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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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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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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

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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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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Event ROE: Is it More Important than ROI?


Event Planning

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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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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.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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.

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).

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.

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

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.

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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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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Effective Marketing To Promote Your Next Major Event

VBO Tickets

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

More Than Just a Chair and a Name Card: Why a Seating Plan Matters


Social dynamics play a huge factor in any event. People care about whom they'll share a table with and worry too much about sitting with someone they might not like. This "worry" is the same airline passengers might have, especially considering where they are sitting – window, middle, aisle.

IBA’s Welcome Party Entices All 5 Senses

PCMA Convene

Costumed performers greet guests at the welcome party for IBA2018. The event used 15,000 flowers and wheat stalks, as well as 75 dancers and other performers. Photos courtesy AIM Group International). Best in Show 2019: Welcome Party for International Bar Association 2018 Conference.

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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.

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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Hire Space professional team expands

Event Industry News

Venue booking platform, Hire Space, has announced the appointment of Maja Przybylowska as account manager. . Working on corporate accounts, Maja’s role will have an international element, sourcing worldwide venues and suppliers for clients in the EMEA and APAC regions. Maja joins Hire Space from Royal Lancaster London, where she was an event sales executive. Prior to that, Maja served as venue sourcing consultant for Grass Roots Meetings and Events.

International Literacy Association Goes Back to School for Event

PCMA Convene

International Literacy Association attendees take a turn at students’ desks at a Las Vegas school. Photos by Skylar Stevens). International Literary Association Intensive: Nevada. June 21-22, 2018 Somerset Academy, Sky Pointe Campus, Las Vegas 553 attendees.