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8 Tips To Onboard Your Event Volunteers


A major contributing factor to the success of any event is its volunteers. In fact, according to research , volunteers are the most fundamental aspect of big events like the Commonwealth Games and World Cups.

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How to Use Data and Analytics to Plan a More Impressive Event


Editor's Note: This is a guest post contribution. Author bylines and information are found at the end of each post. To learn more about submitting guest content to the MeetingPlay Blog email Lori.E Tips Industry Updates

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Why Tech Giants Don’t Understand Events and How it Will Hurt them Deep


Younger generations love to use social networks at events. Social networks are in denial with subpar event products that do not gauge the power of live experiences. Are events and live interactions the future of social networks? Marketers are investing more than events in live experiences.

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Sponsorship Needs to Be More Than Banners and Clings

Velvet Chainsaw

Sponsorship is the most powerful form of marketing. When done well, it can change participants’ attitudes and behaviors about a brand. Banners, ads, signs and enhanced listings shouldn’t be lumped into the same category — they don’t make that emotional connection.

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.

How to Create a Fail-Safe Event that Connects Your Community

Picatic by Eventbrite

The day of your event is always stressful — and that’s totally normal! But worrying about what could go wrong and actually being prepared are two very different things. That’s why having a plan for anything that could derail your community event is a must for your team.

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8 Event Website Tips to Increase Registrations


Event websites continue to be an extremely powerful marketing tool for promoting your upcoming events. They provide potential attendees with detailed information about the event, educating and entertaining them on the way. More importantly, they get attendees to sign up for events.

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The Future of Events: Event Team Members Of The Next Decade

Endless Events

There’s no time like the present to reflect on the future of events. Was that too meta? Because what we really mean is – what will define the event team members of the next decade?

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Do You Have A Second Act in You?


Being an effective meeting planner means you’re an ace at multi-tasking, plus your networks are wide and your personal tool kits expansive.

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8 considerations for your events website


Your online presence is more important than ever when it comes to hosting an event. Your website sets the tone for your event and acts as a one-stop destination for your attendees to receive information and purchase tickets.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

A PR Pro’s Publicity Tips for Event Planners

Special Events

Defiant Public Relations CEO Sabrina Hutchinson shares secrets for getting valuable publicity for special events

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Experience highest resolution LED for events at PixelLab

Event Industry News

Digital experience specialists, DBpixelhouse, host a month-long demo at their London innovation suite.

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Venues for Large Gatherings

Unique Venues

There are special challenges for event planners who have to coordinate events for large groups of 1,000 or more. The details can be endless. Whether you have to plan for a concert, a business meeting, or something else, you need to find a venue you can trust with events of this magnitude.

Podcast: Aaron Kaufman, president, Fifth Element Group on business in events

Event Industry News

Fifth Element Group is an award-winning live experience company that is recognised throughout the world for creating large-scale galas, events, fundraisers, conferences and activations. On today’s podcast, president, Aaron Kaufman, spoke to our host, James Dickson, on how to keep events “real”. Speaking from the head offices in Canada, Aaron stated that Fifth Element Group was born from him discovering a “gap in the industry” 16 years ago when clients’ expectations were not being met properly.

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Top Social Media Trends to Watch in 2020 and 6 Other Tech Stories Event Planners Should Read


Want the lowdown on all things event tech? In your inbox, every week. Sign up here. In this month’s round up of top tech stories, we look at the latest trends in social media and what event professionals can do to boost their marketing activities in 2020.

CWT expands NDC-dedicated team with new appointment

Event Industry News

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the appointment of Charlie Sullivan as head of product of its dedicated Air Distribution team.

Investor voting and annual general meetings. Digitisation, digitalisation or digital transformation?

Lumi Global

If we were tasked today with building a platform to facilitate corporate decision-making between companies and their owners, we certainly wouldn’t start from here! Digitalisation 2020

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EVCOM reveals new structure with appointment of new executive director

Event Industry News

Leigh Jagger, interim CEO of EVCOM has today that the association plans to appoint a full-time executive director from January 2020.

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Reading, Leeds and Download bosses to bring new festival to Dundee?

Event Industry News

Festival organiser, Festival Republic, has announced it is considering Camperdown Park, Dundee, as a potential venue to host a brand-new event next year. The company, which is behind events such as Leeds, Download and Reading festivals, has requested permission from Dundee City Council to host a three-day music festival from 22 nd -24 th May 2020. The event would host four stages, bars, food stalls and funfair rides though it is understood the firm has not sought permission to allow for camping.

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