Mon.Dec 02, 2019

How to Choose Event Technology, Should Cost be the Main Factor?

Endless Events

Today on the Event Tech Podcast we are talking all about how to choose event technology and why cost should not be the sole deciding factor. Recently, 65% of planners cited cost as the deciding factor.

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How the International Baking Industry Exposition’s Marketing Strategy Keeps the Event Fresh

PCMA Convene

IBIE, held every three years at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is billed as the global grain-based food industry’s largest trade event in the Western Hemisphere.

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45 Ideas for Real-Time Polling Questions in Your Event App


Real-time polling is to event apps what icing is to cake: maybe not 100 percent necessary, but it makes things turn out so much better. From the event planner’s point of view, leveraging a real-time polling feature naturally encourages attendee app adoption and engagement.

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The first hill is the hardest

Conferences that Work

At the age of 67, after returning from a meditation retreat , I started running daily for the first time in my life. And I soon learned that the first hill is the hardest. Beginnings. It was summer, and I had no idea what I could do. So I began by exploring without expectations.

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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.

Dan Berger on his future after the Cvent Exit


We sat down for a long interview with Dan Berger, founder of Social Tables, recently sold to Cvent for a reported 100mm. We asked him why he decided to leave Cvent and what’s next. I had the pleasure of seeing Dan Berger at Cvent Connect in Las Vegas back in July. We chatted about […].

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5 Signs You Should Definitely Hire a Wedding Planner


Planning your wedding without a planner, in theory, seems fun and cost efficient – especially if you are on a tight budget. But don’t be fooled! Planning a wedding is hard work – some might even compare it to a second full time job.

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We’ve Seen Some Crazy Things When it Comes to Event Layouts!

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Event Setup: What Stage Size Should I Use For My Event? AV Companies: Hire An AV Company For Your Next Event In 5 Simple Steps. Celebrating the Holidays: How To Celebrate In Style: The Hottest Holiday Party Trends of 2019! ?

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5 Signs You Should Definitely Hire a Wedding Planner


Planning your wedding without a planner, in theory, seems fun and cost efficient – especially if you are on a tight budget. But don’t be fooled! Planning a wedding is hard work – some might even compare it to a second full time job.

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Whova named Best Event App and Best Event Networking Technology at the Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

The Whova team was delighted to take two awards back to their office in San Diego: Best Event App and Best Event Networking Technology. This is the fourth year Whova has picked up an Event Technology Award, but the first time they have won the coveted Best Event App category. Whova spun off from a research group at the University of California, San Diego in 2013 to offer an all-in-one event management solution and mobile app for conferences.

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.

Sending Prints for Multiple Parties in One Email


The post Sending Prints for Multiple Parties in One Email appeared first on Caterease. Account Manager Tip of The Week

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Arena installs 15,000-seat Diriyah Stadium for Joshua v Ruiz fight

Event Industry News

Arena announces that it has completed the design and installation of the 15,000 seat Diriyah Arena and hospitality structure, ahead of the Joshua v Ruiz II boxing “Clash on the Dunes” being held on 7 th December 2019.

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Two for One: How Organizers Combined a Food Writers Conference With a Food and Music Festival

PCMA Convene

Held in collaboration with euphoria, the 2019 AFJ conference — called AFJ @ euphoria — turned into an educational and entertaining mashup of tastings and talks.

Event Industry Associations publish Exhibition Economic Impact Report

Event Industry News

A new economic impact report that has been jointly published by the Association of Event Organisers (AEO), Association of Event Venues (AEV), and the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) defines and measures the significance of exhibitions to the UK economy. The research group responsible for producing the report includes Nigel Nathan, MD Olympia London, Austen Hawkins, CEO F2F Events, and Nick Marshall, Executive Chairman GES.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

10 Corporate Event Decoration Ideas for Your Clients

All Seated

Whether it’s a trade show or an appreciation dinner, companies use corporate events to strengthen professional ties and improve work culture. And with the growing emphasis on people engagement in businesses, CEOs and HR managers have found these activities even more valuable.

Auction Ideas for Associations: Ways to Secure More Revenue


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Creating a Safe Space for Failure

PCMA Convene

A presenter at Fail Festival Slush Impact 2015 in Finland — described as ‘the crash and burn party for positive social and environmental impact initiatives’ by startup innovators.

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TRNSMT bosses slammed for lack of female headliners

Event Industry News

Only two out of the 13 headliners recently announced for the 2020 TRNSMT Festival are female and organisers have been heavily criticised for the inequality.

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

Gearing Up for a Great Week at IAEE Expo! Expo! 2019


Our team is ready to fly out to Las Vegas for an exciting week at IAEE Expo! One of our favorite shows of the year , we’re excited to see so many friendly faces from across the industry.

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CHS Group promises to give the Midlands the “event it deserves”

Event Industry News

The CHS Group has announced further details of CHS Birmingham and is promising the meetings, hospitality and events community, across the region, “the event it deserves” next October.

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How To Leverage Insiders To Obtain Fundraiser Sponsors

Event Leadership Institute

Smarticle. READ TIME: 5 minutes. Sponsors are a critical revenue stream for fundraising events. But how does your organization approach sponsors? Who do you task with the job?

CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

3 Ways Event Planners Can Utilize Slack


If you’re in the business world, you probably have used or at least heard about Slack. This communication platform allows entire companies and teams to connect, collaborate and make office communication more organized and accessible overall.

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