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2 Advanced Pricing Strategies Event Planners Need in 2019

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Ticket sales are the biggest source of revenue for 70 percent of event professionals. But if you’re not pricing those tickets well, you could jeopardize your event’s success Price your event too high, and it could prevent you from selling enough tickets to fill your venue. Price it too low, and potential attendees might not […]. The post 2 Advanced Pricing Strategies Event Planners Need in 2019 appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Ticketbud launches a mobile optimized ‘Events Showcase Page.’


The new Events Showcase Page provides a branded ticketing experience, with greater cross promotion across multiple events. The ‘Events Showcase Page’ is the latest feature to be announced, as part of Ticketbud’s revitalized event management and ticketing platform.

6 Team Building Activities That Event Planners Love

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When it comes to team building activities, it takes an open mind to really get the most out of the exercises. But event planners like you often go all in. Love ’em or hate ’em, team building activities are a required part of corporate life. Luckily, as an events guru, you likely love them with […]. The post 6 Team Building Activities That Event Planners Love appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event planner Event Planning Team Building

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PRA Orlando, Destinos India Among Winners of 2018 SITE Crystal Awards

Smart Meetings

Winners of the prestigious 2018 Crystal Awards were honored at the SITE 2019 Global Conference in Bangkok in January. SITE Crystal Awards are awarded to impactful and memorable incentive programs around the world.

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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.

Why pop-ups are so popular with event marketers


The post Why pop-ups are so popular with event marketers appeared first on Czarnowski. Insights

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Hubilo’s Monthly Event Industry Blog Roundup: January

Hubilo Blog

Starting off with another year, entering a new phase of event industry and meetings industry, event professionals await the new trends and tech integrations that will transform the event industry. Witnessing the ongoing trends, there are ample articles on what to look forward in 2019?

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Get to Know Boston’s Left Bank

PCMA Convene

Offering unique meeting venues and a smorgasbord of international cuisine, Cambridge has a neighborhood that’s perfect for your group. Each of Cambridge’s five main neighborhoods (or squares, as locals call them) has a personality all its own.

The Bangkok Manifesto Embraces Social Responsibility

Smart Meetings

Social responsibility and relationships must be central to incentive travel planning, according to a document crafted at SITE’s Global Conference in Bangkok in January.

Story celebrate 5th Summer Event Show with record attendance

Event Industry News

London agency, Story Events have just delivered over 1,000 agencies and visitors to their London Summer Event Show at Banking Hall a record for the show and up 8% on the previous year. “In

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Power of Sponsorships in 2019 – #EventIcons Episode 150

Endless Events

Are you thinking beyond the surface of event sponsorship? Sure almost every event requires sponsorship but long gone are the days that it is enough to just plaster up a few banners from your sponsors and call it good.

3 Event Registration Email Best Practices


When done right, email marketing is an effective yet affordable way to get the word out regarding your event, attract the right type of people, and then get them to attend. Event Experience

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Samantha Brown: Hotel Hacks and Travel Tips for 2019

Connect Your Meetings

Samantha Brown has been inspiring wanderlust since her television journey first began with Travel Channel’s “Great Hotels.” Other shows followed, including “Girl Meets Hawaii,” “Passport to Europe,” “Passport to China,” “Great Weekends,” and “Samantha Brown’s Asia,” taking Brown to more than 250 cities in 62 countries and 40 states. So, she might know a thing or two, or three, about packing and some hacks once checked into a hotel. One thing hotels always lack is counter space,” Brown says.

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Eventsforce speeds up event check-in for attendees

Event Industry News

Eventsforce has launched a new self-service check-in solution which cuts down registration queues at events and provides attendees with a more efficient way to scan and print their badges.

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Top 10 Meeting Trends to Watch in 2019

PCMA Convene

International Meetings Review. Benchmark has announced its annual top trends for meetings, as observed by its portfolio of hotel, resort, and conference center properties. International Meetings Review ). Read More. Industry Trends Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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DBpixelhouse launch PixelBrix and PixelPux at ISE 2019

Event Industry News

DB’s revolutionary iPad walls and Object Recognition Tables are made available for temporary and permanent installations.

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Event Heroes: How MozCon Creates an Active and Engaged Community


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Danielle Launders—Community Events Manager at Moz—about building an engaged event community, setting event goals, event hacks, Spain and more.

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Court in session: A.C.T. mock trial approaches

Event Industry News

Wednesday 13 February will see Health & safety specialist A.C.T. National) Ltd put event industry perceptions about supply chain compliance in the dock at the Liberal Club, Whitehall and the last few tickets are up for grabs. Following on from A.C.T’s s launch event, this year’s case, again run by practising criminal barristers, will look at client accountability when engaging a contractor/supplier, investigating what happens when something goes significantly wrong.

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How to Tell Your Boss You Don’t Want a Promotion

PCMA Convene

Harvard Business Review. Because not everyone wants the added stress and responsibility. Harvard Business Review ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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PlayPass confirms strategic acquisition of French cashless provider Yuflow

Event Industry News

PlayPass has acquired Yuflow, a pioneering French Cashless payments provider to the live events sector, as part of its global expansion drive. Lyon-based Yuflow was founded in 2014 by Martin Rigot-Muller and Jean-Alexandre Janoray, and has processed more than 2 million visitors at over 200 events with its Cashless Payments solution using NFC wristbands. The two co-founders will remain at the helm of Yuflow.

Los Angeles Will Become First US Host of Millennial Travel Forum

PCMA Convene

travelpulse.com. Los Angeles, California will officially become the first United States destination to host travAlliancemedia’s Millennial Travel Forum this spring. TravelPulse ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Tech Tuesday: 10 Tech Gadgets Under $50 for Planners


For meeting and event planners, technology can help increase success both on and off-site. But a common challenge when purchasing new gadgets is they can often be expensive.

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Super Bowl Economic Bonanza? Depends Who’s Talking

PCMA Convene

ajc.com. The annual debate about a Super Bowl’s economic impact is almost as much of a ritual as the coin toss before the game. Atlanta Journal-Constitution ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Shepard and Blendr.io announce tecCONNECT, a joint-venture solution that solves data integration issues for events

Event Industry News

Shepard and Blendr.io have announced tecCONNECT, a joint-venture solution that integrates digital platforms to solve challenges of siloed information, manual processes, and data redundancy specific to the events industry. Under the partnership, Shepard will combine their leading expertise in events and event technology with Blendr.io’s s advanced platform integration solution and tailored service infrastructure. Blendr.io

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5 Ways the Meetings Industry is Changing the Face of Events

PCMA Convene

Hotel News Resource. From more engaging, holistic experiences to the the bold new expectations of ‘bleisure,’ event organizers are racing to adapt in an industry that’s as dynamic as it’s ever been. Hotel News Resource ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

Spotlight on user experience: How venues need to adapt to changing event set-ups

Ungerboeck Software International

Guest blog from: Matthias Schultze, Managing Director GCB German Convention Bureau e.

FAA: Chicago O’Hare Busiest U.S. Airport in 2018

PCMA Convene

Chicago Tribune. O’Hare International Airport in Chicago was the busiest airport in the U.S. in 2018, surpassing Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the first time in four years. Chicago Tribune ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Check out our new space - we’ve moved into the Greely building!


As we charge into 2019, I’m super excited to announce that our growing team has recently moved into the lovely and historic Greely building. This building is situated in the Esther Short neighborhood of downtown Vancouver.

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Data-driven event marketing tips to show value and maximize ROI


All marketers are under increasing pressure to use data to justify their spend as well as prove their ROI to the business. In their annual CMO spend survey , Gartner has reported that marketing budgets have stabilized after years of growth to sit at just over 11% of company revenue.

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How do you Measure Impact?


There is an increasing focus for marketing teams on generating ROI from events—not just return on investment, but also return on impact. Industry Observations

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How to Choose Your Event Website Font


Sounds rather trivial, doesn’t it? But it’s not. The font you choose for your event website can change the entire feel of your event. It can entice individuals to attend your meeting or conference, or convince them not to attend. While that sounds dramatic, we are impacted by what we see.