? It’s no longer a question organizers ask when they’re planning their annual events. It most certainly does.

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