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7 Steps to Secure Your Event Ticketing Process & Registration

Attendease

Believe it or not, corporate events make prime targets for cybercriminals and bad actors. The event ticketing process is the number one target. Whether running a face-to-face, virtual, or hybrid event , you must safeguard your incumbent technology stack and integrated solutions from attacks. Otherwise, you may be risking sensitive customer data falling into the wrong hands.

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Formula 1 Puts Las Vegas on a Global Stage

EventMB

Skift Take: The Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix was the biggest event in the history of Las Vegas. What does this mean for groups?

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Top Meeting Profs Share Stories of Gratitude

Smart Meetings

As the year winds down to the close, and the holiday season takes center stage, it’s prime time to look back at the past year: all its ups, all its downs, all its successes and moments of joy. Smart Meetings heard from industry leaders as they shared what they are grateful for—in their lives, as well as in their illustrious careers. Alongside sharing all they had to be grateful for, these professionals spoke to how they each take the time to practice gratitude and relish in the joy of their live

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San Francisco Displaces Unhoused for APEC Summit

EventMB

Skift Take: The City’s efforts to spruce up its appearance before a global audience included hastily shoving the homeless out of sight and out of mind. Will other California cities grappling with homelessness follow suit?

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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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CMP Spotlight: Get to Know Melva LaJoy Legrand, CMP

Smart Meetings

“My mother [Joyce] and late father, Melvin, always believed that I was meant for something greater, and that there would be room for my leadership, my Blackness and my approach. They instilled in me a relentless belief that I belonged at the table—and, trust me, I needed their unconditional love and support,” says Melva LaJoy Legrand, CMP. Legrand is the founder and CEO of LaJoy Plans , a Washington, D.C. event planning firm that organizes custom events for mission-focused organizations and indi

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Navigating Rising F&B Costs: Planners Weigh In

MeetingsNet

With costs moving stubbornly higher, meeting planners must be proactive and creative to stay within their F&B budget. A panel of planning veterans at the IMEX America show shared their strategies and tactics. It’s no secret that costs for just about every element of meetings and events shot up in 2023—and even the slowing inflation rate probably won’t be enough to head off further event-cost hikes in 2024.

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Twickenham pick up Gold ECOsmart Accreditation

Event Industry News

Twickenham Stadium, the home of England rugby, has further underlined its sustainability credentials with the receipt of another accreditation, this time from Greengage through its ECOsmart initiative.

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Meeting-Booking Platform Adds “Live” Component

MeetingsNet

Hubli, an online-booking system for simple meetings, now has a tool that venues can use to display available meeting space in real time. Event-booking platform Hubli has introduced an application programming interface, or API, that allows venues to display real-time meeting-space availability from their in-house property management systems. Hotels and other properties in the Hubli marketplace can use the API, called Venue Connect, to “selectively distribute live availability” of their meeting sp

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The Future of Event Gamification: Exploring Virtual Reality Experiences 

Event Industry News

By Nina Mercer Industry events and conferences are absolutely crucial to business growth and career networking, as Forbes clearly explains. Unfortunately, many such events can feel stale; beyond collecting merchandise and a couple of big ticket events, many attendees can leave without the sense of excitement that good events bring.

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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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Restaurant Trends for 2024: Quirky and Daring

MeetingsNet

Buckwheat, celeriac, and Pop Rocks are among the ingredients that restaurant chefs are leaning into for their savory dishes in 2024, according to Af&co., which released its 16th annual Hospitality Trends Report. Food and beverage trends may arrive on meeting and convention menus more slowly than at restaurants, but they do arrive. Almond milk and infused water are now standard fare at coffee breaks; quinoa breakfast bowls are the new oatmeal; mocktails are coming on strong; gluten-free is in

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Game of Thrones Studio Tour in Northern Ireland Joins the Lime Venue Portfolio

Prestige Events Magazine

Lime Venue Portfolio has announced the arrival of the stunning Game of Thrones Studio Tour to its portfolio, and another world-renowned attraction to its ever-growing group of venues. Located in Banbridge, Northern Ireland – just 30 minutes from Belfast and 90 minutes from Dublin -the studio was the principal filming destination for the multi-award winning, and highly visual, HBO TV series.

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5 creative event ideas for the coming festive season

Skiddle

A lack of inspiration can be the death knell for promoters. The events industry is a fast-paced world, and without a spark of creativity, you could end up with a less than stellar run of events this festive period. The results? Lower sales, lower interest and less chance of achieving your goals for the forthcoming year. Luckily, we’re here to help.

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BMA House offers carbon impact menus as it elevates sustainable catering offer

Prestige Events Magazine

BMA House, a leading sustainable venue in the heart of London and home to the British Medical Association, has enhanced its sustainable catering offering over the past year, achieved through a successful partnership with its catering collaborator, Company of Cooks. As part of these developments, Company of Cooks has also been reappointed as the exclusive catering partner for BMA House, reaffirming their commitment to delivering exceptional culinary experiences in an environmentally conscious man

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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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venue showcase: aqua nueva or aqua kyoto

SevenEvents

located in central london, high above regent street, aqua nueva and aqua kyoto share the fifth floor of 240 regent street. each restaurant offers the perfect setting for a private event. aqua nueva offers modern spanish cuisine in a stunning setting, making it the perfect destination to host a variety of events from rooftop cocktail receptions and private dining, to large corporate events. the space can be exclusively hired for up to 400 standing and 170 guests seated, along with exclusive acces

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How Gratitude Made All the Difference for Event Leaders

Smart Meetings

What One Thing? podcast guests share what they are thankful for Showing genuine appreciation makes the world go round. Research from the Greater Good Science Center at University of California, Berkeley , found that gratitude was the “social glue” to building and nurturing strong relationships—and it feels good, too. Noticing the positive in our world and expressing it boosts self-esteem and makes everyone feel more connected and happy by enhancing the power of positive recall.

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Events at Club Chelsea

Event Industry News

Chelsea Football Club is a titan of industry, with more than 2000 employees across the business from matchday stewards to commercial directors. A crowd favourite both within London and across the world, Chelsea FC connects with 193.7 million fans globally.

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Event Planning Trends In 2024: Shaping Tomorrow’s Spectacular Gatherings

Event Smart

The realm of event planning trends has always been active and changing. Due to technological advancements, changing social norms, and the pandemic’s impact, event planning is experiencing a major transformation. However, to stay ahead in this competitive field, event organizers need to anticipate event trends and adapt their strategies accordingly.

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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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Global brand experience agency, 2LK, transitions to Employee Ownership

Event Industry News

As revealed today in The Drum, 2LK, one of the world’s leading independent brand experience agencies, has announced it has transitioned from direct ownership to an EOT (Employee-Owned Trust). The transfer coincides with 2LK’s 30th year of operation.

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Meet Cambridge Announces New Board Members

Prestige Events Magazine

The official conference and meetings bureau for Cambridge and the surrounding area is welcoming new members to its Board, as it concludes its 25 th anniversary year. Meet Cambridge, which celebrated record results during 2023, is announcing a new line-up of highly-experienced professionals for its Board, following a number of retirements over recent months.

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BMA House offers carbon impact menus as it elevates sustainable catering offer

Event Industry News

BMA House, a leading sustainable venue in the heart of London and home to the British Medical Association, has enhanced its sustainable catering offering over the past year, achieved through a successful partnership with its catering collaborator, Company of Cooks.

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Unlock the Secrets of Efficient Lead Management Systems

MLeads

Have you ever wondered why some businesses seem to effortlessly manage their leads, turning prospects into loyal customers, while others struggle? The answer often lies in their lead management system. In today’s fast-paced business environment, understanding and implementing an efficient lead management system is crucial, especially if you’re a marketing manager, sales leader, business owner, CEO, CFO, CSO, CMO, or proprietor.

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The Ultimate Guide to Hosting Hybrid Events For Your Association

For associations, the hybrid model is the future of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) industry. Hybrid events provide increased reach and scalability, improved engagement with association members, and insights from real-time analytics, making them an absolute necessity. This ready-to-use playbook presents a framework for event organizers embarking on the hybrid events journey.

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Diamonds are Forever this Christmas at The Jockey Club Venues

Event Industry News

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than by hosting your Christmas party at The Jockey Club Venues. Located conveniently across the country, all with excellent road and rail links, these exclusive spaces promise to turn your festive gathering into a winter wonderland of joy and merriment.

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The Growing Trend Of A Catered Thanksgiving

Caterease

Thanksgiving is a holiday steeped in tradition, and for most families, that tradition includes a home-cooked meal. But, with changing times and the growing trend of convenience, more and more people are opting to cater their Thanksgiving meal. In this blog, we’ll explore why this trend is on the rise and what you can do as a caterer to capitalize on it.

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Eventwell brings Quiet Room to the AEV conference for a third consecutive year

Event Industry News

The non-profit social enterprise, EventWell, returned to the Association of Event Venues annual AEV Conference for its third consecutive year as the conference’s well-being partner on 17 November 2023 at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London.

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Nth Degree Names Russell Greenway President of ExMS Division

Exhibitor Magazine

DULUTH, GA � Nth Degree, a leading full-service global event marketing and labor management company, today announced the appointment of Russell Greenw.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Download "7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement" eBook and write winning event emails right away! Relying on decades of social science research and cutting edge behavioral data, SpotMe shows you their science-based methods for creating wildly successful event-marketing email campaigns for almost any situation. SpotMe is the event management platform for B2B marketers.

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Being an Unbossy Leader

Special Events

An unbossy leader leads not with an iron fist but with an open heart and a commitment to the growth of those they lead.

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7 Event Tech Trends for 2024 You Shouldn’t Miss

All Seated

IN THIS ARTICLE: PERSONALIZATION IN EVENT PLANNING INTEGRATION OF ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) VISUALIZING SUCCESS: THE POWER OF 3D DIAGRAMS IN EVENT PLANNING VIRTUAL REALITIES (VR): THE FUTURE OF VENUE EXPERIENCES MOBILE APPS REDEFINED: A PERSONAL TOUCH TO EVENTS REVOLUTIONIZING PLANNING WITH CLOUD-BASED PLATFORMS SUSTAINABILITY SPOTLIGHT: GREEN INITIATIVES IN EVENT PLANNING As we step into a new era of event technology, it’s no longer solely about efficiency; it’s a whole new world of innovatio

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Event Case Study: Ad Astra Tech Summit

Smart Meetings

Fostering an even better tech world in Wichita When FlagshipKansas.Tech was created in 2018, the creators behind the technology council recognized the importance of bringing together diverse voices within Kansas’ tech sector. “This meant bringing together innovators, educators, thinkers and practitioners from various technology disciplines,” says Ben Sebree, board chair for FlagshipKansas.Tech.

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