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 11 Practices to Keep Ahead of the Competition as an Event Planner

All Seated

Myspace. Blackberry. Nokia. . What do they all have in common? All three were dominant market players. Then, within a short time, they lost their top-dog status to up-and-comers who disrupted the status quo. .

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Ask the Expert: The Importance of Event Insurance


No matter how well you plan an event, things can always go wrong. A delegate may take a bad fall. Your AV equipment may get damaged by a leak. Or bad weather may force you to cancel the event altogether.

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The Latest And Greatest Of Cybersecurity In Events: Black Hat and DEF CON 2019

Endless Events

Considering how much we love talking about cybersecurity in events , you’d think we’re all hackers. And our lovely hosts may sometimes wish life was a Mr. Robot episode. But fortunately for our industry, they prefer lending their skills to events.

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Guest blog: The event industry gets serious about sustainability

Event Industry News

By Chris Farrell, MD, Impact Reporting. Social value is an umbrella term used to describe any initiative that makes a positive contribution to society and the environment such as smart resource usage, working with suppliers that are social enterprises, providing good working conditions and environmental sustainability. Demonstrating a commitment to social value, welfare and sustainability is now an integral part of succeeding in the UK event sector.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

6 Tips on How to Keep Your Wedding Gifts Safe


While it’s not something that we want to think about, there is always a possibility of theft at weddings. Whether it is wedding crashers, disgruntled staff or even a guest – it happens.

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Going The Distance: Recruiting and Retaining Quality Endurance Race Volunteers


An endurance event is an investment of time, talent and financial resources, and represents the combined effort of excited athletes, willing sponsors and generous donors — but it all starts with your volunteers. Your endurance event won't endure past the first year without their help.

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One World Rental sponsors at the Event Technology Awards 2019

Event Industry News

One World Rental , a London-based IT rental firm that boasts offices in England, Scotland, Brussels, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Dubai and the USA, is returning for its second year as a sponsor at the Event Technology Awards (ETA). After enjoying the benefits of being an ETA sponsor last year, One World Rental will return to sponsor the Best Event Management Platform Award for 2019.

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Advice for Planners Forced to Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

PCMA Convene

When an F&B event is included in an overall registration fee, navigating the guarantee can be difficult. Planners on the PCMA Catalyst forum offer their ideas.

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Dates for your diary – #EventWell20 #EW20

Event Industry News

EventWell Ltd is pleased to announce that the #EventWell20 wellbeing and mental health campaign will see the first Event Wellbeing Day added to the calendar by the event industry’s charitable social enterprise. Event Wellbeing Day will take place on Wednesday 26 th February 2020, to coincide with International Confex, and will be followed by Event Wellbeing Week later in the year from Monday 21 st to Sunday 27 th September, the same week as Venues & Events Live London.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

3 Signs Your Tech Provider's Customer Service Team is Top Notch


In case you didn't know, this week, October 7-11, is Customer Service Week , "an international celebration of the importance of customer service and of the people who serve and support customers on a daily basis.". Event Technology featured

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DES Spotlight: Victoria Fanning

PCMA Convene

The DES Spotlight highlights a specific Digital Event Strategist graduate that has been transforming digital and hybrid events to benefit not only their organization, but also their audience.

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Fire Certificate For Canopies – What You Need To Know


If you are looking to buy a brand-new custom canopy for your business it is essential that you look for one that is flame-retardant and that you verify that it comes with a canopy fire certificate.

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Event Tech Spotlight: DelegateManager

Event Industry News

Company name: DelegateManager Founded: 1 st January 2009 Web address: About: DelegateManager is a customisable event registration system, allowing event hosts to format their registration process and fields, all in their own branding. It offers a range of features, including customisation, email campaigning, on-site check-in, audience feedback capture, data exporting and host announcements.

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.

Dealing With and Diffusing Difficult Clients


Working in the special event industry, you have the privilege of encountering all sorts of interesting clientele.

The 2020 Event Industry Survey – We Want to Hear from You!


Every year, we survey the events industry across the UK and Ireland to find out what the landscape looks like for the year ahead. The report that follows is a data-driven overview of event organisers’ plans for the following year – do they expect to grow? Will they run more events?

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