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45 Critical Questions for a Successful Event Debrief


An event planner’s work is never done — not even when the event itself is over. There is so much planning involved in staging an event that it’s tempting to congratulate ourselves just for reaching the finish line.

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6 Business Event Invitation Email Strategies and Examples

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Working your way to the decision maker at your target sponsor starts with a simple, well-worded email. The post 6 Business Event Invitation Email Strategies and Examples appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Business & Professional Email Marketing Event Sponsors Event Sponsorship

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Can a rehearsal be better than a concert?

Conferences that Work

Can a rehearsal be better than a concert? You be the judge! Every summer since 1951, the world-famous Marlboro Music Festival takes place my small Vermont hometown. Last week my wife and I attended the free morning rehearsals for two pieces of chamber music — Mozart’s Horn Quintet and Dvo?ák’s

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Sell More Tickets in 1 Month: Your Week 3 Plan

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You don’t need to stare at a screen for hours a day to sell more tickets to your event. To help you reach your goals, we’ve put together a series of posts with the tips and tricks you need to upgrade your marketing in just 15 minutes a day. This is the third post of […].

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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.

Banquet Event Orders – How to Create and Use a BEO

Planning Pod

Summary: Learn what goes into a banquet event order and how they are used. Understand why BEOs are vital to the success of most events and download a free BEO template. There are hundreds and hundreds of details involved in proper event management and planning.

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Event ROE: Is it More Important than ROI?


Event Planning

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How Not Having Data Backups Will Ruin Your Event

Endless Events

All rise for this week’s convo about event backups! And yes, you guessed it, it’s Event Tech Podcast time. Today we’re going a little deeper into the importance of having backups for your event.

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ASH Annual Meeting Gets Artsy for Attendee Wellness

PCMA Convene

ASH asked participants at its annual meeting to share their answers to the question, “What Keeps Your Heart in Medicine?”. Best in Show 2019: 60th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. 1–4, 2018 San Diego, California 29,272 attendees.

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Social Media Examiner Invests in Its SMMW Conference Volunteer Program


Every year, thousands of attendees from all over the world come to the Social Media Examiner's three-day mega-conference, Social Media Marketing World (SMMW). But the event had become so popular, event staff found, old methods of volunteer management were no longer as effective.

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.

Banquet Event Orders – How to Create and Use a BEO

Planning Pod

There are hundreds and hundreds of details involved in proper event management and planning. However, not all of those details are of equal importance.

Innovative World Tunnel Congress Program Digs into Naples Locations

PCMA Convene

The underground areas of Galleria Borbonica house ruins from ancient Roman times all the way to World War II and more recent eras. All photos courtesy AIM Group International). Best in Show 2019: World Tunnel Congress 2019.

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A.C.T. National welcomes former Met leader, Alan Tungate, to the team

Event Industry News

A.C.T. National Ltd is delighted to welcome Alan Tungate to the company where he will help to strengthen its professional event safety delivery, as well as develop the company’s crowd safety arm of the business.

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Inscribed with Care: Dear World’s Storytelling for Events

PCMA Convene

Pamela Meredith Hamilton, of The Hamilton Exchange, shares her message for Dear World at EduCon, saying, “You’re only broken when you perceive yourself to be broken.” Chris Cruz/Dear World).

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Display Wizard

Event Industry News

Display Wizard Ltd. are experts in the design, print and distribution of bespoke display stands , specialising in exhibition stand hire service.

Breaking a Page Under a Menu Item


Breaking a Page Under a Menu Item Caterease Version: 20 Category: Event Manager Date: 08/12/2019. The post Breaking a Page Under a Menu Item appeared first on Caterease. Event Manager Tip of The Week

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Event Industry News

For event planners, Eventopedia is the intelligent venue finding platform, re-wiring the events industry with an intuitive, and constantly evolving events platform that enables venues and event professionals to prosper through trusted connections, robust technology and expert industry advice.

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4 Most Common Event Management Mistakes


4 Most Common Mistakes in Event Management and How to Fix Them. tradeshow association events corporate events pre-event planning

[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.

Conference Buyer’s Guide: NAEC Stoneleigh

Event Industry News

“An exhibition and conference centre like no other”. Based conveniently in the heart of the UK, NAEC Stoneleigh is your next conference venue! Boasting thousands of metres of event space, the impressive venue offers multiple conference and meeting suites across the site, as well as exhibition spaces.

Three Things to Consider When Expanding Your Event Team

Special Events

Hiring people is a lot like marrying them--be sure you make the right match when expanding your special events team

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Strong winds rip stage apart at Boomtown

Event Industry News

Adverse weather conditions rained-off many event-goers’ plans last week when high winds were deemed too risky to events up and down the country. Boardmasters ’ cancellation was met with anger from disappointed fans and Houghton Festival received several complaints online. However, the cancellations appear not to have been in vain following an incident at Boomtown Fair over the weekend.

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Effective Marketing To Promote Your Next Major Event

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Marketing is an essential part of any organization, especially when promoting a new event. If properly executed, these tactics can bring more people to your events and excite them on a whole nother level.

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.

Event Tech Spotlight: ChargedUp

Event Industry News

Company name: ChargedUp Founded: 20 th April 2017 About: ChargedUp has taken the bike sharing model to mobile phone charging. We have developed a network of stations from which users can borrow portable phone chargers, use them for as long as they need, and return them to any ChargedUp station in the network in exchange for a small fee. It combines a network of portable phone chargers with an app that users use to rent the charger.

Meet Well in Riverside, California!

Connect Your Meetings

RCVB specializes in hospitality and customized assistance throughout the entire process, offering additional incentives to third meeting planner partners. Activate your event with an easy hike to the top of our historic city landmark, Mt. Rubidoux.

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Workshop Battles Boredom by Dropping Lectures for Experiences

PCMA Convene

Workshop participants walk the fields of Gettysburg during an earlier workshop, “Commanding the C-Suite.” The July workshop also used past war experiences — this time from WWII — to talk about leadership. Best in Show 2019: The Council Academy/The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers.

Top “Off-the-Clock” Activities in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Connect Your Meetings

When the meetings are done for the day it’s time to relax with some fun networking activities. Here are a few of our top options. Group Ride on the Trail.

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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!

Community Activities Build Connections Among Conference Participants

PCMA Convene

Lincoln Street Art Park is home to sculptures, murals, and shipping container classrooms. Sustainable Brands conference participants volunteered time to work at the park. Photos courtesy of Sustainable Brands). Best in Show 2019: Sustainable Brands. June 3-6, 2019 Cobo Center.

Financial Planning for Your Association Event | Q&A Guide


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Having a Heart for Financially-Challenged, International Attendees

PCMA Convene

The Heart Rhythm Society’s scientific sessions get underway in San Francisco. Of the nearly 100 participants from World Bank–classified lower- and lower-middle income countries, 29 took advantage of HRS’ discount registration at this year’s annual event.