Fri.Jan 20, 2023

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All Eyes on Davos and Its Covid Mitigation Practices

EventMB

Skift Take: During the World Economic Forum in Davos, attendees were required to get tested for Covid onsite. A negative test granted access, while a positive test led to the attendee’s badge being deactivated.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Are Good for Your Meetings (and Business)

Smart Meetings

Following the events of George Floyd’s tragic death in 2020, meetings industry organizations have been actively seeking to engage in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) discussion. In doing so many businesses seek outside help to create an inclusive and diverse work environment.

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Elevating the Business Events Industry Starts With Advocacy

EventMB

Skift Take: Tommy Goodwin, vice president, Government Affairs for the Exhibitions & Conferences Alliance, discusses the value and power of advocacy for the meetings industry. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Podcast

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USAA Activates a Museum-like Historical Timeline at the Army-Navy Game

Event Marketer

Fans walked through a portal displaying key moments in Army-Navy game history, and “into the future.” ” As the presenting sponsor of the Army-Navy football game since 2009, USAA never approaches each year’s game-day experiential activation the same way. But the 2022 matchup on Dec.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

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Are Your Business Meetings Truly Accessible?

EventMB

Skift Take: Accessibility is a buzzword in the business events industry but is there a true effort to ensure all attendees, including people with disabilities, can participate?

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How to Find Your Wedding Planning Niche

The Planner's Lounge

Have you ever heard the phrase, the riches are in the niches? What it means is that you can make more by serving a specific audience.

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35 Catering Ideas to Make Your Event Menu Stand Out

Eventbrite UK

Learn how to make sure your next food and drink event is unforgettable — and Instagrammable. Event planning November

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Loyalty Points and the Death of Independent Hotels

Smart Meetings

A hotel is never just a hotel. During a time when leisure and business travelers are nearly spoiled by choice, the question to ponder is whether you’re simply looking for convenience and a place to stay, or a property that can offer an experience you’ll be thinking about for years to come.

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5 Things to Know About Event Apps in 2023 & Beyond

Aventri

Mobile event apps have grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. As event technology has evolved, so h ave mobile app offerings and experiences.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

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Smart Moves: Food and Beverage

Smart Meetings

Danielle Marelli Marelli is executive pastry chef for Viceroy Chicago. Marelli most recently worked at The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel in Chicago, where, as the property’s pastry chef, she established its first pastry program. She also worked at Chicago’s Langham Hotel as executive pastry chef.

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Greenwashing – How to Avoid It

Conference Care

Sustainability sells. As a result, greenwashing is becoming more and more common. So why wouldn’t you greenwash? Well, you could get into more trouble than you think… What is greenwashing?

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Four Quick Ways to De-stress

Smart Meetings

No matter how well planned your event is, hiccups will occur. Sometimes it is a small detail that is easily fixed, on occasion a big problem arises that needs to be fixed ASAP.

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6 Best Cvent Alternatives and Competitors in 2023

Eventtia

Meta Description Discover the best Cvent alternatives and competitors in 2023 with features, pricing, and reviews. Find the right event management platform for your needs. 6 Best Cvent Alternatives and Competitors in 2023 The events and meetings industry has experienced rapid growth in the past decade. Technology solutions like Cvent have played a major role in making it easier for businesses, organizations, and individuals to plan, manage and execute their events.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

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OrangeDoor commits to purposeful change with B Corp Certification

Event Industry News

Leading global experiential agency OrangeDoor has achieved B Corp Certification confirming its commitment to purposeful change and creating a more sustainable and positive future.

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Economic challenges and trends to consider when hosting events in 2023

Skiddle

The cost of living crisis affects everyone. People are struggling to run their households, facing an increase in the cost of food, energy and water, while businesses see economic challenges thanks to the money required to run the moving parts of the ventures they choose to explore.

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Bondi Sands to use spatial analytics for latest brand activation

Event Industry News

This week, Twenty3 Sports and Entertainment will be deploying Meshh spatial analytics to measure engagement at the 2023 Australian Open Tennis as part of the Bondi Sands ‘Game, Set, Protect’ brand activation.

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Last day to submit your DMC!

Special Events

Submit your DMC for a chance to be featured in Special Events Magazine

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

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AEV welcomes 18 new chairs and vice-chairs to its working groups

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced that ten of its groups and working groups will be starting the year with 18 new chairs and vice-chairs leading them.

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Five benefits of the Facebook Pixel

Skiddle

What is the Facebook Pixel? The Facebook pixel is a piece of code that you can add to your website to track customer activity on your website.

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PCMA to Planners: Be a Better Performer, and a Better Manager

MeetingsNet

At the recent Convening Leaders 2023 conference, the association for convention and trade-show management delivered advice from experts on pushing beyond one’s comfort zone to try new approaches.

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LIWLIG Group acquires Danish event agency to grow to leading €100 million Nordic event company

Event Industry News

The leading event agency group in the Nordics, LIWLIG, has acquired Danish event agency Welcome A/S. It is one of the largest event agencies in Denmark, with revenue of around €7 million.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

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Why You Should Consider an External Broadcast Provider for Your Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Lumi Global

There are several reasons why companies should consider using an external broadcast provider for their annual general meeting (AGM). AGM Broadcast

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