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Industry Celebrates Its Purpose in April

EventMB

Skift Take: Between the PCMA-led Business Events Industry Week and the U.S.

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A Sustainability Pulse Check for Events

PCMA Convene

For a sense of how the business events industry is — or isn’t — embracing sustainability, let’s take a look at three different surveys. We’ll start with whether climate change is being incorporated in the program content. According to the “ 2024 Speaking Industry Benchmark Report ,” sustainability comes in tenth on a list of 17 relevant speaking topics — between technology and human rights — that organizers are planning their events around this year.

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Awards success for Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford

Prestige Events Magazine

The Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford picked up the much-coveted ‘Hotel Top Team of the Year’ award last week at the Manchester Hoteliers Association Annual Awards, whilst two members of the team were recognised individually. The Manchester Hoteliers Association Awards are a celebration of Manchester’s bustling hospitality scene, capitalising on the city’s growing international stature, and its increasing profile as a centre of excellence for meetings and events.

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Putting a price on waste

Event Industry News

15Hatfields’ General Manager, Warren Campbell, shares how taking a bold move and charging for unwanted items left by eventorganisers, is helping the venue to further reduce its waste. As venues we’re responsible for the waste we generate.

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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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Wellness Experience in Arizona: Embrace the Challenges

Smart Meetings

What does a healthy experience mean to you? For attendees of Smart Meetings Wellness Experience this week at The Wigwam Resort just outside of Phoenix, the program addressed physical and mental health along with the deeper need for human connection. Healthy meeting strategies demonstrated included gifting, content, team building and F&B operations.

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Las Vegas Airport Tests Self-Service Security Checkpoint

Smart Meetings

Harry Reid International Airport’s new self-service system will be a litmus test in new airport security operations Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has begun a self-service screening system at Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas. In its current prototype iteration, only TSA PreCheck passengers at TSA’s Innovation Checkpoint will have the ability to use the system, which began earlier this month.

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LIGHTS. CAMERA. ACTION

Event Industry News

The perfect scene needs the perfect backdrop. At Jockey Club Venues, we provide scene-stealing spaces that elevate any event to cinematic heights. Our locations span across Epsom Downs, Sandown Park, and Kempton Park racecourses, all conveniently nestled within the M25 in Surrey, offering seamless access to London and the southeast.

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New and Renovated: The Pioneers of Luxury

Smart Meetings

Where historic charm and modern quality converge These three new and renovated hotels and venues debut spaces that both celebrate their heritage and look boldly into the future. When you meet in spaces like these, you’re bound to feel that special balance of nostalgia and inspiration. Are you looking for a boutique experience? Refined luxury? That perfect epicenter of stylish renown?

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Welcoming Angie Smith: A Trailblazer in Event Marketing Joins the InGo Team

InGo

In the fast-paced world of events, where every moment counts and every interaction is an opportunity, having a seasoned leader at the helm is paramount. That’s why we are thrilled to announce our newest advisor joining the InGo team — Angie Smith. With a career spanning over 25 years, Angie Smith brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to the table.

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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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WESTFIELD TO HOST EUROPE’S LARGEST EID-AL-FITR FESTIVAL AT BOTH LONDON CENTRES

Prestige Events Magazine

London Eid Festival returns to Westfield London for its fifth year whilst expanding to Westfield Stratford City for the first time -The event runs from 12 th to 14 th April at Westfield London and then continues from 19 th to 21 st April at Westfield Stratford City- -Free event invites all communities to come together to experience hundreds of fashion, fragrance, food, and live entertainment offerings- -Award-winning artist, Maaida Noor, to host watercolour painting workshops- The London Eid F

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Awards success for Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford

Event Industry News

The Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford picked up the much-coveted ‘Hotel Top Team of the Year’ award last week at the Manchester Hoteliers Association Annual Awards, whilst two members of the team were recognised individually.

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Agency HR Update: Hiring and Retention Trends

Event Marketer

Maureen Deacy, Ddirector-Talent Acquisition, Inspira In our 2024 Agency Business Outlook report , agency leaders report that hiring continues to be one of the top three investments they are making, with special focus on creative, account services and production roles. But across the country, hiring and retention trends amid an ever-evolving workplace continue to have trickle-down influence on the way event agencies are growing and investing in their own organizations.

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Events Industry Alliance launches the 2023 SASIE report

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Alliance (EIA) – the collective associations of AEO, AEV and ESSA, has published the eighth Size and Scale Index for Exhibitions (SASIE) report. The total number of event days and total gross space sold has increased since 2022 and is now broadly on a par with pre-Covid figures.

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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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trends in event management – what’s hot and what’s not

SevenEvents

in the dynamic world of event management, staying ahead of the trends is essential. as the industry continues to evolve and develop, so do the preferences and expectations of attendees. Whether you are planning a conference, incentive, or charity gala, understanding, and leveraging current trends can create the difference between a mediocre event, and a memorable experience for attendees. in this blog we explore what are event trends, what are the trends in event management at present, and how t

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Piing brings mass-player gaming to £21m Printworks relaunch

Event Industry News

Piing will play a starring role at the largest digital ceiling in Europe with a multi-year deal to screen its unique mass-player arcade games at the revamped Printworks events and leisure complex. Games will be screened both day and night on Printworks’ massive Pumpyard screen.

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March: Event Industry People, Deals, and Moves

Event Marketer

Welcome to this month’s event marketing industry news digest, featuring updates on new hires, promotions, acquisitions, and launches. Submit your news here. Acquisitions OBE Worldwide (parent of On Board Experiential) has acquired a majority stake in London-based agency Playmaker Experiential , led by managing partners Ian Hayne and James Hogben.

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Protectivity

Event Industry News

Protectivity’s specialist Event Insurance has been carefully curated, and underwritten by Convex, to cover a wide range of requirements within the events sector. Protectivity is a provider of specialist event insurance.

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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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Agency Chats: Changes, Investments and the Economy

Event Marketer

From acquisitions to strategic hiring to acting as consultant to the new faces in client organizations, event agency leaders and their employees continue to ride the waves of economic and cultural evolutions. What we’re learning: Partnerships between clients and agencies are viewed as even more valuable than ever on the corporate side due to changes in the organizations.

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Event Insurance: Ensuring Comprehensive Coverage for Unforeseen Circumstances

Event Industry News

Organising and hosting events involves a myriad of responsibilities and potential risks. Specialist event insurance is a crucial component to protect against unforeseen circumstances that could jeopardise the success of an event.

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Virtual meeting etiquette: Do’s and don’ts

Management Events

Mastering the Art of Virtual Communication With the rise of remote work, mastering virtual communication has become a critical skill. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the digital workspace, understanding the nuances of online interactions can make a significant difference in your productivity and professional relationships. At Management Events, we recognize the importance of conveying professionalism and clarity in every virtual meeting.

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AEV board co-opts Andy O’Sullivan and Rob Wicks

Event Industry News

Following the spring meeting for the Association of Event Venues (AEV) board held at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 the board has co-opted two new members.

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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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One Month Left to Submit Your DMC!

Special Events

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Electric Cat Productions Host Launch Event For New Industry Podcast

Event Industry News

Following the announcement of their new events and marketing podcast, ‘The Neon Lounge’, Electric Cat Productions hosted an evening of celebrations in London at Fidelio Café. The event brought together the industry-leading guests featured in the podcast’s debut season, and events professionals from far and wide, to mark the launch of this exciting venture.

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Global AGM evolution: insights and lessons

Lumi Global

With the stage set for this year's Annual General Meeting (AGM) season, we reveal our collection of meeting trends, key takeaways and lessons from over 3,000 meetings held last year. Let’s explore the key highlights by taking a glimpse into the dynamics of shareholder engagement across the globe.

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Wonder’s New Hire Spree Continues with Arrival of Grace Bradshaw as Client Lead

Event Industry News

Wonder – the specialist business experience agency that is part of the Amplify agency collective – can today announce the arrival of Grace Bradshaw as Client Lead. Hailing from B2C experience agency, Bearded Kitten, Bradshaw has also worked at Iris and Twelve Agency across numerous high-profile B2C brands.

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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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Opus Agency’s Brent Turner will join the BizBash leadership Summit in Las Vegas. Read more about the summit here! #WeAreOpusAgency #BeMoved

Opus Agency

Opus Agency to Attend BizBash Leadership Summit

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