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Timothy Glanzer: Elevating by Example 

EventMB

Skift Take: With more than three decades of experience at MGM Resorts International, Timothy Glanzer, CMP, ventured on his own and created Elevated Meeting Solutions, a full-service event management company. The experience he garnered in the world of resorts helps him as an entrepreneur.

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De Vere Hotels named in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2024

Prestige Events Magazine

De Vere , a collection of historic mansion house estates, distinctive contemporary hotels and event destinations, has been recognised in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2024, being acknowledged as one of the happiest places to work in the UK. Laurie Nicol, De Vere’s Co-Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Being recognised by The Sunday Times as one of the best places to work in the UK is something we can all be proud of at De Vere.

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Meetings Industry Continues Upward Trajectory

EventMB

Meetings volume grew in the industry year-over-year in April, with Nashville experiencing an impressive 38% growth.

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The Brief: Electric Gardens and LaundroMatches

Event Marketer

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK This week’s hot takes on hot topics in experiential marketing cover electric gardens, LaundroMatches and SXSW London. PORSCHE’S ELECTRIC GARDEN PUTS THE PETAL TO THE METAL The 2024 Met Gala’s “Garden of Time” theme, celebrating the new “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion” exhibit, paved the way for some enchanting red-carpet looks and experience design moments at the May 6 affair at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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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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AI: What is it Good for Anyway? 

Smart Meetings

Meeting experts weigh the positive aspects of generative AI The introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the meetings industry has become a certified gamechanger. But how exactly can AI help meeting planners tackle their everyday jobs? Smart Meetings chatted with Amy Kramer, innovation leader for Martiz ; Nick Borelli , an instructor at PCMA Event Leadership Institute and marketing director with Zenus Inc.; and Alex Berube, co-founder of New York City-based Reposite to discuss this tren

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Hospitality Action’s 2024 Mental Health & Wellbeing Survey – requesting your support

Event Industry News

UK charity Hospitality Action has launched their industrywide 2024 Mental Health & Wellbeing Survey at the start of Mental Health Awareness Week today, Monday 13 May. It’s more than two years since Hospitality Action last ran a sector-wide Wellbeing survey. A lot has happened since then, some things have improved while others have deteriorated.

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre Welcomes Susan Richardson as Vice President of Sales

Exhibitor Magazine

Toronto, ON - The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Richardson to the role of Vice President of S.

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Destination Emirates Old Trafford Launches Christmas Experiences

Event Industry News

Destination Emirates Old Trafford has unveiled a selection of corporate Christmas party experiences for the 2024 festive season, following an extensive £75million makeover to establish the legendary cricket stadium as a premium, versatile events destination in Manchester. For a night to remember this Christmas, the iconic sporting venue is offering seven shared party nights.

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Eastside Rooms announces agency charter following 56% increase in agency enquiries

Prestige Events Magazine

The Eastside Rooms, Birmingham, has launched of a dedicated Agency Charter in response to a significant surge in business enquiries and confirmations. Over the last year, the venue has seen a significant 56% increase in agency enquiries and a 10% growth in confirmations, highlighting the strengthened partnership between The Eastside Rooms and its agency partners.

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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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TNW Events – A Financial Times Company

Event Industry News

In events since 2012, and in technology for about the same amount of time, Zach Butler is director of Amsterdam-based TNW Events. Launched in 2006, full name The Next Web, TNW is a product of its founders’ interest in the future of tech.

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ASCOT BECOMES THE FIRST RACECOURSE TO BE AWARDED ECOSMART ACCREDITATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY SUCCESS

Prestige Events Magazine

Ascot Racecourse has become ECOsmart accredited, making it the first racecourse globally to be awarded this accolade for its sustainability success. ECOsmart, an industry-specific accreditation awarded by Greengage, recognises organisations demonstrating a comprehensive approach to environmental sustainability. Operating within the framework of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, a thorough assessment of Ascot’s sustainable processes resulted in Silver accreditation.

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AEV expands its academic associate membership

Event Industry News

Following the launch of the academic associate membership programme eighteen months ago, the Association of Event Venues (AEV) has, today, revealed the membership has grown to include a further six universities.

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Destination Emirates Old Trafford Launches Christmas Experiences

Prestige Events Magazine

Destination Emirates Old Trafford has unveiled a selection of corporate Christmas party experiences for the 2024 festive season, following an extensive £75million makeover to establish the legendary cricket stadium as a premium, versatile events destination in Manchester. For a night to remember this Christmas, the iconic sporting venue is offering seven shared party nights.

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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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Ascot becomes the first racecourse to be awarded ECOsmart accreditation for sustainability success

Event Industry News

Ascot Racecourse has become ECOsmart accredited, making it the first racecourse globally to be awarded this accolade for its sustainability success. ECOsmart, an industry-specific accreditation awarded by Greengage, recognises organisations demonstrating a comprehensive approach to environmental sustainability.

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How the Microscopy Society of America, Virtual, Inc., and Cadmium Bring Scientific Events to Life

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The Challenge: Event technology that could meet the unique needs of the scientific community The Microscopy Society of America (MSA) “enables the discoveries that positively impact the course of humanity.” With a focus on the full field of microscopy, from biological to materials applications, the society provides a home for microscopists in all fields of study.

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The List: In the Know

SmartMeetings

Incorporating learning styles into event education “Learning styles” is a term that refers to how people gather, organize, interpret and draw conclusions about information. By incorporating all learning styles into event education, planners can ensure all attendees go home satisfied they’ve comprehensively understood the content. Visual Images, maps and graphic organizers, like charts and graphs, help visual learners to retain information most easily.

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The Secret to Using A.I. Effectively: Persistence

MeetingsNet

While touted as a time-saver, generative A.I. requires some “collaboration” between the user and the technology to generate content that’s unique to the target audience. Most meeting planners have likely discovered the benefits of ChatGPT and other generative-A.I. applications for creating titles and descriptions for event sessions as well as for marketing and other communications aimed at attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and others.

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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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5 things we learned at FHundeD Live

Skiddle

As the Highest Point team were busy putting the final touches to Williamson Park on Friday, the park’s historical Ashton Memorial played host to FHundED Live, the annual tech and innovation conference hosted at the festival. Here, tech enthusiasts gathered in the idyllic building to hear insights from successful founders and CEOs, as well as learn about the latest trends in the tech world and find out how the county of Lancashire is a hub of innovation for the most cutting-edge business i

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First Sight Media – Event Production

Event Industry News

First Sight Media is not your average production team. With over 30 years’ experience in filming, streaming, and delivering events globally, it’s the relationships we create with our clients that really sets us apart.

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Mind Your Health: Advice From the Skiddle Team on Maintaining Mental Well-being

Skiddle

We've enlisted the help of the Skiddle team, asking them to share the tools and techniques they use to maintain their mental health.

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First Sight Media – Live Streaming

Event Industry News

First Sight Media is not your average team of live-streaming experts. With over 30 years’ experience of delivering online and hybrid events globally, it’s the relationships we create with our clients that really sets us apart.

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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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Destination DC Highlights Impactful Role in Hosting Global Meetings at IMEX Frankfurt

Exhibitor Magazine

WASHINGTON, DC - Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, today shared its ongoing commitment to attr.

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First Sight Media – Production Companies

Event Industry News

First Sight Media is not your average production company. With over 30 years’ experience in filming, streaming, and delivering events globally, it’s the relationships we create with our clients that really sets us apart.

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Top Picks: Summer Conference Venues

Unique Venues

When the warmer months roll around, the allure of hosting a summer conference grows. Not only does the season offer brighter, longer days, but it also opens up opportunities for more vibrant and engaging events. If you’re an event planner or a professional looking to host a standout conference this summer or next, you’ve got some fantastic venues to consider.

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First Sight Media – Video Production

Event Industry News

First Sight Media is not your average video production company. With over 30 years’ experience in filming, streaming, and delivering events globally, it’s the relationships we create with our clients that really sets us apart.

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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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Decoding the Language of Success

Special Events

How to identify your ideal sales candidate

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First Sight Media – Videography

Event Industry News

First Sight Media is not your average video production company. With over 30 years’ experience in videography, it’s the relationships we create with our clients that really sets us apart.

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All new Salesforce for Arlo is here!

Arlo Training & Events Software

At Arlo, we’re here to make sure your training operations run as efficiently as possible, so you have more time to focus on what matters. Today we’re excited to deliver on this promise with the launch of our all-new Salesforce for Arlo integration. Built from the ground up, Salesforce for Arlo 2.0 brings you instant two-way synchronization, a modern UI built on Lightning, advanced logging, duplication management, and a whole lot more — all designed to give you greater speed and accuracy.