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Event Planning Has Risen in the Ranks of Most Stressful Jobs

Velvet Chainsaw

IStock Photo by cyano66 Before the pandemic, one could argue that jobs with life-and-death consequences were surely more stressful than planning an annual conference. But things have changed. According to a study by the World Scholarship Vault , event planner stress levels are hitting a new high — the third-most stressful job in the world for 2023.

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Private Equity Firm Acquires Event Organizer Hyve for $579 Million

EventMB

Skift Take: Another week, another major acquisition among UK-based event and trade show organizers. This deal marks a milestone in the Hyve Group's evolution through the impacts of the Covid pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine War.

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Empowering Women in the Events Industry. (Webinar Recap)

Expo Pass

“You need to find a mentor, on both sides, find a mentor that you can talk to about challenges that you are facing right now in your career and when you realize you’ve outgrown that mentor don’t be afraid to find a new mentor.” – Michelle Harris This is just one of the many tips our speakers shared during our Webinar: Empowering Women in the Events Industry.

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The Ethics of Facial Analysis for Events

EventMB

Skift Take: The rise of AI-powered facial analysis at live events has made some uneasy. Is there a reason to be concerned?

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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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5 ways ticketing companies leave your festival short-changed

Event Industry News

For something seemingly straightforward, the world of ticketing has become a pretty complicated industry. Full of fiddly contracts, weird pricing models, kickbacks, double-kickbacks, and all sorts of abacus-bending deals. Ticket Tailor’s approach is the opposite: they want to simplify everything.

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How Budweiser Turned a Billboard into a Concert Stage to Spotlight Diverse Artists

Event Marketer

Music fans and executives in town for the Brit Awards could catch performances by eight burgeoning artists on Bud’s billboard-turned-stage. Budweiser’s roots in music run deep, so when the UK’s prestigious Brit Awards failed to nominate a female in the 2023 Artist of the Year category, the king of beers took matters into its own hands and passed the mic to underserved artists.

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The SEARCH is Over

Special Events

SEARCH Foundation chairwoman Kate Patay Named 2023 Richard Carbotti Volunteerism Award Recipient

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Cvent and YEG! announce partnership to deliver next-gen data-driven events in Italy

Event Industry News

Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider and YEG!, a communication events production company dedicated to improving the interaction between business and their customers, today announced their strategic partnership to support more engaging and data-driven business and leisure events in the Italian market.

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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Announces Nominations are Open for Annual Morial Awards

Exhibitor Magazine

NEW ORLEANS � The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Urban League of Louisiana announced last week that nominations are open for t.

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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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6 Exciting Event Spaces That Will Make You Feel the Luck of the Irish!

Unique Venues

With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, we thought it would be fun to round up 6 of our favorite event spaces that give us all the Irish vibes. From college campuses (hello Notre Dame Fighting Irish!) to re-imagined mansions that scream Irish countryside, this list is full of venues that will make you feel lucky to host an event at any one of them! Experience Notre Dame | South Bend, IN | Get a Quote South Bend, Indiana is home to the prestigious University of Notre Dame and is a memorable event

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OCTANORM Introduces OCTAlux at EuroShop 2023

Exhibitor Magazine

EuroShop 2023: Gate To The Futurebr At this year's EuroShop, the system manufacturer OCTANORM from Filderstadt, together with ICT AG and EXPOMOBI.

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Lime Venue Portfolio launch Meeting of the Future Campaign

Event Industry News

Lime Venue Portfolio is launching a cross industry and collaborative campaign to understand what the Meeting of the Future will look like.

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IEG Board of Directors Approves the Draft Financial Statements and Consolidated Financial Statements as of 31 December 2022

Exhibitor Magazine

Rimini, 16 March 2023 - The Board of Directors of Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A. (Borsa Italiana S.p.A.: IEG), a company listed at Euronext.

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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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The Events Industry Comments on the Budget

Prestige Events Magazine

We’ve been hearing from various people within the events industry on the Chancellor’s recent budget. Simon Richards, Finance Director of beam and Managing Director of Convenus commented “We called upon the Chancellor to provide support more specifically appropriate to our industry and its issues and there was none. That highlights again the need for everyone to support the work of all those who are endeavouring to build within government awareness and understanding of our industry an

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Doors Open as All Signs Point to Automechanika Kuala Lumpur's Record-breaking Return

Exhibitor Magazine

Malaysia's leading trade fair for the automotive industry returns, recharged, with its unique �S.E.T.' (Sourcing, Training and Entertainment) concept.

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Exhibition Place Signs the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge

Canadian Special Events

TORONTO, March 15, 2023 – Exhibition Place has signed the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge, joining a global movement of businesses committed to creating a sustainable future for the tourism industry. This pledge demonstrates Exhibition Place’s commitment to improving the sustainability performance of its business between now and 2030 in support of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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Welcome To Skiddle

Skiddle

The beginning of a new year marks fresh opportunities, new ideas and a chance to improve upon the work done in the previous year. Our Business Development Team has continued their incredible work through the opening months of 2023, rolling out the metaphorical red carpet to welcome a wealth of fantastic new clients. The latest additions to the Skiddle fold represent just how far our reach spans, with the team securing exclusive deals with some of the UK’s best-loved venues, arts spaces, mu

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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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Creative tips, tricks, and ideas to build memorable swag bags for events

Socio Events

Giving a gift is such a popular way to show appreciation for someone that it’s one of the five love languages. Being given something makes people feel special, and brands that want to create meaningful relationships with their customers often use swag bags at corporate events to do so. Beyond showing thankfulness to attendees, employees, or clients, the swag bag helps an event planner leave attendees with a lasting reminder of your event.

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How to Best Leverage an Event Management Solution

CadmiumCD

Many event planners say that events are critical for reaching key business objectives. Fortunately, technological advances have streamlined the event planning process, saving time and making it easier for organizers to keep track of moving parts to ensure that events run smoothly. In fact, an event management solution can have a positive impact on an event's return on investment.

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Beam appoints new Marketing Director

Prestige Events Magazine

beam , the trade association for the business events, accommodation, and meetings industry, has appointed Ian Brown, the Venues and Events Director of vbx, to its board as Marketing Director. Brown, who founded the events arm of vbx with business partner Jess Hobday in 2021, has more than 15 years of experience in the industry, working for several agencies.

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Event Tech Live Las Vegas announces Northstar Meetings Group as media partner

Event Industry News

Northstar Meetings Group will be a media partner for Event Tech Live (ETL) Las Vegas next month.

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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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Creative Catering Presentation: The Latest Trends

Caterease

The post Creative Catering Presentation: The Latest Trends appeared first on Caterease.

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What is a Virtual AGM?

Lumi Global

An Annual General Meeting (AGM) is a meeting held by a company to present its annual report to its shareholders and allow them to vote on various matters related to the company's operations and management. In the past, AGMs were typically held in person, but with the rise of technology and the increased need for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies turned to virtual AGMs as a way to continue holding these important meetings while keeping their shareholders and employees