Thu.Oct 03, 2019

The Top 20 Advantages of Event Gamification

GEVME

Studies show that gamification helps to develop new skills, forms independence, and motivates event attendees. With the help of game mechanics, you can affect the communication within the event, the culture of the organisation, work efficiency, etc. What is gamification for events?

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Why Effective Marketing Means Engaging Your Customers on Mobile

Guidebook

Marketers are constantly fighting the uphill battle to win their customer’s attention. In a world where information is available in an instant, sustaining attention from any audience is no easy feat.

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25 Irresistible Event Invitations to Increase Attendance

eventplanner

Email invitations are an industry standard. But if you want to stand out from the crowd, send your potential attendees personalized letters. After all, everyone gets excited when receiving a real, beautiful invitation

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5 Gift Ideas for Your Sponsors, Vendors, and Talent

Picatic by Eventbrite

Coming up with unique thank you gift ideas can be daunting, but if you make the effort, it’ll leave your supporters feeling greatly appreciated. And if they remember their event experience fondly, they’re more likely to tell colleagues, fans, and other influencers how much they love working with you.

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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.

Mass Shootings In The Events Industry: Propelling The Safety Conversation Forward – Event Brew #004

Endless Events

On today’s Event Brew, we’re tackling the issue of mass shootings in the event industry. Far from being the lightest topic we could bring to the table, but it’s a necessary one.

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Laurie and Dan’s Rustic Wedding at the Historic Burroughes

EventSource

Laurie and Dan’s big day mixes a little bit of rock ‘n roll glam with rustic romantic vibes, resulting in one stunning gallery filled with dramatic details, stunning photos, and more importantly, loads of Pin-spiration.

2019 78

5 Common Festival Event Fails and How to Avoid Them

InitLive

The disaster of Fyre Festival is still fresh on everyone's mind. There's value in learning from the failures of others. That said, proper event planning and management can make your's a hit and the talk of the town for all the right reasons—not the wrong ones.

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How to Promote an Event on Facebook

Eventbrite

When it comes to promoting your event, Facebook has the potential to be your most effective tool. But it’s not as simple as creating an event on Facebook and sitting back to watch your tickets sell out.

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ExhibitDay

Event Industry News

ExhibitDay is a free Trade Show Project Management and Collaboration tool for Event Managers and Trade Show Teams. ExhibitDay lets you track and manage your trade shows, exhibit booths, travel reservations, sponsorships, shipments, schedules, tasks, and budgets — all in one place.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

A Quick Guide to Pitch Meetings

Event Leadership Institute

Smarticle. READ TIME: 2 minutes. Pitch meetings present a unique opportunity to go beyond your proposal and create a face-to-face connection with your potential clients. Pulling off a successful pitch meeting is an essential part of closing a client and earning their business.

2019 68

20 New Orleans Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Bizzabo

Ready to host an event in the Big Easy? Here are the top 20 event venues you should add to your list immediately. Few cities have as much character and vibrance as New Orleans. The Big Easy, as it's affectionately known, is the largest metropolitan area in Louisiana.

2019 68

5 Questions to Ask Your Client Before Selecting Event Entertainment

Event Leadership Institute

Smarticle. READ TIME: 3 minutes. In this week’s Smarticle, we’re taking a closer look at event entertainment and how you can make sure you choose the best type of entertainment for your events.

Email tips for your next event invite

MeetingPlay

How many emails do you breeze past each morning? Tons, right? Such is the case for your potential event goers. This is why your event email invitation must grab and hold their attention.

2019 67

5 Key Benefits of Event Technology

Meeting Application

If you have any experience with organizing any scale of events, you might already know how important engagement and interactions with the attendees are.

Powering Your Events

Event Leadership Institute

Smarticle. READ TIME: 2 minutes. In order to ensure that you have an accurate budget of your power costs, you need to estimate what and how many pieces of equipment you will be using that require power.

2019 65

Halloween Events in the UK: The Ultimate Event Lineup

Eventbrite

As the days are closing in and the trees are growing bare, ominous clouds are rolling in and there is a chill in the air. That means one thing – Halloween season is approaching.

2019 90

PlayPass hails breakthrough summer for cashless and RFID at UK festivals

Event Industry News

Cashless and NFC specialist, PlayPass, enjoyed a record-breaking summer, operating at over 250 events across 22 countries in five continents. It also processed 12.82 million cashless transactions, worth €78 million Euros.

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Christy Lamagna’s 3 Strategic Tips to Supercharging Your Event Business

SmartMeetings

Taking a strategic approach to event planning will elevate your position in the company while improving meaningful outcomes. But how do you make the shift from logistics to management?

2019 60

Event Tech Live announces sponsors & prizes for its acclaimed Launchpad scheme

Event Industry News

The eagerly anticipated Launchpad initiative is returning for yet another year at Event Tech Live and top prizes are to be won! The competition aims to help budding businesses connect with industry buyers and investors to open doors for start-ups and providers of new technology.

2019 61

An Event Pro’s Guide to Content Marketing

Special Events

Posting great content is a great way to win clients--here are tips for making the process a lot less painful

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24 Essential Digital Marketing KPIs for Measuring Event Success

Aventri

What makes up the largest portion of a corporate marketing budget? Which marketing tactic do corporate organizations use the most? The answer is in-person events! 81% of marketers’ tactic usage is spent in in-person events and 21% of their corporate marketing budget is spent on these events.

2019 56

Interview Tips

Tigris Events

[…]. The post Interview Tips appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing & Experiential Marketing.

Top Pick Venues for Musical Events

Unique Venues

Holding your next musical event at the right venue adds absolute magic for your guests.

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Podcast: Hellen Beveridge discusses GDPR

Event Industry News

Hellen Beveridge, the data privacy lead from Data Oversight, joined our podcast host, James Dickson, to discuss GDPR within the event industry. Having given a presentation on the subject at the Event Tech Live Exhibitor Masterclass in September, Hellen was invited on our podcast to elaborate. Data protection is not a new concept with the previous data protection act being enforced in 1998.

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[Webinar] Event Tech Sustainability: Don’t Get Left Behind

Hubb

Going green is not only trendy — it is smart. And no, we don’t just mean getting rid of plastic straws! event roi measurement webinar data analysis event data

4 Types of Social Media Contest to Drive Ticket Sales

Showclix

It’s no secret that your event’s social media presence can have a huge influence on your event’s overall success.

Live Nation Finland acquires Hög Agency

Event Industry News

Live Nation Entertainment, a global live entertainment company, has announced the acquisition of Hög Agency & Promotion’s business. Founded in 2016, Hög Agency & Promotion is a key player in the Finnish market and is focused on representing Finnish artists such as Olavi Uusivirta, Adi L Hasla, Mouhous and Vilma Alina. The deal will add further strength and depth to Live Nation Finland’s domestic roster.

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The Top 18 Certifications for Event Professionals

G2Planet

Although event planning is not among the professions that require a license , earning one or more recognized certifications is still important for event professionals

Exhibition Buyer’s Guide: NEW exhibition venues 2019

Event Industry News

New exhibition venues are fresh, exciting and offer yet another marketing angle for your show. For this year’s Exhibition Buyer’s Guide, we compiled a list of live event venues that have opened, or are opening, in 2019. For this year’s edition of the Exhibition Buyer’s Guide, we rounded up the top venues opening, or have opened, in 2019.

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[Webinar] 8 Common Myths of Event Design, and the Tools You Need to Get It Right

MeetingsNet

Webinar live date: November 13, 2019 at 2pm ET / 11am PT. This program has been submitted to the Events Industry Council for CMP Preferred Provider review. For more info on how to get CE credits, click here ! Webinar live date: November 13, 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m.

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Event Tech Spotlight- Experience Engine

Event Industry News

Company name: Experience Engine Founded: 18 th November 2016 Web address: www.expengine.co. About: We are a promotional people agency scale-up. Experts in tech and placemaking. Disrupting the events sector with our Experience Engineers. Our mission – to make technologies tangible, more humanised and accessible. Great technologies only succeed when their features and benefits are clearly communicated and demonstrated to a mass audience.

Cvent appoints head of European sales for its Hospitality Cloud platform

Event Industry News

Regional office growth highlights increasing demand for technology-driven solutions to drive MICE business. Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider, today announced the hiring of Graham Pope as head of European sales for its Hospitality Cloud platform, which offers hoteliers digital advertising and software solutions for their MICE business.