Tue.Sep 12, 2023

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Better Because We Will Be There

Velvet Chainsaw

Many of our clients have had to navigate unchartered waters as venue contracts (that were secured years ago) are now being questioned and challenged by members in states that have adopted discriminatory and women’s health laws that go against the mission and values of the association. In response, we posted this article back in April to provide decision-making resources and examples of communication strategies for boards facing these very difficult decisions.

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New Cybersecurity Reporting Requirement to Impact Meetings


Skift Take: A new SEC disclosure ruling requires all U.S. public companies to disclose cyberattacks. This adds a new level of complexity to risk management for any planners working with or for these companies.


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Outdoor Retailer Teases New Trade Show Format and Events Coming in 2024

Event Marketer

“In this industry, everybody’s a participant. They’re not just fans or consumers, they’re actually enthusiasts, they live this lifestyle. With outdoor recreation, it’s all about touchpoints. You have to meet the consumer where they’re at and let them be part of that process.” –Sean Smith, Show Director, Outdoor Retailer OR’s 2024 format will include a Hosted Buyer program, Design + Innovation Show and Outdoor Adventure X festival. 2024 is set to be a year of growth for Outdoor Retail

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Scott Beck Takes Top Job at San Francisco Travel


Skift Take: The recovery of San Francisco’s tourism and hospitality industry continues to be underscored by a narrative of lawlessness and economic demise. The San Francisco Travel Association now looks to Scott Beck to reverse that negative perception.

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Unlock the Secrets of Event Marketing Masters

The greats learn from the greats. Set yourself and your team up for success with tried and tested strategies and insights from event marketing geniuses at Vanta, Partnership Leaders, Quantum Metric, Rocketlane, and Explori.

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Toronto’s Top Private Chefs for Small Events and At-home catering


You’ve probably noticed or have heard over recent years, the increasing number of people hiring private chefs for their at-home gathering or intimate special event. Needless to say, there are quite a few reasons for this! Apart from providing hosts an opportunity to enjoy their own parties (a huge plus!), a private chef can also dramatically elevate your special occasion to new heights, all while providing that extra personal touch and attention to detail that many culinary enthusiasts are

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What Event Planners Can Learn from the Burning Man Chaos


Planning a successful event is a massive job in itself. Getting the details right between vendors, logistics, timing, food, budgeting, etc. is always chaotic and stressful. So something that often gets forgotten is the safety of any event. Unanticipated safety concerns like the flooding at Burning Man or the huge crash at Tour de France 2023 caused by a fan on the sidelines getting a little too close, highlights the importance of emergency response planning.

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Captivate Exhibits Again Named a 'Best Place to Work' by Milwaukee Business Journal

Exhibitor Magazine

SUSSEX, Wis. - Reflecting its commitment to operating by defined core values, and devoting its team's work to the glory of God, Captivate Exhibits has.

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Forming Your Brand: Tips from Catersource + The Special Event 2023

Special Events

Brand advice from event pros Alan Berg and Jamie Lee Quickert

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Global Event Company Opus Agency Announces New Addition to London Leadership Team

Prestige Events Magazine

In Response to Continued Demand, the Agency Has Filled a Key International Growth Role with Matt Culverhouse Opus Agency , a global experience agency and member of The Opus Group network , announces the hiring of Matt Culverhouse as Director of Strategic Accounts and Growth for our Europe, Middle East, and Northern Africa markets. Matt Culverhouse will lead the strategic growth efforts for our London-based team.

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How to Get Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees to Promote Your Event With Video

In this best practices guide, you’ll learn how to tap into the cost-efficiencies of advocacy and word-of-mouth marketing with video. Examples include speakers providing a preview of their upcoming sessions, exhibitors creating “please stop by” invitations and attendees creating “looking forward to seeing you” introduction videos. Learn about best practices and programs created by leading companies and associations including ASIS, AUVSI, SuperZoo, National Restaurant Association, World of Concret

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Maximise your ticket sales during Freshers Week with Skiddle Reps


Want a way to maximise your ticket sales this Freshers Week? Look no further than Skiddle Reps. It’s a feature in our Promotion Centre that lets customers sign up to be dedicated ticket sellers for your event. In return, reps can receive cash or ‘money can’t buy’ rewards for their ticket-selling efforts. For example, you’ve booked a big-name headliner.

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Hospitality Action launches Step-by-Step Guide to Wellbeing

Prestige Events Magazine

A Step-by-Step wellbeing guide has been launched by UK charity Hospitality Action , as it encourages employees to sign up to its Walk for Wellbeing fundraising initiative. Developed in conjunction with Mental Health Expert, Emma Keeble, the free guide offers tips and strategies for hospitality businesses to ensure their team’s wellbeing is prioritised in a post-pandemic era.

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unforgettable experiences beyond london’s borders


when it comes to planning corporate events or team-building retreats, thinking outside the box can make all the difference. while london offers a plethora of opportunities, venturing beyond the bustling city can unveil a world of unique and captivating event incentives. from picturesque countryside escapes to coastal havens and historic landmarks, there are countless destinations outside london that offer unforgettable experiences and stunning backdrops for your next event. escape the urban chao

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Sonder Appoints New Key Account Director, EMEA, Nic Stott

Prestige Events Magazine

Stott will lead EMEA Sales efforts for Sport, Entertainment and Group bookings whilst increasing brand awareness for global next-generation hospitality brand Sonder, a leading next-generation hospitality company that is redefining the guest experience through technology and design, announces the recent appointment of Nic Stott as Key Account Director for EMEA.

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B2B Events in 2023 - What You Need to Know

Get ahead of the curve and stay informed with Zuddl's industry report on the future of B2B events in 2023. Stay up-to-date on the latest trends and insights from leading experts in the field. Make informed decisions and stay ahead of the competition.

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Telford International Centre commits to further sustainability action

Event Industry News

Telford International Centre has announced its latest investments as it continues to work towards a more sustainable future.

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How to use SEO in Squarespace to get free traffic to your website’s blog posts

Retro Events & Marketing

Want to increase traffic to your Squarespace website? A good way is to work on your Squarespace SEO and create blog posts on topics people may be searching for. But to really start getting results you need to put into place basic SEO so your posts can be found. Put into place these simple tips to your posts and pages to see a gradual increase in your page rank.

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How a Lead Management System Transforms Sales Pipelines


Understanding the Sales Pipeline Let’s start with basics, shall we? Imagine your sales process is like water flowing through a pipe. Each drop represents a potential customer, and as they journey through, many might evaporate or take another route. But the goal? Get as many drops as possible to the end of the pipe. Your sales pipeline, in essence, is this journey of lead management system.

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Design Museum announces playful new exhibition in partnership with Intuit Mailchimp

Prestige Events Magazine

The Design Museum has partnered with Intuit Mailchimp on a new interactive exhibition that explores email’s transformational powers and how its impact goes far beyond simply being a communication tool. This playful new exhibition draws huge parallels with the business world and will be available for private viewings. Opening on 28 th September 2023, the ‘Email is Dead ’ exhibition will lead visitors through an engaging journey of the history of email from its beginnings in the 1970s to the futur

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Download Now: 2022 Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template - Enterprise Edition

Download 200+ new RFP questions for hybrid and virtual event technology success. After 10,000 downloads, the SpotMe Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template is the ultimate procurement tool for event technology. This template is ideal for companies looking for a vendor to fulfill their specific virtual + hybrid event platform needs and requirements!

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How to Build (and Questions to Ask in) Your Next Post-Event Survey

The Castle Group

Every event attendee/stakeholder has different likes and dislikes; different thresholds for what they would pay to attend an event; different personal preferences that influence their perception of the event; and different factors that drive them to participate in the event—a specific speaker/entertainer/session topic, distance from their home/office, time of day/week/year, potential to meet with certain stakeholders, etc.

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Tips for Staying Organized and Efficient as a Caterer


Being a caterer can be a challenging job. You must be able to organize events, prepare food, and coordinate with. The post Tips for Staying Organized and Efficient as a Caterer appeared first on Caterease.

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Lumi Achieves SOC2 Type 2 Certification

Lumi Global

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital platforms, where data security is non-negotiable, Lumi is proud to announce a significant milestone – achieving SOC2 Type 2 certification. This accomplishment reinforces our unwavering commitment to data security, making Lumi the trusted partner for critical capital market and membership-based meetings worldwide.