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Facebook Event Ads: How to Target Event-Goers to Drive Ticket Sales


Facebook is an event creator’s superpower. With more than 550 million users engaging with Facebook Events each month, the platform holds huge opportunity to reach potential attendees.

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5 Killer Ways to Keep First-Time Guests From Coming Back


Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President, Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group. One of the most effective ways to ensure the long-term health of your event is to convert first-time guests into loyal, life-long fans.

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2019 Event Trends: How Did Our Predictions Hold Up?

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

I’ve always been skeptical of people who claim to be able to predict the future. That said, I’m a marketer, meaning I make a living by iterating on what past data has taught me, and how that’ll effect how people act going forward. And, as such, I might be a bit of a walking contradiction.

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Study: How to Incorporate 3 Powerful Experiential Trends in Your 2020 Events


Are you ready to enter the age of experience? A new study from the global agency George P. Johnson Experience Marketing singled out the effective emerging practices smart planners used in the last year to produce transformational messaging.

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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.

Production Schedule And Show Flow: What Is The Difference?

Endless Events

Time for another exciting episode of Whiteboard Wednesdays – and this time, we’re talking production schedule and show flow. More precisely, we’ll be breaking down the differences between the two.

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Event Design Lecture Series: Tech Trends on a Budget

Event Industry News

The last lecture in the University of Westminster’s second edition of the Event Design Lecture Series takes place on Monday 9 th December.

Allocate a Winning Event Budget in 5 Steps


Your budget is the biggest indicator as to where your event is heading and ultimately how successful your event is going to be. This is why effectively allocating your budget can make or break any event. Now the big question is, how do you go about achieving this?

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4 Unique Swag Items for 2020 Events


If you’re in the event space, you’ve probably come across or heard the term “swag”. And if you’re the one providing the swag, you probably ask yourself these two questions when planning: “Will the attendees use it?” “Is Is it budget-friendly?”. conference event planner

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29 Sushi Rolls that Will Delight Your Guests


If you’re tired of providing conventional catering, yet you want to keep things simple, sushi is the way to go. Interesting enough, yet familiar for most attendees, sushi rolls are the perfect option for a tasty catering experience

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Earth-friendly event menus can save up to 10 tons of climate pollution, says new report

Event Industry News

Replacing meat-heavy menu choices with Earth-friendly, plant-based options can reduce the carbon footprint of a 500-person event (such as a conference or large wedding) by 10 tons of greenhouse gas equivalents, according to an analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity. The Center’s report, Catering to the Climate , evaluated the environmental impact of common event menus as well as plant-based alternatives.

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Advances in Cameras Offer Huge Promise for Tracking at Events


The trade show floor at the National Electrical Contractors Association's 2015 conference in San Francisco. National Electrical Contractors Association / Flickr Skift Take: Cameras may be the best all-in-one tool for events that currently exists.

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Building Cohesive Themes for Your Corporate Events

Special Events

Tap into the rewarding world of corporate special events with these six solid strategies

Less-Invasive Cameras May Be the Future of Event Tracking


The trade show floor at IMEX America 2017, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Toerisme Vlaanderen / Flickr Skift Take: Cameras don't always have to make people uncomfortable, especially if they're not being used for facial recognition.

[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.

Hiring an Outside AV Company? 7 Things to Get in Writing Before Signing that Hotel Contract

Meeting Tomorrow

As someone who’s worked in some of the country’s largest hotels and sold AV for independent audio visual companies, I’ve just about seen it all when it comes to hotel contracts. That’s why I always share this list with my clients.

Uber Events – A Step Forward to Environmentally – Friendly Events?


As event planning services become more global each year, the concerns for the impact that events have on the environment continue to grow as well.

GL events UK sleeps out in support of St Basils

Event Industry News

GL events UK has joined forces with St Basils, a Birmingham-based charity providing accommodation, support and engagement services to young homeless people and those at risk of becoming homeless.

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The Python Events Cricket Ticketing Software

Python Events

For lovers of batting sports, cricket is one of the most popular and entertaining games to watch and play. The sport’s popularity is growing and highlighting the need for tailor-made cricket ticketing software. There are millions of cricket fans in countries around the world.

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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.

Maze and D&D London executive chef joins Noble House Events

Event Industry News

Owen Sullivan, formerly Gordon Ramsay’s executive chef at Maze, the Maze Grills, and the Savoy Grill, has taken over the kitchen at luxury event and bespoke contract caterer, Noble House Events and Kitchen.

14 Ideas for Your Next Workshop


Did you know the first usage of the word "workshop" was in 1556 and is meant for a small group of people to handcraft something together? Although the word workshop is often used in the event industry interchangeably with events like seminars, training sessions, etc.,

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4 Benefits of Incorporating Experiential Activities into Your Sales Meeting

Eagle's Flight Corporate Events

Sales meetings must be engaging if they are to provide value for your sales team and return on investment for the organization. In this video, Michelle Bennett, our VP of Inside Sales and Marketing, shares the impact of incorporating experiential activities into your sales meetings. Corporate Event

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How to engage sponsors with event gamification


Gamification has been a hot topic in events for some time now. And for as long as attendees get a kick out of a leaderboard or thrills from a scavenger hunt, it will continue to be that way. In fact, gamification was worth $5.5

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!

Festicket appoints Ed Walsh as strategic commercial director

Event Industry News

Following the acquisition of Event Genius, the appointment of the ex-Eventbrite music account director marks another strong step into the primary ticketing market.

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The Seatedly Cricket Ticketing Software

Python Events

For lovers of batting sports, cricket is one of the most popular and entertaining games to watch and play. The sport’s popularity is growing and highlighting the need for tailor-made cricket ticketing software. There are millions of cricket fans in countries around the world. Although a fair share of players and fans are from Europe, Australia and Asia, other continents around the world play the game including Africa, and the Americas.

Tarsus Group announces acquisition of Smarter Shows

Event Industry News

Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Smarter Shows; the UK-based exhibition and conference organiser.

How Do You Avoid Those Black Bars on the Sides or Top and Bottom of the Screen?

Event Leadership Institute

Smarticle. READ TIME: 3 minutes. I can’t stand seeing those vertical or horizontal lines when slides are shown on screen. If I ask the a/v tech about it, they tell me “that’s the format the slides are in”. What’s the best way to avoid this? Understanding Aspect Ratios.

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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.

Manchester Metropolitan University achieves AIM Gold

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has awarded AIM Gold accreditation to the conference and events venues at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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[Infographic]10 Best Event Planning and Management Apps for Event Planners

Hubilo Blog

Event planners have got one of the most challenging professions. When it comes to planning, talking or speaking about it makes you feel, it’s easy. But when you actually put yourself in someone else’s shoes, you realize it is tougher than you think.

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VMS Live refocuses business model with 3 new hires

Event Industry News

VMS Live is to open a London office with a refocused business model and three significant appointments. Following the recent change in leadership in September 2019, VMS Live is undergoing a significant business realignment to create an improved customer focused service, with a new level of proactive marketing support for venues to drive ticket sales.

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