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Live in your own imagination

Conferences that Work

Strive to live in your own imagination, not someone else’s. Having written about the intersection of power and status at meetings , I appreciate what professor of African American studies at Princeton University Ruha Benjamin shares in this 2019 video: “ The New Jim Code? Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination “ She delves deeply into nonobvious ways that historic designs encode and perpetuate inequity.

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Top 30 Convention Centers Ranked: Vegas Takes Top Spot

EventMB

Skift Take: A ranking of the top 30 convention centers across the U.S. was recently released by the Wall Street Journal placing three Las Vegas facilities in the top 10 with high scores based on overall space, amenities and convenience. But how did they measure up on a practical level for groups and meetings?

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FOX Hypes ‘Stars on Mars’ with a Tasting Experience on the ‘Red (Wine) Planet’

Event Marketer

“The overall company goal is to design an experience that achieves ROI for our collective teams, so the wheelhouse for us is entertainment press in the publicity sector. But this opportunity gave us a chance to tap into other areas, like food and wine, lifestyle, the fandom around our location of Scum and Villainy, and has created opportunities for all of our various marketing partners across social… So we were able to have a synergistic event across so many of our verticals.

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The Future of Communities

EventMB

Skift Take: Daphne Hoppenot, founder of The Vendry, discusses the ins and outs of building a buzzing online community for event professionals alongside the company's core venue and vendor-sourcing platform.

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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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How evian Cruised into the US Open with a Floating Tennis Court

Event Marketer

“We’ve partnered with [Maria Sharapova] for more than 10 years. She’s been a great partner for evian. First and foremost, with all of her experience and what she’s been through in her career and after, she brings a lot of authenticity to the brand, and she’s a great way for us to engage with our target audience.” –Leeni Hämäläinen, Marketing Director, evian North America The SS evian included a premium bar serving cocktails and, naturally, evian water.

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AEV reveals conference theme and host

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced “Fit for the Future” as the theme for its annual conference at the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Centre, London, 17 November 2023.

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Women’s Bean Project: Corporate Gifting with Meaning

Smart Meetings

This nonprofit organization utilizes corporate gifting to change lives “You’re lucky if you get an opportunity to see the impact of the work that you do.” – Tamra Ryan, CEO, Women’s Bean Project Whether you are supplying conference attendees with gifts or sending personalized gifts to business partners, associates or friends, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) can be demonstrated through the choices planners and executives make when choosing a gifting supplier that is using their proceeds for

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Green Fairy Productions

Event Industry News

Lumina is an innovative and breathtakingly beautiful act featuring outstanding violin performance and state of the art laser and LED technology. Lumina created the term ‘Laser Violinist’ and performs real laser manipulation in her electrifyingly choreographed show.

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CMP Spotlight: Get to Know Constance Samuels, CMP

Smart Meetings

Constance Samuels, CMP, likes to live by the phrase, “Work hard, play harder.” Armed with her outlook, notes and events apps, her trusty three-ring binder and a medium black coffee, Samuels leads events that go off without a hitch. Afterwards, she treats herself to some much-needed self-care and rest. “Planning an event is not simple,” she says. “[The CMP designation] continues to solidify our existence in the multibillion-dollar event industry not as an option, but as a need.

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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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NOEA to bring best of events together at The Showman’s Show

Event Industry News

The National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) have partnered with The Showman’s Show and Qdos Event Hire, to showcase the very best of outdoor events in front of a senior delegation of industry and governmental representatives, at this year’s show (18th & 19th October).

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Industry Veteran Rodrigo Espinosa Joins Exhibitus as Chief Strategist

Exhibitor Magazine

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - Exhibitus today announced the appointment of experiential marketing veteran Rodrigo Espinosa as Chief Strategist. In this role, E.

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Wristbands24.co.uk

Event Industry News

Having successfully served over 15,000 events worldwide whilst maintaining an Excellent Trusted Shops Customer Reviews rating, WRISTFIELD takes pride in providing superior customer service and tailor-made solutions.

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San Diego Convention Center Announces Paul Turner as General Manager

Exhibitor Magazine

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. � The San Diego Convention Center Corporation welcomes Paul Turner, Certified Venue Executive (CVE), to the role of General Manag.

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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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First Sight Media enhances live event and streaming services with with £35,000 investment

Event Industry News

First Sight Media, celebrating its 30th year in 2023, reaffirms its commitment to delivering top-tier audio quality in its live event and streaming services with a £35,000 investment in Sennheiser’s cutting-edge Evolution Wireless Digital (EW-DX) microphone technology.

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Lead Management for Real Estate Agents: A Comprehensive Guide

MLeads

Ever felt like you’re drowning in a sea of potential clients? You know, that overwhelming sensation when you have leads coming from every direction but don’t quite know what to do with them? Let’s face it, managing leads can be a challenging task, especially in the bustling world of real estate. But what if we told you there’s a smoother way to navigate these waters?

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Scotland’s Home of Live Entertainment Launches 10th Birthday Season

Event Industry News

The OVO Hydro has today kicked off its 10th birthday season with the launch of HYDR10 – a celebration of the last decade at one of the world’s busiest and best venues.

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Why do we have Christmas parties?

Prestige Events Magazine

Known as the greatest free light show in the world, the iconic Blackpool Illuminations have just been lit up for the 2023 season, which can only mean one thing: we’re on the countdown to Christmas. The festive season is a time for celebration, reflection, and appreciation. It is also an opportunity for businesses to show their employees how much they value their hard work and dedication throughout the year.

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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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Registration for Event Sustainability Live is now open

Event Industry News

The first ever Event Sustainability Live (ESL) will take place at ExCeL London on the 15th & 16th of November 2023. Organised by Event Industry News (EIN) and brought to you by the team behind its Sister exhibition, Event Tech Live. ESL aims to help event professionals to reach their sustainability goals.

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Celebrating the community: Luxury Rutland hotel shines as host for the 18th annual Rutland & Stamford Mercury Business Awards

Prestige Events Magazine

A luxury Rutland hotel played host to local businesses at the 18th edition of the Rutland & Stamford Mercury Business Awards – as it celebrated the very best of the county and surrounding area’s success. Held on Friday (Sept 15th), the prestigious evening gala was proudly hosted in Rutland Hall Hotel’s brand new Pavilion building, the newest addition to its events and wedding offering – being able to accommodate up to 500 guests ahead of its official opening to the public in January.

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ASP appoint Jon Benjamin CEO

Event Industry News

Leading event website and client services specialists ASP have today announced the appointment of Jon Benjamin as CEO. Previously a director at both LinkedIn and News UK, Benjamin joined ASP in 2014 and was appointed to the position of managing director in 2020.

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Mixing business with pleasure: reflections from the Cycling World Championships

Prestige Events Magazine

By Neil Brownlee, Head of Business Events at VisitScotland and PCMA Secretary Treasurer & Board of Directors and Trustees Scotland’s incredible natural landscapes played host to the biggest cycling event in the world recently. From 3-13 August the world’s greatest riders tested their skills on the crags of Ben Nevis and the forests of Glentress in the UCI Cycling World Championships, and I was lucky enough to have a track-side view.

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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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Voting opens for People’s Choice Award at the Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

A fan favourite, this award proves to the world that the winning tech company really does deliver. Proving that current customers have received excellent service and giving prospective clients the reassurance that working with them will undoubtedly pay off.

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The Power of Automation in Event Planning: Enhancing Operational Efficiency

All Seated

IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. WHAT IS AUTOMATION? 2. WHAT CAN YOU AUTOMATE IN EVENT PLANNING? Streamlining Guest Management Venue Selection And Management Budget Management Marketing And Promotion Event Day Coordination Post-Event Analysis Personalization And Customization 3. THE ADDED BENEFITS OF AUTOMATION 4. EMBRACING THE FUTURE: EVENT PLANNING WITH AUTOMATION In the world of event planning, where every detail matters, the demand for efficiency, precision, and seamless execution is paramount.

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Exhibit 3Sixty launches optimised order platform to improve the exhibitor experience

Event Industry News

Exhibition main contractor, Exhibit 3Sixty, has launched its customisable online hub, simplifying the design and ordering process of exhibition stands and spaces. Exhibit 3Sixty has successfully optimised its bespoke suite of organiser and exhibitor-friendly online tools to further simplify the entire online design and ordering process for exhibitions.

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12 Most Forgotten Wedding Registry Items

Milestone Events Group

Your wedding day is a celebration of love and the beginning of a new chapter in your lives. Amidst the hustle and bustle of wedding planning, it’s easy to focus on the big ticket items and forget some of the smaller essentials that can truly make a difference in your day-to-day life. In this blog post, we’ll explore 12 most forgotten wedding registry items that can enhance your marital journey in unexpected ways. 1.

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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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IBTM Americas: MPI’s strong presence onsite

MPI

MPI Latin America Advisory Council member Alfonso Ibarra discusses sustainability, the strength of Latin America as a meeting destination and how MPI leaders in Latin America are brought a strong presence to IBTM Americas.

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10 Creative Ways to Style Your Wedding Snack Table

Milestone Events Group

Your wedding day is a celebration of love and unity, and every detail should reflect your unique personality and style. One often overlooked aspect of wedding planning is the snack table, which can be a delightful and visually appealing addition to your reception. In this blog post, we’ll explore 10 innovative ways to style your wedding snack table , turning it into a focal point that complements your overall decor and theme. 1.

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Get Out Of Your Catering Comfort Zone

Caterease

Catering is an exciting and profitable business. Caterers have the unique opportunity to provide delicious and delightful food and create. The post Get Out Of Your Catering Comfort Zone appeared first on Caterease.

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