Wed.Apr 10, 2019

7 Things You Can Find in Every Event Planner’s Car

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It’s easy to pick out an event planner’s car — it’s the one littered with a carefully curated collection of junk and just-in-case gear.

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4 Types of Environments to Try at Your Next Conference


Lots of different types of people attend conferences - and I don’t just mean different roles, career levels, educational backgrounds, etc.

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Front VS Rear Projection For Events – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

Today’s Whiteboard Wednesday episode is all about projection for events! When organizing an event, chances are, you’ll need a projection of some sort.

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Convening Leaders Recap: What Worked and What Didn’t

PCMA Convene

Craig Davis, president and CEO of Visit Pittsburgh, welcomes Convening Leaders attendees. The main stage, with seating on two sides, was one of the innovations PCMA organizers used at the event. Jacob Slaton Photography).

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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.

7 Ways to Persuade People to Volunteer for Your Event


Today's volunteers look for great experiences and meaningful engagement when they give away their time. So make it clear from the moment you launch your online recruiting campaigns that those are precisely the benefits your volunteers will find.

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How to Get Paid by Eventbrite – Your Questions Answered


You’ve sold lots of tickets, successfully run your event, and now you want to see the fruits of your labour, and rightfully so! Getting paid by Eventbrite is easy.

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The Complete Guide to Audio Visual for Event Planners

Event Industry News

I only joined Event Industry News in March and am already stunned by the sheer vastness of the event industry. To claim my share of the knowledge shared by my new colleagues, I have thrown myself into researching everything about event planning, technology and terminology. My research material has included The Complete Guide to Audio Visual for Event Planners by Blitz AV, and it has given me a useful insight into the world of AV.

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8 Essential Email Writing Tips


While email is a vital aspect of business communication, getting your clients to open and read through it can be challenging. No matter how well-designed your marketing emails look, if they lack clear and concise content, it is probably going to make its way into the trash or spam folder.

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Special Olympics World Games Opening Ceremony 2019

Event Industry News

Abu Dhabi welcomed over 7,500 athletes from 190 nations last month when it hosted the Special Olympics World Games 2019. This is the first time the event has been held in the Middle East and North Africa region. The Opening Ceremony took place at Zayed Sports Stadium in Abu Dhabi on 14th March. Thousands of people from fans, families, heads of state and the Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan filled the stadium to watch this historic event unfold.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

NYC is Your Backdrop With Events at Pier 17 (SPONSORED CONTENT)


The words clients use to describe the views from events held at Pier 17 in the Seaport District say it all—"jaw-dropping," "breathtaking," "incredible." There are other compelling reasons to host an event in one of these spaces in Lower Manhattan

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Redwood Event Solutions to deliver safety and operations for RunFestRun

Event Industry News

Redwood Event Solutions has been awarded the contract to deliver operations and safety for the inaugural RunFestRun event taking place this summer. . Redwood will work closely with Wireless Events, to help shape the first RunFestRun which will offer running challenges alongside a music stage and family entertainment at Bowood House at the end of May.

12 of the Best Event Sponsorship Proposal Examples to Inspire Yours

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

According to EventMB , finding sponsors is the second biggest logistical challenge when it comes to organising events. Providing useful information as a magnet for potential sponsors is one approach through which many conferences have found success.

The Meetings Show acquired by Northstar Travel Media

Event Industry News

The Meetings Show, as part of the Centaur Media Travel & Meetings business, has entered into a definitive agreement for acquisition by Northstar Travel Group. The agreement follows the decision by Centaur Media in October 2018 to explore sales of several of its businesses in order to simplify the group’s structure and to focus management resources on its marketing brands.

13 Gorgeous Venue Ceilings that Will Enchant Your Attendees


Elegant and unique, a beautiful ceiling can bring us aesthetic joy and enhance all of our senses. Obviously, it’s not always possible to rent sophisticated event venues with breathtaking ceilings

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Behind the Scenes at The British Gymnastics World Cup 2019

Event Industry News

Join the Event Industry News team at the Resorts World Arena at the NEC, Birmingham, to delve behind the scenes of the British Gymnastics World Cup, 2019. Talking to us from the British Gymnastics team was: Ben Willcox, the event technology manager, Gareth Finchett, the digital production manager and Dom Elsom, the show caller. Welcoming us onto the arena floor first was Ben Willcox who ran through the agenda for the weekend, the preparation of the event and the pros and cons of the venue itself.

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Event Planning Guide 2019


What is event planning? How do you do it? What tools should you use to make your life easier? Event Planning Guide. In this guide, we talk through a basic event planning template, what it means to be a planner, and how event management software can simplify your processes. What is Event Planning?

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Eventsforce unveils new suite of on-site event management tools

Event Industry News

Eventsforce announced today a new suite of on-site event management tools, including a mobile app, a self-service check-in and badging solution and an attendance recording app for events and sessions. The new products have been designed to improve attendee experiences, while helping organisers save time and get the data insight they need to make more informed decisions on the day. .

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Eventbrite and GDPR: Top 3 Things to Know


When the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th, 2018, it changed the way people could collect attendees’ data. This post will help you understand your GDPR obligations when hosting your event. As an event organiser, we want to help you understand what GDPR means for your business, and how […]. The post Eventbrite and GDPR: Top 3 Things to Know appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Academic Venue Solutions continues to widen its choice of venues

Event Industry News

Academic Venue Solutions (AVS) are delighted to welcome two new members, Ashorne Hill and DMU Venues to their growing portfolio of exceptional meeting and event venues. Ashorne Hill is a dedicated conference centre in Leamington Spa, set in 35 acres of stunning Warwickshire countryside and based around a Grade II listed Manor House. The venue boasts 40 dedicated conference rooms and has over 100 bedrooms which are a mix of executive and standard rooms.

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Fritz Smith Appointed Executive Director of the Central Pennsylvania CVB

Connect Your Meetings

As newly-appointed executive director of the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau , Fritz Smith will lead continued growth in tourism within Centre County. Smith is a true reflection of a hospitality expert and son of the Keystone State, aiming to promote the county’s outdoor adventure, world-class culture, unexpected history, and storied local traditions.

How to Avoid Event Clichés and Build Something Valuable


Somewhere along the way, we stopped thinking for ourselves and became too focused on following trends. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, considering the staggering speed of change that defines our industry

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12 Imaginative Event Marketing Examples from Microsoft


By any definition of the word, the Microsoft brand is an innovator. If you’re looking to be inspired by their imaginative event marketing, check out these great examples, complete with actionable takeaways for your next planned live experience.

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The Events Expert Interview Series #30: Victoria Matey


Victoria Matey is co-founder of Seattle-based Matey Events, a business events consulting firm for event organisers and event attendees.

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing welcomes the meetings and events industry to the world of Formula One

Event Industry News

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing is poised to unveil one of the most exciting additions to the corporate venue market, as the team prepares to launch its new event space, MK-7, in June 2019. . The venue, located within Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s Milton Keynes factory headquarters, will play host to a range of corporate events and offers organisers the chance to immerse their guests in the engineering prowess, winning innovation and glamour of Formula One.

4 Ways Personalisation Can Drive Event Success


Personalisation is a big deal in our industry as people increasingly expect both the communication of the event and the live experience to be tailored to them in some way. Technology is fuelling the drive too.

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Making Event Tech More Accessible for Attendees with Disabilities

Planner WIre

While resources for planning accessible events exist, they often overlook one important area: technology. There are well-documented but lesser-known standards for creating… Continue. Event Planning

Eventsforce Unveils New Suite of On-Site Event Management Tools


London, UK – 10 th April 2019– Eventsforce announced today a new suite of on-site event management tools, including a mobile app, a self-service check-in and badging solution and an attendance recording app for events and sessions.

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