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How to Run a Product Launch Event the Right Way

Eventtia

When Tesla or Ikea launch a new product, they don’t just put it in stores and let consumers start shopping. They strategically plan a launch event to generate buzz about their new products. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to successfully plan a product launch event. Event Planning

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5 Tips for Planning Franchise Conventions

Endless Events

It makes great sense that franchises and many other business models can benefit from conventions that enable employees across locations to interact with one another. Planning franchise conventions doesn’t come without its challenges.

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40 Must-Attend Customer Success Conferences in 2019

Bizzabo

Searching for the best customer success conferences to attend in 2019? Look no further. We've compiled the most comprehensive list of customer success events on the internet. In 2019, customer success is a big deal.

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Tahira Endean: Creating All-Inclusive Learning Environments

PCMA Convene

Tahira Endean and Joe English will lead a Deep Dive Studio workshop, “Creating Events that Cater to all Types of Leaners,” at PCMA Education Conference in Los Angeles.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

ETL Replay: robust Internet for outdoor events

Event Industry News

This footage has been kindly captured by our friends at First Sight Media – firstsight.media. Speaking on the Festival and Future stage at last year’s Event Tech Live was Craig Mathie, managing director at Bournemouth 7s, and Tom McInerney, co-founder and director at Etherlive Ltd.

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News: Celebrating Onsite Tech By the Numbers

Aventri

At Aventri, we believe all good things should celebrated, and this week we were absolutely blown away by some incredible numbers at three large-scale events that our clients held throughout this week on the West Coast. Event Technology featured

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Your Event’s Complete Social Media Advertising Calendar

Eventbrite

To catch attention in an event-goer’s feed, your social media posts need to be compelling — and frequent. But that doesn’t mean you need to post every hour on every platform. Whether you’re using paid or organic social media posts, use this calendar to promote your event most successfully.

13 Tips Planners Have Learned from Mom (and Kids!)

SmartMeetings

In honor of Mother’s Day, Smart Meetings asked our smart readers to share how their moms—or how being a mom—have better prepared them for life as a meeting professional. Here are the endearing (and some very practical) results.

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Backstage Academy wins prestigious Educate North Award

Event Industry News

Backstage Academy, the leading live event production educational facility,has picked up a prestigious Educate North Award.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Are You a Meeting Manager You’d Want to Work For?

MeetingsNet

A new research-backed book from Gallup lays out managerial strategies that work whether you’re running a planning department, designing management training, or leading from the C-suite. The two goals of virtually every business leader are more productivity from employees and more organic growth.

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Arena strengthens its team with the appointment of two new experienced project managers

Event Industry News

Arena, the event solutions company, welcomed two new UK project managers, Francesca ?Heap Heap ?and and Nick Wright, to their expanding team in April 2019. The company is investing in new talent to look after their high-profile clients that include the PGA European Tour, the AELTC (Wimbledon Championships), and Historic Royal Palaces.

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VISIT Lake Geneva Names Stephanie Klett New President & CEO

Connect Your Meetings

Klett is widely known across Wisconsin in the tourism industry. For 18 years she was the Emmy-winning host of the Discover Wisconsin Television and Radio series, where is still an occasional guest host, and in 2011 she assumed the role of head of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. While with the tourism department, Wisconsin’s tourism economy grew by nearly 40 percent, reaching total travel expenditures of $20.6 billion.

AIF launches campaign to stop major retailers advertising ‘single-use tents’ for festivals #TakeYourTentHome

Event Industry News

As reported in a recent article from the BBC , the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has claimed shops need to do more to prevent tents being left behind at festivals.

Connect Weekly: Inclusivity at Events, A Conference Goes Vegan & More

Aventri

Welcome to another edition of Aventri's Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know.

London Christmas Party Show Preview: YES Entertainment, an entertainment & events agency run by performers

Event Industry News

We have over 12 years of experience booking event entertainment and managing events across the UK and Internationally. At Yes Entertainment our performance background means that we know what is required to put on a show.

Local Restaurant Profile: Buddy V’s in Las Vegas

Aventri

Your event venue and location are crucial to the attendee experience. Not only do attendees love to travel to exciting destinations, but they like to experience the local sights, culture, and, of course, cuisine. Travel & Hospitality featured

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Younger – braver – bolder Speakers Corner sees demand for ‘wisdom of youth’

Event Industry News

The voice of a younger generation is booming ever louder at conferences and events, according to Speakers Corner. Research by the leading speaker bureau also highlights a threefold demand for female keynote speakers over the last five years. In 2018 female keynote presenters and moderators made up 35% of the top booked speakers compared to just 10% in 2013. Another notable shift is a move to knowledge-based speakers as opposed to more traditional celebrity talent.

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What Venues Need to Succeed: 5 Research-Backed Insights

All Seated

After another strong year in 2018 for meetings and events, many predictions show the upward trends continuing this year: The Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) 2019 Meetings & Trends Report predicts a robust 5 to 10 percent growth in demand.

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The Gift Card and Voucher Association conference highlights continued success for the sector

Event Industry News

Over 400 industry professionals from across the globe came together to discuss ongoing trends and developments within the gift card industry, at the largest, international conference of its kind based in the UK. The UK Gift Card and Voucher Association (UKGCVA) conference, which took place at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London, welcomed a record number of professionals from industry-leading brands, retailers, tech and payment companies and industry associations.

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Quick Tricks #6: Add images to your homepage

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Today’s Quick Tricks post offers another handy tip you can implement in seconds to make your event page more compelling. Tutorials

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